Georgia Quilt Project

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Contact: Georgia Quilt Project

Records housed: The Atlanta History Center holds the documentation records and images.

Documentation Dates: 1988 (in process)

Parameters: statewide, no cut-off date for quilts

Total Quilts: 8,500+

Total Documentation Days (Number of documentation days held): 73

  • Burdick, Nancilu B. Legacy: The Story of Talula Gilbert Bottoms and Her Quilts. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1988. [Biography of a Georgia quiltmaker]
  • Fisk, Carol; Versfeld, Porter; Gray, Melissa. Georgia Quilts [videorecording]: Stitches and Stories. GPTV; written, produced & edited by Carol Fisk; videographer Porter Versfeld; narrator, Melissa Gray. VHS video
  • Patterns: A Celebration of Georgia's Quilting Traditions. The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, 1990.
  • Simpson, Yaalieth Adrienne. African-American female identity in the 19th century: the individual and cultural empowerment of Harriet Powers' Bible quilts. Dissertation in support of the EdD, Columbia University Teachers College, 2003. Advisor: Leo-Paul Cyr. 213 pages.
  • Weintraub, Anita and the Georgia Quilt Project. Georgia Quilts: Piecing Together A History. Nashville, TN, Rutledge Hill Press, 1997.

Database: Is the documentation project a part of the Quilt Index or are records digitized in some database? Please describe.  


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