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Sericulture, the Silk Industry in Ephraim

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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 Sericulture, the Silk Industry in Ephraim
Description teresting and, to the woman's heart, brings out a loving care and interest that makes it more than a labor. The gentle touch needed can only be found in woman s hands. Another wrote of how she enjoyed watching "those little fellows" crawl around while they ate! Lettuce could be their primary diet. grew. The Ephraim Relief Society records state the S10.00 "The Deseret Silk Industry" was established in 1876 A bounty was paid for cocoons. World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. A pair of brocade silk portiers, featuring a sego lily design, exquisite quality and beauty." Sericulture had been practiced on a small scale in Ephraim, then on March 19, 1897, a giant step forward was southeast corner of Ephraim for a Relief Society "Silk on this farm" and near sonie homes, A quantity of silk worms was purchased and cocooneries were set up inside several homes. In the June 15, 1894, Women's Exponent an article was published that carried detailed mstructions on si-Ik are the sister's words: " I have 212 pounds of green 45
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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 325165
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325165