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"We are told that teaching is like bread caste upon the water which will return after many days. Thank God I have lived long enough on this earth to taste of some of that bread, and oh how sweet it as been. Many of my former students, of men of honor with families, have come and told me the teaching they received in the Ricks Academy through me had been the turning point in their lives."
---George Cole

Excerpt from a letter to Sarah A. Barnes written in 1921. Original is located in the BYU-Idaho Special Collections and Archives.
George and Julia, 1906
George and Julia, 1906
This photo was taken in Idaho Falls before they went to California.

Photo courtesy of Analee Wiser, granddaughter


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George and Julia, 1906
George and Julia Cole, 1906
Courtesy of Analee Wiser, granddaughter
Cole home in California
Cole home in Gridley, CA.
Photo from "California Saints"
George Cole
George Cole
Courtesy of BYU-Idaho Archives
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