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

Hidden in plain view : a secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard

Label
Hidden in plain view : a secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad
Title
Hidden in plain view
Title remainder
a secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Title variation
  • Secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad
  • Quilts and the Underground Railroad
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the secret codes woven by African American slaves into quilts providing directions to those traveling north on the Underground Railroad
Cataloging source
JSE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tobin, Jacqueline
Dewey number
973.7/115
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.T63 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dobard, Raymond G.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African American quilts
  • Ciphers
Target audience
adult
Label
Hidden in plain view : a secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1999"--title page 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"-- page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
x, 220 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385497671
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
98049804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Hidden in plain view : a secret story of quilts and the Underground Railroad, Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday in 1999"--title page 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"-- page [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Extent
x, 220 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385497671
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
98049804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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