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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
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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
Setname uum_ttb
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 056
Description This is a Sunday, and there is no meeting till one o'clock. K. and I took a stroll through the quiet ways, (one cannot call them streets,) of this large straggling village. We enjoyed the Sabbath stillness up there under the shelter of the bluff, where the acequia is shaded by thickets of evergreen willows until the winding country lane gives place to the planted rows of cotton- wood trees. The path beside the brook was covered with yellow leaves, but they still hung thick on the branches, among which the blackbirds rustled. An old man joined us, and began talking to K, as we passed a cottage which, but for its wide vine shaded piazza would have looked thoroughly English with its whitewashed rough-stone walls and deepset casement windows. Three or four men in their clean Sunday shirt sleeves sat chat- ting on the steps as they watched the frolics of a couple of white rabbits, one of which presently ran out of the garden to the children. I loitered to let them play with it. On the opposite side of the road stood a cottage built Swiss fashion with a high overhanging piazza running round the second story, so that we could see the family gathered there in spite of the high hedge of mesquit round the lot. They were preparing to go to Meet- ing, and two lads of fourteen or fifteen were leading out a saddled mule. It broke away from them and trotted slowly round the paddock. When the boys thought they had cornered him he escaped, and ran a little faster. At last one trod on the trailing lariat, and then the mule kicked out. The father came down from the porch, and they united in driving the mule towards the gate, where, he suddenly turned, and leaping the prickly hedge galloped off to the open country. All this time not an oath or angry word was uttered, but there was enough 56
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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 328015
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328015