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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
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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 Sericulture, the Silk Industry in Ephraim
Description was a worthwhile industry in Ephraim. An offer was made Qustrv in Utah but this did not materxalize, for the in- terest and know-how had declined. The success, though short-lived, manifested the sisters' faith in the community effort. Some of the sisters felt the silk worms the industry Ts early deroise. "The sisters who had worked nobly." There are now, in Ephraim, a few silk cocoons, that memento of the early silk industry. One of the last remaining mulberry trees that had been planted by pioneer hands was a sr^nd a&ed specimen standing southeast of Ephraim s library. It stood near '-he little adobe school- house of former days. Yearly it produced lucious berries in abundance that were plucked and eaten by passers-by. In September 1985 this tree was severly damaged by lightning then later removed-Bibliography: 1. Women's Exponent, February 1 and 15, 1894. 2. Women's Exponent, June 15, 1894. 3. Soren Boss' Journal. 4. Abstract of "Silk Farm," in Francis Larsen's possession. 5. A Centenary of Relief Society, General Board of Relief Society 1942. 6. History of Relief Society, General Board of Relief Society 1966. 7. A Saga of the Sanpitch typist, LuGene Nielson, was born on the "Silk Farm" when her parents were living 47
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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 325167
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325167