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A Pioneer Mother

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6n014pd
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325758
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd

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Title A Pioneer Mother
Description Fortunately, the pioneers discovered them in time and fed and cared for the doomed women. Source of the anecdote: Mrs. Adelia Sidwell, Manti pioneer. Comments: The behavior of the tribe is consistent with the manner in which so-called primitive tribes handled the problem of their unproductive, old and sick members. The Indians may have been "unloading" the burden of the three squaws on to the white man. By the time of the Manti settlement, the customs of the Indians and their balance in the land where they lived had already been put under considerable strain by the advent of the White Man's march toward and settlement of the West. * * * ' ¦ A PIONEER MOTHER A. J. Anderson P.O. Box 155 Fairview, UT 84629 First Place Historical Essay In the early spring of 1866, the citizens of Fairview had mixed emotions. They were happy spring had arrived, making possible another planting and eventually a crop which they needed. The birds had returned from the south and their beautiful songs early in the morning were extremely pleasing to the ears. Some animals were quietly breaking their winter hibernation, eagerly searching for extra winter coats were glad to be about their normal activities. A new year with all its promises, challenges and problems was slowly emerging with each warm day. The snow was receding along the benches and the landscape was taking on a greenish hue. The winter had been harsh and seemingly long, with few breaks in the inclement weather. The community had been in existence for six years. It had a beautiful setting as it nestled close to the mountains on the east and was flanked 7
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Identifier 020_A Pioneer Mother.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325632
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd/325632