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    • church customs

    • Interviews; Storytelling; Interviews;
    • Andrew Bassett speaks with a group, including Estelle Wainwright, Maggie Johnson, Bertha Carlton?, and Meredith Brodie about their church customs, including baptism and foot washing practices. This takes place at a Franklin County Senoir Citizens...
    • Log structure 1

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The first settlers in the Appalachian Mountain Regions emigrated from previously settled areas in the United States. Germans and Scotch-Irish from Pennsylvania, English from the Eastern sections of Virginia and the Carolinas, and Scandinavians from...
    • Log structure 10

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • V-notching was characteristic of Pennsylvania German houses and it found its way south to the mountains of Appalachia. Tenth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Jug 1969.001.0031.A01 (Overall View)

    • Pottery -- Appalachian Region
    • Dark Brown and tan 2 gallon jug with a short dark handle at the top. Albany-slip-glazed stoneware. 10.5" height, 7.5" base diameter, 1.5" mouth diameter. Some discoloration on lower half. Prior to ca. 1920, Owned by Wiley Oakley,...
    • Log structure 56

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Side driveways or sheds could be attached to the Double Crib barn. Fifty-sixth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 57

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The four-crib barn was developed in southeast Tennessee by placing two Double-Crib barns side by side and connecting them by runways going from gable to gable and side to side. Fifty-seventh hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log...
    • Log structure 58

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • From this form the transverse crib barn was developed by boarding up one runway. This type is found in east Tennessee and is well suited for corn and hay storage. Fifty-eighth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in...
    • Log structure 59

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The Cantilever barn is a Double Crib barn with an overhanging loft on 2 or 4 sides. Fifty-ninth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 6

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • This form of construction combined with Scotch-Irish stone masonry and English design elements to produce the typical Appalachian log house. Sixth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 60

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • The Drover's barn is similar to the cantilevered barn in having a large, overhanging, frame loft that is supported by log piers. Sixtieth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 61

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Bigger than most barns, the Drover's barn allowed herds to be stabled for a night as farmers drove them them off the mountains to market. Sixty-first hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 62

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • In addition to barns, Appalachian outbuildings also included corn cribs, as pictured here. Sixty-second hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 63

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • Other outbuildings were smoke or meat houses. Sixty-third hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Log structure 64

    • Log buildings--Appalachian Region--Photographs
    • This tool shed is another common Appalachian outbuilding. Sixty-fourth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
    • Jar 1969.001.0038.A02 (Overall View)

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    • Jar, two handles on shoulders, medium brown color, glazed stoneware. 11" height, 5" base diameter, 6.5" max diameter, 4.75" top diameter. Marked "W.D. [g?]rinstaff/ May 16, 1871". ca. 1920 to ca. 1955 displayed at Mountaineer Museum, Gatlinburg,...

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