Always there: the African-American presence in American quilts (book)
Written by C. Benberry (Kentucky Quilt Project), this work includes Kentucky quilters such as Fanny Catlett, born in 1859 in Birmingham, KY, and Minnie Benberry of Grand Rivers, KY. It also includes a quilt made by slaves in Richmond, KY.
The title Always there: the African-American presence in American quilts was first used for the traveling quilt exhibit shown around the country between 1992 and 1994.
For more see K. Johnson, "Quilt Records Donated to U of L Archives and Records Center," The Kentucky Archivist: Newsletter of the Kentucky Council on Archives, Spring 2000, p. 4; and Benberry, Cuesta, et al, Always There: the African-American Presence in American Quilts. Louisville, KY: Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., 1992.