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1961

Governor Barron created the Commerce Department

Other events that happened on or around 1961

1963

Hulett Smith created an Arts and Crafts Section within Department of Commerce

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1963

The department led the effort to organize a crafts fair at Cedar Lakes

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1964

A strong selection of native arts and crafts was presented in the West Virginia pavilion at the New York World's Fair

1975

Goldenseal magazine was founded

Other events that happened on or around 1975

1976

A craft sales shop was established at the Culture Center in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1976

1980

Increase in festivals, recordings and craft outlets showed awareness of folk heritage was firmly established

Other events that happened on or around 1980


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