Meet Kathleen

Kathleen Curtis Wilson

Kathleen Curtis Wilson is a Fellow at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, Charlottesville, Virginia working on her forthcoming book, An Enslaved Woman and Her Dressmaker Daughter. Wilson is the author of Irish People, Irish Linen; Textile Art from Southern Appalachia: The Quiet Work of Women, and Uplifting the South—Mary Mildred Sullivan’s Legacy for Appalachia. A renowned authority on Appalachian crafts, Wilson is craft section editor for the Encyclopedia of Appalachia. In 2014, she wrote the history of the Southern Industrial Educational Association, Inc. 1905-1926, and complied a digital resource of the organization’s 51 issues of its Quarter Magazine.

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