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Author June, Dennis, author.

Title Fred Harvey Jewelry, 1900-1955 / Dennis June.

Publication Info. Aglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., [2013]
©2013

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  739.27 J95    ---  Available
Description 176 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index.
Contents The background stories -- The expanding Harvey Company -- Decorative symbols -- Jewelry styles -- The materials -- Buyer beware.
The tale of silver Indian jewelry -- Indianland-the island economy -- The Fred Harvey Company -- The palaces of Fred Harvey -- Born to serve tourists -- Authentic and souvenir makers -- Thunderbird and arrow symbols -- Selling symbolism-the palette -- Odd and extreme jewelry -- Railroad jewelry ended, 1955 -- Route 66 bridges of the Harvey era -- Fred Harvey jewelry defined -- Hybrids and "Pretty Girls" -- Eras of silver Indian jewelry -- The real stuff -- Tips to spot the souvenirs -- Coin and ingot silver -- Piecework hybrids -- Handmade vs. machine-made jewelry -- Patina -- To polish or not to polish -- The silversmith's toolbox -- About fakery-the story of falsehood -- The ethical dilemma of souvenir jewelry -- Collector tips -- The internet -- The postcards -- Prohibited by Federal law -- Glossary.
Summary A book detailing the tourist Indian jewelry that was sold mainly in the Fred Harvey establishments at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century in connection with the Santa Fe Railway. It includes detailed photographs of the native artisans and the jewelry made by novelty companies for the tourists. It is illustrated with many original Harvey Company photostint postcards, which paint a vivid picture of life in the American Southwest frontier.
Subject Fred Harvey (Firm)
Indians of North America -- Jewelry -- Southwest, New.
Jewelry making -- Southwest, New.
Indian silverwork -- Southwest, New.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Fred Harvey (Firm) (OCoLC)fst00654282
Indian silverwork. (OCoLC)fst00969210
Indians of North America -- Jewelry. (OCoLC)fst00969803
Jewelry making. (OCoLC)fst00982575
Southwest, New. (OCoLC)fst01244556
Indianer (DE-601)104288922 (DE-588)4026718-0
Silberschmuck (DE-601)105143855 (DE-588)4204370-0
Sammeln (DE-601)106176838 (DE-588)4051494-8
ISBN 9780764344480 (bound)
076434448X (bound)

 
    
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