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Latter-day Saint Images, 1923

By: Ardis E. Parshall - January 17, 2011

Our family photo album opens to the page for 1923 —


Logan, Utah 6th Ward Primary Boys


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Utah Stake Quartet
Winners, MIA Church-wide Competition, singing
“Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep”

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South Africa
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Scouts of Raymond Stake, Alberta
Presenting wheelchair to a Mrs. Audenart
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Nuneaton, England – Europe’s only Bee Hives
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Bee Hive Girls, Wailuku, Hawai
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Nephi South Ward
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Vernal, Utah 2nd Ward M-Men’s Chorus
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Sparks, Nevada
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Palo Alto, California
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Tuana’i, Samoa
Dedication of Chapel

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Boy Scouts of Salt Lake 11th Ward at Zions National Park

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Home Dramatic Company
Ephraim, Utah MIA
Cast of “Christopher Junior”

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BYU Leadership Week
350 Deacons
(Inset: Presiding Bishop John Wells)

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St. Louis, Missouri

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Liberty Stake, Salt Lake City
Tug-o-War between Bishops and MIA Presidents

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Malad, Idaho
Pioneer Day Celebration

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Ogden 7th Ward
Primary Baseball Team

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Primary of Lund, Nevada

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Preston, Idaho
Clean-up Day

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Missionaries, San Diego, California



5 Comments »

  1. Here’s a 1913 recording of Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep. Sounds like a song for a bass, or four basses, I suppose. Don’t miss that last low note — it could be a real show stopper!

    Rocked in the cradle of the deep
    I lay me down in peace to sleep;
    Secure I rest upon the wave,
    For thou, O Lord! hast power to save.
    I know thou wilt not slight my call,
    For Thou dost mark the sparrow’s fall;
    And calm and peaceful shall I sleep,
    Rocked in the cradle of the deep….

    Comment by Researcher — January 17, 2011 @ 11:26 am

  2. I really don’t have a comment other than to say I enjoy looking at the old photos.

    Comment by Steve C. — January 17, 2011 @ 9:05 pm

  3. Thanks Researcher for the link. I loved to hear the song and see the record. It made me miss the “olden days.”

    Comment by Jeff Johnson — January 17, 2011 @ 11:33 pm

  4. I too love the images. Even if I find no direct connection, there is always the afinity of being fellow Saints. This time I am not disappointed.

    My grandmother served her mission in England (and a few other spots in Europe) in the early 1920’s. I know she was there after 1921 but I’m not sure how long. But the thought that she might have met or known these Beehives from Nuneaton, England warmed my heart this morning. Thanks.

    Comment by Bruce Crow — January 18, 2011 @ 9:00 am

  5. I loved the Ogden 7th Ward baseball team with their hats and overalls. Then I saw the clean-up day in Preston with the women and their hats. I can’t conceive of wearing a hat to clean.

    Comment by Maurine Ward — January 19, 2011 @ 9:15 pm

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