Audio Recordings "These quilts will last."
Johnson, Geraldine Niva
- "These quilts will last."
- Contributor Names
- Bryan, Mamie (Interviewee)
- Johnson, Geraldine Niva, 1940- (Interviewer)
- Bryan, Mamie (Creator)
- Created / Published
- Sparta, North Carolina
- Subject Headings
- - Quilting
- - Quilt patterns
- - fan quilts
- - quilt tacking
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - United States -- North Carolina -- Sparta
- - Mamie and Leonard Bryan were interviewed in their home on September 10, 1978. Due to a technical problem, the audio tape of the first part of the interview is unavailable. The surviving audio includes descriptions of several individual quilts, and recollections of quilting as a child and as a young adult.
- - Transcription: GJ: And this is, is this quilted in the fan? / MB: Yes, it's all quilted in the fan. You can tell the quilting. Now these quilts, now them quilts'll last. Now these quilts'll last a heap longer than them tacked quilts will. / GJ: Is that right? / MB: A heap longer, cause them over there, will break a-loose, them tacks'll break a-loose. But these won't. They'll last right on and right on and right on.
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- Sound tape reel : 7 in.
- Call Number
- AFC 1982/009: BR8-GJ-R35
- Source Collection
- Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1982/009)
- American Folklife Center
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