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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
ID 326907
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 042
Description 42 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK the East when he left for a mission to England in 1865. There was a fine croquet set and court in the back yard and also a good swing. Much of the pleasure in the early days of Utah was con- nected with Church activities. People usually lingered for an hour or two after a Church service to visit with friends. At harvest time when peaches were gathered, the family and friends joined in a social called "peach cutting." Bush- els of peaches were cut and spread out in the sun on scaf- folds and on the house top. This annual activity was followed by an evening of entertainment, perhaps a game around a bonfire or a molasses candy pull with a serving of doughnuts and pumpkin pie. Even threshing times were feast times and a sociable atmosphere relieved the big tasks of their drudgery. Often on Saturday afternoon in the summertime a hay- rack was loaded with boys and girls of the family and neighborhood and driven to the shores of the Great Salt Lake, only three miles away. A bath, followed by a picnic, was enjoyed in the brilliance of Utah's famous sunsets. Often a carriage load of the family went to Salt Lake City -sometimes to the fair, the circus, or a matinee at the Salt Lake Theatre, and always to general conference. On these occasions it was the custom to take a lunch from home. A fine team of horses was the pride of the farm. On the celebrations of the fourth or twenty-fourth of July, Brother Clark usually provided the band wagon and the four-horse team, and it was his delight to decorate them and drive them while the band serenaded the town. He had a large flag made in his home to use on public occasions. His eldest son, Ezra, obtained a flag pole from the canyon where he often went for a load of logs. His father said of him: "Ezra
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326853