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Annette and Tim Jones of Bemidji, shown with their dog, Kego, have framed a crazy quilt made in 1890 by Tim's grandmother, Della Barbour Jones of Cass Lake. Pioneer Photo/Molly Miron

Family displays quilt made by grandmother

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In 1890, a 17-year-old girl, newly graduated from the Fergus Falls Normal School, was teaching at a country school - her first job.

With some time on her hands after the students left for home, and perhaps lonely from being away from home the first time, she made herself busy with a sewing project.


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