Non-Traditional Careers

Artisans and craftspersons find ways to do what they love to do...as a way of life!

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We are simply organizing our non-traditional career content into an area in which it may easily be accessed.

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They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 1
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 1

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Archaeologists from the University of South Carolina’s Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology made a key discovery: ancient stone tools indicating that Ice Age humans lived here in South Carolina...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 3
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 3

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Volunteers are crucial to these archaeological dig sites; they not only donate time and money for research, but also get the opportunity to work alongside nationally recognized scientists and experts.
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 2
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 2

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The archaeologists from the University of South Carolina conduct experiments to better understand how these ancient tools were made and functioned. Artifacts at the site must not only be found, but...
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 4
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 4

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The Topper Site discovery is the latest example illustrating the controversy that exists in American archaeology today – concerning when and how did man first arrive in the Western hemisphere?
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 5
They Were Here: Ice Age Humans In SC, Part 5

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Host Jim Welch speaks with Dr. Albert Goodyear of the University of South Carolina’s Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, and Dr. Dennis Stanford of the Smithsonian Institution. Here, they...
Bill Vertrees - Neon Glass Artist | 27:Fifty
Bill Vertrees - Neon Glass Artist | 27:Fifty

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Neon signs have been have a staple of business owners for decades; drawing in customers from near and afar. Meet Bill Vertrees, a neon glass artist who has been in the business of crafting neon signs...
Border-Collies And Sheep-Herding | 27: Fifty
Border-Collies And Sheep-Herding | 27: Fifty

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All about Border-Collies! Many view Border-Collie dogs as ideal family pets, but they are also reliable, and very hard working sheep-herding dogs. These dogs are trained using tried-and-true methods...
Vintage Cumbustion Engines | 27:Fifty
Vintage Cumbustion Engines | 27:Fifty

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Jake Zilverberg has a passion for old internal combustion engines. He collects and repairs old motors, and shows off a part of his collection. Many of these engines, once used by farmers, are...
Tryon Project - Dress Form | A Natural State
Tryon Project - Dress Form | A Natural State

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A dress form provides an occupant for the "bedroom area" of "Visceral Realities," a temporary installation at the Upstairs Gallery in Tryon, North Carolina. The proud object presides over other...
Tryon Project - Nestbed | A Natural State
Tryon Project - Nestbed | A Natural State

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Nest Bed is tucked into the corner of the "bedroom area" of "Visceral Realities," a temporary installation at the Upstairs Gallery in Tryon, North Carolina. Its bed frame is cushioned with a mattress...