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    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt

    • Sunbonnet Sue quilt hanging from a clothesline. The border is red, and the pattern repeats across five columns.
    • 1979 June 13
    • 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
    • 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.
    • undated
    • Nancy Page

    • Mrs. Nancy Page, a quiltmaker near Crossville, stands beside a quilt frame as she arranges her cotton batting.
    • 1940 September 9
    • Mrs. Nancy Page with a quilt

    • Mrs. Nancey [sic] Page, a quiltmaker from Clifty, Tennessee, near Crossville, sitting on her front porch swing with a "Dutch Doll" or "Sunbonnet Sue" quilt across her lap.
    • 1940 September 9
    • Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge

    • List of the quilt pattern names on Walden's Ridge. The top of the document states, "Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge copied from Mrs. Rawk's patterns." The following quilt patterns are named: Broken Circle, Star of Bethlehem, Old Maid's Puzzle,...
    • circa 1890-1900
    • Butterfly quilt

    • Large Butterfly quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has alternating blocks of light and dark green set on point, so they appear as diamonds. A butterfly with brown-and-tan-checked wings is appliqued within each light green square.
    • 1979 June 13
    • 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
    • continued

    • French writes of a feeling of sadness and the long and terrible strain caused by the war. The 1864 presidential election is very much on her mind. She wants to leave the country if Abe and Andy are elected. All the things from Beersheba Springs...
    • 1864 October 30
    • continued

    • French writes of a feeling of sadness and the long and terrible strain caused by the war. The 1864 presidential election is very much on her mind. She wants to leave the country if Abe and Andy are elected. All the things from Beersheba Springs...
    • 1864 October 30

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