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    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • 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...
    •  Cherokee Boarding School cottage

    • Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • This undated photograph shows the Home Economics cottage 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...
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • 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...
    •  Cherokee Boarding School

    • Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • This photograph of the Cherokee Boarding School was taken in 1890. 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 (Quakers). The school...
    •  Lottie Stamper

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • This photograph, taken by Vivienne Roberts, shows Lottie Stamper teaching a basketry class in 1950. In 1954 the Cherokee Training School was changed from a boarding institution to a day school, and students were bused to Cherokee High School. ...
    •  Cherokee Training School, 1890

    • Schools -- Appalachian Region, Southern
    • This photograph was taken in 1890 at the Cherokee Training School in Cherokee, North Carolina. The training school for the Eastern Band of Cherokee was instituted as a boarding school in the 1880s and was operated for many years by the Society of...
    •  Cherokee Training School, 1940s: weaving

    • Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Education -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This 1940s photograph by Vivienne Roberts shows young women participating in a weaving class at the Cherokee Training School. Classes in traditional Cherokee arts and crafts were taught at the Cherokee Training School to provide vocational...
    •  Cherokee Training School, 1893: students

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Education -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This 1893 photograph was taken of students and a teacher at the Cherokee Training School in Cherokee, North Carolina and was arranged to display the variety of skills taught to students at the school. The training school for the Eastern Band of...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated earthenware vase was made by Cherokee potter Maude Welch. Welch was born in 1894 near Cooper's Creek in the Birdtown section of the Qualla Boundary. Her pottery was formed entirely by hand and made from local clay. She used a...
    •  Pottery: vase

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This earthenware vase was made by Cherokee potter Maude Welch. Welch was born in 1894 near Cooper's Creek in the Birdtown section of the Qualla Boundary. Her pottery was formed entirely by hand and made from local clay. She used a variety of...
    •  Cherokee High School class of 1926

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • This photograph of the Cherokee High School graduating class of 1926 includes renowned Cherokee woodcarver, Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000). A native of Cherokee, North Carolina, Chiltoskey was trained in woodworking and art at the Haskell...
    •  Cherokee school woodshop

    • Schools -- North Carolina -- Cherokee Indian Reservation;
    • This undated photograph by an unknown photographer shows the exterior of the wood working shop at Cherokee High School. While many Cherokee carvers got their start carving at home under the guidance of an older family member, many then refined...
    •  Maude Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken while Maude Welch was making pottery on the porch of her home. Maude French Welch (1894 – 1953) was was born near Cooper's Creek in the Birdtown section of the Qualla Boundary. Her pottery was formed entirely...
    •  Maude Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken while Maude Welch was demonstrating pottery at the 1949 Craftsman’s Fair of the Southern Highlands. Maude French Welch (1894–1953) was was born near Cooper's Creek in the Birdtown section of the Qualla Boundary. Her...

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