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The Freedom Quilting Bee

Author: Nancy Callahan
Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In December of 1965, the year of the Selma-to-Montgomery march, a white Episcopal priest driving through a desperately poor, primarily black section of Wilcox County found himself at a great bend of the Alabama River. He noticed a cabin clothesline from which were hanging three magnificent quilts unlike any he had ever seen. They were of strong, bold colors in original, op-art patterns--the same art style then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Callahan, Nancy.
Freedom Quilting Bee.
Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)567964966
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Callahan
ISBN: 0817303103 9780817303105 0817352473 9780817352479
OCLC Number: 13332179
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Nancy Callahan.
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The original book on the renowned Freedom quilters of Gee's Bend.  Read more...

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