For Further Study

Books & Articles

The content of this website is based on the book Poetry to the Earth: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Deerfield, by Memorial Hall Curator Suzanne L. Flynt. This book was jointly published in 2012 by Hard Press Editions in association with the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association and Hudson Hills Press.

Other Primary and Secondary Sources

  • Ashley, Gertrude and Mildred Ashley. Raffia Basketry as a Fine Art. Deerfield: published by the authors, 1915.
  • Axelrod, Allen, ed. The Colonial Revival in America (A Winterthur Book). New York: W.W. Norton ’ Company, 1985.
  • Brandt Beverly. The Craftsman and the Critic: Defining Usefulness and Beauty in Arts and Crafts Era Boston. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2009.
  • Carney, Margaret. Charles Fergus Binns, The Father of American Studio Ceramics. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1998.
  • Coleman, Emma L. A Historic and Present Day Guide to Old Deerfield. Boston: self-published, printed by The Plimpton Press, Norwood, MA, 1907.
  • Dow, Arthur Wesley. Composition; a series of exercises in art structure for the use of students and teachers. 7th ed. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Page ’ co., 1913.
  • Flynt, Suzanne L. The Allen Sisters: Pictorial Photographers, 1885-1920. Deerfield, Massachusetts: The Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 2002.
  • Green, Nancy and Jessie Poesch. Arthur Wesley Dow and American Arts and Crafts. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1999.
  • Howe, Margery Burnham. Deerfield Embroidery. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976.
  • James, George Wharton. How to Make Indian and Other Baskets. New York: Henry Malkan, 1903.
  • Kaplan, Wendy et al. "The Art that is Life": The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts: Little, Brown, 1987.
  • Kyvig, David E. Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940. Chicago: Irvan R. Dee, 2002.
  • McGowen, Susan and Amelia Miller. Family and Landscape: Deerfield Homelots from 1671. Deerfield: The Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, 1996.
  • Meyer, Marilee Boyd, consulting curator. Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement. Wellesley, Mass. : Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College; New York: Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1997.
  • Miller, Marla R. and Anne Digan Lanning. "'Common Parlors': Women and the Recreation of Community Identity in Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1870-1920." Gender & History, 6, no 3 (November 1994): 444–45.
  • Shaffer, Marguerite S. See America First: Tourism and National Identity, 1880-1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.
  • Wilson, Richard Guy, Shaun Eyring, and Kenny Marotta, eds. Re-creating the American Past: Essays on the Colonial Revival. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2006.
  • Wynne, Madeline Yale. "The Influence of Arts & Crafts." Good Housekeeping 37, no. 4 (Oct. 1903): 327-333.
  • Wynne, Madeline Yale. "Makers of Baskets." Good Housekeeping 33, no. 5 (Nov. 1901): 371–72.

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