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

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Title Gentile Account, page 033
Description growing importance, for even in Mormon Land women are found to give their confidence more freely to each other than to men. Part of their duty appears to be to pick up the dropped stitches of the Bishops: Their conceded province is, to be responsible for the welfare of every woman and child within certain bounds or districts which are assigned to particular members of the Society. They are not bound to give relief if they have it not to afford or spare, but as it was explained to me, to know accu- rately how things are with all that they may not answer their Heavenly Father's question "Am I my Sister's keeper?" I make it a point to treat all the members of the Society who call to consult with me upon Medical subjects with marked respect and from their conversation and the introductions which they give me to households where there is sickness and affliction I am satisfied that I am learning a great deal. Monday. After the lessons were over this morning the children returned from play with a message from a message from [three words were repeated when Elizabeth changed pages in her journal] K. that he wanted me. I threw a scarf over my head, and followed them to a vacant spot of ground, between the "Co-op" Store and Mount Hope, where K. was waiting for me on the outskirts of a little crowd. He wanted me to see an "arbitration", and way was silently made for me in the ring of Mormons and Indians. "Captain Jack"-(the second Captain Jack I have seen)-who is chief of this band of Pi-edes, was pleading the cause of "Muddy Jack", who laid claim to a certain colt; claimed also by an ill-looking Mormon lad. The arbitrators were selected by the Indians, and were two whites, 33
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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 327992
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327992