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Author Seaton, Carter Taylor.

Title Hippie homesteaders : arts, crafts, music and living on the land in West Virginia / Carter Taylor Seaton
Published Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Traditional handcrafts in Appalachia -- The serendipitous timing of West Virginia's arts outreach program -- Pacifists, protesters, and draft dodgers -- The times, they were a'changin' -- Joe Chasnoff, furniture maker -- Tom Rodd, potter and attorney -- John Wesley Williams, furniture maker -- Hell no! we won't go either! -- Ric MacDowell, photographer and community activist -- James Thibeault and Colleen Anderson, Cabin Creek quilts -- Dick and Vivian Pranulis, Wolf Creek printery -- Adrienne Belafonte Biesemeyer, weaver, social activist, dancer -- Norm Sartorius, spoon maker and sculptor -- A safe place to live -- The Putnam County Pickers -- This land is cheap land -- Goin' up the country -- Oh, the hills ... beautiful hills -- Leaning on friends -- Living the good life -- Looking for the good life; background -- Jim Probst, furniture maker -- Bill Hopen, sculptor -- Gail and Steve Balcourt, candlemakers -- Finding utopia in Floe and Chloe -- Keith Lahti, potter -- Tom and Connie McColley, basketmakers -- Communes and intentional communities -- Living in harmony -- Joe Lung, potter, painter, jeweler -- Jude Binder, dancer, mask maker, teacher -- Ron Swanberg, leathersmith -- Passing it down-- Glenn Singer, performer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-256) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Artisans -- West Virginia -- Biography.
Arts -- West Virginia -- History.
Counterculture -- United States -- Biography.
Country life -- West Virginia.
Handicraft -- West Virginia -- History.
Hippies -- West Virginia -- History.
Urban-rural migration -- West Virginia.
Youth protest movements -- United States -- Biography.
West Virginia -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1938228928 (electronic bk.)
9781938228926 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Arts, crafts, music and living on the land in West Virginia