Kaibab National Forest (Arizona); Grand Canyon National Park (Arizona)
V. T. Tourist Park during winter months of 1927-1928. It is on the Kaibab Forest along the road kept open that winter while the Grand Canyon Lodge was under construction. William S. Rust ran the tourist park.
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How The Eagle Became Bald-headed
It sometimes happened in the long ago that some living thing went bad and became a source of trouble to all the others. Sometimes they wrought so much sorrow and...
Sheep; Livestock; Southwest Utah Livestock Show--Cedar City (Iron County, Utah)
Tony Bosshardt of Beryl is shown here with T. E. Murray, manager of Utah Parks Company, and the Reserve Champion fat lamb of the Livestock Show. The Parks Company paid $0.66 per pound for the animal. Bosshardt won top honors in the junior and...
"It Pays to Look Well"
Between Escalante and Lunt Hotels
CEDAR CITY, UTAH
Howard Chamberlain — Giles Bolander
CEDAR CITY, UTAH
HARRY SHIRK, Prop.
THE PATH TO GOOD...
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The owner of this book
May it serve to remind you of many
May it keep alive within you the hopes
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Sport and Sorority
Good Form in
Pointing for a Strike
Ball, Squad Leaders
on social activities has developed greatly in the last year. Stressing social
development and work that will carry over...
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The community of Centennial Park, Arizona was a small and quiet neighborhood that had one significant differentiating characteristic from other small, rural towns in Arizona; the members of the community openly...
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’40’s and ‘50’s, which had broken their families apart for up to ten years. Understandably, the Centennial Park Action Committee (CPAC) tentatively began shedding light on their lifestyle that was considered strange,...
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Chapter 4: Findings
The main purpose for the community of Centennial Park’s transition from assertive separation to assertive accommodation was to gain greater acceptance and understanding from the dominant culture....
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their community and help their own children become well-rounded and “comprehensively literate” members of the community.
The people of Centennial Park recognized that the stigma associated with the polygamous lifestyle...
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family’s income. These decisions are agreed upon by the husband and wives based on each person’s preference and the needs of the family.
“Home mothers” divide the responsibilities and further delegate duties to the...
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people were generally accepting of her lifestyle. She described her friends’ reactions to her lifestyle as:
You do what you do, and I do what I do, and we’ll be friends. So it’s not a problem… they’re fine with it....
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Dealing with people outside of the community who do not understand the lifestyle or reasons behind living the principle of plural marriage can be very difficult. For some, like Interviewee #3, opening up to outsiders about...
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The transition of accepting a new woman into the family is a period of growth and adjustment. In some families the transition is relatively smooth. Interviewee #2 describes her experience as she entered an established family...
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rightful succession. As proof that the people of Centennial Park had chosen wisely to follow their leaders to a new community, the speaker referenced the abuses Warren Jeffs perpetrated and the chaos and uncertainty his...