Friday, November 19, 2010

New Books in History features "This I Accomplish," the book on Harriet Powers

If you love history, do stop by the website New Books in History. Dr. Marshall Poe of the University of Iowa hosts a weekly podcast featuring a historian talking about a ..... new book in history. Dr. Poe is an expert in Russian history and has even played basketball with President Barack Obama! He and I had a delightful conversation about Harriet Powers and her quilts. I also shared my thoughts that if there is a Harriet Powers' quilt as-yet-unidentified still out there, it is likely in Iowa and from a September 1959 auction of the contents of Port Sunshine, the Keokuk, Iowa home of James and Lorene Curtis Diver. If you are on Facebook, check out New Books in History there. Enjoy!

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