[Heber J. Grant]
I had a love for the old theatre almost like one has for his old home where he has been born and reared. ... I became familiar with the theatre when I was a little child, and I was one of the original pickaninnies in the first presentation of Uncle Tom's cabin.
[The Diaries of Heber J. Grant, 1880-1945, Abridged, Digital Edition Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015]