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    •  Allen Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Mask makers -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken by the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. A caption that accompanied the photograph reads, "Allen Long, Eastern Cherokee mask-maker, from the Big Cove Community on the Qualla Indian...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Goingback and Watty Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), seated here on the left, also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. His...
    •  Allen Long

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This unidentified photograph shows a man in the beginning stage of carving a Cherokee mask. He is probably Allen Long, known for his carved masks. The photographer's name is unknown.
    •  Woodcarving: standing fox

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph of a standing fox carved from wood was taken by the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. A notation on the verso reads: "Virgil Ledford, Cherokee, NC." A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. Here he is demonstrating relief...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1951: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. In this photograph he is shown at...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. Here he is demonstrating figure...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. Here he is demonstrating relief...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Goingback Chiltoskey

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • Goingback Chiltoskey (1907-2000), also known as Going Back Chiltoskie and G. B. Chiltosky, was a renowned Cherokee Indian woodcarver who also taught wood crafts at the Cherokee School in Cherokee, North Carolina. Here he is demonstrating relief...
    •  Cora Wahnetah

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. It shows Cora Wahnetah decorating a hand built pot with a carved paddle. Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was a renowned Cherokee potter who learned to...
    •  Pottery: bowl

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken by the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. It is a close view of a clay bowl with a bird motif made by Cora Wahnetah. Cora Arch Wahnetah (1907-1986) was a renowned Cherokee potter who...
    •  Eva Wolfe

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This undated photograph was taken of Eva Wolfe signing an exhibit brochure, probably at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, an artisan cooperative in Cherokee, North Carolina. Eva Queen Wolfe (1922-2004) was a master basket weaver who specialized in...
    •  Basket: white oak, hen

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken by the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. The back of the photograph reads "Knitting basket by Julia Taylor, Cherokee white oak rib basketweaver.” A knitting basket takes its form...
    •  Mask: wood

    • Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This photograph was taken for the United States Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board. A caption that accompanied the photograph reads: "Finished buckeye wood warrior's mask, made by Allen Long." At right are some of the...
    •  Virgil Ledford

    • Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This October 1968 photograph was taken of Virgil Ledford while he was sanding the neck of a nearly completed wooden giraffe. Virgil Ledford (b. 1940) was born in the Birdtown Community on the Qualla Boundary. He is a member of the Eastern Band of...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1953: Qualla Arts & Crafts Booth

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern;...
    • 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...
    •  Woodcarver

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • This signed photograph of a man carving a duck was taken by Doris Ulmann. There are two completed ducks/geese in the background. Although the carver is unidentified, the type of carving and a note on the back of the photograph indicates that this...
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Maude Welch

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern
    • Maude Welch did basket work on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, North Carolina. This photograph, taken by an unknown photographer, shows Welch making bark canoes at the 1949 Craftsman's Fair of the Southern Highlands in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
    •  Craftsman's Fair, 1948: Charlotte Welch Bigmeat

    • Arts and crafts movement -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee women -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Exhibitions -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • 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...
    •  Folk Art Center ground breaking ceremony

    • Artisans -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Cherokee Indians -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern;
    • An outdoor display of crafts was installed for the Folk Art Center ground breaking ceremony. Prominent among the crafts are an array of Cherokee baskets. The photograph was made on June 7, 1977 at the Folk Art Center site on the Blue Ridge...

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