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    • Appalachian Crafts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Note on back: When their "men" are laid off at the Chenoah coal mine, the goin' gets hard. To keep bread and soup beans on their tables, the womenfolks turn to make corn husk dolls they peddle to shops along the highway ...
    • Baskets 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
    • Crafts - corn husk dolls and caning 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Crafts - Two Birds 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Glyndon Boyd carves an Indian 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Glyndon Boyd, the late Turner Boyd's son, inherited much of the skills of his father. Here he puts war paint on an Indian brave he carved from a single poplar log. The Indian, replete with headdress feathers is 7 ft. 10 ...
    • Hand Crafted Dolls 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Hand-made Crafts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Lera Rakes Teaching Her Daughter How To Basket Weave 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Appalachia
    • Man making crafts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Mother and Daughter Making a Basket 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-29)
      Lera Rakes, who lived far off the beaten path on Turkey Cock Creek, takes her daughter, Evonne in hand to show her a few things about the art of basket makin
    • Mrs. Alicine Fields creating the "Fox" pattern made famous by George Wells, a leading ruggery designer 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      She is part of the "Hound Dog Hookers" of Blackey, Kentucky.
    • Treeing Racoons 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Harold Garnand, who lived on Ellet's Creek, near Mt. Rogers, Virginia was typical of the craftsmanship of so many backwoods mountain men. One can surely "see" the coons scrambling up the tree out of reach of the pack of ...