30 October 1875

Retrenchment Association; Fourteenth Ward Meetinghouse, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory

White building with wood trim, Salt Lake City, circa 1890

Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward meetinghouse, circa 1890. (Courtesy Church History Library.)

[. . .] Miss E. R. Snow informed the sisters that they would have the opportunity of representing themselves at the Centennial next year. It was to be a national affair, and not a religious one, and every creditable specimen of home-work from a collar to a carpet would be accepted; she alluded to what Joseph Smith had said concerning the great of the earth coming to Zion to purchase the finest fabrics, for they would be manufactured by the Saints.

[. . .] [p. 90]

Source Note

R. S. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 4, no. 12 (15 Nov. 1875): 90.