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Signs of the Times, Teenagers 1920

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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
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6zc810f
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f

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Title Signs of the Times, Teenagers 1920
Description has drifted into my mind many times since 1920]. used for foxtrot music. If I whirled in one spot for six or eight complete turns, I did the whirling with my right foot, the pi vot ino wi th my left- I may have tried to reverse the whirl a few times, without success. Perhaps my tutor (Helen?) needed to give me another lesson, more advanced than the of my high school teachers volunteered to teach me to waltz the right way, my own version of waltzing was so set in its ways that my feet never quite remembered the right way. 4. Small - town teenage boys of the early twsntl&s girls were likely to go in groups of three or more. Nearly everybody walked, for cars were a rarity and some cars were parked under shelter for winter istors from freezing upj soine were jacked - up and placed on blocks to keep the weight of the cars off the frail rubber tires. after the dance. Similar arrangements were often made on Sunday nights after church. "How strange and quaint," today ' s teenagers might say. But on such a night I knew I had taken the last step I needed to take to become fully matriculated in the school of growing into young adulthood. I had kissed my walk-home date goodnight. engaged two girls our age in teenage talk outside of the meeting house and then walked home with them, probably, for it was understood in those days (or aljo understood that you would say goodnight at the front gate or front door unless you were invited 111
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 19
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323452
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6zc810f/323452