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Ethel H. Berger Center

2950 E. Tacoma St.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636 United States
(520) 439-2306

March 2014

Journey Stories Sierra Vista – “Journey of the Quilt – Part 2”

March 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636 United States
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Arizona Quilters Hall of Fame Quilt Documentation Project. "Every Quilt Tells a Story"and "Every Quilt Needs a Label to Tell Its Story"

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January 2015

Arizona Tourism from Stagecoaches to Kayaks

January 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636 United States
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Ever since the Grand Canyon became grand, tourists have been flocking to Arizona to see the sights and experience the unique landscape and indigenous cultures. This presentation covers the whole state over more than a century. From 1880s Grand Canyon stagecoach and mule rides, the Fred Harvey railroad era (Harvey Girls and Indian Detours), auto camping on Route 66 in the 1920s, Tombstone’s Helldorado Days, dude ranches, post-World War II getting your kicks on Route 66, all the way to…

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March 2015

Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community

March 3, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636 United States
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For centuries, Hopi men grew cotton and wove the fibers into blankets and clothing. In the 1880s, with the arrival of Anglo missionaries and government officials, quilting was introduced to the Hopi people and it quickly became integrated into Hopi culture and ceremony with quilts being used in every Hopi household. Hopis today are 4th and 5th generation quiltmakers and as the artistic traditions of two cultures are blended, it is not uncommon to see a quilt with a traditional…

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