Photos, Prints, Drawings Mabel Brown, Jenny Bonds, Nancy Miller, and Sadie Miller, at their weekly quilting bee in Brown's Hollow
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Photos, Prints, Drawings
Bonds, Jenny Miller
Brown, Mabel Miller
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Jarrell, Nancy Miller
Brown Hollow (W. Va.)
- Mabel Brown, Jenny Bonds, Nancy Miller, and Sadie Miller, at their weekly quilting bee in Brown's Hollow
- Contributor Names
- Miller, Sadie (Depicted)
- Brown, Mabel Miller (Depicted)
- Bonds, Jenny Miller (Depicted)
- Jarrell, Nancy Miller (Depicted)
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- September 26, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Community events
- - Fall
- - September
- - Brown Hollow (W. Va.)
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Drews Creek
- - West Virginia -- Brown Hollow
- - Each Tuesday morning from September through May, a number of women on Drews Creek get together to quilt. Sometimes they quilt at the Ramp House, a community center at the head of Drews Creek across from the Delbert Free Will Baptist Church, to which most of the women belong. Many of the tops are pieced by the women on request, and they produce a number of quilts each year for sale at the annual Pine Knob Ramp Supper. As they quilt, the women catch up on news of the community, which often includes information about what's coming up in the gardens and in the woods.
- - Event: Quilting Bee.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C005-01
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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