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Selected images from the collection


Carding wool

"Carding the wool, the first operation in making yarn after the wool has been washed. It is carded by hand, using the simple cards, into rolls for spinning. The Warren's - Locale - Eastern Mt. Pisgah, Western N.C." Photograph [between 1914 and 1917].
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-49839

Reems Creek Pottery "Reems Creek Pottery. Jars of a utilitarium [sic] nature and purpose were made for neighbors, milk, molasses jars and other ware of alike nature. The potter charged by the capacity, [for] example a five gallon milk jar cost 50 cents or 10 cents per gallon. Locale - Between Weaverville and Beech, Western N.C." Photograph [between 1914 and 1917].
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-49845
Sorghum making in Western N.C. "Sorghum making in Western N.C. Feeding the cane into the crusher to extract the juice. Locale - Near Black Mountain, Western N.C." Photograph [between 1914 and 1917].
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-49847
A mountain fireside "A mountain fireside. Locale - Reems Creek near Beech, Western N.C." Photograph [between 1914 and 1917].
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-53735
A little mountain miss with her pet

"A little mountain miss with her pet ... The Warren's. Locale - Eastern Mt. Pisgah, Western N.C." Photograph [between 1914 and 1917].
Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-107741

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