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State Archives of Florida
Basket maker Lucreaty Clark at her home in Lamont, Florida.
Series 1577, Box 16, FF35
Ethnicity, African American
Older African Americans--Florida--Lamont
Older African American women--Florida--Lamont
African American basket makers
Lucreaty Clark was born in Lamont, Florida in 1904 and learned to make white oak baskets from her parents, who learned from their parents. Originally these sturdy baskets were used to hold cotton and carry vegetables. The tradition of white oak basket making has been carried on by Lucreaty Clark's grandson, Alphonso Jennings.
Subject - Person
Subject - Meeting
Chicago Manual of Style
McCallum, Brenda, Collector. Basket maker Lucreaty Clark at her home in Lamont, Florida. 1978. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/242105>, accessed 15 August 2022.
McCallum, Brenda, Collector. Basket maker Lucreaty Clark at her home in Lamont, Florida. 1978. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/242105>
AP Style Photo Citation
(State Archives of Florida/McCallum)