Reminiscences of Brigham Young Academy.


Gates, Susa Young, 1856-1933. Reminiscences of Brigham Young Academy.

Reminiscences of Brigham Young Academy.

Contains an article on the origin of the Music department by Susa Young Gates; recollections of teaching in the Primary department by Anna Smoot Taylor; a brief overview of the Ladies Work department by Jennie Tanner; and a tribute to A. O. Smoot (authorship unknown).

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