Raised in Clay: The Southern Pottery Tradition

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UNC Press Books, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 284 pages
Raised in Clay is a remarkable portrait of pottery making in the one of the oldest and richest craft traditions in America. Focusing on more than thirty potters in North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Mississippi, and Kentucky, Nancy Sweezy tells how
 

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Contents

Historical Perspective
21
Process and Equipment
35
Clays and Clay Processing
36
Potters Wheels
50
Glazes
54
Kilns
62
The Potteries
82
Jerry Brown Pottery
85
Brown Pottery
165
Bybee Pottery
171
Cole Pottery Seagrove
177
Cole Pottery Sanford
185
G F Cole Pottery
189
Evans Pottery
193
D X Gordy Pottery
199
W J Gordy Pottery
205

B B Craig Pottery
89
Charles Craven Pottery
95
Cleater Meaders Pottery
101
Edwin Meaders Pottery
105
Lanier Meaders Pottery
109
Marie Rogers Pottery
115
Norman Smith Pottery
119
Gerald Stewart Pottery
123
Boggs Pottery
129
Connor Pottery
133
Craven Pottery
137
Hewell Pottery
141
Marshall Pottery
147
Miller Pottery
153
Wilson Pottery
157
Glazed Ware Developed in the Twentieth Century
163
Hickory Hill Pottery
209
Jugtown Pottery
213
Oakland Pottery
221
Joe Owen Pottery
225
Owens Pottery
231
Pisgah Forest Pottery
237
Potluck Pottery
241
Seagrove Pottery
247
Shearwater Pottery
253
Teague Pottery
261
Westmoore Pottery
267
Conclusion
273
Afterword
275
Bibliography
279
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About the author (1994)

Nancy Sweezy, a potter for more than thirty-five years, is former director of Jugtown Pottery in Seagrove, North Carolina. She lives in Arlington, Massachusetts, where she is executive director of Country Roads, Inc., and is developing the Armenia Cultural Project.

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