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Man Made: Gallery tour with Curator Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry

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Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Fry, Gladys-Marie, 1931-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Fry, Gladys-Marie, 1931-  Search this
1 video recording (VHS)
African American  Search this
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Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Scope and Contents:
Curator Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry led a gallery walk of the exhibition 'Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions.'
Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions.' Dated 19980117.
Biographical / Historical:
Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions featured quilts made by members of the least represented group among all American quilt makers, African American men. The quilts shown had their origins in both the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and included both utilitarian bed quilts to purely decorative ones. The quilt makers represented ranged from the 9-year-old Herbert Munn to the 105-year-old Benjamin Jackson. The quilts came from four different areas of the country: the Deep South, the Atlantic Seaboard, the Midwest, and the Far West. The exhibition was developed by guest curator Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry at the University of Maryland in 1996.
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African Americans  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Quiltmakers  Search this
Male quiltmakers  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Video recordings
Man Made: Gallery Walk with Curator Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
ACMA.03-013, Item ACMA AV002236
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Man Made: African-American Men and Quilting Traditions exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives