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    The cabinetmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    A history of woodworking craftsmen in colonial America, describing their tools, materials, and workmanship.

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    371.1
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    The schoolmasters

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes what education and the schools were like in colonial times.

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    391.5
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    The wigmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes the advent of the wig as a fashion necessity in France and England, illustrates popular styles of eighteenth-century wigs, and explains the colonial wigmaker's technique in construction and care of the wig.

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    The doctors

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Traces the early development of medicine in colonial America and discusses some of the methods and medications used at that time for treating illness.

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    The tanners

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Text and pictures describe how tanners made leather in colonial America.

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    677
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    The weavers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Presents background information on cloth making in the colonies and describes the various techniques involved.

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    The blacksmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Introduces the history of blacksmithing and discusses the techniques, products, well-known blacksmiths, and commercial importance of this trade in colonial America.

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    685
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    The shoemakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Surveys the history and technique of shoemaking in colonial America.

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    686.2
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    The printers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Surveys the history of printing in colonial America, describing the work of the early printers, the development of the free press, and the printer's craft and technique.

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    The architects

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Traces the history of architecture in the American colonies, describing the influence of existing styles and the needs of environment.

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    739.23
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    The silversmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Examines the art of the silversmith in colonial times.

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    The limners : America's earliest portrait painters

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Discusses the motivation, materials, and techniques of the first "artists" in colonial America--the sign painters--and how their works contribute to a better understanding of early American history and society.

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