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Francis, Michelle A., Oral Interview: Waymon Cole, July 16, 1983 CE

Date: Jul. 16 1983 - Aug. 20 1983 | Identifier: OHSOAD
Michelle A. Francis' interviews with North Carolina potter Waymon Cole on the dates of July 16, August 6, August 13, and August 20th, 1983. Mr. Cole talks about working in his father's, J.B. Cole's, shop as a young boy, including games the children would play in the shop. He discusses business arrangements, and shipping pottery to customers in other states. He also talks about (needless) concern about lead in glazes in the 1970's, and oversight by government regulators. more...