A Vignette

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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
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
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Title A Vignette
Description Documentation: I lived in the house from the time of my birth in 1907 until 1925; then returned and lived there again from 1929-1931, and again in 1933-1934, and the summer of 1935. The memories of the fruits and flowers are clear, but I also checked with the owners of the home from 1925 to the present date. They helped me correct a couple of errors, and added two or three facts - such as the lighting that helped strike down the Carolina poplar tree. They both corroborated the statement about the rose bush--and other facts. In the main, they substantiated what I have written here. Matter of fact, one of the owners lived in the house as early as 1922, and I boarded and roomed there when I returned to Ephraim after 1925. A VIGNETTE Jenny Lind M. Brown Salt Lake City, Utah Professional Division Second Place Historial Essay I wonder if anyone who took piano lessons from Elma Fjeldsted remembers a little melody called, Heliotrope"? Years ago, before I was even ten years old, she gave me lessons for a while. "Heliotrope" was one of the first pieces I learned to play. Though it was short and very simple, I was filled with excitment because I could finally play a real melody. I still remember the magic of the printed notes, and the wonder I felt as I repeated the melo- dic syllables of the new word. I had never seen a spray of perfume, but I could imagine and dream. As I played, I was certain the heliotrope must be one of the most beautiful flowers. Then someone gave me three tiny bottles of perfume. They weren't at all like the intricately shaped vials of today with their fancy glass stoppers. There were cylindri- cal, perhaps two inches high, with stubby brown corks and tiny flowered labels, but, oh, the magic they brought as I read: Lilac, Wild Rose, and most fascinating of all, Heliotrope!" I knew the fragrance of lilac and wild rose. They were as familiar to me as the brightly colored sweet peas which grew along the fence in my mother's flower garden. How many times had I come home with my arms filled with lavender blos- -72-
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Identifier 086_A Vignette.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323594
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