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Culture Begins at Home

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
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 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Culture Begins at Home
Description HONORABLE MENTION HISTORICAL ESSAY CULTURE BEGINS AT HOME Mary Louise Madsen Seamons 1774 South 340 East Orem, Utah 84058 Culture has been important to Latter-day Saints from the beginning, and cultural arts have been fostered. Joseph Smith himself, though sometimes happiest when competing in athletic events, enjoyed musical and theatrical Weary from plodding along their westward trek, they gathered around their campfires in the evenings-sang and danced to music provided by their fiddlers and other and other forms of en-tertainnient were Quickly organized When they achieved some freedom from persecution and artists were brought to Utah, among them Jennie Lind, the Swedish Nightingale. Traveling thespians presented plays. And the Saints developed their own talents, some of which were passed on to their children and grandchildren. degrees of fame. C. C. A. Christensen was an artist who studied his craft in France and became renowned , at least among the Lattei day Saints. Some of his paintings, combined to form a large scroll-type panorama, were used by missionaries to illustrate their concepts of the Gospel. One of the early musicians was Jens (James) Hansen who with his wife Sophia, was converted to the Mormon Church and baptized in 1853 in his native Denmark. Together with their small son, the Hansens emigrated to America to join other Scandinavian converts in Zion. When they reached St. Louis, a daughter was born to them. 29
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324405
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324405