Almira Jackson Interview

Interviewee

Almira Jackson

Interviewer

Kim Taylor

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Description

Almira Jackson discusses moving to Fraser and Wolf Point, Montana, after her marriage to Theodore Jackson in 1935. She talks about her history of quilting and describes the fabrics, design process, color, and top quilting that go into the creation of a quality quilt. Jackson also discusses the importance of star quilts in the community and the role the quilts play in tribal honoring ceremonies.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Star quilts; History of quilting; Fork Peck Indian Reservation

Original Date

7-17-1992

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Star Quilts Oral History Collection, OH 285, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 285-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (00:27:25 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

27:25 minutes

Local Filename

OH 285-002.mp3; OH 285-002.pdf

Almira Jackson Interview

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