Freedom Quilting Bee, Part 2

The formation of the Freedom Quilting Bee is described, an effort assisted by fellow quilters just south of Wilcox County in Gee’s Bend. Estelle Witherspoon, the first president of the Freedom Quilting Bee, and Elizabeth Walker, wife of Father Walker, describe the development of the co-operative.


This video was produced by the University of Alabama Center for Public Television.

Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Public Library