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Portals of the Progress

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title Portals of the Progress
Description year 1908 to 1917. a resplendent glow throughout, from the depths of the cellar to the airless attic. The carved double front doors were to me the portals to a land of wonder and excitement. Upon passing through those doors into the store one was immediate-1y aware of a piessant medley of sights, smells and sounds. The dry goods section which was located near the entrance, \oulards, crepe dp c hene t da ronet satin and ^uiinier organdies and dimities, etc. Etnbroideries and beautiful laces were attractive vvith their pretty edges showing. Naturally, that was a favorite spot for the female sex of all ages. The clerks would tneasure the desired amount of cloth on the edge of the counter (gold headed tacks indicated the inces and yards), then he or she *ould whip our a pair of glinting scissors and cut off the cloth. This was something I enjoyed watching, especially when my father was doing the HcCord, and Townsend Co. Made in Germany." Copies of a fashion magazine, the "Delineator" were on tures of ladies in stylish clothing made from Butterick patterns that were displayed in a large rack nearby, This was a pleasantly busy place for the ladies as most every housewife did all of the sewing for her family, including shirts for men and boys. Another feature of that department was an upright black chest containing Diamond Dyes. The front of it was painted with a scene of young girls braiding a maypole. They wore brightly colored dresses that whirled as "they danced. That picture al ways gave me a sense of happiness. I liked its feeling of color and motion. -74-
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Identifier 088_Portals of the Progress.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323701
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323701