Minnesota Quilt Project

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Contact: Minnesota Quilters, Inc., Burnsville, MN

Records housed: Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN houses the digital records.

Documentation Dates: 1987 (in process)

Parameters: statewide, cut-off date of 1976

Total Quilts: 4,000 (est.)

Total Documentation Days (Number of documentation days held): 38

Publication information (if any):

  • Douah, Remi Kouessi-Tanoh.In her own words: Uncovering a life experience woven into the African American quiltmaking tradition (Wilma Gary). A dissertation in support of the author's Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, 2006. Advisors: Gloria Williams and Joanne Eicher. 150 pages.
  • King, Maria, Vickie Wendel. Stitches in Time. Anoka, MN, Anoka County Historical Society, 2007.
  • Minnesota Quilt Project, The. Minnesota Quilts: Creating Connections with Our Past. The Voyageur Press, Inc., Stillwater, MN, 2005
  • Zimmerman, Darlene, Kelly, Helen. Discovering Ourselves in Minnesota Quilts.

Database: All 4,000 quilts were ingested into the MATRIX Quilt Index database in 2009, http://www.quiltindex.org/contributor.php?kid=49-BA-0.

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