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The Little Telegraph Operator

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 08
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1976
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-26
Date Modified 2005-02-26
ID 325605
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf

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Title The Little Telegraph Operator
Description Regarding the influence of John Hassler on music in Central Utah, I have often said that a monument should be erected to his memory, and that contribu-tions should come from all over the southern part of in his horse and buggy and put organs into homes that would never have been interested, had it not been for his missionary zeal in converting them to their cultural needs. The present generation does not begin to know what it owes to the tire-less efforts of John Hassler." Sources: Proceedings of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters---Volume 21. Master's Thesis of Harry A. Dean, Brigham Young University Library. Mrs. George (Mina) Sorenson, Daughter of John Hassler, Mount Pleasant, Utah. Clair W. Reid, Former Student of John Hassler, Music Faculty Member, Brigham Young University. THE LITTLE TELEGRAPH OPERATOR The Story of Telegraphy in Early Ephraim Agnes 0. Anderson Ephraim, Utah Senior Division Second Place Honorable Mention, Historical Essay On September 5, 1869, my mother, Caroline Jensen Hoist, was placed in charge of the Deseret Telegraph Office in Ephraim, Utah, as chief operator. This was on her fifteenth birthday. She was known as "Carrie," and Mr. Musser nicknamed her "Caddie, the old maid". Mr. W. D. Dougal succeeded Mr. A. M. Musser as superintendent of the company. The first telegraph office was located behind the old house at 73 North Main Street, across from the building used as the Ephraim Enterprise (newspaper) office. The telegraph office was moved to several locations in Ephraim before it became permanently located in Caroline's home on First South -69-
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Identifier 079_The Little Telegraph Operator.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325589
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6rr1wdf/325589