Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxvii

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Title A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Creator Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909
Subject Polygamy; Mormons; Diaries
Subject Local Kane, Elizabeth Wood, 1836-1909--Diaries; Mormons--Utah--Saint George--Social life and customs; Mormon women--Utah--Saint George--Diaries; Saint George (Utah)--Social life and customs; St. George (Utah)
Description The journal of Elizabeth Kane covers the period of time she and her husband, General Thomas L. Kane, spent in St. George during the 1870's. Her particular interests were St. George and the surrounding area, Mormons and Mormonism, Indians, and the lives and roles of women. Preface and notes by Norman R. Bowen. Profile of Elizabeth Kane by Mary Karen Bowen Solomon.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Contributors Bowen, Norman R.; Bowen-Solomon, Mary Karen; Ward, Margery W.; Cooley, Everett L.; Madsen, Brigham D.; Tyler, Lyman S.
Date 1995
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Digital images scanned at 8-bit grayscale on an Epson Expression 836XL flatbed scanner, and saved as uncompressed TIFF files at 1800 x 2600 pixels resolution. Display GIF files generated In PhotoShop.
Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West, no. 14
Coverage 1872-1873
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Holding Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah.
Source Physical Dimensions 17 cm x 23.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Back Book
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
ARK ark:/87278/s6q81cb6
Topic Mormons; Diaries; Polygamy; Mormon women; Utah--Saint George
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
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Title Gentile Account, Profile of Elizabeth Kane xxvii
Description All these medical skills were needed at home; various illnesses were widespread in Kane. General Thomas Kane died from pneumonia and old Civil War wounds on December 26,1883, the same year Elizabeth grad- uated from medical school. After Thomas's death Elizabeth relinquished none of her interests or responsibilities as physician and "mother" of the town of Kane. She taught in the Presby- terian Sunday school and became politically active, struggling to protect Kane from saloons by participating in the unending licensing battles associated with their establishment. She was elected president of the local county unions of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and attended as a delegate both state and national conventions. Elizabeth was active in medi- cine as well as in politics; she and her children practiced at Kane's Woodside Hospital, established by her son Evan in memory of his father's constant struggle with illness. Elizabeth remained productive and healthy until the last five years of her life. Even when she began failing physically, she retained her love of learning. She was studying Spanish the winter before she died at age seventy-three, on May 25,1909. In Twelve Mormon Homes Elizabeth Kane's sharpness of insight, eye for telling detail, and quick appreciation of humor are illustrated constantly throughout her description of the two-week trip from Salt Lake City to St. George. She has left perceptive and engaging portraits of the early-day Mormons in their homes and villages in the 1870s. The continuation of her journal, describing her two-and-a-half month visit in the newly settled St. George, reveals an even greater breadth of interest and understanding on her part. She was an interested and sen- xxvii
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327957
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