Our Mary

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1994
Type Text
Format application/pdf
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 326218
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Title Our Mary
Description not so in the minds of those who were associated with her. and especially those who knew her well. Mary Nielson was "one who made a difference" because she dedicated her whole life to education. She had a great influence upon mam individuals, both young students and teachers in training as well as colleague family and friends. Her influence was fell in many classrooms in diverse places, and left a la sting impact upon methods used for instruction. Her constant goal was the betterment of the educational system. Through her love, understanding, and talents, she touched the lives of many people as she taught them, worked with them. and befriended them. Mary Rosella Nielson was born November 9, 1905, in Ephraim, Utah, the daughter of Teckla Pauline Christensen and Andrew Christian Nielson, Jr.. a prominent builder in Sanpete. Even at an early age, Mary showed signs that she was to inherit the more artistic talents of her grandfather CCA. Christensen, who was an accomplished artist and poet. His works were noted in the early Utah history of the Latter-Day Saint Church. Mary attended public school and high school in Ephraim where had the opportunity to develop and share her writing and artistic talents. White al Snow College, her ability as a potential teacher was recognized. She graduated in 1925 and was employed as a teacher at the Washington Elementary School in Gunnison for two years. She then returned to Snow College as principle of the training school, a position she held for several In 1935 she became elementary supervisor in the South Sanpete School District. She later filled that position in both the Sevier and Nebo School Districts. She taught at the Topaz Mountain Relocation Camp during World War 11. Through the years, she taught many extension and Mary Nielson Principal Training School Snow College 1927-1934 - Courtesy Lorna M. N. Bown 110
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Identifier 122_Our Mary.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326152
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