South Carolina

Jon Kay on February 6, 2013–episode31SouthCarolinasDigitalTraditions/AA-Episode32-SouthCarolinaDigitalTraditions.mp3Podcast: Download (26.2MB) In this episode I talk with my old friend Saddler Taylor, the Chief Curator of folklife and fieldwork at the McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina.  He has researched the traditional arts and culture of the American South, and helped produce the Digital Traditions website, an online repository of resources […]

Continue reading about Episode 32: South Carolina’s Digital Traditions Download (19.3MB) Brent Burgin is the archivist and director of the Native American Studies Archives at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster, an institution that holds one of the largest and most impressive collection of Catawba  pottery.  He has worked with scholars such as Thomas Blumer and Stephen Criswell to help preserve and […]

Continue reading about Episode 13: Catawba Pottery in South Carolina (Part 2)

Jon Kay on February 21, 2011 Download (28.6MB) What would you do if you found out that your ancestors were slaveholders who owned one of the most talented folk potters in South Carolina? When Leonard Todd found himself in this situation, he committed himself to a six-year journey of discovery about the Life and work of an enslaved artisan named […]

Continue reading about Episode 11: Searching for a Slave Potter