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The Spring Campaign

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title The Spring Campaign
Description THE SPRING CAMPAIGN Dorothy Buchanan 267 East 300 North Richfield, Utah SECOND PLACE PERSONAL RECOLLECTION Picture a bright day in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, a good many years ago. The snow had melted from the north side of the buildings, and the lawns and shrubs were fresh and verdant. Wild flowers were appearing upon odors. Boys were walking on homemade stilts, playing mumble peg on the lawns, and engaging in lively games of " Frank Bohne Baseball" on side streets. Spring had definitely arrived. Filled with the delight of mellow air and welcome sunshine, I would be caught off guard one evening at the supper table, when my Mother announced, " I am going to start housecleaning next Monday. I hope you will all help. " My spirits would sink. As I was the only girl in the family, momentary thoughts of escape would being stricken with a convincing illness. But had to be met and conquered. Annual spring inescapable. Every room in the house was "torn up" and thoroughly cleaned. What a bustle ensued! We prepared a large amount of food ahead of time, such as scalloped potatoes, baked beans anct several desserts, which saved time for the work at hand. We had sixteen windows, in our two-came down. We washed and " dipped" them, and the large ones were placed on wooden stretchers everything was completely cleaned. Many pieces mattresses--laid on a wooden rack, vigorously 1 Ofi
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325037
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325037