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Laura May Clarke

Quiltmaker

        Detroit, Michigan (MI), United States    

Laura May Clarke was a prolific quiltmaker and a member of The Detroit News Quilt Club. Her mother was Bozena Clarke.
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Was the maker a woman, man or a group?

Female

When was the quiltmaker born?

7/22/1900

If the quiltmaker was married, what was the wedding date.

Date and place of death.

3/7/1978

Ethnic background/tribal affiliation:

Bohemian (Czech), English

Educational background:

BA in education from Wayne State University.

Religious affiliation:

Congregational

Occupation (if retired, former occupation):

Kindergarten School Teacher. One year she was National President of NEA Kindergarten Division. She was Teacher of the Month in Detroit, June, 1962.

Where was the quiltmaker born?

Detroit, Michigan (MI), United States

Where did the quiltmaker grow up?

Urban

Father's Name:

William George Clarke

Father's ethnic/tribal background:

English

Mother's Name:

Bozena Vilhelmina Motl Clarke

Mother's ethnic/tribal background:

Bohemian (Czech)

How did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

From Relative

When did the quiltmaker learn to quilt?

Age 20-29

Why does/did the quiltmaker quilt:

Church

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