Old Folks' Party

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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
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 324501
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Title Old Folks' Party
Description Song - High School Choir Reading - C. W. Sorensen Benediction - H. C. Jacobs Music by band Until 1915 the dinner and program were held in the South Ward church. As the number attending increased, the program was presented in the town theater and the dinner in the Armory Hall. (Both these buildings burned down in February, 1990.) The theater was known by a number of different names Peerless and Kinema. C. G. Purrington did comic readings' and special entertainment at the Melba Theater in 1912- program for the honored guests. man and oldest lady and sometimes the oldest couple present. In 1912 Fred Nielson, 90, was the oldest man and Eliza 90. others "specially invited." In 1908 there were 324 "at the tables," and in 1936, 465 were present. A minute of 1920 says: "The 13 widowers were very quiet and bashful as they with flowers. Other decorations in the Armory, left for School Junior Prom held just prior to the Old Folks' Party each year. 98
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Identifier 114_Old Folks' Party.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324444
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