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1943 Western Nebraska Friendship Quilt To Be Auctioned Off At Western’s 150th Celebration July 16, 2022.(To Be Auctioned In The Western Park Immediately Following The Parade)1943 WESTERN NEBRASKA FRIENDSHIP QUILTThese quilt blocks were made by ladies in the Women’s Guild of St. John’s Evangelical Church in Western, Nebraska. Minutes of their January 1943 meeting indicate that quilt blocks were to be made by the members to create a friendship quilt for Mrs. Ervin (Clara) Sellenrick Jahnke who was moving to Crete. The names were written in pencil and them embroidered. The 40’s era fabric prints were all hand sewn to opposite corners with diffi...

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