Christine Humphrey

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Christine Humphrey received her master’s degree in textile history with a quilt studies emphasis at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is now pursuing her doctoral degree in textile history. Material for this article was extracted from her master’s thesis, “Quilt Documentation Projects 1980–1989: Exploring the Roots of a National Phenomenon.” The entire thesis may be accessed at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cehsdiss/84/.

 

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