Websites, On-line Articles, Videos, Blogs, and Podcasts
• Anne Kimzey Interviews National Heritage Fellow Bettye Kimbrell and Author Joyce Cauthen. http://alabamaartsradio.blogspot.com/2015/03/anne-kimzey-interviews-national.html
Bettye Kimbrell and Joyce Cauthen talk about their book for Arts Radio on March 9, 2015.
• “2008 National Heritage Fellow Bettye Kimbrell.” National Endowment for the Arts Lifetime Honors. http://arts.gov/honors/heritage/fellows/bettye-kimbrell
This site contains a biography, the transcription of an in-depth interview, and a photo of her stained-glass window quilt.
• Bettye Kimbrell interview videos. On-line educational supplement to Alabama Public Television original documentary, Alabama Craft:Tradition and Innovation, 2009. http://www.aptv.org/aptplus/digitalibrary/digitalmediashow.asp?ConceptID=15
This site contains four videos of Bettye Kimbrell talking about quilting history, quilting bees, leaf pounding, and making a stained glass quilt.
• “Bettye Kimbrell,” Wikipedia article, 2009. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bettye_Kimbrell
A Wikipedia article about Bettye Kimbrell
• “Bettye Kimbrell Visits Stewart Perry Campus.” YouTube video,posted by Merrill Stewart, November 4, 2009. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PkgKfrr574
This video shows Bettye and her grandson Brian pounding leaves for the quilt she made for Stewart Perry.
• “Bettye Kimbrell Unveils Quilt for Stewart Perry.” YouTube video, posted by Merrill Stewart, December 10, 2009. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8cq8KmGszg197
This video was made when Bettye delivered the quilt that Merrill Stewart commissioned.
• Beverly S. Taylor. “Bettye Kimbrell’s students create lasting impressions in Cherokee leaf pounding class.” Birmingham News.Blog. May 23, 2010. http://blog.al.com/living-news/2010/05/bettye_kimbrells_students_crea.html
This blog site contains stories, photos, and a video.
• “Masters of Traditional Arts Education Guide.” www.mastersoftraditionalarts.org
This is a study guide about the National Heritage Fellowships (1982-2011)
• Merrill Stewart. “Quilting to the Power of Three.” Planting Acorns. Stewart Perry Company. Blog. August 8, 2013. http://plantingacorns.com/local-craftsmen/quilting-to-the-power-of-three/
This blog by Merrill Stewart discusses a quilt by Bettye Kimbrell, Nina Harvey and Cindy Denton called “Tree-o Ta-li.”
• “Quilter Bettye Kimbrell.” Alabama Arts Radio Podcast, January 23, 2011. http://alabamaartsradio.blogspot.com/2011/01/alabamaarts-radio-podcast-quilter.html
Anne Kimzey, folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, interviews Jefferson County quilter Bettye Kimbrell about her work with 4-H Club students and their quilt exhibit at Birmingham Botanical Gardens.
• “Quilter Receives State Heritage Award.” Anne Kimzey,Alabama State Council on the Arts, 1995. www.arts.state.al.us/actc/articles/kimbrell.htm
Press release issued when the Alabama State Council on the Arts recognized Betty Kimbrell as a State Heritage Award winner.