The "Pictorial History" and The "God Bless America" Quilts
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The "Pictorial History" and The "God Bless America" Quilts


by Elaine Beck Chambliss

Elaine Beck ChamblissThe "Pictorial History" and the "God Bless America" quilts appliquéd by Elaine Chambliss are one-of-a-kind treasures. The "Pictorial History" donated in 2001 brought $1500.00 at the auction. Kenneth Hilbig was the buyer and he graciously donated the quilt back to the Rockne Historical Association. It is displayed in the Rockne Museum. The "God Bless America" quilt donated in 2002 was purchased for $1200.00 by Charlie and Marian Nelson and donated to the Rockne Museum. It was again auctioned at another RHA fundraiser.