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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
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Title Preface
Description ADVERTISING Radio Stations KMTI and KMXU Messenger-Enterprise. Manti; Gunnison Valley News, Gunnison, Pyramid. Mt. Pleasant, The Provo Herald, Provo. Richfield Reaper. Richfield, Committee members and volunteers JUDGES Nora Rust Mickelson was bom in Roosevelt. Utah Later, the Rust family moved to Talmage, about 20 miles north of Duchesne She rode her horse fourteen miles a day to the school to get her education With no high school in the area, after eighth grade Nora came to Manti and lived with her grandmother and graduated from Manti High in 1930 It was here that she met Ernest Mickelson, and they were married in 1936 in the Manti Temple They raised seven children and at present they have forty-six grand-children and eight great-grandchildren As active members in the LDS Church, they filled two missions, one in Nashville, Tennessee, and one in Cleveland, Ohio They were ordinance workers in the Manti Temple for seven years Nora has always had a special love for poetry, drama, debating and public speaking. Karen Hunt Buchanan was bom in Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, but grew up in Spanish Fork and Salt Lake City She attended school at the University of Utah and BYU, majoring in Speech Communications and English After returning from a mission to England in 1985 she and her husband left Salt Lake City and built a home in Manti, hoping for a simpler life away from the bustle of the big city It was like coming home. In 1991, she was asked to chair a new Arts Council in Manti This was an exciting adventure and from a small beginning has now developed into a viable organization with Ivo Peterson as current president. Vern Buchanan was bom in Idaho and lived the majority of his adult life in Salt Lake City His father was born and raised in Manti His grandparents lived their entire lives here His great-grandfather, John Buchanan, served in the Mormon Battalion, then brought his family to settle in Manti in 1852 Vern was educated at Oregon State College in Corvallis, and the University of Utah in Engineering He worked in construction as a carpenter and later as a general contractor. In 1968, he went into microfilm work and operated a service bureau He also designed microfiche cameras which were marketed world wide Since 1981, he has written eight volumes of personal history, mostly for the benefit of their family One, "Laps of Memories," was published and sold They have seven children, twenty-three grandchildren and one great grandchild due in October. "Sanpete County has always been a part of my life At retirement, in 1990, we sold our home in Salt Lake City, moved to Manti and built a new one, just right for Karen and me We enjoy this lifestyle." iv
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326304
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