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Catalog Number 10585-122
Title Quilt, Yo Yo; Pink
Object Name Quilt
Description Yo-Yo Quilt, pink and multicolored. There are diagonal pink circles that form a diamond pattern. The circles within the diamonds are mulicolored cotton fabrics.
Date 1942, ca.
Material cotton
Made Moore, Elsie Florence
Used USA: Nebraska (Lancaster), Lincoln
Length (in) 97
Width (in) 89
People Moore, Elsie Florence
Search Terms Novelty Quilts
History Quilt made by Elsie Forence Moore around 1942.
Elsie was the daughter of Joseph Creighton Moore and Cilvina Baker Moore. She graduated high school from University Place (1915) and from the Nebraska Wesleyan University Conservatory of Music (1919). She taught in the Lincoln public schools from 1919-1921. She took extended courses in music in the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. From 1921 to ? she was a teacher of music in the Revere, Massachusetts High Schools (see was still teaching there as of 1939). It is unknown where she was living at the time the quilt was made. It was donated to the Nebraska State Historical Society in 1983, by her sister, Alice Moore of Lincoln.

Elsie's parents homesteaded at Tyrone in Red Willow County. In 1905 they family moved to McCook and in 1913 to University Place. Her father held various offices including postmaster at Tyrone for ten years, County Judge in McCook for six years, Police Magistrate in Tyrone and University Place, and Police Judge at University Place. See NSHS Archives RG1826.
Credit line Alice Moore, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Moore, Alice
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