Grab a cup of tea, your spinning wheel and fiber and take 15 minutes to enjoy this short film from the US National Archives now available on YouTube. Full credits and information available


Credit Information from YouTube:

Published on Jun 14, 2016
 "Homespun" Made by Sharon and Thomas Hudgins

This film was made with funds from the United States Information Agency's Young Filmmakers Bicentennial Grant Project.

From the USIA records: A documentary film about the traditional craft of handweaving in America. Photographed at the Hambridge Center of Weaving in southern Appalachia, the process and history of weaving is explored to the background of authentic mountain music.

Creator(s): U.S. Information Agency. 1982-10/1/1999 (Most Recent)
 Series: Moving Images Relating to U.S. Domestic and International Activities , 1982 - 1999
 Record Group 306: Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 2003

Contact(s): National Archives at College Park - Motion Pictures (RDSM), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road
 College Park, MD 20740-6001
 Phone: 301-837-3540, Fax: 301-837-3620, Email:

National Archives Identifier: 53137
 Local Identifier: 306.7151

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