Quilt of County Businesses. NCHS sold 12 inch square blocks of white muslin with the business logo to be embrioderied for $20.00 each to 81 businesses in the county to raise money to help pay off the purchase of the Sheriff's Residence and Jail. The blocks were then sewed together into a 9 block square with a 2 inch border, then quilted. This Quilt made $1620.00 .
The following businesses purchased blocks: Bern State Bank, Bern; Morrill State Bank, Sabetha; Farmer's State Bank, Sabetha; First State Bank, Centralia; Wenger Manufacturing, Sabetha; Farmers State Bank, Corniing; Seneca Theater, J. J. Kongs; People's Saviings Bank, Sabetha; First National Bank, Wetmore; Strahm Lumber, Bern; Heideman Locker, Seneca; Stoller Interiors, Sabetha; M & M Grocery, Bern; Hundley Moter Service, Bern; The Sabetha Herald, Sabetha; The Courier Tribune, Seneca; Museum of Nemaha County, Seneca; Seneca Dental Clinic, Seneca; Altwnhofen Oil Company, Seneca; Production Credit Association Serving North East Kansas; Seneca Florists, Seneca; City of Goff; Mid Am- Nemaha Cooperative Creamery, Sabetha; St. Marys Church, St. Benedicts, Kansas; The Clothes Rack, Bern; C R Industries, Seneca; International Harvester, Seneca and Holton; Seneca Furniture Company, Seneca; Goodyear - Red's Tire and Home Supply, Centralia; Firrst National Bank, Goff; Bern Cafe; Christman's Upholstering and Antiques, Sabetha; Bergman's Hy Klas, St. Benedict"s; Bern Meat Plant, Bern; Eldon's Jewlery Store, Seneca; John Deere, Seneca and Sabetha; Seneca IGA; Horalek Store, Centralia; Goff Lions Club; Lortscher Agri Service, Bern; Summers Market, Sabetha; Bern Extrusion Inc, Bern; Farm Service and Supply, Seneca; Koehler Equipment, Co., Seneca; Seneca Implement Co., Seneca; McClary Oil Company, Centralia; D & J. Cafe, Goff; Sheik Hardware, Bern; Bern Seed Co., Bern; Friendly Diner, Seneca; Nemaha Valley Motorss, Seneca; Seneca Ready - Mix and Fertilizer, Inc., Seneca; Weyer, Oil Co., Goff; Johnson's Pharmacy, Sabetha; Harsh Drug Store, Seneca; Bern Veternary Clinic, Bern; Philas- Bern Oil Co. Inc., Bern; Gambles- Ace Hardware, Seneca; Oldsmobile - H & H Motor, Co., Seneca; E & L Standard Service, Goff; Nemaha County Coop- Seneca, Corning, Baileyville; Sabetha Sewiing Machine Company; Nemaha County Farmers Union; Seneca Wholesale Co. Inc.; The Nemaha Booksellers Used & Rare Books, Goff; Pallesen Grain Co., Goff; Nemaha County Farm Bureau; National Farmers Organization, Nemaha County; Haverkamp Feed Service, Seneca; Jaycee Jaynes, Seneca; Suther Bldg, Supply, Seneca; Brinker Furniture and Appliance, Seneca; Big B Thriftway, Seneca; The Baileyville State Bank, Baileyville; Michael Bennett Trucking Inc.., Seneca; Citizens State Bank, Seneca; Gene's Thriftway, Sabetha; Haverkamp Mixer, Seneca; The Seneca Federation of Business and Professional Wimen; Windmill Inn; Seneca; City of Seneca.
|Title||Nemaha Co. Business' Sunflowr Quilt|
|Collection||NCHS Quilt Collection|
|Source||Found in Museum|