A Picture of Rose

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1987
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
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Title A Picture of Rose
Description "iOu know that Rosetta was my sister and was just two years older than I, and she died." "Yes, I know that, but you had another sister and two little brothers who died, and I don't even you keep this funny old picture. I think you would like to think of this sister-well-different/ in different clothes and more natural make-up. And that hair! That can't be the way she looked. You told me she was so beautiful." "Oh, did I?" "Yes, that day in the cemetery when we put the rose on her grave. You showed me the rose on her beautiful tall white grave stone, and you said she her name." "Well, she was beautiful. Everyone thought so, and she was so in love and so happy." "But she looks sad." "Yes, that too," Mother replied as a tear "You see, my dear, she was ill, very ill, when that picture was taken. She had a bad heart. But, there was Lee, and he loved her anyway, and they were planning their wedding when she had that picture taken to give to him. They knew what might happen, and they were afraid, but hopeful. They prayed and hoped they would have a wonderful life "Rose had to spend so much of her time in her bed or on the sofa by the front window. Oh, Pa took her out in the buggy, or sometimes she sat on the big front porch when the days were nice. long trip on horseback, so he stayed there all week and just came to Manti on week-ends. Saturday mornings our home would hum with excitement. Rosetta must get ready for lee's appearance. "With two curling irons, one heating in the kerosene lamp while the other was in use, she and I managed in about an hour to create that hair-do you think is so outlandish. Then Rose would put 76
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Identifier 089_A Picture of Rose.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323368
Reference URL