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Francis, Michelle A., Oral Interview: Nell Cole Graves and Bea Cole (Mrs. Waymon Cole), August 31, 1985 CE

Date: Aug. 31 1985 | Identifier: OHSOAD
Michelle A. Francis' interview with North Carolina potter Nell Cole Graves and Bea Cole (the latter does not speak), in which Ms. Graves describes working in her father's pottery shop. She discusses how she made the smaller items, including dishes, while her brother Waymon made larger items such as flower pots. She talks about various business arrangements they had with sellers, including one in Black Mountain. Toward the end of the interview she describes the candle-making business she started on the side. more...