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Reece Museum

The Center for Appalachian Studies & Services

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Donated by Cecile Cox Quillen, 2004

A native of Greene County, TN, Cecile Cox Quillen was employed during her early years at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and later at Eastman Chemical Company, where she met her future husband. Cecile married James H. Quillen on Aug. 9, 1952. James Jimmy Quillen served as a US Congressman from 1963 to 1997.  As can be seen from the hats she wore, Mrs. Quillen was highly acclaimed as a charming and gracious hostess who was always at her husband's side.

Virtual Exhibit Items

pottery
Crock

basket
Basket

elephant
Elephant

hat
Hat

lantern
Lantern

shoes
Shoes

uniform
Uniform

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