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Binding Us Together: Quilts of the African Diaspora: Fiction & Poetry

The purpose of this guide is to highlight resources related to quilting in the United States, on the African continent, and throughout the African Diaspora. Guide by Tracy Crawford.

Fiction

Poetry

"Quilts" by Nikki Giovanni

"Ex-slave, Greensboro, Alabama"

Picture of Ex-slave, Greensboro, Alabama sitting in a bedroom near two quilt-covered beds.

Mulatto ex-slave in her house near Greensboro, Alabama,
May 1941.

Additional title: [Racially mixed elderly woman, a former slave, sitting in a bedroom near two quilt-covered beds in her house near Greensboro, Alabama, May 1941.]
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Farm Security Administration Collection

"Cathedral Window Quilt"

Picture of Cathedral Window Quilt Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Creator: Viola Canady

Cathedral Window Quilt
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Creator: Viola Canady