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Howard C. and Bonnie Willis Ford papers relating to The Penland School of Crafts

Creator:
Ford, Howard C.  Search this
Ford, Bonnie Willis, 1907-1976  Search this
Names:
Penland School of Handicrafts  Search this
Morgan, Lucy, 1889-1981  Search this
Photographer:
Wooten, Bayard  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1995
Scope and Contents:
REEL 4515: Printed material, mostly written and illustrated by Howard C. ("Toni") and Bonnie Willis Ford, and Lucy Morgan, Penland's first director. Included are a history and a description of the school; a copy of the Penland song, 1955; an announcement of the 1940 sessions; an announcement about Penland's 10th anniversay; instruction sheets and 5 booklets, 1943, by Toni Ford concerning spinning, weaving, blockprinting, bonecraft, and the construction of a loom, flower holders, and hurricane lamps; three issues of Mountain MIlestones, 1945-1949; 2 clippings, and 2 photographs.
REEL 4973: Additional materials regarding The Penland School of Crafts, includes: a declaration and donations from the citizens of the town Penland toward the construction of the Edward F. Worst Craft House, ca. 1935, and other letters, ca. 1935-1988; notes, typescripts, a scrapbook, and maps on the history of the school; school course brochures, ca. 1929-1994, including 2 early brochures by Lucy Morgan describing The Appalachian School, Department of Fireside Industries, later to become The Penland School of Crafts; programs and announcements of school events, including the log raising of the Edward F. Worst Craft House, 1935, and "An Order of Service for Craftsmen"; 6 issues of Mountain Milestones, 1949-1961; clippings, 1941-1995; and photographs, ca. 1935-1974, including 19 of Morgan and Morgan with others, and ca. 450 of students, staff, crafts, and environs, several taken by Bayard Wooten. Also included are weaving samples and patterns, some published by the Lily Mills Company for The Penland School of Crafts, ca. 1954 and undated.
Biographical / Historical:
Howard C. "Toni" Ford was an instructor and publicity director of The Penland School of Crafts. His wife, Bonnie Willis Ford, was an administrator for the school.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming in 1991 and 1995 by William H. Ford, son of Howard C. and Bonnie Willis Ford.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- North Carolina  Search this
Artisans -- North Carolina  Search this
Topic:
Handicraft -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fordhowa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96b341ea0-ae08-438a-9c89-15ed27e9bdd0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fordhowa

Postcard of a shrimp peddler

Photograph by:
Bayard Wootten, American, 1876 - 1959  Search this
Printed by:
Advertising Service Agency, American, 1900 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 cm)
Type:
postcards
Place depicted:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.36.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59c25ca94-3df1-4175-9e08-e683c098819f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.36.1
Online Media:

Howard C. and Bonnie Willis Ford papers relating to The Penland School of Crafts, 1935-1995

Creator:
Ford, Howard C., 1900-1977  Search this
Ford, Bonnie Willis, 1907-1976  Search this
Ford, Howard C., 1900-1977  Search this
Subject:
Morgan, Lucy  Search this
Wooten, Bayard  Search this
Penland School of Handicrafts  Search this
Topic:
Handicraft -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10698
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214299
AAA_collcode_fordhowa
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214299

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