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NASCAR!

On This Day in History Quilt for February 21:
On this day in 1948 the National Association for Stock Car Racing (NASCAR) was officially incorporated under the leadership of mechanic and auto-repair shop owner William Frances Jr.

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Clarice Sabina of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania made this quilt from NASCAR tee shirts in 2010. The extra shirts were sent to Iraq.  Sabina documented her quilt during the Western Pennsylvania Quilt Documentation Project.

View this quilt on The Quilt Index to read more about it’s history, design and construction. Be sure to use the zoom tool for a detailed view.

Sources:
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nascar-founded

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Posted by Amy E. Milne
Executive Director, Quilt Alliance
amy.milne@quiltalliance.org

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