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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
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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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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
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6

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Title Gentile Account, page 032
Description would remember how many miles some of them had to go before getting supper ready. The Plaza and the Tithing Yard"3 were filled with wagons when we emerged, and nothing could be more Bucks County than the conduct and appearance of the respectable farmer-folk, men, women, and children as they took their seats, and exchanged cordial greetings before dispersing. Some were from the [Santa] Clara Settlement, some from Tocquer [now Tocquerville] others from Washington Factory [site of pioneer cotton mill] and Harrisburg. One of the members of the choir, a grayhaired man from Washington held a perfectly lovely little two-years old child on his lap. I noticed during Meeting that when the communion bread was handed round, it took a piece and ate unchecked by the officiating elder. The sunset was so beautiful, that K. and I promised to take the children [for] a walk, but B. Y. pressed him to accompany him home, and I preferred going with the children myself, as I don't like visiting on Sunday. We had a pleasant stroll, and I told them Bible Stories till the growing dampness of evening warned us home. After dinner, which we had to wait for After dinner two Mormon sisters called on me with whom I am growing famil- iar as officers of the St George Branch of what the Mormons call their Reliefor Female ReliefSociety. It is an institution of 1'Both were located just north of the tabernacle on the St. George Plat of 1873. liThe Relief Society, the Mormon church's organization for women, was organized in Nauvoo in 1842 by Joseph Smith to foster the welfare of the members of the church. Present membership (1991) totals 3 million members worldwide in 135 countries and territories, according to the Salt Lake City headquarter's office.
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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 327991
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327991