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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
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-07
ID 328144
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 014
Description spring up at six, and light the fire [TK: themselves,] and before our nine o'clock breakfast most of the lessons are over. There are so many visitors after breakfast, so many walks and drives to be taken that I cannot be sure of laying hold of my little quicksilver elves at any other hour of the day. Evan [her second son] has taken a fancy to copy the painted faces of the Pi-edes, and they seem to think it a compliment; parading each new adornment before our windows. He has already [TK: filled a copy book with] more than a dozen hideous portraits to send home to E [ TK: (his brother.)].*3 Some are painted yellow some are [TK: done in red, and blue; and others exhibit a primacy ofl vermilion, and others' faces have a groundwork of one of these colours, dotted, barred, or streaked with black. The most frightful looking one I have seen yet, had a yellow tinted face plaided with black. [TK: S carecrow I have seen yet wears a light yellow plaided with plumbage, and his eyes seem to look out from behind prison bars.] They wear their coarse hair falling loosely on their shoulders or braided in numberless little pigtails. None of them have the shaven head and floating scalp- lock of the aristocratic aquiline nosed Indians of romance.24 We drove this morning to see the view from the black-look- ing "mesa" or "bench""5 opposite our windows. K., the boys and I were in R-es: Young's coupe; he and his brother Lorenzo rode in a buggy, and the rest of the cortege in their queer "carriages" which are really light well-sprung carts, with white !jElisha Kent, who remained at home. `-`Apparently painting their faces was a custom of the local Pi-edes. JiBlack Mesa, a prominent elevation immediately west of St. George, now has homes creeping up its face, and the city airport sits on its flat top. 14
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
Setname uum_ttb
Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 327973
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327973