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The Resource Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard

Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard

Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Title
Hidden in plain view
Title remainder
the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the secret codes woven by African American slaves into quilts they used to navigate their escape on the Underground Railroad
Tone
Writing style
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170984
Cataloging source
FTL
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.T63 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad
Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1999"--T.p. verso
  • "New to the paperback edition is an afterword by Jacqueline Tobin and Raymond Dobard, revealing and explicating the second part of Ozella's Code, which instructed fugitives how to survive the journey to Canada, and freedom"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220
Contents
  • African American quilts: style and traditions
  • The Fabric of heritage: Africa and African American quiltmaking
  • The Underground railroad
  • "There are five square knots ..."
  • "The
  • Monkey wrench turns the wagon wheel ..."
  • "Once they got to the crossroads ..."
  • "Flying geese stay on the drunkard's path ..."
  • Steal away
Control code
ocm43373130
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
x, 220 p.
Isbn
9780385497671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)43373130
Label
Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1999"--T.p. verso
  • "New to the paperback edition is an afterword by Jacqueline Tobin and Raymond Dobard, revealing and explicating the second part of Ozella's Code, which instructed fugitives how to survive the journey to Canada, and freedom"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-220
Contents
  • African American quilts: style and traditions
  • The Fabric of heritage: Africa and African American quiltmaking
  • The Underground railroad
  • "There are five square knots ..."
  • "The
  • Monkey wrench turns the wagon wheel ..."
  • "Once they got to the crossroads ..."
  • "Flying geese stay on the drunkard's path ..."
  • Steal away
Control code
ocm43373130
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
x, 220 p.
Isbn
9780385497671
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)43373130

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