Most of us see that headline and keep moving. My sister sees it and begins to ask questions:
- Who was this Hoosier quilt-maker?
- What inspired her to gift the President of the United States with a quilt?
- What was so “novel” about the bed covering that Black newspapers across the country carried its story?
- Where is the celebrated quilt today?
Kyra previously shared the true story of a young slave girl’s fifty-year quest to see Queen Victoria and give her a quilt. This time she takes us on a Depression-era adventure featuring exquisite quilts made for Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.