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Atkins, Jacqueline Marx. Shared Threads: Quilting Together -- Past and Present. New York:

     Penguin Books, 1994.

Brackman, Barbara. "Signature Quilts: Nineteenth-Century Trends." Uncoverings 1989,

     Vol. 10, ed. Laurel Horton. San Francisco American Quilt Study Group, 1990: 25-37.

_________. Clues in the Calico. McLean, VA: EPM Publications, Inc., 1989

Cawley, Lucinda R. "Ihr Teppich: Quilts and Fraktur." Uncoverings 2004, Vol. 25 ed. Kathlyn

     Sullivan. Lincoln, NE: American Quilt Study Group, 2004: 11-40.

Cawley, Lucinda, Lorraine Ezbiansky and Denise Nordberg. "Signature Quilts." Chap. in

     Saved for the People of Pennsylvania. PA: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum

     Commission, 1997.

Chenoweth, Lynda Salter. Philena's Friendship Quilt: A Quaker Farewell to Ohio. Columbus:

     Ohio University Press, 2009.

Clark, Ricky. "Fragile Families: Quilts as Kinship Bonds." Quilt Digest 5. San Francisco:

     Kiracofe and Kile, 1987.

________. "Mid-19th Century Album and Friendship Quilts, 1860-1920." In Pieced by Mother,

    Symposium Papers. ed. Jeannette Lasansky. Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project , 1988.

________. "The Needlework of an American Lady / Social History in Quilts." In In The Heart

     of Pennsylvania: Symposium Papers, ed. Jeannette Lasansky. Lewisburg, PA:

     Oral Traditions Project, 1986: 65-75.

________George W. Knepper, and Ellice Ronsheim. Quilts in Community: Ohio's Traditions. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1991.

Cochran, Rachel, Rita Erickson, Natalie Hart and Barbara Schaffer. "Signature Quilts for

     Friends and Family." Chap. in New Jersey Quilts: 1777 to 1950. Paducah: American

     Quilter's Society, 1992.

Cord, Xenia E. "Signature Quilts." In Blanket Statements. Lincoln, NE: American Quilt Study

     Group, Fall 2003: 1, 3.

Cory, Pepper and Susan McKelvey. The Signature Quilt: Traditions, Techniques, and

     the Signature Block Collection. Saddle Book, NJ: Quilt House Publishing, 1995.

Cozart, Dorothy. "A Century of Fundraising Quilts, 1860-1960." Uncoverings 1984, Vol. 7, ed. Sally Garoutte. Mill Valley, CA: American Quilt Study Group, 1985: 73-82.

________. "The Role and Look of Fundraising Quilts." In Pieced by Mother: Symposium Papers, ed. Jeannette Lasansky. Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project, 1988:


Cummings, Sue.C. Album Quilts of Ohio's Miamii Valley. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press,


Erickson, Rita and Barbara Shaffer. "Characteristics of Signed New Jersey Quilts 1836-1867."

     In On the Cutting Edge. ed. Jeannette Lasansky. Lewisburg, PA: Oral

    Traditions Project, 1994: 70-83.

Fox, Sandi. "Scribed and Stenciled, Stamped or Stitched." Chap. in For Purpose and

     Pleasure: Quilting Together in Nineteenth-Century America. Nashville: Rutledge Hill

      Press, 1995.

Herr, Patricia. "Quaker Quilts and Their Makers." In Pieced by Mother: Symposium Papers,

     ed. Jeannette Lasansky. Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project, 1988: 13-21.

Hornback, Nancy. "Researching an Album Quilt." In Blanket Statements. Lincoln, NE:

     American Quilt Study Group, Fall 2004: 9.

Kolter, Jane Bentley. Forget Me Not: A Gallery of Friendship and Album Quilts. Pittstown,

     NJ: Main Street Press, 1985.

Lasansky, Jeannette. "Think of Me." Chap. in Pieced by Mother: Over 100 Years of

     Quiltmaking Traditions. Lewisburg, PA, 1987: 61-74.

Nicoll, Jessica F. Quilted for Friends: Delaware Valley Signature Quilts. Winterthur, DE:

     DuPont Winterthur Museum, 1986.

Ordonez, Margaret T. "Ink Damage on Nineteenth-Century Cotton Signature Quilts."

     Uncoverings 1992, Vol. 13, ed. Laurel Horton. San Francisco: American Quilt Study

     Group. 148-168.

Otto, Linda Lipsett. Remember Me: Women and Their Friendship Quilts. San Francisco:

      Quilt Digest Press, 1985.

Robare, Mary Horton. "Cheerful and Loving Persistance: Two Historical Quaker Quilts."

     Uncoverings 2007, Vol. 28, ed. Joanna Evans. Lincoln, NE: American Quilt Study

     Group, 165-216.

Roberts, Nancy. "Remembrance Quilts." Traditional Quiltworks, Issue No. 84.

Woods, Marianne Berger. "Signature-Fundraising Quilts." Chap. in Threads of Tradition:

     Northwestern Pennsylvania Quilts. Meadville, PA: Crawford County Historical Society,


Wright, Jeananne. "Home Again: Paying Tribute to a Boy Scout Quilt". Quilter's Newsletter

     Magazine No. 340, March 2002: 30-32.

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