Emery County (Utah); Historic Structures; Historic Buildings; Fires; Huntington; Schools
Addie Richards attended Huntington School when it caught fire and burned in 1923. According to Addie, the teachers could not get the school board to build a fire escape for the second floor, so the Principal Leon Leonard and sixth grade teacher...
DR. L. V . BROADBENT Biography 1905 -
L . Verl Broadbent was born in 1 9 0 5 , in Heber, Utah. a member of a very large and distinguished family. He was double cousin to many Broadbent children through mothers who were sisters and fathers who were...
ladies of the Relief Society for advice and suggestions. I will not attempt to say what good was accomplished." "In the !ear 1876 the name was changed from Retrenchment to Mutual Improvement Association. The name implied what it was first intended...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
During John's college years at the University of Utah it was possible to enter law school after the completion of three years of undergraduate work. John thus began college in 1924 and law school in 1927. He...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect painful process for both her and those of us who watched her deteriorate, yet a great lesson was there to be learned. Here was Mom, the capable and loving woman who had taken care of us all, now totally...
Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Cal Bears: Captain Steve Kovacich, 934 Avis Drive, El Cerrito, California, seemed to be a General Practitioner of desert life. He kept us informed in detail of the flora and fauna of the region and impressed us as well with his skill in climbing....
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