The Legacy Quilt Project

A story-gathering project featured in MOFAD’s exhibition African/American: Making the Nation’s Table. Who is your African American culinary hero?

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Judy W. Reed

Judy W. Reed invented a dough kneader and roller that allowed for the even mixing of dough while it was processed through corrugated rollers. An illiterate seamstress from Washington, D.C., Reed signed her 1884 patent document with an “X.”

The Legacy Quilt

Explore some of the incredible stories of African Americans who have shaped our country’s culinary identity.

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The Legacy Quilt Project is a project of the Museum of Food and Drink. MOFAD welcomes submissions of African American culinary heroes to add to our Legacy Quilt as part of our exhibition, African/American: Making the Nation’s Table.

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