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Gee's Bend Quilter Files Lawsuit
by David Hewett

by David Hewett In a complaint filed on June 1 in the Southern District of Alabama, nearly 80-year-old quilter Annie Mae Young asked for compensatory and punitive damages from the people and the organizations that have prospered from her labors. Young, a resident of rural Gee?s Bend and a descendant of ... (Read More)


Former Museum Head Pleads Guilty in Federal Court
by David Hewett

by David Hewett On June 4, former Independence Seaport Museum president John S. Carter, 57, pleaded guilty to federal fraud and tax evasion charges in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia. Carter admitted that he took well over $1,500,000 of museum funds for personal use between 1997 and 2006, during the 17 ... (Read More)
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