Comments on: The Future of Gee’s Bend http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/ Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:44:30 +0000 hourly 1 By: Transformation of Gees Bend Part VII - the Cooperative Store | Alabama Pioneers http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-134515 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:27:59 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-134515 […] each.  You can see a marked difference in the lives of the people.  Be sure to read the story Quilts of Gee’s Bend to discover what Gee’s Bend is like […]

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By: Pettway http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-134434 Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:04:24 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-134434 It was never settled out of court my aunt Annie Mae young died before the completion of law suit, I wish it was something I could do. The only thing this organization has paid my family is no mind.

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By: weary traveller http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-97937 Sat, 10 May 2014 17:59:33 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-97937 Excellent write-up! Everything I wanted to know. Gonna miss this quilters, but at least I’m gonna be there.

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By: Robyn http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-91007 Mon, 05 May 2014 23:25:40 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-91007 This is a great article to share with the world. I am a vintage quilt collector and seller too. I have always loved the Gee Bends quilts. Thei history behind them make it even better.Thanks for the information. This has been on my bucket list for a while.

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By: deep south magazine erin bass interview travel food creative process http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-73932 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:22:23 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-73932 […] chat, as Erin shares how she got started, the scope of Deep South Magazine’s contents, and the most popular article so far. Catch all of this and some exciting news of upcoming projects for Deep South Magazine in […]

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By: Transformation Gees Bend Part IX - Medical improvements & start of the quiltmaking | Alabama Pioneers http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-65457 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:48:20 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-65457 […] Gees Bend has changed considerably since these […]

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By: Transformation Gees Bend Part VIII - The People | Alabama Pioneers http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-65200 Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:56:00 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-65200 […] The name  of the community was changed to Boykin in 1949, but locals still refer to it as Gees Bend. You can read more of the history of this unique community at Encyclopedia of Alabama including the story of the Quilts of Gee’s Bend. […]

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By: The transformation of Gees Bend, Alabama -Part I - what a remarkable story! | Alabama Pioneers http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-63458 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:52:17 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-63458 […] In 1937, the Van de Graaff family sold their land to the federal government, and the Farm Security Administration (FSA) established Gees Bend Farms Inc., a pilot project of a cooperative-based program designed to  sustain the inhabitants.”  You can read more of the history of this unique community at Encyclopedia of Alabama including the story of the Quilts of Gees Bend. […]

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By: Shawn http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-61464 Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:21:05 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-61464 Excellent article. I live in Huntsville, AL and I’ve been looking for some interesting places to ride my motorcycle for a day trip. Looks like I’ve found a spot. Have Keshia save me some chicken fingers!

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By: sawdustkid http://deepsouthmag.com/2012/04/the-future-of-gees-bend/#comment-51155 Fri, 01 Nov 2013 23:08:47 +0000 http://deepsouthmag.com/?p=7463#comment-51155 Do you still accept scrap fabric ?I have some my mother had but she has pasted away.

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