Sea Gull Monument, Temple Block, Salt Lake City Utah in Winter

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Title Sea Gull Monument, Temple Block, Salt Lake City Utah in Winter
Alternative Title 39222005302042
Publisher Souvenir Novelty Co.
Date 1919-08-01
Spatial Coverage Temple Square, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Monuments; Temple Square (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Description Color drawing of Sea Gull Monument in Temple Square, Salt Lake City with snow. Subtitled, "Erected in grateful remembrance of the mercy of God to the Mormon pioneers." Back of card is captioned, "The Sea Gull Monument erected in commemoration of the Miraculous Delivery of the Mormon Pioneers from starvation when a plague of crickets threatened destruction of their crops in 1848 and 1849. Flocks of seaguls appeared and preyed upon the destroyers until the pests vanished and the people were saved. Since then the Gulls have been protected in Utah by Legislative Enactment."
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Source Mss C 376, Utah and the West Postcard Collection
Scanning Technician Zach Phelan
Metadata Cataloger Melissa Coy
ARK ark:/87278/s6hn09nz
Setname dha_upc
Date Created 2020-01-16
Date Modified 2020-01-16
ID 1511563
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