The Log Cabin: An Illustrated History

The Log Cabin: An Illustrated

“A stunning, image-driven examination of the "uniquely American symbol of home and hearth” ―BuzzFeed (Books Gift Guide)"Lavishly illustrated, this book by a Cincinnati native tells the story of America through its iconic structure ― the log cabin. In lively prose," ―Columbus Dispatch"The perfect holiday gift for grown-ups who graduated past Lincoln Logs," ―Mother News NetworkLike a wooden security blanket that Americans reach for when times get tough, the log cabin has endured as a uniquely American symbol of home and hearth. This strain of cabin fever is no fleeting trend: It has struck at regular intervals since the early 1900s, when log cabin vacations first became an option for an increasingly mobile America. Now the cozy cabin aesthetic is found, like a collective fantasy, in every corner of our national culture. But how did it all begin?This is an image-driven history of log cabins in America. Exploring the log cabin’s hidden past, this book draws on colonial diaries and journalistic accounts, as well as paintings, illustrations, and graphics to show how the log cabin―once derided as a poor immigrant’s hovel―became an American institution and a modern ambition. Bursting with quirk, charm, and fascinating trivia, The Log Cabin is the perfect companion for...

  • ASIN: 1682680800

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living

The Foxfire Book: Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building,

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.This classic debut volume of the acclaimed series covers a diverse array of crafts and practical skills, including log cabin building, hog dressing, basketmaking, cooking, fencemaking, crop planting, hunting, and moonshining, as well as a look at the history of local traditions like snake lore and faith healing.

  • Brand: Penguin Random House LLC
  • ASIN: 0385073534

Quilts from the Henry Ford Museum: 24 Vintage Quilts Celebrating American Quiltmaking (Landauer) Projects for Red & White, Susan McCord, Log Cabin, Applique, and Patchwork, with Full-Size Patterns

Quilts from the Henry Ford Museum: 24 Vintage

Inspired by antique quilts from the archives of The Henry Ford Museum! 24 quilt projects for making replicas of historic quilts Step-by-step instructions and full-size patterns for each project Easy sewing techniques and a timeline of the history of quilting in America The Susan McCord collection from The Henry Ford is presented in a stunning gallery A Century of Quilting Genius 1825-1925 is included as a feature essay This spectacular, updated book features 24 vintage quilts celebrating American quiltmaking! It includes a brand new introduction from The Henry Ford museum president and collection curator. Inside Quilts from the Henry Ford Museum, you'll learn the history, stories, and artistry of original quilts that represent the ingenuity, resourcefulness, and innovation of American quiltmakers. The 24 selected projects feature red and white quilts, Susan McCord quilts, log cabin quilts, appliqué quilts, and patchwork quilts inspired by antique work from the archives of The Henry Ford. Each project includes easy-to-follow instructions and full-size patterns for making replicas of these vintage pieces of history. In addition to the quilt projects, you'll also find a quilting timeline, a feature essay (A Century of Quilting Genius 1825-1925), and a gallery section devoted to t...

  • ASIN: 1947163248

Foxfire 9 (Foxfire Series)

Foxfire 9 (Foxfire

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.The ninth volume of the series includes information about general stores, the Jud Nelson wagon, a  praying rock, a Catawban Indian potter, "haint" tales, quilting, home cures, and more on the log cabin.

  • Brand: Penguin Random House LLC
  • ASIN: 0385177445

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS AMERICAN PATCHWORK & QUILTING magazine August 1995 Issue 15 Volume 3 No. 4 (BH & G, Quilt, Quilter, Patterns, Designs, Ohio Sunflower, Log Cabin, Quilt Museums, Big City Quilting, Americana Quilt)

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS AMERICAN PATCHWORK & QUILTING

BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS AMERICAN PATCHWORK & QUILTING magazine August 1995 Issue 15 Volume 3 No. 4 (BH & G, Quilt, Quilter, Patterns, Designs, Ohio Sunflower, Log Cabin, Quilt Museums, Big City Quilting, Americana Quilt)

  • ASIN: B0036BJZ06

The Log Cabin Myth

The Log Cabin

  • ASIN: 0674431529

From log-cabin to the White House: Life of James A. Garfield

From log-cabin to the White House: Life of

  • ASIN: B000858CAC

Handicrafts of the Southern highlands: With an account of the rural handicraft movement in the United States and suggestions for the wider use of handicrafts in adult education and in recreation,

Handicrafts of the Southern highlands: With an account

Handicrafts of the Southern highlands;: With an account of the rural handicraft movement in the United States and suggestions for the wider use of handicrafts in adult education and in recreation,

  • ASIN: B00085NAAE

Hard cider and log cabin almanac for 1841: Harrison and Tyler.

Hard cider and log cabin almanac for 1841:

Title: Hard cider and log cabin almanac for 1841 : Harrison and Tyler.Author: Multiple Contributors, See NotesPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works...

  • ASIN: 1275858074

History of Jefferson College: including an account of the early "log-cabin" schools, and the Canonsburg Academy, with biographical sketches of Rev. Matthew Brown, D.D. ...

History of Jefferson College: including an account of

Title: History of Jefferson College : including an account of the early "log-cabin" schools, and the Canonsburg Academy, with biographical sketches of Rev. Matthew Brown, D.D. ...Author: Joseph SmithPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, lite...

  • ASIN: 1275794165
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