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"Celebrating our Black Belt Treasures" Print Black belt, treasures, print
"Celebrating our Black Belt Treasures" Print Price: $15.00
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Johnna Larrimore Bush Item #: 5963 -

Black Belt Treasures Print. 11 x 14".Painted by Johnna Bush in 2005.This painting was commissioned to tell the story of the cultural heritage of the Black Belt- and has become the official portrait of Black Belt Treasures. Set under moss covered oak trees, an old country church overlooks a new harvest, while two young children sit on the cool fertile soil surrounded by five of the Black Belt's most treasured artists: ( from left to right) Charlie "Tinman" Lucas, sculptor and folk artist from...

"Do Rag Women"  Rags, Head, Women, Charlie, Lucas, Mask, TinMan, Metal, Sculpture, Face, Folk Art,
"Do Rag Women" Price: $145.00
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Charlie Lucas Item #: 5749 -

The Tin Man's "Do Rag Women" are a good representation of Charlie Lucas' unique style of working with found objects, re-purposed tin, and a multitudes of recycled materials. Although small in size (14" high by 9" wide), Charlie's "Do Rag Women" are available in a variety of colored head dresses! Please call us at 682-9878 for available colors. Charlie has become an internationally known artist with followers and collectors world-wide. ...

"Mac Plowing" Mac, Plowing, Oil Painting, Stephen r. James
"Mac Plowing" Price: $575.00
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Stephen R. James Item #: 4880 -

"Mac Plowing", 22" x 26", Oil Painting“The Monroeville native began his compassion for art at an early age. Most of James’ paintings display a representation of everyday life in the Deep South, mainly depicting his experiences and memories of times gone by."

"Nessie" Yard Decoration yard decoration, yard ornament, metal work, metal sculpture,
"Nessie" Yard Decoration Price: $72.00
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Ed Salter Item #: 2419 -

“Nessie” is a very imaginative work of art that is 25" long and 8 1/2"h at the top of her head. She was created from the wonderful mind of Ed Salter. The purple base and green trimmings give the piece lasting visual appeal. The shape of this decorative piece is reminiscent of the famed "Loch Ness Monster" from Scotland - bring her home to your yard today!

A Yellow Watermelon A, Yellow, Watermelon, Ted, M., Dunagan
A Yellow Watermelon Price: $21.95
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Ted M. Dunagan Item #: 2712 -

In rural south Alabama in 1948, whites pick on one side of the cotton field and blacks on the other. Where the fields come together, twelve-year-old Ted Dillon meets Poudlum, a black boy his own age, who teaches him how to endure the hard work while they bond and go on to integrate the field. Through Poudlum and Jake, an escaped black convict, Ted learns of evil forces gathering to deprive Poudlum’s family of their property and livelihood. The white and black boy encounter danger and suspense...

Alabama Folk Pottery
Alabama Folk Pottery Price: $69.95
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Joey Brackner Item #: 1185 -

Based on 20 years’ research and experience with potters and their wares, folklorist Joey Brackner presents a definitive, comprehensive survey of folk potters and the folk pottery tradition in Alabama from the early historic period to the present. Illustrated with hundreds of color and black-and-white photographs, the book examines much admired and sought-after ceramics (such as crocks, face jugs, bowls, churns, and garden pottery) appreciated the world over for their originality, beauty, and...

Belle, the Last Mule at Gees Bend Belle, Mule, Gees Bend,childrens book, Calvin Alexander Ramsey, Bettye Stroud, John Holyfield
Belle, the Last Mule at Gee's Bend Price: $7.99
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Item #: 9570 -

The story of Belle, a simple mule in Gee's Bend, Alabama, and the role she played in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960's. Based on real events, this is the story of how African Americans in an impoverished community, inspired by a visit from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., defied local authorities and registered to vote, many traveling by mule-drawn wagon. Written by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Bettye Stroud. Illustrated by John Holyfield.

Carolina Planters Carolina, Planters, Edward, Pattillo
Carolina Planters Price: $50.00
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Edward Pattillo Item #: 4591 -

In Carolina Planters on the Alabama Frontier: The Spencer Robeson-McKenzie Family Papers, author Edward Pattillo collects the documents of the fourth-generation New Englander Elihu Spencer and his family and Southern descendants to form a history of the American nation from the point of view of planters and those they held in slavery. The book follows those families through multiple generations. The volume gives detailed account of a privileged world that was afflicted by constant loss and...

Charbroil Seasoning 15 oz. Charbroil, Seasoning, Southern Flavor
Charbroil Seasoning 15 oz. Price: $9.50
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Southern Flavor Item #: 363 -

15 oz Southern Flavor Charbroil SeasoningContents: Seasoning salt, tenderizer, pepper, garlic, and other spices.

Charlie Lucas - The Tin Man
Charlie Lucas - The Tin Man Price: $49.95
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Chip Cooper & Ben Windham Item #: 3083 -

With more than 200 vivid color photographs--of the artist at work, his studio environments, and his finished creations--Tin Man presents Lucas through his own words and stories--his troubled and impoverished childhood, his self-awakening to the depths of his own artistic vision, his perseverance through years of derision and misapprehension, and the salvation that has come through international acclaim and recognition, love of family, and his role as a teacher of children. ...

Ernests Gift Ernests, Gift, Kathryn, Tucker, Windham
Ernest's Gift Price: $16.95
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Kathryn Tucker Windham Item #: 202 -

On the occasion of the centennial of the public library in historic Selma, Alabama, beloved storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham relates the true story of Ernest Dawson. When he was a boy in the 1930s, segregation laws had barred Dawson from using the Selma library. But his love of books and his eagerness to learn was strong, and he eventually became a teacher. Years later he bequeathed to the Selma library money for a new children’s wing so that other eager young readers of all races would...

Eugene Allen Smiths Alabama Eugene, Allen, Smiths, Alabama
Eugene Allen Smith's Alabama Price: $34.95
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Aileen Kilgore Henderson Item #: 4392 -

In 1871, shortly after the University of Alabama reopened after its destruction by Federal troops, Eugene Allen Smith returned to his alma mater as professor of geology and mineralogy. After persuading the legislature to appoint him state geologist in 1873, he spent his summers enduring chills, fevers, and verbal abuse as he searched for industrial raw materials that could bring about better lives for destitute Alabamians. What he accomplished became the catalyst that transformed Alabama from...