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27855
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The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina organized the Index of Early Southern Artists and Artisans, which is published in five issues. The index contains every artist and artisan documented by MESDA since 1985 and their records of southern material culture. This issue covers artisans with the last names beginning with T through Z.
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27865
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Research by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina found new records on the apprenticeship system, trade guilds and material culture in Carolinas. The records are of convicts, indentures, redemptioners, enslaved African American and American Indian labor and apprentices.
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27882
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Evidence found in research files at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina reveals the diverse material culture and impact of cabinetmaking in Columbia and Richland County, Virginia from 1800 to 1860. Columbia’s political and geographic location made it a transition zone for people, goods, and cultures traveling between the Low country to the Piedmont regions.
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27877
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Rug is the most frequently listed bed covering in colonial probate documents from the Chesapeake region. Due to the lack of artifact-based evidence, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina conducted a study to determine the origins, materials, colors, and patterns of bed rugs as well as the extent and duration of their use from the seventeenth to the early nineteenth century.
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30558
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Changes in public historical agencies often happen so rapidly and drastically that administrators are not capable of performing an extensive assessment of long term program goals. The goals of a public historical agency should include the re-intermeshing of various specializations, with active efforts to preserve both social and material history.
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34468
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This article addresses historic 19th century bottles recovered from Carteret County. Emphasis is placed on bottle form and decorations. Some discussion of glass manufacture and technologies is also included.
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The Researcher (NoCar F 262 C23 R47), Vol. 8 Issue 1, January 1992, p12-13, 16
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37039
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The author studies the vernacular architectures of western North Carolina tobacco barns from a material folklore perspective. He focuses on the years of active usage and the roles tobacco barns function as in modern society across the region.
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35834
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Located on Cane Creek in Almanac County, McBane Mill has been standing since the 1800s. It was used for corn, flour, furniture, and coffin making, and included a general store, a blacksmith shop, and a kiln.
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35884
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In addition to works of folklore related materials, the author also included historic site archaeology and restoration, farmhouses, jails, and other public buildings.
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