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PROCLAMATION 6516—DEC. 21, 1992 107 STAT. 2603 9905.00.10 9905.25.10 9905.28.01 9905.28.02 9905.28.03 9905.28.04 9905.28.05 9905.28.10 9905.28.15 9905.29.05 9905.29.06 9905.29.07 9905.29.08 9905.29.10 9905.29.11 9905.29.12 9905.29.13 9905.29.14 9905.29.16 9905.29.17 9905.29.20 9905.29.21 9905.29.22 9905.29.23 9905.29.24 9905.29.25 9905.29.26 9905.29.27 9905.29.29 9905.29.30 9905.29.31 9905.29.32 9905.29.33 9905.29.34 9905.29.35 9905.29.36 9905.29.38 9905.29.40 9905.29.50 9905.29.60 9905.29.70 9905.32.10 9905.32.20 9905.32.30 9905.34.10 9905.35.10 9905.35.20 9905.38.05 9905.38.06 9905.38.07 9905.38.08 9905.38.09 9905.38.10 9905.38.11 9905.38.12 9905.39.01 9905.39.03 9905.39.04 9905.39.06 9905.44.05 9905.48.20 9905.68.10 9905.68.20 9905.68.30 9905.70.05 9905.76.10 9905.84.05 9905.84.06 9905.84.07 9905.84.09 9905.84.11 9905.84.12 9905.84.13 9905.84.14 9905.84.15 9905.84.17 9905.84.18 9905.84.19 9905.84.20 9905.84.23 9905.84.24 9905.84.25 9905.84.27 9905.84.28 9905.84.29 9905.84.30 9905.84.35 9905.84.40 9905.84.42 9905.84.45 9905.84.50 9905.84.55 9905.84.56 9905.84.57 9905.84.58 9905.84.60 9905.84.65 9905.84.67 9905.84.70 9905.84.71 9905.84.75 9905.85.06 9905.85.20 9905.85.40 9905.85.42 9905.85.43 9905.85.45 9905.85.46 9905.85.47 9905.85.49 9905.85.50 9905.85.52 9905.85.60 9905.85.65 9905.85.69 9905.85.70 9905.85.72 9905.86.15 9905.86.20 9905.86.30 9905.94.02 9905.94.04 9905.94.06 9905.94.08 Proclamation 6516 of December 21, 1992 Year of American Craft: A Celebration of the Creative Work of the Hand, 1993 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation While the United States leads the world in the development and use of sophisticated technology and materials, Americans continue to share a special appreciation of works made by hand. Our ancestors were skilled artisans and craftsmen, as well as accomplished himters, farmers, and fishermen, and today we still marvel at their skill in carpentry, weaving, stonecutting, smithery, and so forth. Over the years, Americans have maintained a magnificent tradition of craftsmanship and folk art, in keeping with the spirit of our forebears, and it is fitting that we celebrate this rich portion of our national heritage. Using their hands as the tools of their imaginations, American artisans have designed and developed a tangible record of our national experience. By plying trades that have been passed on through the centuries, from generation to generation, quilters, carvers, and other craftspeople of our day are helping to preserve America's history. These tradespeople and artists have produced objects of practical application, as well as lasting beauty, and many of our art galleries and museums display outstanding samples of their work. We are rightly proud of American craft and folk art because, in many ways, these works of the hand embody traditional American values: