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    • Going to the Quiltin' 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      When "Granny" Dehart stages a quiltin', quilters from miles around stream in by the wagon and buggy load. Farm chores are disposed of before sunup so that the womenfolks, who most of the work anyway, can get to the day-long ...
    • Patriotic Quilt 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
      Patriotic Quilt piece and appliqued in a Stars and Stripes pattern in 1861 by Mary Rockhold Reed of Noblesville, Indiana, for her son, George Teter who was serving in the Civil War...this exhibited in the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Quilting Party 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      The lining for a patchwork quilt is being laid at the home of Alice Dehart on Rockcastle Creek south of the Blue Ridge hill country.
    • Women having dinner on the grounds at quilting bee 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Dinner on the grounds is part and parcel of any mountain quiltin' gathering of mountain women. Besides offering an opportunity for individual quilters to show off their favorite quilt for prizes that might be offered,
    • Women in bonnets with their finished quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
    • Women in bonnets with their finished quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-04-28)
    • Women with their quilts 

      Palmer, Earl (Virginia Tech. Digital Library and Archives; Virginia Tech. University Libraries. Special Collections Department, 2005-05-17)
      Quiltin's attract quilters from miles away. All fetch their favorite completed quilt for prizes offered for the most antique, prettiest and best workmanship.