Food, Fiber and Funds for our Forefathers

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Food, Fiber and Funds for our Forefathers
Description in debt, so the banks took over many of Che herds. By 1941, when World War II broke out, the number of sheep in AC Che end of the war, Che government demand foe wool and lamb slackened, and cheaper man-made fibers appeared and capcured much The sheep populacion continued its decline. The future of Che in-worked with them had helped build Manti, Sanpete, and Che United but Co che history and the development of a segment of Che popula- The sheep-herders who lived with the sheep and cared for them mo tinea ins or on the deser c, wherever the sheep found their food i chese men liked the work, and sometimes they just could not get other jobs, so Co support their families they lived away from them, Roads were bad snd transportacion slow, so herders rarely saw A dog, a horse, the sheep were cheir true companions. They and horses had'names. So did rn^ny of the sheep! Oh, some looked like very certain people, and when chat sheep wich the particularly white face, much like Lucy's when she had her make-up on, was not was made for her. Sheep were named after family members, friends snd foes, even presidents, prostitutes and prominent religious figures¦ They weren't just a herd of sheep but a community that che good herder governed with a strong but kindly hand. Many herders were happy with this life-style, preferred this Job to any other, and after only a few days T'home" they were ready the wind, and to that small room where they Knew exactlv where everything was. There really was not enough room in a tent or campwagon -69-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323111
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