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    • Millennium

    • Students; Teachers; College administrators; College presidents; Universities & colleges; Fraternities & sororities; Clubs; Sports
    • Yearbook
    • [Coverlet, Mountain Cucumber, Compund View]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Displays the Mountain Cucumber, which is also called the Governor's Garden. The coverlet consists of basic shapes that form the patterns of the "table" and "wheel."
      Type: Overshot.
      Weave Structure: Overshot weave. One panel.
      Warp:...
    • [Coverlet, Mountain Cucumber]

    • Bedding; Coverlets; Handicraft
    • Pattern: Displays the Mountain Cucumber, which is also called the Governor's Garden. The coverlet consists of basic shapes that form the patterns of the "table" and "wheel."
      Type: Overshot.
      Weave Structure: Overshot weave. One panel.
      Warp:...
    • Moses McGinnis Bible

    • McGinnis, Moses, 1779-1873; Guinness family -Genealogy
    • These are the 3 family record pages with information from the Moses McGinnis family Bible. There were no marriages listed. The Bible was published in Philadelphia in 1852 by John B. Perry.
    • Recollections of Holston Conference Camp Meetings in Southeastern Tennessee

    • Camp meetings; Evangelistic work; Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Holston Conference; Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Tennessee; Holston Conference
    • The author, who was an ordained minister in the Holston Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, describes the location of camp meetings that were held in Holston Conference in the Cleveland, Tennessee area in the 19th century.
    • Burial ceremonies

    • Melungeons; Death & Burial
    • This card describes how Melungeons in Vardy in the early days of the 19th century would mourn and bury their dead.
    • Our Carolina Highlanders

    • Education
    • Text of an address to the Conference of Southern Mountain Workers, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 29, 1916, regarding education and economic development in Western North Carolina.
    • [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.
      Batting:...
    • [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, 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...
    • [Quilt, White Trapunto]

    • 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...

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