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    • Four women quilting in Hoyt Wakefield's home

    • Houses; Interiors; Women; Quilting
    • 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...
    • Quilting bee

    • Quilting bees; Women; Children; Quilts
    • 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.
    • Harriet Tubman

    • Women; Spies; Spying; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Slavery; Suffragists; Activists; Women's suffrage; Civil rights; Abolition movement; Abolitionists; Underground railroad system
    • Lithograph of Harriet Tubman (1820?-1913) from the book "Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman" by Sarah H. Bradford.
    • Quilting party in front of of the Shell house

    • Quilting bees; Yards; Women; Houses; Children
    • 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.
    • Elizabethton Senior Citizen Center

    • Social & civic facilities; Women; Older people; Quilts
    • Elizabethton Senior Citizen Center. Unidentified women can be seen quilting and holding up samples of other quilts.
    • Cynthia Dunn

    • Women; Militias
    • Photographic portrait of Cynthia Dunn, Captain of the Blount County Women's Home Guards during the Civil War. She has dark hair and is wearing a scarf.
    • Women walking down the riverbank

    • African Americans; Women; Waterfronts; Steamboats; Rivers
    • A group of women are walking down the bank of a river. A steamboat can be seen docking at the river. The women are wearing long dresses and hats. The steamboat is the "City of Memphis."
    • Women dipping water

    • Women; Bonnets; Clothing & dress; Children; Laundry
    • Women wearing bonnets are lined up getting ready to take a cup of water from a bucket. They have their hands resting on the person's shoulders in front of them. The house in the background has a covered, attached structure sheltering a cistern. A...
    • Spring Day, 1927

    • Scrapbook page contains images of Fisk students. The women in images 1, 3-4 are wearing knee-pants and men's ties. In image 3, the women are dressed in traditional Dutch garb.
    • House on College Street

    • Women; Men; Children; Houses; Carriages & coaches
    • Two women and a man standing at the entrance of a house on College Street (3rd Avenue) in Nashville. There is a horse and buggy to the left of the house and a small African American child standing at the gate.
    • Alsatian girls

    • World War, 1914-1918; Women; Clothing & dress
    • Three Alsatian women in native dress standing near a canopy of trees. The woman on the left has her hand on a wooden chair. The women are wearing boldly patterned dresses and have oversized bows in their hair.
    • Passengers on deck

    • Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Steamboats
    • Six women and two men, probably passengers, are posing in front of smokestacks on the deck of a steamboat. The Texas deck can be seen at far right in the background. This steamboat is most likely the "City of Memphis."


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