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Re: Jan - American Folk Art - Underground Railroad "Myth"

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From: artappeal (artappeal_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jun 30 2004 - 20:02:47 PDT


In addition to talking about symbolism, the book could also be used to spark
a discussion about ethics.

Leah

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From: "Hillmer, Jan" <HillmJan@Berkeleyprep.org>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 4:34 PM
Subject: RE: Jan - American Folk Art - Underground Railroad "Myth"

> Yes, quilts and quilt blocks do have names . I did see the "controversial"
included in the lesson plan. Last year, I purchased the book Hidden in
Plain View and had planned to read it, only to find out that it was an
elaborate hoax in order to highlight some of the quiltmakers featured in the
book. . .

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