GlassFest 2015 oral history : a conversation with Lynn Labarr 2015 May 22 [videorecording] / The Corning Museum of Glass.

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GlassFest 2015 oral history : a conversation with Lynn Labarr 2015 May 22 [videorecording] / The Corning Museum of Glass.

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Author/Artist: 
Labarr, Lynn, interviewee.
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GlassFest 2015 oral history: a conversation with Lynn Labarr. GlassFest Oral History Project.
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1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Hylen, Elizabeth J., interviewee.
Corning Museum of Glass.
Corning Museum of Glass. Hot Glass Show.
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Video
Bib ID: 
145917
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GlassFest oral history 2015: Lynn Labarr
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Shelving title: GlassFest oral history 2015: Lynn Labarr
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Jon Powers, Rick Cornfield, videographers.
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Hylen, at The Radisson Hotel Corning, Corning, New York, for the GlassFest oral history project, 22 May 2015.
LaBarr trained and worked at A-factory. He described how he was trained (practicing on breaks with help from a mentor), and worked with a German system shop (consisting of 9 guys) with union rules and seniority. He blew Pyrex into molds and substituted on a pressing machine. He moved to Steuben after Main Plant closed and was later chosen to help start the CMoG Hot Glass Show.
Born August 4th, 1950 in Bath, New York, Lynn LaBarr trained and began his glass blowing career in A-factory, Main Plant, Corning Glass Works. He became a gaffer at Steuben until he was chosen to help start the Hot Glass Show at the Corning Museum of Glass, first in the Hall of Science, then on a stage in the Steuben factory. He continues to blow glass after retirement making his own work and part time at CMoG.
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Event Notes: 
Interview conducted by Elizabeth Hylen, at The Radisson Hotel Corning, Corning, New York, for the GlassFest oral history project, 22 May 2015.