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Carving Away the Myths Surrounding Thomas Day


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Born in Virginia in 1801, Thomas Day, a free African-American craftsman, created furniture that is much in demand today. In the 1820s he moved to Milton is Caswell County, where he established a cabinetmaking business that employed both blacks and whites and served a racially mixed clientele. Day died in 1861.
Source:
North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 101, Summer/Fall 1996, p2-4, il
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4259