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Sterling Neighbors

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title Sterling Neighbors
Description The big boys had fun on Halloween, pushing over outhouses even if someone happened to be inside them. During the depression years, work was hard to find and our government made jobs for the men. One job was building new toilets all over the U.S. These were much nicer than most of the old ones. The floors and holes were made of cement. There was just one seat, and it had a covering to keep insects away. We called these buildings Roosevelt Monuments, named after our President. After I was married, we had to use the old outhouse because we did not have a bathroom. I didn't go there to dream and make wishes, I went there for peace and quiet and to try and solve problems. I wondered what was best for my family, how to stretch money, how to keep a peaceful happy home life. With three generations of family living together, there were trials. Sometimes I would get depressed and feel that I was going to explode. Then I went to the outhouse and had a good cry, and soon I felt better. I dried my eyes and walked back into my home, and no one knew that Mom had cried. STERLING NEIGHBORS Rose Mclff Non Professional Honorable Mention Anecdote Teese and Sadie Anderson lived on the farm where Bob Young lives now, and our home was another half-mile further down. The folks always invited me and my brothers, Gene and Clinton Ludvigson, in to get warm on the cold winter days. The 34
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Identifier 044_Sterling Neighbors.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326344
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326344