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Brief compilation of film footage and audio from the Jack Guy Collection, recorded circa 1960s around Beech Creek, North Carolina. This selection -- featuring highlights from Guy's original silent film footage, paired with audio from the collection…

Claudia Howe, "Whimmydiddle, Other Folk Toys Bring Income To Avery Families,"Charlotte Observer, February 24, 1971.

J. A. C. Dunn, "Jack Guy: Mountain Santa Claus,"Winston-Salem Journal, June 16, 1974.

Don Causey, "Toying Around In the Mountains" and "A 'Gee-Haw' What?--A Folk Toy Glossary,"Raleigh News and Observer, October 22, 1972.

Paul Phillips, "Folk Toys Continue To Intrigue Young, Old Alike In Mountains,"Durham Sun, June 2, 1970.Paul Phillips, "Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle,"Durham Morning Herald Sun, July 19, 1970.

Lee Elliott, "This Guy Is King of Folk Toys," Winston-Salem Journal, May 2, 1969.

John Parris, "Jack Guy: King Of The Folk Toy Makers,"Asheville Citizen-Times, June 23, 1967.

Ruby K. Marsh, "Yesteryear Village Demonstrates Handicrafts,"Greensboro Record, October 25, 1961.

Beverly Wolter, "Craftsmen's Fair Bigger and Better,"Winston-Salem Journal, July 16, 1963.

Beverly Wolter, "Toys Made at Home Giving Boost To Incomes of Mountain People," Winston-Salem Journal, October 14, 1962.

"Folk Toys Now a Big Business," Raleigh News and Observer, December 23, 1962.

"Beech Creek Whimmydiddles," High Point Enterprise, December 23, 1962.

Alfred McCormack Jr., "One-Time Cabin Art Has Turned Into a Profitable Trade," Raleigh News and Observer, December 10, 1962.

Two side-by-side items from the Greensboro Daily News, December 30, 1962.

"'Folk Toys' Production Is Fascinating Art," Statesville [NC] Record and Landmark, January 21, 1961."Beech Creek Folk Carving Themselves Into Business," AshvilleCitizen Times, Feburary 5, 1961.

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"Folk Toys Popular Around the Country," Raleigh News and Observer, October 18, 1959.

Performance by the Beaver Dam Trio: Lonnie Ward, Russell Ward, Earl May, and Clay Moody.

Arlie Watson sings and plays the guitar.

Arlie Watson sings and plays guitar; additional vocalists unidentified.

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