The stories related here are mostly about Retta Hale Hammond and other members of the Alma Helaman Hale family.  For the most part these stories were written by her daughter, Ruth Hammond Barrus.  They were prepared for computer presentation by her granddaughter LaRue Barrus Gee. 

A Thousand Roses Lark
Baptism without Fire May Day Queen
Bertha and the Pear Tree Mother
Blackfoot Pioneers
Button Rags
Cast Thy Bread  Retta
Her Name in Gold School Days
Hide and Seek The Ninth-A Girl


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