The Passing of Giles Wright

Giles Wright was an African American historian,  who  was a Black History scholar, passed away on February 6th.  His studies  included the myth about the Underground Railroad’s  “Quilt Code”.  His critique about this subject is here on Kim Wulfert’s web site:

http://www.antiquequiltdating.com/Hidden_in_Plain_View_-_The_Secret_Story_of_Quilts_and_the_Underground_Railroad.html

The  Courier-Post article about Mr. Wright, including a photo,  is below:

http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20090206/NEWS01/90206024/-1/NLETTER10?source=nletter-


Here is The New Jersey Star Ledger‘s article:

http://www.nj.com/news/ledger/jersey/index.ssf?/base/news-12/1233897991302820.xml&coll=1

And Kim Wulfert’s blog:

http://quiltersspirit.blogspot.com/2009/02/giles-r-wright-my-dear-friend-mentor-in.html

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