Janneken Smucker

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Title

Janneken Smucker

Description

Students in West Chester University's HIS 480: Digital History course interviewed their professor, Janneken Smucker, for their final project. Smucker talks about her background as both a quiltmaker and quilt historian, weighing in on issues including the Underground Railroad Quilt Controversy, the importance of quilts in American society, and the iconic role of Amish quilts in the late twentieth century.

Identifier

PA19383-01

Interviewee

Janneken Smucker

Interviewer

Drew Politski

Interview sponsor

Elizabeth Joe

Interview Keyword

Amish quilts
antique quilts
Mennonite
quilt industry


Citation

“Janneken Smucker,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed July 16, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2418.