• Dallas Newberry crook-back chair owned by Dr. Ben Caldwell

    Cogswell, Robert

    Dallas Newberry crook-back chair owned by Dr. Ben Caldwell of Nashville, TN, photo circa 1975. Newberry & Sons are 2009 recipients of the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award.

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  • Thomas Maupin and Daniel Rothwell at Ryman Auditorium

    Dixon, Dean

    Champion buckdancer Thomas Maupin of Murfreesboro sits with his grandson, Daniel Rothwell, in Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, one-time home to the Grand Ole Opry, 2009. Dixon was contracted by…

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  • Alex Stewart fits the final stave into the hoops that form a churn

    Overcast, Roy

    Alex Stewart fits the final stave into the hoops that form the churn at his shop in Sneedville, TN, 1977. Stewart is a third-generation cooper. Both his father and grandfather began woodworking in the…

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  • Alex Stewart cuts a groove into the bottom end of staves

    Overcast, Roy

    Alex Stewart cuts a groove into the bottom end of the staves using a croze at his shop in Sneedville, TN, 1977. Stewart is a third-generation cooper. Both his father and grandfather began woodworking…

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  • E. T. Wickham "Sheep" statue

    Cogswell, Robert

    View one of "Sheep," circa 1952-1970. This item is part of Enoch Tanner Wickham's concrete park located near Buck Smith Rd., Palmyra, TN.

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  • Dow Pugh with small woodcarvings

    Cogswell, Robert

    Dow Pugh holds examples of his smaller woodcarvings, Monterey, TN, 1985.

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  • Thomas Maupin with Daniel and Dan Rothwell at Ryman Auditorium

    Dixon, Dean

    Champion buckdancer Thomas Maupin of Murfreesboro dances on the stage of the Ryman Auditorium accompanied by his grandson Daniel Rothwell (seated, playing banjo) and son-in-law Dan Rothwell (with guit…

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  • Alex Stewart uses a croze to cut a groove

    Overcast, Roy

    Alex Stewart uses a croze to cut a groove for the churn head to fit in, Sneedville, TN, 1977. Stewart is a third-generation cooper. Both his father and grandfather began woodworking in their native En…

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  • Jean Horner carves the scroll of a violin neck

    Cogswell, Robert

    Luthier Jean Horner carves the scroll of a violin neck (view 2), at his shop in Cumberland Co., TN, 1985. Horner is a 2009 Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award recipient.

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  • Jackie Christian and Robert Spicer dancing at Granny's Restaurant

    Cogswell, Robert

    Jackie Christian and Robert Spicer take a turn on the dance floor at Granny's Restaurant in Dickson, TN, 1984. Spicer, a 1990 National Heritage Fellowship honoree, trained generations of dancers in th…

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  • High chair made by Dallas Newberry

    Cogswell, Robert

    Spindle-back high chair made by Dallas Newberry, Jennings Creek, 1985. Newberry & Sons Chairs are 2009 recipients of the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award.

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  • Roy Harper with Sid Harkreader and Sam McGee

    Roy Harper (center) of Manchester, TN, is pictured here with Grand Ole Opry stalwarts "Fiddlin'" Sid Harkreader and Sam McGee, 1970s. Date field reflects acquisition of photo as exact data on date of…

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  • E. T. Wickham Bull's Head statue

    Cogswell, Robert

    "Plaque with Bull's Head," circa 1952-1970. This item is part of Enoch Tanner Wickham's concrete park located near Buck Smith Rd., Palmyra, TN.

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  • Dallas Newberry seated at his shaving horse

    Cogswell, Robert

    Dallas Newberry working at his shaving horse at his shop in Jennings Creek, TN, 1985. Newberry & Sons Chairs are 2009 recipients of the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award.

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  • Dallas Newberry and wife, Alene

    Cogswell, Robert

    Dallas Newberry seated with his wife, Alene, in a Newberry wagon seat at their home in Jennings Creek, TN, 1985. Newberry & Sons Chairs are 2009 recipients of the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award.

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  • Louis Newberry shaving bark strips off a tree

    Cogswell, Robert

    Louis Newberry shaving wood strips from a hickory log at the Newberry Chair Shop in Jennings Creek, TN, 1985. Newberry & Sons Chairs are 2009 recipients of the Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award.

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  • Children's rocking chair at Lowe's Wood Craft Shop

    Cogswell, Robert

    Children's white oak ladder-back rocking chair at Lowe's Wood Craft Shop, Cumberland Co., TN, 1985.

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  • Jean Horner planes a piece of a violin body

    Cogswell, Robert

    Luthier Jean Horner planes a piece wood that will be part of a violin body at his shop in Cumberland Co., TN, 1985. Horner is a 2009 Tennessee Folklife Heritage Award recipient.

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  • Carved birds made by Eston "Pegleg" Myers

    Cogswell, Robert

    A collection of carved, painted birds made by Eston "Pegleg" Myers for sale at Uncle Dave Macon Days, Murfreesboro, TN, 1985. Woodcarver Eston "Pegleg" Myers lived in Quebeck, White County.

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  • Thomas Maupin practices buckdancing

    Cogswell, Robert

    Thomas Maupin of Murfreesboro, TN, practices his buckdancing steps at the Arthur Smith and Robert Spicer Fiddle Contest held in Dickson Co., TN, 2006. Maupin is a 2011 recipient of the Tennessee Folkl…

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