Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

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Thu, 12/03/2009 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters," explores the culture and recent history of African Americans through the creations and wisdom of nine quilters.

Hosts Patricia Welch, O.B. Hill and Emma Jackson Ford speak with Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters." Turner explores the culture and recent history of African Americans through the creations and wisdom of nine quilters. Turner profiles quilters who exemplify the range of black women and men dedicated to the making of quilts, and she shows how their craftwork establishes order and meaning in their lives. 

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