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    •  Rowena Bradley

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Agnes Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Qualla Boundary entrance

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians; Cherokee (N.C.); Cherokee Indian Reservation (N.C.)
    • This photograph shows the entrance to the Qualla Boundary in 1945. During the 1920s, road improvements made the North Carolina mountains more accessible and tourism became a significant force in the economy of Cherokee and the surrounding area. ...
    •  Virgil Ledford

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph shows Cherokee woodcarver Virgil Ledford carving a figure of a cat or raccoon. Ledford was born and raised in the Birdtown community near Cherokee and had a talent for drawing as a young boy. ...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian dance -- North Carolina; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern
    • This photograph from the Smithsonian National Anthropological Archives is of Will West Long (1870-1947). The photograph was taken by Franz M. Olbrechts, an ethnographer who worked among the Cherokee from 1926 until 1931. Long served as Olbrechts'...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. Long...
    •  Will West Long

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) who served as an interpreter for ethnologists, James Mooney, Frank Speck, and Franz Olbrechts. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Indian dance -- North Carolina; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken at the home of Will West Long (1870-1947) when he was interviewed in December of 1946 by W. N. Fenton and Lester Hargrett. At their request, Long demonstrated the making of a traditional wooden Cherokee dance mask. ...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) wearing a ceremonial dance mask. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the traditions of the Cherokee, Long attended Hampton Institute in...
    •  Will West Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph is of Will West Long (1870-1947) wearing a ceremonial dance mask. Long was born in the remote western North Carolina community of Big Cove. Raised in the traditions of the Cherokee, Long attended Hampton Institute in...
    •  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. ...

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