Southward Ho

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
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 323884
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Title Southward Ho
Description and infant dau^iter fed and living in a two-room apartment. It boasted a shared "modern" bathroom down the l;ullway* The larger room served as a multipurpose bedroom and living room combined. The smaller room was the kitchenette. How they were leaving their little sanctuary with no promise of living quarters nor a vocation awaiting thea. "Well at last we're ready to got" Eroa said as she leaned into the stately jalopy. She placed baby Annette on the folded in the back seat. Her fingers brushed across the soft baby coverlet. She recalled the long hours of pleasure she spent sewing on the hand appliqued animals * There were fat round elephants, teddy bears, bunny rabbits, ducks, dogs and cats. Each animal was cut from a different piece of cotton fabric. An assortment of colors and patterns in checks, tiny florals, polka dots and solid-colored scraps were used. livery animal was placed on its own square of white and meticulously embroidered. The squares were all connected with bands and borders of flamingo pink. Swirls of hand-quilted stitches meandered through the doimy cotton battings. It was a work of art dedicated to her dear infant. "Are you sure we have everythJLng?" asked Kel. "Take one last look to check it out." Erma finished tucking her baby into the nest of bedding. She gazed at their belongings and stopped a moment at the enamel wash basin. Her thoughts drifted back to when her child was smaller. She bathed her in it in warm soapy water. Annette would spank the water, sending droplets skittering everywhere. She would grab the wet washcloth, stuff it into her aouth and suck her dry in front of the kitchen range, then dressed her small silky body that had been lightly dusted with 71
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Identifier 084_Southward Ho.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323846
Reference URL