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Vadie Williams, Folk Artist: Drawnwork As A Reflection Of Personal Identity In Rural Kentucky, Elizabeth Hester Dec 1989

Vadie Williams, Folk Artist: Drawnwork As A Reflection Of Personal Identity In Rural Kentucky, Elizabeth Hester

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study focuses on Vadie Conner Williams, an individual folk artist, and the drawnwork she has created throughout her lifetime. Included is a description of her rural farm background, her needlework skills and her creative process. The study also examines the significance of drawnwork to Williams and determines how she has adapted her work to satisfy her personal needs as well as the needs of her customers. Based on tape recorded interviews and a close examination of her work, the study concludes that drawnwork is an integral part of Williams's everyday life; it is an indicator of her beliefs ...


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 1, Amos Long Jr., N. F. Karlins, Vertie Knapp, William T. Parsons Oct 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 39, No. 1, Amos Long Jr., N. F. Karlins, Vertie Knapp, William T. Parsons

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• An Overview of Travel and Transportation in Pennsylvania
• Floretta Emma Warfel: A Folk Artist in Embroidery Paint on Cloth
• Robacker, Earl F. and Ada F.: A Bibliography
• The Modernizing Effect of the Marketplace on Old Order Society, 1727 to 1987
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Ruthanne Hartung, Stuart Helble, Karen Helble, Frank J. Gallagher, Rae Greiner, William Dean Wright, Wayne Hartzell, Anne Hartzell, Teresa A. Skoog, Mark Osterman, Keith Brintzenhoff, Frederick J. Saul, Beth Kreider, Richard Thomas Jul 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 4, Ann S. Burrows, Ruthanne Hartung, Stuart Helble, Karen Helble, Frank J. Gallagher, Rae Greiner, William Dean Wright, Wayne Hartzell, Anne Hartzell, Teresa A. Skoog, Mark Osterman, Keith Brintzenhoff, Frederick J. Saul, Beth Kreider, Richard Thomas

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of Quintessential Quilts
• The Folk Art of Fraktur
• Molding & Spinning Pewter
• Kaleidoscopes & Unique Stained Glass
• Dolls are Not Just for Children Anymore
• Paint Decorated Chests of the Pennsylvania Dutch
• Festival Focus
• Festival Programs
• Tiffany-Style Stained Glass Lamps
• Be Aware of What Might be Hiding in Grandma's Attic
• The Medicine Show
• Pennsylvania Dutch Music & More
• A Poor Damsel's Fate
• Silk Screening
• Long Time Favorite Festival Foods


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 3, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Dale E. Skoff, William B. Fetterman Apr 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 3, Amos Long Jr., Robert P. Stevenson, Dale E. Skoff, William B. Fetterman

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Wayside Inn
• A Draft Board in World War I
• The Compass Inn: A Stagecoach Era Legacy
• The Pennsylvania German Dialect Playwriting Contests of 1941, 1942, 1983 and 1986
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 2, William B. Fetterman, James D. Mcmahon Jr., Monica Pieper, Lorett Treese Jan 1989

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 38, No. 2, William B. Fetterman, James D. Mcmahon Jr., Monica Pieper, Lorett Treese

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Asseba un Sabina: The Flower of Pennsylvania German Folk Theater
• An Elizabeth Furnace Tenant House: A Pennsylvania German Structure in Transition
• A Tribute to Tradition and Necessity: The Schwenkfelder Schools in America
• "Enchanting Prospects": John Penn in Central Pennsylvania
• Aldes un Neies (Old and New)


Index To Volumes 26-35 Of Pennsylvania Folklife, 1976-1986, Judith E. Fryer Jan 1989

Index To Volumes 26-35 Of Pennsylvania Folklife, 1976-1986, Judith E. Fryer

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine Indexes

• Introduction
• Subject Index
• Genealogy Index


Textile Society Of America Newsletter 1:1 — January 1989, Textile Society Of America Jan 1989

Textile Society Of America Newsletter 1:1 — January 1989, Textile Society Of America

Textile Society of America Newsletters

From the President
In Memoriam, Peggy Stolz Gilfoy (1936–1988)
What's New [by state and province]
Obituary [Florence Lewis May]
CIETA [invitation to Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens 13th General Assembly]
Positions Announcements
1988 Symposium Papers
TSA Board Meeting
Membership in the Textile Society of America
Textile Society of America 1990 Conference
About the Newsletter
Membership and Mailing Lists
TSA Textiles in Trade: A Symposium, September 14–16, 1990, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC [announcement of second biennial symposium]