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Home Industry and the Pioneers

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title Home Industry and the Pioneers
Description my dad being her only son. Grandpa had two families to support, and all of them worked very hard just to live. Grandma crawled up and down trie rows of her garden on her hands and knees pulling weeds and raising food for her children. "About a mile south of Manti, saleratus was found covering several acres of ground. Saleratus is a natural compound such as soda. Grandma used it for home baking of bread and cakes. She added wood ashes to make it into lye and animal fat to produce soap. This soap was used for all her cleaning and scrubbing." warm springs a mile south of Manti where she scrubbed their wool; returning home she had them immediately shorn and then washed the wool again in saleratus water, then spread it on the floor to drv. She carefully handpi clced the wool to remove burrs, seeds and things like that, by a spinning wheel and wove the yarn into a coarse cloth which made jeans for the men folks and linsey dresses for wss that ir one were caught in a rain it would get so "That's neat," replied Anne. "If my dresses could staEid alone I wouldn t have to worry ahout nan King theni in ray closet. But I guess there wouldn't be room in our house for all our clothes. What are some other things this grandmother did?" "Bless her heart, even though handicapped, she worked with other women helping people in need. There were no the ill and dying. There were no morticians so the sisters washed and cared for the dead and sat with them until the funeral. They brought ice from the Sanpitch 9©
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Identifier 104_Home Industry and the Pioneers.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325109
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325109