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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
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
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 Old Folks' Party
Description After the program and show, many of the honored guests returned to the Armory where a light lunch was served the dance that evening. Many of the honored guests and a few young people attended the "married couples dance" to which the public was invited. Admission to the dance was 50C, with 25« for extra with IOC for extra ladies, then it dropped to 40C, with danced or not." Honored guests were admitted free. The Mt. Pleasant paper stated: Here the old folks who had been confined to their homes with rheumatism for weeks forgot their ailments and danced around like they did 20 years ago. Music for the dance was furnished by one of the two town orchestras, "whichever could be obtained the cheapest." Following the dance, honored guests were taken to their homes, where they could reminisce over the events of the day. Postscript: A summer social was held June 23, 1926, on the North Ward church grounds where the Old Folks were treated to a About 1942, the Bishops relinquished to the Mt. Pleasant Pioneer Historical Association (founded in 1909) the responsibility of providing a dinner and program for the Old Folks. The event has been held in March each year since that time, commemorating the founding of Mt. Pleasant 99
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Identifier 115_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 324445
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324445