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  • Subject - Craft: Cherokee Indian (or)
  • Subject - Group: Cherokee Indian
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    •  Cherokee Indian Fair, n.d.

    • unknown
    • This early 20th century photograph shows a scene at the Cherokee Indian Fair, and event that has historically been an important social gathering in the life of the Cherokee community and a significant draw to tourists. First formally established...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Nina Standing Deer

    • Campbell, Carlos C. (Carlos Clinton), b. 1892
    • This undated postcard features a colorized photograph of a Cherokee woman making a basket at the Cherokee Indian Fair. The back of the postcard reads, "Mrs. Nina Standing Deer was a feature of the Cherokee Indian Fair as she wove her baskets...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Basket weaver

    • Exline, E. E.
    • This undated postcard shows a photograph of a Cherokee craftswoman making a basket. The back of the postcard reads, "The Cherokee Indian Reservation is adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. During the Annual Indian Fair ceremonial...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Rowena Bradley

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Rowena Bradley preparing to work on a rivercane basket. On the ground beside her is a pile of rivercane, already cut and split. Born in 1922 in the Swimmer Branch Community of the Qualla...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Cherokee Indian Fair grounds

    • United States. Office of Indian Affairs
    • This photograph shows the original site of annual Cherokee Indian Fair. The fair was originally held in Big Cove, beginning in 1914, later moving to the fairgrounds in Cherokee. The Cherokee Indian Fair is an event that has historically been an...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Museum of the Cherokee Indian

    • Roberts, Vivienne;
    • This photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows the original Museum of the Cherokee Indian in the 1950s. That facility was opened in 1948 but burned in the early 1970s. The Museum re-located to its present location in 1976. The mission of the Museum...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Emma Taylor

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    • Cherokee Indian Pottery and Bead Maker

    • unknown
    • This is a postcard of a Cherokee woman, identified as Cora Wahnetah, posing with a bead loom and display of pottery. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was also known Cora Wahyahneetah. The description...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library ;
    •  Cherokee crafts display

    • Asheville Post Card Co. (Asheville, N.C.)
    • This undated color drawing was reproduced as a postcard. It depicts craft items for sale in a Cherokee craft shop on the Qualla Boundary, the area of land owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee. The card reads, "Native-made articles on display in...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    • Basketry by Agnes L. Welch

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Welch, Agnes Lossie, 1925-1997
    • This photograph documents an exhibition of baskets by Agnes Welch. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not learn this craft through her family. Instead, Welch...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. A variety of Cherokee craft traditions includes pottery, baskets, and woodwork. In the upper right are a series of carved...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee museum display

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows a display of craft objects at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian. The exhibit features a variety of Cherokee craft traditions and showcases the work of reknowned potters, basket makers, and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Agnes Welch

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • This undated photograph of Cherokee basket weaver Agnes Welch shows her preparing white oak splits to use in weaving a basket. Agnes Lossie Welch (1925-1997) was known for making white oak baskets. Unlike most Cherokee basket weavers, she did not...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Mask: wood

    • unknown; West Long, Will
    • This undated photograph shows a Cherokee dance mask that was carved around 1940 by renowned Cherokee woodcarver Will West Long. In addition to being known for his talent at woodworking, Long was a widely respected authority on Cherokee culture and...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Mask: wood

    • unknown; Jessan, Sim
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows an example of a Cherokee snake mask carved by Sim Jessan in the 1970s. Cherokee masks were typically carved from buckeye or poplar, but were also be made from hornets' nests, animal hides,...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Cherokee pottery exhibit

    • unknown
    • This photograph, by an unknown photographer, shows a pottery exhibit on display at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, circa 1976. Many of the pieces resemble pottery that was known to have been made by the Cherokee prior to European contact. ...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Nina Standing Deer

    • Curt Teich & Co.
    • This undated postcard reads on the back, "Chief Standing Deer's wife and daughter making baskets in front of their home. The Indian Reservation is located on the Eastern Boundary of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park." Such postcards were a...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;
    •  Pottery: bowl, chicken

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Wahnetah, Cora Arch, 1907-1986;
    • This Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph depicts a modeled earthenware pottery bowl that is an effigy made in the form of a chicken. The coiled pot with incised designs was made by Cora Wahnetah, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Emma Taylor

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board;
    • Emma Squirrel Taylor (1920-2002) was a master Cherokee basket weaver whose specialty was white oak baskets. After learning how to make a basket in 1927, she produced them for more than half a century. Her work earned her recognition well beyond...
    • Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual;
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • unknown
    • This undated photograph shows a building on the campus of the Cherokee Boarding School. A school for the Eastern Band was instituted as a boarding and day school in 1884 and was operated for its first twelve years by the Society of Friends...
    • Museum of the Cherokee;

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