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Folk art--Appalachian Region, Southern.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Clairfield Craft Group Members and Shop, July 3, 1976

 Item
Identifier: Cirillo Tape 6
Scope and Contents Unedited footage of two women, Bonnie Terry and Juanita (last name unknown), working on quilts at Juanita s home. They frame one quilt backing and attach batting and the quilt top. Juanita is also shown working on another framed quilt while listening to Johnny Cash. Additional footage of Juanita and Bonnie in Juanita s garden and examining a cabbage ruined by dust from coal trucks on the road. Tape cuts to brief footage recorded at an older woman's home; the older woman, Mrs. Hatmaker, is...
Dates: July 3, 1976

Community Craft Center Norris - Dollmaking Demonstration and Discussion, 1976

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 7
Scope and Contents Unedited raw footage from the Community Craft Center in Norris, TN. Video begins with an extended clip of children playing and brushing their teeth in front of the camera. Second segment features Jeanne Bowman, a member of the Community Craft Center, demonstrating how to make cornshuck dolls for Bonnie Terry. Third segment features members of the Community Craft Center discussing the history of the Center and how it works. It was started as part of a community action...
Dates: 1976

Cornshuck Chairmaking Bonnets Sandals - Bessie Ridenour Community Craft Center

 Item
Identifier: Cirillo Tape 3
Scope and Contents Demonstration footage of various cornshucking crafts, including chair bottoms, bonnets, and sandals.

Demonstration led by Bessie Ridenour of Lake City, TN, with Nettie Sharp of Lake City, TN and Bonnie (last name inaudible) of Clairfield, TN.

Total time: 23 minutes
Dates: 1973-1976

Craft Fair

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 17
Scope and Contents Footage of an indoor craft fair. The camera is in a fixed position, taking in the entire room from a distance. Conversation and dialogue is mostly inaudible throughout.

Total time: 33 minutes
Dates: 1973-1976

Edwardsville Crafts Fair, 1973

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 2
Scope and Contents Unedited footage of indoor crafts fair. Women displaying quilts and other fabric crafts. Woman playing Liza Jane on fiddle, with young girls accompanying her on recorder, spoons and jug.Men, women and children gathered in living room of a home. Maureen O'Connell is present, sitting in a rocking chair. The home's owners donated a house to establish a health clinic in White Oak. Craft fair, young boy wearing sandwich board reading Appalachian Crafts Fair, Sat. and Sun....
Dates: 1973

Marie Cirillo Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.001
Scope and Contents Forty-six (46) open reel videos documenting residents of former coal mining communities in Campbell County and Claiborne County, Tennessee. The bulk of the videos are uneditied raw footage recording the creation of Appalachian folk art, crafts and music, as well as Marie Cirillo's engagement with the communities' efforts to establish health care clinics and local economic development.Following an oral history project conducted by Marie Cirillo and Maureen O'Connell in 1972, a...
Dates: 1973-1976

Marie Cirillo Video Collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: TAMIS-MIC 2020.001
Dates: 1973-1976

Model Valley Craft Group Discussion

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 26
Scope and Contents Three Model Valley Craft Group staff members speak to Maureen O'Connell about their experience working for the craft group compared to previous work experience in factories and as an FBI typist/file clerk. Topics of discussion include craft group work duties, traveling to craft fairs, the craft group's catalog, and Bonnie's opinions on factory work.

A note on the tape container read: Old Timey Jubilee 1 Staff workers Bonnie, Jessie, Babs, Marie

Total time: 33 minutes
Dates: 1973-1976

Mountain Heritage Festival at Stinking Creek

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 16
Scope and Contents Footage of the Mountain Heritage Festival in Stinking Creek, Tennessee including musical performances featuring guitar, piano, banjo, and dulcimer. Songs performed include I'll Fly Away, Sheltered in the Arms of God, I Know What You're Talking About, Wasted Years, Country Roads, and Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Also includes footage of antique auto display, craft fair and quilt auction, people eating and enjoying the festival, and a performance about the history of Sadie McCoy, a historic woman...
Dates: 1973-1976

Pillow Makers

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Identifier: Cirillo Tape 39
Scope and Contents Footage of "Miss Hatmaker," an elderly woman,and a younger woman making pillows. They narrate the steps in making a pillow.

Total time: 10 minutes 37 seconds
Dates: 1973-1976