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Here was a Man

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6qr4v82
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326649
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82

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Title Here was a Man
Description The ship was far from comfortable as it rocked us to and fro. But it was better than the wagon trail we were forced to know. I'll always treasure memories of our home upon the sea For it gave us hope to live in the dear land of the free. HERE WAS A MAN Leslie E. Rees Second Place Senior Historical Essay "No summit, this mountain top. just a place to straighten the back, take a clean breath, survey the view that suddenly is so vast... just a quick rest and then upward again." Such was the basic plan of living for Alfred J. Rees. His philosophy for living must have been, "It isn't where one lives, but how one lives," for he never really left the town of Wales, Utah. Alfred John Rees was born in his father's log cabin in Wales, Utah, on August 19, 1874. Little is known of his childhood, but no doubt he experienced all the joys, trials and problems of a small pioneer town where everything was homemade, even the recreation activities. One of the earliest recollections of his childhood was told Alfred J. Rees and Sarah Jane Edmunds Rees 2
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Identifier 012_Here was a Man.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326570
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6qr4v82/326570