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  • Who'd a thought it : improvisation in African-American quiltmaking / Eli Leon.

    • Text
    • San Francisco, CA : San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, c1987.
    • 1987
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 88-235Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Stitching memories : African-American story quilts / Eva Ungar Grudin.

    • Text
    • Williamstown, Mass. : Williams College Museum of Art, c1990.
    • 1990
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 90-185Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Stitched from the soul : slave quilts from the ante-bellum South / Gladys-Marie Fry.

    • Text
    • New York : Dutton Studio Books : in association with the Museum of American Folk Art, c1990.
    • 1990
    • 2 items
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    Text 3-MOT 91-4318Schwarzman Building M2 - Art and Architecture Room 300

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  • Always there : the African-American presence in American quilts / Cuesta Benberry ; forewords by Jonathan Holstein and Shelly Zegart.

    • Text
    • Louisville, Ky. : Kentucky Quilt Project, 1992.
    • 1992
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 92-324Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Models in the mind : African prototypes in American patchwork : January 15-March 29, 1992 / Eli Leon.

    • Text
    • Winston-Salem, N.C. : Diggs Gallery : Winston-Salem State University, c1992.
    • 1992
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 92-336Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • African American quiltmaking in Michigan / edited by Marsha MacDowell.

    • Text
    • East Lansing, MI : Michigan State University Press : in association with the Michigan State University Museum, 1997.
    • 1997
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 98-336Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Stitching stars : the story quilts of Harriet Powers / Mary E. Lyons.

    • Text
    • New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
    • 1993
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc E 95-803Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Faith Ringgold : Change: painted story quilts, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, January 13 through February 7, 1987.

    • Text
    • New York : The Gallery, 1987.
    • 1987
    • 2 items
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    Text JQF 13-1536Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300
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  • More than just something to keep you warm : tradition and change in African-American quilting, January 24 - March 13, 1992, Springside School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    • Text
    • Philadelphia, PA : Springside School, c1992.
    • 1992
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 97-677Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Nancy Riddick's quilts : a model for contextualizing African American material culture / Cassandra A. Stancil.

    • Text
    • 1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc D 98-2059Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Stigmata / Phyllis Alesia Perry.

    • Text
    • New York : Hyperion, c1998.
    • 1998
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc D 98-2313Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The last story quilt /produced by Linda Freeman].

    • Moving image
    • [United States] : L & S Video Enterprises ; [Chicago Ill.] : Home Vision, c1991.
    • 1991
    • 1 item
    FormatCall NumberItem Location
    Moving image Sc Visual VRA-225Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

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  • African American quilting : the warmth of tradition / Sule Greg C. Wilson.

    • Text
    • New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 1999.
    • 1999
    • 2 items
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    Text JFE 99-10862Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315

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  • Spirits of the cloth : contemporary African-American quilts / Carolyn Mazloomi ; preface by Faith Ringgold ; foreword by Cuesta Benberry.

    • Text
    • New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c1998.
    • 1998
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 02-76Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Black threads : an African American quilting sourcebook / by Kyra E. Hicks ; with a foreword by Cuesta R. Benberry.

    • Text
    • Jefferson, N.C : McFarland & Co., c2003.
    • 2003
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 03-216Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Journey of the spirit : the art of Gwendolyn A. Magee / René Paul Barilleaux, editor ; foreword by Cuesta Benberry ; essay by Roland L. Freeman.

    • Text
    • Jackson, Miss. : Mississippi Museum of Art, c2004.
    • 2004
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc E 05-794Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Gee's Bend : the architecture of the quilt / contributions by William Arnett ... [et al.] ; edited by Paul Arnett, Joanne Cubbs, Eugene W. Metcalf.

    • Text
    • Atlanta, GA : Tinwood Books, 2006.
    • 2006
    • 2 items
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    Text JQG 06-793Schwarzman Building M2 - Art and Architecture Room 300
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  • Just how I picture it in my mind : contemporary African American quilts from the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts / [essay by Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff].

    • Text
    • Montgomery, Ala. : Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and River City Publishing, c2006.
    • 2006
    • 1 item

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    Text Sc F 07-152Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilts, and beyond / essays by Joanne Cubbs, Matt Arnett, and Dana Friis-Hansen ; edited by Paul Arnett and Eugene W. Metcalf.

    • Text
    • Atlanta, Georgia : Tinwood Books ; Austin, Texas : Austin Museum of Art, 2006.
    • 2006
    • 2 items
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    Text JQF 07-1633Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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    Text Sc F 07-144Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Accidentally on purpose : the aesthetic management of irregularities in African textiles and African-American quilts / Eli Leon.

    • Text
    • Davenport, Iowa : Figge Art Museum, c2006.
    • 2006
    • 2 items
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    Text JQE 07-620Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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    Text Sc+ E 07-799Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • African American quilt culture : an Afrocentric feminist analysis of African American art quilts in the Midwest / by Yolanda Hood.

    • Text
    • c2000.
    • 2000
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc D 07-1641Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Bold improvisation : searching for African-American quilts : the Heffley collection / by Scott Heffley.

    • Text
    • Kansas City, Mo. : Kansas City Star Books, c2007.
    • 2007
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 07-593Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The soulful art of African American quilts : nineteen bold improvisational projects / by Sonie Ruffin.

    • Text
    • Kansas City, Mo. : Kansas City Star Books, c2007.
    • 2007
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 07-596Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • More than just something to keep you warm : the Afro-American folk art tradition / essays by Regenia A. Perry and Roland L. Freeman ; sponsored by the Bergen County Ad Hoc Committee of Black Women's Organizations.

    • Text
    • Paramus, N.J. : Bergen Museum of Art and Science, [1988]
    • 1988
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc D 07-2558Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Crafted lives : stories and studies of African American quilters / Patricia A. Turner ; foreword by Kyra E. Hicks.

    • Text
    • Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009.
    • 2009
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc E 09-568Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Seven passages to a flight / Faith Ringgold.

    • Text
    • San Diego, Calif. : Brighton Press, 1995.
    • 1995
    • 1 item
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    Text Spencer Coll. Amer. 1995 10-38Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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  • 100 years of African American history : a fiber art retrospective / by Tina Williams Brewer.

    • Text
    • [Pittsburgh, Pa.?] : [publisher not named], 2010.
    • 2010
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 14-55Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Textural rhythms : quilting the jazz tradition / Carolyn L. Mazloomi ; foreword by Faith Ringgold ; contributions by Farah Jasmine Griffin and Tammy L. Kernodle.

    • Text
    • West Chester, Ohio : Paper Moon Publishing, c2007.
    • 2007
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 14-323Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • And still we rise : race, culture, and visual conversations / Carolyn L. Mazloomi.

    • Text
    • Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing Ltd., [2015]
    • 2015-2015
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 15-364Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Ubuntutu, life legacies of love and action : quilt tributes to Desmond and Leah Tutu by South African and American artists / Marsha MacDowell and Aleia Brown.

    • Text
    • Cape Town : Digital Express, [2016]
    • 2016
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 17-289Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • My soul has grown deep : Black art from the American South / Cheryl Finley, Randall R. Griffey, Amelia Peck, Darryl Pinckney.

    • Text
    • New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018.
    • 2018
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc+ F 18-443Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The quilts of Gee's Bend / Susan Goldman Rubin.

    • Text
    • New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
    • 2017
    • 1 resource

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  • Faith Ringgold : "Raise your voice. Unite. Tell your story."

    • Text
    • London : Serpertine Galleries : Koenig Books Ltd, [2019]
    • 2019-2019
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 20-25Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Faith Ringgold / Faith Ringgold.

    • Text
    • Berlin : Weiss Berlin, 2018.
    • 2018
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc D 20-29Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Signs and symbols : African images in African-American quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman.

    • Text
    • New York : Studio Books in association with Museum of American Folk Art, 1993.
    • 1993
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 94-5Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • A communion of the spirits : African-American quilters, preservers, and their stories / Roland L. Freeman.

    • Text
    • Nashville, Tenn. : Rutledge Hill Press, 1996.
    • 1996
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 96-368Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Dancing at the Louvre : Faith Ringgold's French collection and other story quilts / Dan Cameron ... [et al.].

    • Text
    • New York : New Museum of Contemporary Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, c1998.
    • 1998
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 98-291Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • A piece of my soul : quilts by black Arkansans / Cuesta Benberry ; with an introduction by Raymond G. Dobard.

    • Text
    • Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2000.
    • 2000
    • 2 items
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    Text JFF 01-350Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315

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    Text Sc F 01-59Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Signs & symbols : African images in African American quilts / Maude Southwell Wahlman.

    • Text
    • Atlanta, Ga. : Tinwood, 2001.
    • 2001
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 02-44Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Stitched from the soul : slave quilts from the Antebellum South / Gladys-Marie Fry with a new preface by the author.

    • Text
    • Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
    • 2002-1990
    • 1 item
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    Text JQF 03-261Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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  • The quilts of Gee's Bend / John Beardsley ... [et al.] ; introduction by Alvia Wardlaw ; foreword by Peter Marzio.

    • Text
    • Atlanta, GA : Tinwood Books in Association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, c2002.
    • 2002
    • 1 item
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    Text ReCAP 12-19656Offsite
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  • Stitching stars : the story quilts of Harriet Powers / Mary E. Lyons.

    • Text
    • New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.
    • 1993
    • 1 item
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    Text J B Powers LOffsite
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  • Hidden in plain view : the secret story of quilts and the underground railroad / Jacqueline L. Tobin and Raymond G. Dobard.

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    • New York, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1999.
    • 1999
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc E 99-388Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • African American quilting : the warmth of tradition / Sule Greg C. Wilson.

    • Text
    • New York : Rosen Pub. Group, c1999.
    • 1999
    • 1 item
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    Text J 746.46 WSchwarzman Building M2 - General Research Room 315

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  • Threads of faith : recent works from the Women of Color Quilters Network / Patricia C. Pongracz, editor ; with contributions by Carolyn Mazloomi and Patricia C. Pongracz.

    • Text
    • New York : Gallery of the American Bible Society, c2004.
    • 2004
    • 3 items
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    Text JQF 08-572Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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    Text Sc Art F 08-1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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    Text Sc F 04-287Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Creation story : Gee's Bend quilts and the art of Thornton Dial / contributions by Paul Arnett ... [et al.] ; edited by Mark Scala.

    • Text
    • Nashville, Tenn. : Frist Center for the Visual Arts : Distributed by Vanderbilt University Press, c2012.
    • 2012
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc+ G 12-84Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • Sewing stories : Harriet Powers' journey from slave to artist / by Barbara Herkert ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton.

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    • New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
    • 2015
    • 1 item
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    Text Sc F 16-523Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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  • The quilts of Gee's Bend / Susan Goldman Rubin.

    • Text
    • New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
    • 2017-2017
    • 2 items
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    Text JFF 18-103Schwarzman Building - Main Reading Room 315

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    Text Sc+ F 22-70Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
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  • Faith Ringgold : American people / edited by Massimiliano Gioni and Gary Carrion-Murayari.

    • Text
    • London ; New York : Phaidon Press Limited, 2022.
    • 2022-2022
    • 2 items
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    Text Sc Art (Ringgold, Faith)Schomburg Center - Art & Artifacts

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  • Living legacies : art of the African American south / Jessica Hong.

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    • Toledo, Ohio : Toledo Museum of Art, [2022]
    • 2022
    • 2 items
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    Text JQE 22-350Schwarzman Building M1 - Art & Architecture Room 300

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