Jon Kay on February 18, 2013

http://media.blubrry.com/artisanancestors/p/ia601504.us.archive.org/30/items/ArtisanAncestorsEpisode34RobyCogswell/Artisan%20AncestorsEpisode%2034%20Roby%20Cogswell.mp3Podcast: Download (55.8MB) Tennessee and baskets seem to go together, but their relationship probably is not at all what you think. In this episode, I talk with folklorist Roby Cogswell, the director of Folklife at the Tennessee Arts Commission, about his research of the basket making tradition in Cannon County, TN.  This amazing craft has […]

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Jon Kay on February 7, 2011

A couple of months ago, I did an interview with Jennifer Core of the Tennessee Sampler Survey. She just emailed me to let me know that the Survey as part of their exhibition at James K. Polk Home, Middle Tennessee Samplers: “This My Name Shall Ever Have” they have announced a symposium. A list of […]

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Jon Kay on November 24, 2010

http://media.blubrry.com/artisanancestors/p/ia700707.us.archive.org/12/items/ArtisanAncestorsPodcastseason1Episodes1-25/Episode6_TheTennesseeSamplerSurvey.mp3Podcast: Download (26.7MB) In this episode, Jon Kay interviews Jennifer Core the folklorist and a founding researcher of the Tennessee Sampler Survey, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Tennessee’s needlework heritage. Jennifer’s research includes documenting Tennessee samplers made prior to 1900 and as of May 2010, she and her research partner  Janet Hasson […]

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