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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 058
Description 58 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK that, "All our institutions, our traditional attitudes, our laws, our morals, our customs, give evidence of the fact that they are determined and maintained by the privileged males for the glory of male domination." For ages this masculine dominance has spelled itself out in inheritance rights which have been the sole privilege of the male. Among all peoples of the earth, a boy has been received with greater acclamation than a girl. This attitude was shared by the Hebrews. The Church believed literally in all the teachings of the Bible, and this Hebrew conception of woman's place was naturally adopted by those who accepted their standards. It is not surprising that in ages of time, man really thinks himself superior to woman. Ezra Clark was no exception to the rule. He really did not count much on a woman's judg- ment. Psychologists now tell us that there is no justification for believing in the superiority of the "manly" over the "womanly" character traits, and modern education has proved the mental equality of the sexes. Notwithstanding, when the struggle was on for woman suffrage in Utah, Ezra T. Clark was in sympathy with the movement. At one time he remarked that it was quite as important to educate girls as boys. The advent of the Latter-day Saint Church was at a time when the equality of women was being advocated. The Church has done much to recognize these rights, its Women's Relief Society being the oldest organization of its kind in the nation. Ezra lived to see many social and political changes within the State of Utah. Before statehood was granted to Utah the people were advised to divide on party lines. By doing so they were no longer feared and hated. In fact, the enemy disappeared. Though the Saints had conscientiously
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326837