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    • Describes coldest day of the season 18 degrees outside and snow. The southern army is at Murfreesboro & Shelbyville. The Yankees are at Nashville. Bouse, who had been barefoot all of the fall, got his shoes last night. L. V. F. is as good as...
    • 1862 December 7
    • Four women quilting in Hoyt Wakefield's home

    • Four unidentified women working on a quilt in Hoyt Wakefield's home. The women are at one corner of the frame with a cabinet standing in the corner of the room behind them. A closed plank door can be seen in the background, and an open door...
    • undated
    • Hand-stitched quilt

    • Hand-stitched quilt passed through the Marlin family of Bethesda, Tenn. The quilt was the product of an 1868 family "quilting bee." The names of each of the contributing women are stitched onto individual squares. The quilt measures 85.75 inches x...
    • 1868
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    • L.V.F. writes thatYankees intended to burn up this end of town because it was illuminated when Forrest brought the prisoners up from Murfreesboro. The illumination was because Gen. Forrest had requested that the citizens have water set out all...
    • 1862 October 7
    • "Hope At Last!"

    • National Suffrage climbs the ratification cliff while grabbing a strong hold on Tennessee. The country focused its eyes on our state this cartoon is from the Sacramento, California, Bee.
    • 1920
    • Quilting bee

    • Quilting bee featuring seven women sitting around a quilting frame. One of the women on the left has a child in her lap. Another woman stands next to the frame, and a group of six children can be seen standing in the background.
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    • Quilting party in front of of the Shell house

    • Quilting party in the front yard of the Shell house, Cherokee Community. Edna Richardson is seated in the front and Marie Taylor Harvey is standing in the extreme back. Various unidentified women and children are also shown.
    • 1932

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