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Alex Stewart (1973)

About the Film

(Best watched with captions on)

Alex Stewart, mountain craftsman from near Sneedville, Tennessee, demonstrates constructing a churn. Film includes discussion of the use of non-powered tools and skills handed down in Stewart's family in making wooden containers, such as buckets and barrrels.

This film is part of a series of films about mountains craftspersons made by Thomas Burton and Jack Schrader.


For licensing, film rights and permissions, contact Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader, the distributor Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University, or Folkstreams.

Film Details

  • Film by: Thomas Burton, Jack Schrader
  • Produced by: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
  • Cinematographer: Jack Schrader
  • Editor: Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader
  • Other Credits: Production Assistants: Helen Roseberry, Ann Staats, Ray Pope
  • Original Format: Film: 16mm
  • © 1973, Thomas G. Burton
  • 11mins, Color
  • Categories:
    Arts & Crafts, TraditionalWork