From Slavery to a Free State: The Story of Maria Rogers Martin - Open House
November 12, 2016, 3:00 PM CT
Presented by Marla Jackson, Quilt Historian, and Bobbi Rahder, Hall Center for the Humanities.
A presentation that explores the life and legacy of Maria Rogers Martin, a quilter and former slave who came to Lawrence, Kansas with abolitionists in 1862.
The event is part of a multi-month research project to document the story of Maria Rogers Martin.
Marla Quilts Inc.
African American Quilt Museum & Textile Academy
2001 Haskell Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-3249
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Sponsored by: Marla Quilts Inc.