Francis, Michelle A., Oral Interview: Joe and Overa Leach Owen, May 17, 1983 CE
Date: Mar. 17 1983 |
Michelle A. Francis' interview with Joe and Overa Leach Owen. Mr. Owen is a North Carolina potter from a family of potters, the son of Rufus Owen. They discuss working in the pottery shop, what types of shapes have been popular through the years, and business arrangements. Mr. Owen describes in detail the methods they used for locating and digging clay, and what kinds of clay were shipped in from neighboring states. more...