Small team of craftsman in Orono, Maine continue to make heirloom products trusted by the US Coast Guard, Carnival Cruises and canoers alike The year is 1858. Minnesota has just been … Continue reading 160 YEARS OF TRADITIONAL WOODEN OAR AND PADDLE MAKING: SHAW & TENNEY
James and Karla Murray photograph and interview shopkeepers who’ve served their communities for more than century. If you’ve ever traveled to New York City, chances are you’ve purchased something from a street vendor like a … Continue reading Documenting the Historic Mom-and-Pop Shops of New York City
Strike a match. Light the wick. Set the mood. Nothing is more simple than lighting a candle, but the process of making one by hand requires a bit more effort. Let’s introduce you to the … Continue reading Handmade in Hell’s Kitchen — The Fury Bros.
In 1871, taking advantage of the Homestead Act, Mary Rickman Anderson and her husband David paid the $10 fee and headed out across Kansas to claim their 160 acres. The family’s first home was a … Continue reading Abandoned Kansas: Preserving the Stories of Small Town America
When Mike and the crew are in the van and on their way to the next pick, their favorite thing to do is get quiet and cue up a ghost story. They adjust the volume … Continue reading The Angel of Hadley — Exclusive Lore Podcast
“A nod to the past and an eye to the future…” Welcome to The National Exchange Hotel in Nevada City, California. You’ve just checked into one of the oldest hotels in America. If the … Continue reading Restoring One of The Oldest Hotels in America
Paul d’Orléans and Susan McLaughlin travel on Two Lanes, using a Sprinter van as a mobile darkroom, as they capture wet plate-style photos of motorcycles and their owners. Wet plate photography is an art that’s as old as the state … Continue reading MOTOTINTYPE: DOCUMENTING BIKER CULTURE IN AMERICA
Small town gallery transforming film into fully developed local history at W7thCo Gallery, Columbia TN For the first time in eight decades, Lee Burt, 87, is seeing photos, long thought to be lost, taken by her husband … Continue reading Decades Preserved In Print Out Of Forgotten Boxes