Childhood Daze

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 09
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1977
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324900
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Title Childhood Daze
Description Sources: (continued) Smith & Gillin. Telephone conversations with Nellie B. Grabble, Stephen Gray, Brent Jensen and Rex Madsen. Personal interviews with Lucy Phillips, Hazel White, and Jay and Connie Jensen. Title information obtained at Sanpete County Courthouse. CHILDHOOD DAZE Edith Allred Price, Utah Non-Professional Division Second Place Tie Historical Essay In the early 1900's there were no TV's, no radios, not many cars, few good roads, and not much money in Sanpete County, but children did not lack for entertainment or some-thing to do. I never remember a time that I was bored or had nothing to do. In fact, I cherish the memories of my happy childhood. There were many things that I enjoyed doing that child-ren of today would regard lightly, but times were different. Children, then, were more capable of providing their own entertainment. At least once a week we went with our mother to visit our aunts, cousins, or grandparents. They, in turn, came to visit us every week. I loved listening to their very inter-esting conversations, although I did not always know what they were talking about. I remember once that they kept talking about a woman who was pregnant. I surely wanted to know what she had done, but I didn't dare to ask Mama. Even the dictionary didn't help. When company came, we always served refreshments in our best dishes, and a warm relationship seemed to exist among people of all ages. On a day when one of our neighbors was having a "pig killing", I was allowed to watch it along with other neigh- -18-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324789
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