[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

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Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 22 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. May 5, 2011.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and was provided by Cleveland Historic Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 60 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cleveland Historic Society

The Society documents Cleveland's history, growth, and culture. Cleveland was born out of the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific railroads running just north of Houston; logging and lumber mills were core to the town's development.

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Description

Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.

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1 photograph : col. ; 22 x 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

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  • May 5, 2011

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  • Sept. 12, 2012, 5:56 p.m.

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[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt], photograph, May 5, 2011; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253169/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cleveland Historic Society.