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New Exhibition for Talib Aleem and Imo Imeh, Reception August 3rd, 2014, 3pm to 5pm          Donation Package:

Reprint of Original Package
for March on Washington. This package contains the same information given out August 28th 1963, including a pledge card, Lincoln Memorial Program, the parking arrangements, and Table of Contents, Statements By Heads of the Ten Organizations, "What we demand" List and 6 colorful pictures of the "We Shall Overcome" Collage

Previous Exhibits
at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey

101 Quilts on Exhibit at African American Heritage Museum :

An exhibit called "101 Quilts" at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern NJ featured the needlework of several artisans. The quilts celebrate poetry, speak of history and use recycled wedding dresses in their designs. Quilts have traditionally told a story about their makers and the needle artists.

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1. "Alaska Highway" by Karimah Abdusamad
2. "The Sampler" by Francena Cason
3. "Scrap Happy" by Thelma A. Gordy

Visitors to the exhibit saw various examples of quilting by needle artists Karimah Abdusamad, Tinola Cockfield, Denise Fox, Mary Archibald, Alice Marks and the Atlantic City Parents Center Quilters which includes instructors Agnes Galloway and Gail Gordy, and the work of Thelma Gordy, Muriel Greenidge, Pat Tweedle, Joanne Lyons, Betty Lyons, Betty Watson, Yvonne Jordan, Peaches Cason, Dotty Guzman, Joyce Snyder, Cecile Brazos, Marilyn Carter and Karen Webb will be on view. In addition the collections of Yvonne Lemane, Carol Harper and Ken Davis (from the estate of Jewel Irving Morgan) were on view. The show's pieces incorporated the elements of color, line and form merged with needle artistry and message.

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey is located at 661 Jackson Road in Newtonville, NJ in the Martin Luther King Center. Directions are available at Admission is free, however donations are accepted with appreciation.

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