Foxfire 8 - Southern Folk Pottery: The Wilson, Hewell, and Brown Potteries (through page 384) Summary & Analysis

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Southern Folk Pottery: The Wilson, Hewell, and Brown Potteries (through page 384) Summary and Analysis

The interviewer begins by noting the potters in this section are production potters and not studio potters. He then describes each briefly. The first interview is with Monteen Wilson, who learned pottery from her father, Loy Skelton. When she married Hallie Wilson, they started a pottery. All their children helped in the business, although only the boys learned to turn. Both boys are now equals in the business. The next interview with Hallie reveals he learned pottery from M. Hewell who had a pottery and who invited him to come learn the trade. Hallie notes he tended to the glazing and the burning. Soon, he went to work for Holcomb Pottery, where he learned to turn. He then took over a...

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