Sears: 1934 Exhibit of Regional Winners
 



Ephemera Record: 5B-AA-3A

Ephemera Object Description

title
Sears: 1934 Exhibit of Regional Winners
dateOriginal
1934
timePeriod
1930-1949
description
The photo shows the first place winners of the 1933 Sears National Quilt Contest on display in 1934 when the Century of Progress Exposition opened for a second summer. Sears requested that the top regional winners loan their quilts for the special exhibit. The quilt at the far left might be Star of the Bluegrass, the grand prize winner. To continue from left to right: Lincoln Quilt by Inez Ward, Horse Cave, KY; Stars by Rose White, Clarkston WA; Sunburst by Lillie Belle Carpenter, Hyndman, PA; Unknown, probably made by Mrs. M. Harvey, Springfield, MA; Spectrum by Edith Matthews, Winnemuca, NV; Colonial Rose by Mabel Langley, Dallas, TX; Autumn Leaves by Mary Hilliker, Carl Junction, MO; Star of France by Susie Combs, Pebworth, KY; Tea Rose by Minnie Gau, Minneapolis, MN.
source
From the Sears Quilt Contest collection of Merikay Waldvogel's Archival Collection.
city
Chicago
state
Illinois (IL)
country
United States
type
Text
physicalobjectType
  • Photograph
language
English
InstNameF003
  • Waldvogel Archival Collection
InstProjNameF003a
Sears
InstInvContrNumF004
Sears Quilt Contest 1933 Chicago World's Fair
subjectother
Sears, World's Fair, Chicago, contest

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