The Peace and Plenty Coverlet, the Great Chicago Fire, and a Handmade Loom: A Material Culture Exhibit of Artifacts from the Ancestors of Barbara Booth

Title

The Peace and Plenty Coverlet, the Great Chicago Fire, and a Handmade Loom: A Material Culture Exhibit of Artifacts from the Ancestors of Barbara Booth

Subject

Material Culture and Artifacts from the migration of Barbara Booth's ancestors to Kansas

Description

This study covers the material culture of five selected artifacts and a brief history of the migration of Barbara Booth’s ancestors to Kansas. Each artifact has a story attached to it that gives a glimpse into the amazing history and craftsmanship in a single family, passed down through the generations. This paper uses photography, field work, interviews, research into arts and crafts, and many original primary sources from the family.

Creator

Rachel Hein

Publisher

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Date

Spring 2017

Contributor

Kansas State University

Rights

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Format

PDF

Language

English

Files

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Diamond Springs-Hein Project.pdf

Citation

Rachel Hein, “The Peace and Plenty Coverlet, the Great Chicago Fire, and a Handmade Loom: A Material Culture Exhibit of Artifacts from the Ancestors of Barbara Booth,” Kansas History and Life, accessed July 19, 2018, https://othercollections.omeka.net/items/show/52.

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