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    • Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Lucy George

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Lucy Nola George (1897-1978) was a basket maker from the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. She often demonstrated her craft at the Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands. This photograph, taken by Edward L. Dupuy, is from the 1953...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Lawrence Boone

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • This color photograph was taken by Bernice Stevens at the 1949 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It shows Southern Highland Handicraft Guild member, Lawrence Boone demonstrating blacksmith work. Boone was a...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Charlotte Welch Bigmeat

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    • This photograph was taken at the 1948 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands while it was held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The photograph shows potter Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) while she is demonstrating at the fair. Bigmeat is...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Jack Hall

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here carving a wooden horse at the 1951 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Asheville, North Carolina. Hall is known for carving horses, as shown in this photograph; other rough-cut carved figures are on...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Jack Hall

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    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here demonstrating carving for a group of children at the 1948 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hall often carved horses, and at least one horse carving can be seen on the table...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Shadrach and Sara Mace

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Shadrach Birdic "Birdie" Mace, 1892-1973, demonstrated chair making at many of the Craftsman's Fairs. Here he sits at a draw-horse using a draw-knife to do the shaping for chair pieces. His wife, Sara, makes the chair seats by twisting cornhusks...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Qualla Arts & Crafts Booth

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • Qualla Arts & Craft Mutual of Cherokee, North Carolina, had a popular booth at the Craftsman's Fairs of the Southern Highlands. This overview of the display shows renowned woodcarver Goingback Chiltoskey with a display of his carvings. Basket...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Allen Eaton

    • Kalischer, Clemens, 1921-;
    • Allen Eaton was an organizer of the Southern Highland Mountain Guild and the Craftsman's Fairs. Often he gave a talk on the arts of the region as part of the fair's educational activities. He is shown with a display of finished items, holding a...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Allen Eaton

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    • Allen Eaton was an organizer of the Southern Highland Mountain Guild and the Craftsman's Fairs. He is shown speaking with a young woman who is demonstrating weaving. The photograph was taken by an unknown photographer at the 1949 Craftsman's Fair...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Penland Weavers and Potters

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • The Penland Weavers and Potters were always well represented at the early Craftsman's Fairs. The sign notes that works by makers Sara Young, Betty Johansen, and Dorothy Wiechel were included in the display. The exhibited items include pottery,...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Emma Conley

    • Kegley, Allen
    • Emma Conley taught spinning at Penland School. She was one of the older generation of makers who were able to pass their knowledge on during the Craft Revival. Here she is shown spinning fiber while a child helps by carding. This photograph was...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: Jack Hall

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    • Jack Hall (1920-1984) is shown here demonstrating carving at a table displaying finished animals and rough-cut items in progress. This photograph was taken by an unknown photographer at the 1950 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in...
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1950: A. Ben Hall

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    • A. Ben Hall was one of the early Brasstown Carvers. He is shown here demonstrating woodcarving while carving instructor, Murrial G. Martin, also known as Murray Martin, looks on. This photograph was taken by an unknown photographer at the 1950...

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