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Craft & community : traditional craftsmanship in contemporary society

Author: Shalom Staub; Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. Museum.; American Folklore Society.; Governor's Pennsylvania Heritage Affairs Commission.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.?] : American Folklore Society ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed by AASLH Library, ©1988.
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An ethnographic study which explores the relationships between craft-workers, communities and traditions. Case studies are drawn from rural and urban settings throughout Pennsylvania, USA,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Craft & community.
[Washington, D.C.?] : American Folklore Society ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed by AASLH Library, ©1988
(OCoLC)620044523
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shalom Staub; Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. Museum.; American Folklore Society.; Governor's Pennsylvania Heritage Affairs Commission.
ISBN: 0937437050 9780937437056
OCLC Number: 19055511
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies Museum and several other museums, between Dec. 15, 1988 and Mar. 18, 1991.
"An exhibition organized by the Museum of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies and the Pennsylvania Heritage Affairs Commission."
"In celebration of the American Folklore Society centennial."
Description: 140 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Traditional craftsmanship in Pennsylvania : an ethnographic perspective / Shalom D. Staub --
The Wood family : generations of stone carvers in Delaware County / J. Joseph Edgette --
Robert Moore : Native American craftsman / Thomas E. Graves --
Terrence Cameron and Aguedo Beltran : musical instrument makers / John Reynolds --
Frank Valentich : Croatian tamburitza maker / Doris J. Dyen --
The Allison Park quiltmakers / Doris J. Dyen --
Bob Rock : blacksmith / Malachi S. O'Connor --
Hickory furniture makers in southwestern Pennsylvania / Shalom D. Staub --
The ethics of craftsmanship among the Lancaster County Amish / Malachi S. O'Connor --
Pysanky : craftsmanship, ritual meaning and ethnic identity / Doris J. Dyen --
"They know the rule for what will make it pretty" : Hmong material traditions in translation / Sally Peterson. The selling of Pennsylvania German folk art / Thomas E. Graves --
Redware revival and re-presentation : a Pennsylvania pottery tradition / Susan L.F. Isaacs.
Other Titles: Craft and community.
Responsibility: edited by Shalom D. Staub.

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