Documentary Film – Hearts & Hands: The Influence of Women & Quilts on American Society
The 2022 Horry County Museum Documentary Film Series continues with Hearts & Hands: The Influence of Women & Quilts on American Society. This film presents a vital part of American history, the role played by women and their textiles in the 19th century’s great movements and events including the Civil War, the abolition of slavery, westward expansion, and the suffrage and temperance movements. The film explores the astonishing lives and accomplishments of ordinary, often anonymous women as well as chronicling the lives of extraordinary individuals such as Harriet Tubman, Elizabeth Keckley, Frances Willard and Abigail Scott Duniway.
The film is free and will be shown at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9.