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    • 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...
    • Will West Long

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    • 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

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    • 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

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    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

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    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

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    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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 home

    • unknown
    • 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

    • unknown
    • 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

    • Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958
    • 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

    • Olbrechts, Frans M., 1899-1958
    • This photograph of Will West Long was taken in the field by Frans M. Olbrechts. Long served as Olbrechts' "main informant and interpreter" in the interviews he conducted for the the United States Bureau of American Ethnology in the years 1926 and...
    • Mask: wood

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Long, Allen, 1917-1983
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a wildcat mask carved from buckeye wood by Cherokee mask maker, Allen Long (1917-1983). Long was born and raised in the Big Cove community of Cherokee, North Carolina. When he was 12...
    • Mask: wood

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Long, Allen, 1917-1983
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a wildcat mask made by Cherokee mask maker, Allen Long (1917-1983). The mask was carved from buckeye and finished with fur. Long was born and raised in the Big Cove community of Cherokee,...
    • Mask: wood

    • United States. Indian Arts and Crafts Board; Long, Allen, 1917-1983
    • This undated Indian Arts and Crafts Board photograph is of a bear mask carved from buckeye wood by Cherokee mask maker, Allen Long (1917-1983). Long was born and raised in the Big Cove community of Cherokee, North Carolina. When he was 12 years...

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