Jeanne Lindorff, May 1958. In a career that spanned over forty years, Jeanne Lindorff was arguably the leading fashion artist in Utah. After graduating from East High School in 1943, her father, Vernon Snyder, sent her off on the bus to enroll at the University of Utah. She was scared and didn't really want to go to college. Instead, she rode the bus downtown and landed a job that day with the Gillham Advertising Agency. When she returned home, this news only slightly mollified her father's disappointment.

From an early age, Jeanne's talents were evident. She sold paper dolls for five cents apiece to her seventh-grade classmates. At age fifteen, she got a job coloring photographs at Ecker's Photo, making twenty-five cents per photograph. She was able to do four photographs per hour. While working at Gillham's, she met Nels Lindorff, a convivial advertising salesman. They married at the Art...

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