During the last years of the Great Depression, various groups got together to chip in to create quilts for those still experiencing hard times.  The following photos depict some of these groups hard at work from 1936-1941.  

Two women work on a large quilt in California in 1936.


Showing off one of the finished products from the 1936 effort!  Be sure to note that the quilter has made sure to wear her comfy shoes for her day of work!

Everyone from a family and the neighbors seen chipping in to make this quilt in a Wisconsin club in 1937. 

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The Quilting Clubs of the 1930s and 1940s (10 Photos)