Photo, Print, Drawing Group of women working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of Mabel Brown's home on Drews Creek
About this Item
- Group of women working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of Mabel Brown's home on Drews Creek
- Miller, Sadie (Depicted)
- Brown, Mabel Miller (Depicted)
- Miller, Margie (Depicted)
- Bonds, Jenny Miller (Depicted)
- Jarrell, Nancy Miller (Depicted)
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
- September 26, 1995
- - Tales
- - Quilting
- - Fall
- - September
- - Community events
- - Brown Hollow (W. Va.)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - 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/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C003-17
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Bonds, Jenny Miller
- Brown, Mabel Miller
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott
- Jarrell, Nancy Miller
- Miller, Margie
- Miller, Sadie
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Chicago citation style:
Miller, Sadie, Mabel Miller Brown, Margie Miller, Jenny Miller Bonds, Nancy Miller Jarrell, and Lyntha Scott Eiler. Group of women working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of Mabel Brown's home on Drews Creek. Brown Hollow Raleigh County Drews Creek West Virginia, 1995. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000048/.
APA citation style:
Miller, S., Brown, M. M., Miller, M., Bonds, J. M., Jarrell, N. M. & Eiler, L. S. (1995) Group of women working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of Mabel Brown's home on Drews Creek. Brown Hollow Raleigh County Drews Creek West Virginia, 1995. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000048/.
MLA citation style:
Miller, Sadie, et al. Group of women working on a windmill quilt at a quilting bee in the living room of Mabel Brown's home on Drews Creek. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cmns000048/>.