Black and white photo that shows the Co-op Store, parts of Main Street, and more of the town

Agriculture and Industry Before the Co-op

Agricultural Economy Agriculture, including raising livestock, was the major force in the local economy, with Box Elder residents branching out into the nearby countryside. In the 1850s most planting and harvesting was...

MIA Library

Home reading had been promoted in the community since the Sunday School presidency’s 1870 creation of a library of books for children. That practice continued within the four LDS ward schools, which each had a small...