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Ephraim School Lunch

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title Ephraim School Lunch
Description shadows of these canyon wails, fishing pole in hand? With this painful change in Chicken Creek, a stream I had once known as an old friend, I suffered one of life's little deaths No longer is the fishing as it had been when I was a growing boy, but the memories that are left will live on forever EPHRAIM SCHOOL LUNCH LuGene A. Nielson Non Professional Second Place Personal Recollection 1 was a very young girl during the depression of the early 1940's It was then the government arranged many various forms of employment for people to earn a livelihood for their families One of these worthwhile projects in Ephraim was the W. P. A. Lunch Program My dad, Ferald Anderson, was lucky enough to get a job helping with this program in Ephraim The program provided a hot dish such as soup, stew, or chili, with milk, crackers, bread, rolls and often an apple for the school children at noon Old Elementary Schoolhouse in Ephraim Here the School Lunch programs began in the early 1940's Food floor and served to the children Photo - courtesy Louise Ruesch One of my fondest memories is going with my dad to the home of Annie (Stein) Thompson Here the food was prepared by Annie, my dad. and a friend, Maggie Sorenson The food was put in five-gallon cans and, along with other utensils, hauled in a small express wagon one block west to the old elementary Schoolhouse There it was packed up three flights of stairs to a vacant room This room was used as the dining room, and the food was served to the children to eat with sandwiches they brought from home This hot lunch program lasted only a couple of years. However, one fall afternoon in 1944 as my mother. Macel Anderson, entered the Manti Sewing Plant where she worked, a friend called her aside She said. "Macel , last night at our school meeting you were put in as President of the Ephraim P T. A " 61
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Identifier 071_Ephraim School Lunch.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326248
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326248