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14 November 1881


Springville Primary; Springville Meetinghouse, Springville, Utah Territory

Two-story adobe building with quoins on each corner

This building, now often called the White Meeting House, was used for church meetings in Springville, Utah Territory, from 1859 until 1928. This photograph was taken circa 1880–1900. (Used by permission, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Springville Pioneer Museum.)

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Opening Remarks by Sister E R Snow [. . .] Sister Snow ofored [offered] Prayer The Children Repeted after her

[. . .] [n.p.] [. . .] Sister Snow next addressed us said she had been well entertained this evening was pleased to see the children so quiet and attentive Related severan [several] instances of what the children Asso [Association] does in other setelments spoak [spoke] of some saveing their money to Emegrant [emigrate] poor children from the old countery also asked the boys what kind of men would you like to be answ [answered] good men then you must be good boys and commens [commence] wile you are young to improve your minds and stoor [store] them with the things pertaining to the Kingdom of god related how [n.p.] well the indians behave in meetings and gave much good counsel [. . .] [n.p.]

Source Note

Springville Ward, Utah Stake, Primary Association Minutes and Records (1881–1892), vol. 1s (1881–1885), n.p., CHL (LR 8674 18).

See also Mary T. Avery, “R. S., Y. L. M. I. A. and Primary Reports: Springville Primary,” Woman’s Exponent 10, no. 13 (1 Dec. 1881): 103.