Foxfire 2 : ghost stories, spring wild plant foods, spinning and weaving, midwifing, burial customs, corn shuckin's, wagon making and more affairs of plain living / edited with an introduction by Eliot Wigginton.

Contributor(s): Wigginton, EliotMaterial type: TextTextEdition: Anchor Books edDescription: 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385022670 (pbk.); 9780385022675 (pbk.)Uniform titles: Foxfire. Subject(s): Country life -- Georgia | Handicraft -- Georgia | Georgia -- Social life and customsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Foxfire 2.DDC classification: 975.8/123 LOC classification: F291.2 | .F62S521.5 | .G4 F63
Contents:
Maude Shope -- Sourwood honey -- Beekeeping -- Spring wild plant foods -- Happy Dowdle -- Making an ox yoke -- Wagon wheels and wagons -- Making a tub wheel -- Making a foot-powered lathe -- From raising sheep to weaving cloth -- How to wash clothes in an iron pot -- Anna Howard -- Midwives and granny women -- Old-time burials -- Boogers, witches, and haints -- Corn shuckin's, house raisin's, quiltin's, pea thrashin's, singin's, log rollin's, candy pullin's, and ... -- Kenny Runion.
Summary: Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.
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F229 .F541 2 Old Virginia and her neighbours, F229 .F541 2 Old Virginia and her neighbours, F241 .C747 1940 West Virginia : F291.2 .F62 Foxfire 2 : F345 .G55 Down the great river; F351 .R80 1905 V.1 The winning of the West. F351 .R80 1905 V.2 The winning of the West.

Includes index of people.

Maude Shope -- Sourwood honey -- Beekeeping -- Spring wild plant foods -- Happy Dowdle -- Making an ox yoke -- Wagon wheels and wagons -- Making a tub wheel -- Making a foot-powered lathe -- From raising sheep to weaving cloth -- How to wash clothes in an iron pot -- Anna Howard -- Midwives and granny women -- Old-time burials -- Boogers, witches, and haints -- Corn shuckin's, house raisin's, quiltin's, pea thrashin's, singin's, log rollin's, candy pullin's, and ... -- Kenny Runion.

Interviews and essays describe the way of life and crafts of pioneer America still surviving in the Appalachian region.

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Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.

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