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Dancing Through the Hard Times

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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 Dancing Through the Hard Times
Description Gilbert, myself, on the comet. I'm not sure I improved their music, but they made me feel like one of them; and playing gave some good experience, for which I was truly grateful." There were other groups who played in Gunnison and Centerfield throughout the years, of which I am not aware, but as late as the depression years, when my grandfather had been dead for at least ten years, members of the Fjeldsted family were still entertaining at local dances with a small orchestra comprised of his youngest son, Byron; Orion Myrup, his grandson, and other Gunnison and Centerfield musicians, I was twelve years old when my grandfather passed away, but I still remember, with fondness and nostalgia, the twinkle in his eyes when he brought out his treasured violin to entertain the ¦ ¦ family with his "lively fiddle" music. •k -k -k DANCING THROUGH THE HARD TIMS Yulene A. Rushton 4120 West 3100 South West Valley City, UT 84120 Second Place Historical Essay Those who came in generations before me danced their way through life. It was the main form of entertainment in small towns for decades. There's a great difference between then and now. Dancing today seems to be any wild movement done with a beat, although not usually in time with anyone else on the dance floor. Oftentimes, dancers look like a gathering of idiots, dancing only with themselves. They hardly ever touch another person™ The more wild and jerky the movements, the more into the music one is considered to be. "I* Not too many years ago, dancing was an art. People danced with each other, their feet keeping time and their bodies swaying smoothly with the rhythm of the music. They held each other, perched in a graceful position as they glided 78
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325680
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6n014pd/325680