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    • History of Mendon : A Pioneer Chronicle of a Mormon Settlement by Isaac Sorensen

    • History of Mendon : A Pioneer Chronicle of a Mormon Settlement by Isaac Sorensen. Also called Isaac Sorensen's History of Mendon. Edited by Doran J. Baker, Charles S. Peterson, Gene A. Ware ; introduction by Charles S. Peterson ; photographic...
    • Sorensen, Isaac, 1840-1922; Willie, James Gray, 1821-1897; Frontier and pioneer life--Utah; Mills and mill-work--Utah--Cache County; Cache County (Utah)--Diaries; Railroads--Utah--Cache County; Mendon (Utah)--History; Cache County (Utah)--History;...
    • Historical Record of Mendon

    • Historical Record of Mendon, 1857-1919 by Isaac Sorensen. In this handwritten account, Sorensen chronicles events in Mendon, Utah, many of which he witnessed firsthand. Isaac Sorensen was born on February 24, 1840, in Sjaelland, Denmark. He...
    • Sorensen, Isaac, 1840-1922; Mormon pioneers--Cache Valley (Utah and Idaho); Mendon (Utah)--History;
    • 1930 City Council meeting minutes

    • Minutes for the regular and special meetings of the Mendon City Council for the year 1930.
    • Mendon (Utah)--History, Local; Ordinances, Municipal--Utah--Mendon; City councils--Utah--Mendon; Legislative bodies--Public meetings--Utah--Mendon; Legislative bodies--United States--Officials and employees--Utah--Mendon; Expenditures,...
    • Mendon City Audit, 1925

    • Report "on the audit of the books and records of Mendon City Corporation for the current year ending 12/31/25." conducted by Parley E. Peterson, C.P.A.
    • Auditors' report--Utah--Mendon; Mendon (Utah)--History, Local;
    • Mendon City Land Grant Certificate, 1872

    • Certificate no. 657 recording the patent of land granted to George W. Baker, as mayor and trustee of Mendon City. The certificate was issued on September 2, 1872 under U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant, and recorded in the Cache County Record Book...
    • Mendon (Utah)--History, Local; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Deeds--Utah--Mendon; Baker, George W.; Farrell, G.L.; Leishman, James A.;
    • Mendon City Council meeting minutes, 1916 to 1920

    • Minutes for the regular and special meetings of the Mendon City Council for the years 1916-1920.
    • Mendon (Utah)--History, Local; Ordinances, Municipal--Utah--Mendon; City councils--Utah--Mendon; Legislative bodies--Public meetings--Utah--Mendon; Legislative bodies--United States--Officials and employees--Utah--Mendon; Expenditures,...
    • Mendon townsite deeds, 1872-1901

    • Book of townsite deeds granted by the mayor, 1872 -1901. Also included in the back are two quitclaim deeds from 1915 and lists of expenses for 1919.
    • Mendon (Utah)--History, Local; Deeds--Utah--Mendon;
    • Whitney Band, "Mendon Jazz", 1950's

    • Photograph of the Whitney band, also called "Mendon Jazz", in the 1950's. Pictured is (from left to right): Orlynn Whitney, [unnamed], Theo Whitney, and Hilda Whitney.
    • Whitney, Hilda Thorpe, 1900-1993; Whitney, Theodore Isaac, 1901-1967; Whitney, Orlynn John, 1905-1980; Big bands--Utah--Mendon; Bands (Music)--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (1 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (3 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (4 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (2 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (7 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (5 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Demolition of Mendon Elementary School, 1991 (6 of 7)

    • Photograph of excavator and rubble of Mendon Elementary school. Sun setting in the background.
    • Wreckers (Vehicles)--Utah--Mendon; Wrecking--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Theo and Opal Larsen home, Mendon

    • Theo and Opal Larsen home, Mendon, Utah. Photograph probably taken between 1930 and 1960. Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Larsen, Thedore (Bill), 1900-1993; Larsen, Opal Dilla Copen, 1905-1993;
    • Whitney Band, "Mendon Jazz", 1930s

    • Photograph of the Whitney band, also called "Mendon Jazz", in the 1930s, around Easter. Pictured from left to right: Orval Larsen, Melvin Melons, Theo Whitney, Cliff Ahrens, Tom Nibor, Frank Hancock, and Orlynn Whitney (age 16).
    • Whitney, Theodore Isaac, 1901-1967; Whitney, Orlynn John, 1905-1980; Hancock, Frank G., 1902-1971; Bands (Music)--Utah--Mendon; Big bands--Utah--Mendon; Larson, Arvil; Melons, Melvin;
    • Mendon Social band, 1903

    • Mendon band, ca. 1900, including: (front row, left to right) Henry Hughes, Ammon Sorensen, Lyman Sorensen, Charles Bird, Seth Baker, Roy Baker and Floyd Hardman, (middle row, left to right) Emer Richards, Henry Sorensen, George Gardner, and Parley...
    • Hughes, Henry Gorril (Garl), 1886-1943; Sorensen, Ammon, 1883-; Sorensen, Lyman Emer, 1883-1953; Bird, Charles, 1884-; Baker, Seth, 1887-1951; Baker, LaRoy, Sr., 1885-1908; Hardman, Joseph Floyd, 1885-1974; Richards, Emer, 1883-; Sorensen, Henry...
    • Relief Society women, 1930's

    • Mendon Relief Society women, possibly board members, 1930's. From Left to right: May Muir, Ivaloo Smith, Ethel Taylor, Alice Sorenson, Vera Shelton, Pearl Bird, and Ellen Grant Bird. The photograph is taken outside of the old school house in...
    • Bird, Pearl H., 1902-1986; Shelton, Vera Willie, 1893-1951; Bird, Ellen Grant, 1862-1954; Taylor, Ethel Laverna Ladle, 1892-1972; Sorensen, Alice Elizabeth Ladle, 1885-1950; Muir, Mary May Longstroth, 1872-1954; Hiibner, Ivaloo Smith; Mormon...
    • Farm Machine class, March 1944

    • Farm Machine class, March 1944. Pictured is: (left to right) [unnamed], Claud Sorensen, Jess Walker, L.K. Wood, [unnamed], [unnamed], and [unnamed].
    • Sorensen, Claud Afton, 1897-1986; Walker, Jess; Wood, L.K. (Linden Kimball), 1887-1967; Agricultural machinery--Utah--Mendon; Agricultural education--Utah--Mendon;
    • Excavating for the new meeting house in Mendon, May 1914 (2 of 2)

    • Group of men with horses and plows digging a foundation for a church in Mendon, Utah, May 1914, including A. Baker (either Albert Marvin Baker or Albert Mowry Baker, Jr.), W. Richards, Norman V. Watkins, Joseph H. Watkins (either Jr. or Sr.), and...
    • Excavation--Utah--Mendon; Foundations--Utah--Mendon; Baker, Albert Marvin, 1879-1937; Baker, Albert Mowry, Jr., 1869-1952; Richards, W.; Watkins, Norman Victor, 1896-1968; Watkins, Joseph Hammond, Jr., 1885-1976; Watkins, Joseph Hammond, Sr.,...
    • Mendon class, undated (2 of 2)

    • Mendon class lined up in front of chalkboard, sometime between 1930 and 1950. Back Row: Maurice Sorensen, Mark Bird, Jay Richards, Lula Baker, Melton Olsen, Cleo Kidman, Geneil Hughes, Lucille Lindsay, Dorothy Lamont. Middle Row: Marilyn Bird,...
    • School buildings--Utah--Mendon; Students--Utah--Mendon; Children;
    • Painting of reconstucted Mendon station (1 of 2)

    • Painting by Gil Bennet of reconstucted Mendon station outside the site of construction of Mendon station. Information provided by Clyde Muir and Shirely Stauffer Darley.
    • Railroad stations--Utah--Mendon; Bennett, Gilbert H., 1960-;
    • Excavating for the new meeting house in Mendon, May 1914 (1 of 2)

    • Group of men with horses and plows digging a foundation for a church in Mendon, Utah, May 1914, including A. Baker (either Albert Marvin Baker or Albert Mowry Baker, Jr.), W. Richards, Norman V. Watkins, Joseph H. Watkins (either Jr. or Sr.), and...
    • Excavation--Utah--Mendon; Foundations--Utah--Mendon; Baker, Albert Marvin, 1879-1937; Baker, Albert Mowry, Jr., 1869-1952; Richards, W.; Watkins, Norman Victor, 1896-1968; Watkins, Joseph Hammond, Jr., 1885-1976; Watkins, Joseph Hammond, Sr.,...
    • UIC cake

    • Photograph of Utah Idaho Central Railroad Corporation (UIC) cake.
    • Cake; Railroads--Utah--Mendon; Utah-Idaho Central Railroad Corporation;
    • Ladle home, ca. 1901

    • Ladle home in Mendon, Utah, approximately 1901. Writing on back of the photographs reads: "The original Ladle Home, Next to (south of) Vicky & Earl Doolittle." Possible people in front of the home are (from left to right): William Ladle (possibly...
    • Ladle, William Charles, 1887-1981 ; Muir, Mary Rose Ellen Ladle, 1882-1917 ; Sorensen, Alice Elizabeth Ladle, 1885-1950 ; Ladle, Susanna Trappett, 1860-1955; Ladle, Clella Maretta, 1899-1986; Bird, Edna Susanna Ladle, 1895-1976; Walker, Camilla...
    • Old Betsy pulling match

    • Pulling match between the "Old Betsy" engine and another tractor. These machines were often used in threshing competitions. From left to right: Fred Taylor and Lynn Wood. Information gathered from Clyde Muir.
    • Wood, L.K. (Linden Kimball), 1887-1967; Threshing machines--Utah--Mendon;
    • Wayne and Joyce Hiibner home, Mendon

    • Wayne and Joyce Hiibner home, Mendon, Utah. Photograph probably taken between 1930 and 1960. Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Hiibner, Wayne (Orson Wayne), 1913-1984; Hiibner, Joyce Brown, 1918-2012;
    • Henry Hughes home (2 of 2)

    • Henry Hughes home - back view. Information found in the book "In the Shade of the Mountains: Histories of Mendon & Petersboro", page 147 no. 21.
    • Households--Utah--Mendon;
    • May Day dancers, 1947 (1 of 2)

    • Girls dressed in 19th century clothing for the May Day celebrations in Mendon, 1947. The pioneer era clothing was in celebration of the centennial year of the pioneer's first entry into the Utah territory.
    • May Day--Utah--Mendon;
    • Jasper Lemmon's house, (2 of 2)

    • Jasper Lemmon's house was located at 13 East Center Street, but is no longer standing. Was the first shingled house built in Mendon. Part of the distinctive rock houses of the city.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Households--Utah--Mendon;
    • Past bishops of the Mendon Ward, late 1940's or early 1950's

    • Photograph of past bishops of the Mendon Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1940's or 1950's. Includes (top row, left to right) Reeves Bird, Edgar Hancock, and Allen Willie, (bottom row, left to right) Henry C. (H.C.) Sorensen,...
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Bishops; Clergy--Utah--Mendon; Bird, Phineas Reeves, 1896-1984; Hancock, Edgar Stanley, 1891-1973; Willie, Allen LeRoy, 1890-1956; Sorensen, Henry Charles, 1886-1962; Bird, Mormon D. (Mormon Delbert),...
    • Women's baseball team, ca. 1900

    • Mendon women's baseball team, ca. 1900. Jennie Richards is pictured at far left and L.K. Wood is second from the right.
    • Women baseball players--Utah--Mendon; Women athletes--Utah--Mendon; Baseball--Utah--Mendon; Richards, Jennie; Wood,L.K. (Linden Kimball), 1887-1967;
    • Mendon eighth grade class of 1932

    • Mendon eighth grade class of 1932 outside of old schoolhouse. Included are: (bottom row, left to right) William Richards,Melvin Baker, Ray Taylor, [unnamed, possibly Melvin Baker], J.R. Walker or Ray Wallace, Grant Heninger, (second row, left to...
    • School buildings--Utah--Mendon; Students--Utah--Mendon; Richards, William Alexander, 1920-1966; Baker, Melvin; Taylor, Ray Orvin, 1922-; Wallace, Ray; Heninger, Grant Bird, 1920-1979; Bartlett, Della, 1921-1995; Ellerman, Ruth Shelton, 1921-2009;...
    • Jasper Lemmon's house, (1 of 2)

    • Jasper Lemmon's house was located at 13 East Center Street, but is no longer standing. Was the first shingled house built in Mendon. Part of the distinctive rock houses of the city.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Households--Utah--Mendon;
    • Scrapbook page of May Day 1947

    • Scrapbook page of May Day Celebration 1947 (the Centennial) with Naomi Walker as May queen, Clark Muir as her escort, and a brief history of May Day in Mendon.
    • May Day--Utah--Mendon; Maypoles--Utah--Mendon;
    • Coila Anderson in front of Anderson's store

    • Coila Anderson (daughter-in-law) in front of John H. Anderson's store (post office on the left). She ran the store for several years beginning sometime around 1914.
    • Anderson, John Hyrum, 1864-1945; Anderson, Coila; Stores, Retail--Utah--Mendon;
    • Relief society leadership, 1940's

    • Mendon Relief Society leadership, 1940's, standing outside the old school house. Pictured (from left to right): Ethel Walker, Lizzy Barrett, Ellen Ladle, and Ada Walker.
    • Walker, Ethel Sorensen, 1888-1975; Barrett, Elizabeth Ann Stumpf, 1888-1985; Ladle, Nancy Ellen Hunt, 1889-1966; Walker, Ada Plowman, 1898-1987; Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)--Utah--Mendon; Mormon women--Utah--Mendon;
    • Mendon Elementary School, 1991

    • Mendon Elementary School, front (south) elevation view, 1991, before demolition.
    • Elementary school buildings--Utah--Mendon; Elementary school facilities--Utah--Mendon; School buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • May Day dancers, 1947 (2 of 2)

    • Girls dressed in 19th century clothing for the May Day celebrations in Mendon, 1947. The pioneer era clothing was in celebration of the centennial year of the pioneer's first entry into the Utah territory.
    • May Day--Utah--Mendon;
    • Elmer and Selma Hancock home, Mendon

    • Elmer and Selma Hancock home, Mendon Photograph probably taken between 1930 and 1960. Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Hancock, Elmer James, 1888-1972; Hancock, Selma Hortense Barrett, 1892-1979;
    • James and Elizabeth Muir home, Mendon

    • James and Elizabeth Muir home, Mendon. Photograph probably taken between 1910 and 1950. Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Muir, James, 1882-1956; Muir, Elizabeth Charlotte Kidman, 1890-1955;
    • Thomas Baker home, facing north

    • Thomas Baker home, facing north. Information card accompanying photograph reads "Before Jim Whitney home (Watkin home) sold to Horace Baker." Photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Baker, Thomas Morgan, 1877-1957; Housing--Utah--Mendon;
    • 1914 Mayday celebration

    • 1914 Mayday celebration: Ethel Ladle, queen; Oliver Taylor, archbishop. Escorts were Leon Willie, John Hughes, Lynn Longstroth, Edgar Hancock, and Jess Walker. Attendants were may Baker, Dottie Hill, Olive Sorensen, and marvel Hancock Bartlett....
    • May Day--Utah--Mendon; Taylor, Oliver, 1893-1988; Walker, Jess; Longstroth, Lynn, 1892-1968; Hughes, John O., 1893-1973; Hancock, Edgar Stanley, 1891-1973;
    • William and Charlotte Longstroth home, ca. 1908

    • William and Charlotte Longstroth home, Mendon, Utah, ca. 1908. Information on the back of the photograph reads "The pioneer family home of William and Charlotte Longstroth, circa 1908. Located at 245 North 100 West, Mendon, Utah, this house was...
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Longstroth, William, 1840-1911; Longstroth, William Gill, Sr., 1884-1967; Longstroth, Lynn, 1892-1968;
    • Ladle home, Mendon, Utah

    • Ladle home in Mendon, Utah. Photograph probably taken between 1930 and 1960. Information card accompanying reads "Mrs. Ladle (Clella's mother?)" and photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Ladle, Clella Maretta, 1899-1986; Ladle, Susanna Trappett, 1860-1955;
    • Two women sitting on a sled

    • Two women sitting on a sled. Woman on left is Carma Stauffer (Bradshaw). Information collected from Shirley Stauffer Darley.
    • Bradshaw, Carma Stauffer, 1927-;
    • Barrett Family

    • William and Elizabeth Matilda Wennergren Barrett Family with children (oldest to youngest): Evalene, Laura Matilda, Oscar Junius, Charlotte Barrett Baker Richards, Clarence Samuel Barrett, Selma Hortense, Algie Lavine, May Ione Wennergren (niece),...
    • Barrett, Elizabeth Matilda Wennergren, 1854-1909; Barrett, William, 1850-1927; Barrett, Laura Matilda, 1879-1950; Barrett, Oscar Junius, 1883-1974; Barrett, Clarence Samuel (C.S.), 1889-1958; Richards, Charlotte Barrett Baker, 1885-1980;
    • Martin Anderson home, Mendon

    • Martin Anderson home in Mendon, Utah, ca. 1910. Back of photograph reads "Built by Mr. Kimball, Owned by W.D. Ahrens, Jack Lalliss, The Martin Anderson Home."
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Anderson, Martin; Ahrens, Walter Doris, 1876-1937; Lallis, John Richard, 1873-1927;
    • Melvin and Julia Muir home, Mendon

    • Melvin and Julia Muir home, Mendon, Utah. Photograph probably taken around 1950. Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by Mendon school teacher Jennie Richards.
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Muir, Melvin Thomas, 1896-1986; Muir, Julia Matilda Ahrens, 1901-1983;
    • Mendon church, 1960s polaroid

    • 1915 Mendon church. Demolished in 1964. Back reads: "Early to mid 1960's? Taken by Norman Watkins and his "famous" Polaroid."
    • Church buildings--Utah--Mendon;
    • Group of men and women outside

    • Group of men and women outside, from left to right: Clella Ladle, Earl Buist, Hazel Sorensen Buist, Mayble Jensen, Veida Sorensen, and Joseph C. Sorensen.
    • Buist, Earl, 1904-1967; Ladle, Clella Maretta, 1899-1986; Sorensen, Joseph Christian (J.C.), 1884-1961;
    • George and Retta Hiibner home, Mendon

    • George and Retta Hiibner home, Mendon, Utah. Photograph probably taken between 1930 and 1960. Back side of second photograph reads "Elias Davis, George Hiibner." Information card accompanying photograph identifies this as a photograph taken by...
    • Housing--Utah--Mendon; Davis, Elias, 1833-1908; Hiibner, George, 1879-1965; Hiibner, Retta Copen, 1886-1957;

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