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    • Harrison Pinkney Hollar

    • Theological Seminaries; Education; Portrait photographs; Religion; Universities & colleges
    • This photograph features Rutherford College graduate of Divinity, Harrison Pinkney Hollar. A copy of the photograph was donated to the college by Mr. Hollar's granddaughter, Ms. Dot Elliott.
    • Reverend Edward Roy

    • Religion; Education; Chaplains; Teachers; Portrait photographs
    • This photograph depicts Reverend Edward C. Roy [1917-2008] as a young man, a few years prior to what would become his forty-year tenure with Brevard College. He began as a professor of Religious Studies in 1944 and, in 1955 was promoted to Director...
    •  families

    • Religion; Clergy; Families; Portrait photographs; Buildings; Universities & colleges
    • This photograph features a group portrait of Rutherford College's married Ministerial students and their families. The photograph was taken in front of Weaver Hall. Weaver Hall was destroyed by fire in 1927.
    •  ministerial club

    • Religion; Education; Clergy; Students; Portrait photograph; Universities & colleges
    • This photograph features members of Rutherford College's Ministerial Club as they pose for a catalog portrait.
    • East Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Methodist Episcopal Church. East Tennessee Conference; African American Methodist--History--20th Century
    • Photograph of those attending the East Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, which according to its Journal met in Marion, Virginia, at the Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church from October 5-9, 1927. According to the...
    • Symposium 1979

    • Scholars; Meetings; Universities & colleges;
    • Photograph of a symposium on an Unidentified topic taken in 1979. An attempt to identify the speakers has the speaker on the left is labeled 'Dr. McElrath?'. None of the other speakers are identified. The photograph is dated 3/79.
    • [Quilt, White Trapunto, Compund View]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Whole cloth.
      Name: Trapunto/ white work.
      Quilt has raised and stuffed pattern which resembles either feathers, flowers, or bunches of grapes.
      Set up: (Stuffed paisley design in center encircled by a leaf pattern that is surrounded by...
    • [Quilt, Red Linsey-woolsey]

    • Wool quilts
    • Type: Whole cloth-Linsey-woolsey quilt. It belonged to the Samples Family.
      Set Up: The quilt is made up of two panels of cloth that have been sewn together to make a front and back.
      Color: the red fabric has been dyed with sumac.
    • [Quilt, Slashed Diagonal Patchwork]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Slashed Diagonal Patchwork (there are many variations of this pattern).
      Set Up: Hand sewn with triangle pieces that are sewn together. The quilt has an abstract geometric pattern that is made by altering the direction and...
    • [Quilt, Postage stamp]

    • Quilts
    • Type: Postage Stamp Blocks (pieced)
      Name: 16 Patch Postage Stamp
      Set up: White border and white edging with various pieced colored squares.
      Colors: Bright yellows, reds, blues, greens, solids and prints.
      Border: Quilted in diagonal...
    • [Quilt, Brick Style Patchwork]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Brick Style Patchwork (the quilt is a patchwork like quilt with pieces cut in rectangles).
      Set Up: Patchwork rectangles with borders.
      Colors: darks: browns, greens, navy blue, grays.
      Edging: The first edging is...
    • [Quilt, Dresden Plate]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Dresden Plate.
      Set up: Has twelve large squares with squares that form a circular patchwork design. The quilt also has a few small squares placed periodically. The quilt is pieced and appliquéd by machine.
    • [Quilt, Patchwork]

    • Bedding; Patchwork quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Patchwork.
      Name: Patchwork.
      Set up: The quilt is a combination of patched and plain triangular patterns.
      Quilting: Is found around the object (also known as in the ditch).
      Colors: Primarily off-white with pink and blue, however,...
    • [Quilt, Log Cabin]

    • Bedding; Log cabin quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Log cabin pattern.
      Set up: Is made up of multi-colored squares.
      Quilting: Is found around each object (also called-in the ditch).
      Colors: Mostly dark colors (brown, maroon, blue) with some white and yellow colors...
    • [Quilt, Red and Forest Green]

    • Wool quilts
    • Type: Wholecloth
      Name: Wholecloth.
      The quilt is made by Susannah Skidmore Day. The quilt is believed to have been made while she lived in Harlan County.
      Set Up: Wholecloth strips that are pieced together. The quilt is a...
    • [Quilt, Grandmother's Flower Garden]

    • Bedding; Quilts; Handicraft
    • Type: Pieced.
      Name: Grandmother's Flower Garden.
      The quilt has a mosaic paper-back in which the paper has been written on. The paper is made in the shape of hexagons in a flower like pattern.
      Set up: Hexagon shapes pieced together with no...
    • [Quilt, Yellow With Red Border Wholecloth]

    • Wool quilts
    • Type: Wholecloth with Fancy quilting
      Name: Wholecloth. The quilt is made from yellow fabric and has a red border. There are eight patches of various sizes made from the same material.
      Set up: Quilt has been cut down from a larger quilt. The...


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