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for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 30 Issue 2, Fall-Winter 1982
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The songs composed and performed by the striking textile mill hands in Gastonia between April and September 1929 not only increase our knowledge of events and issues the strikers thought important, but when reconstructed in their referential richness and performative intensity, these strike songs reveal processes that underlay the discrete events and structured the course of the whole strike.
Based on 16 interviews and informal discussions with quilters in the Blue Ridge region, the author sought to find a pattern in the techniques used to design the quilts, especially regarding the conceptual and behavioral processes shared by the women who make each type of quilt.