March 4 Woman of the Day: Harriet Powers

Harriet Powers, African American quilter, is March 4 Woman of the Day.  Read about this pioneer woman below.

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PBS.org: http://video.pbs.org/video/2365210187/

New York Times Learning Page: http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20040130friday.html

National Museum of American History: http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_556462

Amazon.com Book about Harriet Powers: http://www.amazon.com/Stitching-Stars-Harriet-African-American-Artisans/dp/0684195763

African American Registry: http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/harriet-powers-artist-story-quilts

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