Charlie Olsen's Farm

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
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Title Charlie Olsen's Farm
Description HONORABLE H3HTI01I PERSONAL RSC0LL3CTIOH CHARLIE OLSai'3 PAM Grace Olsen Ahlstrom 1088 S. Palisade Drive Orera, Utah 84057 My father's farn was not an ordinary farm. It was located about two or three miles southwest of Spring City, and was about J00 acres. My family lived there during the summer months, as there was always so much work to be done. V/e all learned how to work, and the training I had at hone insoired no to carry on throughout my life. We also maintained a nice hone in town, keeping both places going and earning our own living. When fall cane and it was time for school to start, we moved back to town. V/e had a lovely house which had been built just before V/orld War I, a cream-colored brick with a basement, two stories and one of the first bathrooms in Spring City. I have wonderful memories of "both places, but the summer days on my dad's fam mean special things to me and hold memories that I shall never forget. The house was 2. three-room adobe house with a large kitchen and two bedrooms. Mother cooked for the farm help, baking huge batches of bread and churning her own butter. Me raised all our 01m vegetables and animals for meat, and always had good things to eat. My older sisters, Hazel and Lola, were both married when I was still young. Dad had some hired men and sometimes Mother had a hired girl to help out, but Mother depended on me for much of the household help. Dad's farm was a gathering place for young people, so we had lots of company during the summer nonths. I will always remember and treasure the good tines we had, with the large groups of both young and older people coming almost every day. They would often walk through the fields to the farm to go swimming in the large 41
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325884
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