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A Quilted History: Women History Month


March 17, 2022

Photo Joyce Powell Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum President

Carolyn Williams, curator of the Quilted History Museum near El Dorado, will share her family history from times of slavery, using quilts and other artifacts to illustrate her talk. "So much of Black people's history is told through quilts," she says. Carolyn Smith-Williams, born in Strong, AR. Attended Gardner High School in Strong. She is an Alumni of AM&N in Pine Bluff, AR. She is retired from the United States Navy. In 1999 she founded The Quilted History, an organization dedicated for the sole purpose of educating everyone that she could about the history of people of color. She create...

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