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Silent Culture

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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 image/jpeg
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 Silent Culture
Description I Dut the dishes on the table but kept sn eye on Grandma. She yelled, "Oh huddah!" as she touched wet fingertips to the inside of the hot oven. The temperature fried mashed potatoes were already cooked and were kept hot in the little warming ovens at the top of the big black cook Grandpa could be heard stomping his way toward the ing dirt off of h3.s work shoes on the sturdy iron fixture which was imbedded in concrete for that purpose, just outside the back door. While Grandpa washed his face and hands. Grandma whisked flour into the hot sausage drippings, thickened mixture, making bubbly tan gravy. The hearty meal was served on the little drop-leaf kitchen table along with fresh applesauce, noine-churned out ter, clover dIossotc After the meal was eaten, dishes washed, dried and put 3way, the table served another purpose. i sat on ^i woodf*n chair and watched Grandma transform the table top into a Xight film of DiHowy chiffon fabric. wnat in trie world was she going to do with this wondrous material, I pondered. Transfixed, I watched her place white tagboard shapes on the fabric and trace carefully around the shape with a pencil. Then she laid inverted china cups on the fabric to anchor the slippery material while she cut out the shapes satin to hold it. Pins leave puncture holes and that wouldn't look pretty." Wnat are you Going to make. i asked. 53
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Identifier 069_Silent Culture.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324470
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324470