Francis, Michelle A., Oral Interview: Walter and Dorothy Auman, March 7, 1983 CE
Date: Mar. 07 1983 |
Michelle A. Francis' interview with Walter and Dorothy Auman, proprietors of Seagrove Pottery, about differences between earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain with regard to composition and the creation process. They discuss the different types of clay found in their region of North Carolina, and the history of the pottery industry in North Carolina, including the effect of Prohibition on jug making. Walter's childhood helping with tobacco farming in Montgomery County, N.C., and Dorothy's childhood helping her father in his pottery shop are covered toward the end. more...