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    Slave Quilts


    Slave Quilts

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    Reproductions, Today’s polymer clay quilter is Jennifer Patterson from Minnesota. Jennifer’s designs are meticulous reproductions of traditional quilt patterns. For example, this polymer clay pin replicates an Underground Railroad Sampler and shows how slaves used the quilt block patterns as code to help navigate their escape.

    Reproductions

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    # Underground Railroad # Quilt at Bristol Welcome Center

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    The Edwards History and Genealogy Center ... Sampler Quilt for the Underground Railroad

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    The Quilt Club of Linden, Texas gave a history lesson in how quilt patterns were used to communicate secret messages to escaping slaves traveling along the Underground Railroad at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church

    Quilters teach lesson about Black History

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    Photo - Candice McKnight poses in front of a hand-made quilt containing pictures of members of the African-American Historical Genealogical #genealogy #familyhistory

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    oklahoma twister quilt - Google Search

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    #46 - Apple Tree - Civil War Quilts

    Civil War Quilts

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    Kiss Block

    Pattern: Kiss Block

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    Framed Friendship Stars Quilt Pattern

    Free Quilt Block Patterns

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    Civil War Quilts: 39 Hovering Hawks

    Civil War Quilts: 39 Hovering Hawks

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    Deborah Pettway Young (American, 1916-1997). “Roman Stripes” variation, c. 1960. The Quilts of Gee's Bend exhibit at the Cleveland Art Museum

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    Gees Bend Quilters

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    Quilt Code of the Underground Railroad

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    New Book Examines Black Quilts From Slavery to the White House. This quilt of President Obama was made by Riche Richardson, late of UC Davis, now of Cornell, and was displayed in Paris before the inauguration. (Keith Stevenson/photo)

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    Underground Railroad Quilts

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    Threads of Freedom: The Underground Railroad Story in Quilts, Oberlin, Ohio

    Threads of Freedom: The Underground Railroad Story in Quilts

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    Slave quilts and pension reform

    Readers sound off on slave quilts and pension reform

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    Slavery Quilt by Susan McEntee Comeaux

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    Civil War Speaker Series: Slave Quilts at the Jesse James Farm & Museum

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    Southern Quilter: Kadella, 1810

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    Southern Quilter: Dorothy Holden

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    Southern Quilter: Pam Riggs, 1920's

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    Southern Quilters: Jane & Rebecca Bond, 1828

    Jane and Rebecca Bond

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    Southern Quilter: Harriet Powers, 1837

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    Seven Southern Quilters:

    SEVEN SOUTHERN QUILTERS

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