Arts, Crafts, and Folklife Photographs

Two Women Making Corn Shuck Dolls and Buckets

The images in this collection, depicting individuals and cultural traditions throughout the Appalachian region of the state, are a selection of photographs taken from the Arts, Crafts, and Folklife series of Record Group 82: Tennessee Department of Conservation Photograph Collection, 1937-1976. Record Group 82 consists of over 11,000 photographic images and about 21,000 negatives. The record group was and transferred to the Tennessee State Library and Archives in the early 1970s.