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William Riley Hurst diary, 1970

 Item — Box: 9, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 8

Scope and Contents

William expresses his growing frustration with the Native Americans he works with. He tells of some religious contention in his town. He recounts his health struggles, including migraines, arthritis, and food poisoning. He writes of his emotional turmoil when his son Winston is called to report for the draft, his disappointment when Winston later tries to evade the draft, and his relief when Winston changes his mind and ultimately reports for the draft. William expresses feelings of discouragement and uselessness.


  • 1970

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1 volume (377 pages) ; 21 cm



Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States