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Club members Miriam Leavitt and Rhea Stockwell display quilts, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
April 12, 1936
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph appears with the article, "Romance Runs Rampant in Collection of Old Quilts," Los Angeles Times, 05 Apr 1936: C13.
The two women stand before a large quilt with floral patterns while holding up a smaller one of a different design.
The antique quilts on display at Gibson Hall ranged in value from $25 to $500, owned by members of the Friday Morning Club and newly appointed member of the arts and crafts division of Women's Clubs Miss Leta Horlocker.
Text from negative sleeve: 4725 - Friday Morning Club Mmes. Max Levitt Nathaniel Stockwell [stamped:] Apr 12 1936
Text from newspaper caption: Mmes. Max Leavitt and Nathaniel Stockwell of the Friday Morning Club were exhibitors and hostesses at the first annual handcraft and heirloom exhibit of the club when more than fifty remarkable quilts were shown. There were no prizes given, but competition was high in exhibiting the rarest examples.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Handicraft--California--Los Angeles
Clubwomen--California--Los Angeles
Stockwell, Rhea, b. 1895
Leavitt, Miriam, b. 1877
Friday Morning Club (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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