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Quilt_access.jpg
Creator: Nelson, A.
Description: This patchwork quilt was made in 1898. The quilt block used in the quilt was known as 'Snowflake' in the 1800s, and is also now known as 'Old Italian Block'. It has solid red and white fabrics on…[More]

SievwrightClaraHarbon.jpg
Description: Clara lived at 236 East Foster Street with her parents, James B. and Ida B. and her sister, Ruth.

SievwrightRuthdaughterDorothyIanAnnie_access.jpg
Description: Ruth Sievwright was the daughter of James B. and Ida B., and sister to Clara.

SievwrightRuth_access.jpg
Description: Ruth was the daughter of James B. and Ida B. Sievwright.

SievwrightJamesBeattySievwright.jpg
Description: The Sievwright's lived at 236 East Foster Street. James was 43 years old and a dry goods salesman. He had immigrated from Canada in 1870.

SievwrightIdaBelleCoy_access.jpg
Description: The Sievwright's lived at 236 East Foster Street. Ida (nee Coy) lived with her husband, James B. and their daughters, Ruth age 9 and Clara age 2.

RevJoelLeonard_access.jpg
Description: Joel Leonard was pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church begin in 1896.

PicklesMarionSelee_access.jpg
Description: Marion Selee Pickles was the daughter of John D. Pickles and his second wife, Lucy Cora Selee.

Picklesfamily.jpg
Description: John D. and Elizabeth (nee Seavey) Pickles were married on June 14, 1877. Helen was their daughter, born in 1885. Elizabeth died on October 25, 1895, probably before the quilt was made. It was…

AliceGrady1916-17_access.jpg
Description: In 1900, Alice Grady lived at 35 Otis Street with her father, Thomas and mother, Margaret and brother, Wallace and sister Margaret. Both Alice and Margaret's names are on the quilt.

LeonardRayMarieRalph_access.jpg
Description: Ray and Ralph Leonard holding up Marie, the daughter of Ralph Leonard.

LeonardRayFlorence_access.jpg
Description: Ray Leonard was the son of Joel M. and Mary T. Leonard. His name appears on the quilt.

Leonardcar_access.jpg
Description: Car owned by the Leonard family. Joel Leonard was the pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church in Melrose beginning in 1896.

LeonardJoelMaryRalph_access.jpg
Description: In 1900, Joel and Mary Leonard were living at 647 Main Street. They lived with their sons Ralph, age 13, and Ray, age 12, and a servant Emma Stolsten, age 30. Ralph Davis, Ray M., Joel Marvin, Mary T.…[More]

JonesDettmarhockey.jpg
Description: Dettmar Worth Jones, born September 2, 1890, was the son of Walter DeHaven and Gertrude Jones. His name is on the quilt. Pictured with Dettmar was Ruth, David and Mark.

JonesDettmarRuthDavidMark_access.jpg
Description: Dettmar Worth Jones, born September 2, 1890, was the son of Walter DeHaven and Gertrude Jones. His name is on the quilt. Pictured with Dettmar was Ruth, David and Mark.

JonesStella_access.jpg
Description: Stella Worth Jones feeding a raccoon outside her house. According to the family "My father and family would visit Stella at her house in New Jersey when she was older. She used to keep raccoons for…[More]

JonesStellaWorthJonesVoorhees.jpg
Description: Stella Worth (nee Jones) Voorhees is on the right.

JonesWalter_access.jpg
Description: Studio portrait taken by C.R. Selee's Studio, Melrose

Worthcanoe_access.jpg
Description: Photograph of the Worth family on a canoe outing.