Each week bloggers are invited to create a nostalgic or historic post based on a visual prompt. This week’s prompt shows women viewing a quilt. So I’m inspired to find photos with quilts, though other possibilities abound.
Harris & Ewing, photographer. (1933) PRIZE QUILT GIVEN MRS. ROOSEVELT. THE QUILT WHICH WON PRIZES AT THE WORLD FAIR IN CHICAGO IS PRESENTED TO MRS. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT BY E.J. CONDON. L.T. CONWAY VIEWS THE CEREMONY. BOTH MEN ARE CONNECTED WITH A MERCHANDISING CONCERN DOING BUSINESS ON A NATIONWIIDE SCALE. THE PRIZE WINNING QUILT WAS MADE BY MARGARET ROGERS CADEN OF LEXINGTON, KY. United States, 1933. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016883417/.
Wolcott, M. P., photographer. (1938) Untitled photo, possibly related to: Housewives in Tygart Valley, West Virginia, have weekly group meetings in home economics. Here they are quilting. United States West Virginia Tygart Valley Randolph County, 1938. Sept. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017799340/.
Robinson, B. J. (1977) Fannie Lee Teals with her red, white, and blue American Revolution Bicentennial quilt. Georgia Tift County Tifton, 1977. August. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/awhbib000050/.
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