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Southern Highland Handicraft Guild meeting, 1934, October

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  • The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild met for its fall membership meeting in Russellville, Tennessee on October 16 and 17, 1934. Meeting minutes generally contain committee reports, financial statement, new member list, announcement of regional events, and discussion about special issues facing the organization. At this particular meeting shop manager Agnes Loeffler gave a report on Allanstand Cottage Industries. Allen Eaton spoke about the traveling exhibition sponsored by the American Federation of Arts and its recent stop in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Lucy Morgan reported on Penland's Weaving Institute. Marguerite Butler (later Marguerite Bidstrup) spoke about the development of a marketing plan for the region. Bertha Nienburg, Economic Consultant for the Woman's Bureau of the Department of Labor spoke. Allen Eaton reported on a meeting with L. L. Campbell about the Tennessee Valley Authority plan for craft cooperatives. The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild was founded in 1930 as the Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild. The name was changed to the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild in 1933 and again in the 1990s to the Southern Highland Craft Guild.
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Object’s are ‘parent’ level descriptions to ‘children’ items, (e.g. a book with pages).

  • The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild met for its fall membership meeting in Russellville, Tennessee on October 16 and 17, 1934. Meeting minutes generally contain committee reports, financial statement, new member list, announcement of regional events, and discussion about special issues facing the organization. At this particular meeting shop manager Agnes Loeffler gave a report on Allanstand Cottage Industries. Allen Eaton spoke about the traveling exhibition sponsored by the American Federation of Arts and its recent stop in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Lucy Morgan reported on Penland's Weaving Institute. Marguerite Butler (later Marguerite Bidstrup) spoke about the development of a marketing plan for the region. Bertha Nienburg, Economic Consultant for the Woman's Bureau of the Department of Labor spoke. Allen Eaton reported on a meeting with L. L. Campbell about the Tennessee Valley Authority plan for craft cooperatives. The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild was founded in 1930 as the Southern Mountain Handicraft Guild. The name was changed to the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild in 1933 and again in the 1990s to the Southern Highland Craft Guild.