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The Resource Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard

Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard

Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Title
Hidden in plain view
Title remainder
the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Title variation
Secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tobin met Ozella Williams in the Old Market Building in Charleston, South Carolina, and learned of the oral tradition and coded quilts used to navigate escapes on the Underground Railroad
Summary
Reveals the secret codes woven by African American slaves into quilts they used to navigate their escape on the Underground Railroad
Tone
Writing style
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170984
Cataloging source
DLC
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1950-
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Tobin, Jacqueline
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.T63 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dobard, Raymond G
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African American quilts
  • Ciphers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-208)
Contents
  • Foreword. The Heritage of an Oral Tradition: The Transmission of Secrets in African American Culture / Cuesta Benberry -- Foreword. The Importance of the Decorative Arts in African American History / Floyd Coleman -- Foreword. Secret African Signs Encoded in African American Quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman -- Author's Note. "Write This Down" / Jacqueline Tobin -- Author's Note. Stitching Ideas into Patterns : Methodology in the Writing of Hidden in Plain View / Raymond C. Dobard
  • The Fabric of Heritage : Africa and African American Quiltmaking -- The Underground Railroad -- "There Are Five Square Knots . ." -- "The Monkey Wrench Turns the Wagon Wheel . . ." -- "Once They Got to the Crossroads . . ." -- "Flying Geese Stay on the Drunkard's Path . . ." -- Steal Away -- African American Quilts : Styles and Traditions -- Epilogue / Jacqueline Tobin -- Timeline -- Ozella's Underground Railroad quilt code patterns -- Chart comparing African symbols, American quilt patterns and Masonic emblems
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 208 p.
Isbn
9780385491372
Lccn
98049804
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)40398013
Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-208)
Contents
  • Foreword. The Heritage of an Oral Tradition: The Transmission of Secrets in African American Culture / Cuesta Benberry -- Foreword. The Importance of the Decorative Arts in African American History / Floyd Coleman -- Foreword. Secret African Signs Encoded in African American Quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman -- Author's Note. "Write This Down" / Jacqueline Tobin -- Author's Note. Stitching Ideas into Patterns : Methodology in the Writing of Hidden in Plain View / Raymond C. Dobard
  • The Fabric of Heritage : Africa and African American Quiltmaking -- The Underground Railroad -- "There Are Five Square Knots . ." -- "The Monkey Wrench Turns the Wagon Wheel . . ." -- "Once They Got to the Crossroads . . ." -- "Flying Geese Stay on the Drunkard's Path . . ." -- Steal Away -- African American Quilts : Styles and Traditions -- Epilogue / Jacqueline Tobin -- Timeline -- Ozella's Underground Railroad quilt code patterns -- Chart comparing African symbols, American quilt patterns and Masonic emblems
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 208 p.
Isbn
9780385491372
Lccn
98049804
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)40398013

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