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Handicraft -- Appalachian Region, Southern.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Marshall Krechniak and Helen Bullard Krechniak Papers

Identifier: MS-2678

This collection contains manuscripts and published short stories of Joseph Marshall Krechniak as well as source materials for his writing, such as travel and military manuals. The collection also includes some materials relating to his wife, Helen Bullard Krechniak. Materials date from the 1930's to 2003. However, the bulk of the collection is from the 1930's and 40's.

Dates: circa 1930-2003 (bulk 1930s-1940s)

Liles Family Dyers Collection

Identifier: MS-4031

This collection is a compilation of approximately 85 historical and contemporary dye-related publications, recipe books, and other print media collected by craftspeople Jim and Dale Liles.

Dates: circa 1757-2005

Singer Manufacturing Company Orders

Identifier: MS-3940

This collection contains two orders to the Singer Manufacturing Company in New York, New York from July 1867. The first order is a letter sent by George Tobler from Knoxville, Tennessee; Tobler describes his most recent purchase of two sewing machines and is ordering more bobbins and thread. The second order is an itemized list placed through Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1867 July 19-24