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Foreword. The Heritage of an Oral Tradition: The Transmission of Secrets in African American Culture by Cuesta Benberry 1 Foreword. The Importance of the Decorative Arts in African American History by Floyd Coleman, Ph.D. 5 Foreword. Secret African Signs Encoded in African American Quilts by Maude Southwell Wahlman. Ph.D. 7 Author's Note. "Write This Down" by Jacqueline Tobin 15 Author's Note. Stitching Ideas into Patterns: Methodology in the Writing of Hidden in Plain View by Raymond C. Dobard, Ph.D. 25 1. The Fabric of Heritage: Africa and African American Quiltmaking 35 2. The Underground Railroad 53 3. "There Are Five Square Knots . ." 69 4. "The Monkey Wrench Turns the Wagon Wheel . ." 83 5. "Once They Got to the Crossroads . ." 97 6. "Flying Geese Stay on the Drunkard's Path . . " 11 7. Steal Away 129 8. African American Quilts: Styles and Traditions 153