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Marilyn Califf developed an art exhibit for the Meridian Museum of Art. This article was written to inform the public of this event. It will last through the months of October until December. This exhibit not only included her quilts, but she also…

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This is a chart provided by Memphis Light Gas and Water as a reference for the employees. The chart illustrates Patricia Shaw’s level of responsibility within the company. Her position is directly below the president of the company. During this…

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Patricia Shaw was honored at a Memphis Hypertension Research Center Convention. The theme of the convention was listed as “Black Women- The Foundation of Black Society.” Within the pamphlet, a small paragraph includes Shaw’s accomplishments. …

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This is a sample of some of the quilt patterns from Contemporary Quilts. The top samples: Name: Quadriga 100% cotton, 44” wide, colorfast,1% shrinkage. These are $2.00/yd. Numbers 119 and 151 are named O dots, 50% cotton, 50% rayon. They are also…

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In this photograph, Patricia Shaw and her husband Harold are standing next to Governor Winfield Dunn and his wife, Betsy. The location and the occasion of the photograph is unknown. Both Patricia and Harold worked for Universal Life Insurance and…

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The Terrell Jackson Homemakers Club sponsored a slide-lecture on Contemporary Quilts by Marilyn Califf, the Memphis “Quilt lady”. This event took place at the Home Economist Office of the County Agency Building on March 22. Tickets for this event…

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In Patricia Walker Shaw’s resume she provides all of her educational background, work experience, and professional attainments. Beginning with her undergraduate degree in business administration from Fisk University, Shaw continued to earn…

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This is a picture of Marilyn Califf, owner of ‘Contemporary Quilts, Home of the Quilt Lady’ in Memphis, TN. I believe this picture was taken at her business. Califf became interested in quilt making when her mother-in-law passed down a quilt…
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