Gentile Account, page 026

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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
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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
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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
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Title Gentile Account, page 026
Description other a flesh coloured one. Both are good, in fact remarkably high-flavored. The Moquis' dried peaches are better than ours; they have some way of retaining the lusciousness of the flesh inside the pieces. "Their gardens are really very pretty in spots when the flowers are in bloom; and both men and women seem to take an interest in them. They are terraced so that they can turn the water on from one level to another. The water is in hewn stone reservoirs at the highest levels, and their pipes or channels are cut through the rock. The Oraybe gardens are on a very hard granite soil, and all [TK: h ave a very shallow soil, and I believe they tell the truth that all] the earth for the beds must have been "packed" (i.e. carried) in on men's shoulders. They have no teams and no vehicles, now at least; though their tradition is that their forefathers had a sort of bullock cart, with solid wooden wheels. "All this is high up in the sky as you might say, on top of the great painted cliffs upon the summit of high mountains. It is too cold there to raise everything they want, and so they have places at the foot below their towns where they plant a few things. On their side the Colorado, not a great way from Kanab they have several acres for a hot pepper patch. The first people we came across of their nation were camped there, watering it during a dry time." "Are their peppers like ours?" Willie asked. "Like ourselves, they have two kinds," he answered," small red ones the size of a cherry or plum, and large ones, three to five inches in size. They hang them in strings from floor to ceiling of their rooms and eat them with everything. 26
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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 327985
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