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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 037
Description fields where my children eagerly picked some bolls that had been forgotten. The lanes between the fields were overhung with cottonwood trees whose tender gray green hues harmon- ised with the soft misty sunshine. The village lay on either side of a broad brown road, the water gurgling briskly in the "ceqs", ( ace uias , and each little house standing apart in its q ' ) garden, half-buried in foliage. The smithy in front of which we stopped to water our horses, stood under the shade of very large trees. Altogether, the place had such a European look that I was not surprised to learn that the inhabitants are Swiss. They were so poor ten years ago, that their passage out was paid by the Perpetual Emigration Fund.@ Now, each has his little adobe house and a share in their Co-operative fields and herd, and they have long ago repaid their passage money.50 Tuesday 7th. After lessons this morning the boys and I went to see "Sister Liston," who has a small cottage with a large pad- 4'The Perpetual Emigrating Fund was established in 1849 "to promote, facilitate, and accomplish the Emigration of the Poor" to the Salt Lake \`alley. The Fund was to be maintained by those who received help by repaying the loans as soon as their circum- stances permitted. The October 1849 conference sanctioned the establishment of the Fund and appointed a general agent to disburse the money. A committee was designated to gather contributions, and the operation was placed under the direction of the First Presidency of the church. For a good description of the Fund and its operation see Arrington, Greut &nin Kingdom, and Gustive 0. Larson, "History of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company" (master's thesis, University of Utah, 1926). 5aTwelve vears (1873) after being sent to Santa Clara, the settlers had "houses, land, vineyards, horses, wagons, and cattle and are sending 100 children to school, besides having a number too small to go. The donations they handed into Bp. Hunter he sent to the poor in St. George, they having no poor in Santa Clara." Brooks, Utuhl Dixie, U.H.Q., 211. 37
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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 327996
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/327996