Book Press Release Announcement: "Keeper of the Fire: An Igbo Metalsmith From Awka" Is Now Available!
If you were left with questions, after reading "Hidden in Plain View" by Dr. Jacqueline L. Tobin & Dr. Raymond G. Dobard, (publishers: Doubleday Publishing/Random House) the book written about Mrs. Teresa R. Kemp's family working on the Underground Railroad in America. Her ancestors sewed African textile languages, patterns and symbols into quilts used as maps and messages. This book has the answers.
The 1st book done by Dr. Ozella William's family. It's a presentation of 5 generation's, 187 years of collective research. In full color, 478 pages of "Keeper of the Fire", they share internationally gathered hidden history, photos of the Quilt Code patterns on African homes, art and people.
Education , World/American History, Quilts, Africa, African Americans, Underground Railroad, UGRR Quilt Code, Abolitionist, Slavery, Jewish history, Metal smiths, American Revolutionary War, Civil War;
Order at www.plantationquilts.com or https://www.createspace.com/4776679
Authored by Mrs. Teresa R. Kemp (Owner of Plantation Quilts Ohio & UGRR Secret Quilt Code Museum). This book accompanies the "UGRR Abolitionist -Keeper of the Fire Exhibit"
Atlanta, GA 28 yr. resident - WVSU, DeVry & OSU Alumni
Interviews of Ms. Kemp:
African Facial Marks Decode the Underground Railroad Quilts w/ Teresa R. Kemp Gist of Freedom Interview
American Civil War Stories Underground Railroad Interview
Forewords by: The late Serena M. Strother Wilson (former resident of Columbus, Ohio) Historian * Griot * Master Quilter
(Wife of the late, Dr. Howard L. Wilson (Ret. Lt. Col.), Former Deputy Safety Director City of Columbus, Ohio,) Co-Owner of Plantation Quilts & the Underground Railroad Quilt Code Museum ,WVSU, Bluefield State, Wayne State Univ. Of Maryland Alumni. Former Williamson & Bramwell, WV resident, Art & Education History Maker's - 5 hours of video tape interviews now in the Library of Congress: http://www.thehistorymakers.com/biography/serena-strother-wilson-40
For more information, please call Mrs. Teresa Kemp at (404) 468-7050 or email: trkemp@PlantationQuilts.com
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