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"Feed the Hungry" Quilt

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Identifier: 1938-017-0001

Title: "Feed the Hungry" Quilt

Description: Log Cabin style quilt made in Lexington, Missouri, for a Methodist-Episcopal church bazaar to raise money for families of ex-Confederate soldiers from the Civil War. Spelled out across the front of the quilt is a reminder to parishioners to “FEED THE HUNGRY” in the wake of a devastating war that left families impoverished.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1866

Type(s): Quilt

Maker/Creator: Women of the Methodist-Episcopal Church South

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Methodist Episcopal Church


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