Colleen Summerhays

Colleen Summerhays recalled the day in 1940 when she walked into a local music store to inquire about a clerical position. She met the owner, her future husband, Hy Summerhays, who had opened the retail shop just four years earlier. The young couple got married and worked together during the difficult years after World War II when instruments such as piano were very difficult to obtain. Mrs. Summerhays reminisced about her husband traveling to nearby states to buy used pianos, bringing them back to Utah, where the market was beginning to flourish as solders returned home to marry and start their families.

Interview Date:
May 2, 2009
Job Title:
Former Owner
Summerhays Music

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