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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
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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 Pea Canning
Description FIRST PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY PEA CANNING Eleanor P. Madsen 295 East 1st North Ephraim, Utah 84627 Do you remember following behind a wagon with a load of peas on its way to the viner and pulling off some of the tender pea pods, popping them open and relishing each tasty bit? If you lived in Sanpete County before 1960, this may be one of the memories you cherish. The summer before I was married, I helped with a pea canning session one hot August day. As a family we loaded with peas. We sat under some tall bushes in the Danish Field west of Ephraim and shelled the peas. The for processing. With a little salt and filled with water the bottles of peas were sealed with hot lids and put in a large boiler of hot water. The peas were kept boiling fully supplied with wood and coal. How good those peas from the cool cellar where they had been stored. Some of the ladies who canned their own peas shelled them through the wringer of the clothes washer. The peas the ringer the peas rolled back into the tub. Most memories of canning peas were related to the pea factories in Manti and Ephraim. The farmers who raised the peas and those who worked at these plants can recall days of long, hard work. In 1914 a group of men in Ephraim organized the Ephraim Cannery Company. H. P. Peterson was President, Ben Rasmussen Vice President; Charles Johansen, P. D. Jensen, Ephraim Peterson, Hans Christensen and John K. Olsen were the Directors. A building to house the project was built that year, and the first peas were 97
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325139
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325139