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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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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
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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 055
Description "Do what I say exactly, and I promise you that he will soon come with you. Will you?" `Yes Sir.' "You go home and cook him just as nice a dinner as you know how. You say he sometimes goes to his own church. Do you go with him next Sunday. Does he bring home his wages regularly on Saturdays?" "Yes, Sir, all but two shillings." `Well, then, you ask him what he'd like for his Sunday dinner; and if he likes going to market let him go with you and pick out the joint; or if not, do you pick out a particularly nice one. Cook it just as hot and nice as you can, and season it with pleasant words. My patience! I'd get angry myself if my wife went off to the parish church morning and evening and gave me nothing but a cold snack of a Sunday.' "I'll try it, Sir,' says she, smiling. Well, that very evening there was a respectable looking man came along with the sister, and after Meeting was over she brought him up and introduced him. `Sir,' says he, `I've come to thank you for a good hot dinner; the first I've had for a year.' `How's that?' I answered. `Well, Sir, my wife set before me this day as good a dinner as you'd want yourself. What's up now? I said, and she told me that one of the elders-that's you, Sir, had told her that it was her duty to cook me my dinner and look after me a bit, if she did miss a meeting now and then. So says I, Come, that's the man for my money, I'll go hear him this very night.' And," concluded Mr. Stains, "to make a long story short, he joined our church, emigrated, and they are now doing well in Cache County [in northern Utah]." 55
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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 328014
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328014