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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 065
Description it. And the next-a merry bright eyed little scamperer, "what an amount of running she can do for Mamma!, I exclaimed. Louisa laughingly shook her head, "Not much help is to be obtained from Lulu," she said, "her Aunt Annie has only two children and invited Lulu to spend six months with her, and she has been so petted that now she does not want to be useful at home." " Her Aunt Annie. A sister of yours I suppose? What a comfort it must be to have her near you!" I said. "She is only a Sister in the Lord, Mr. Johns' first wife" replied Louisa, "but she is very kind to Lulu, and has clothed her from head to foot." While Louisa talked with me she continued her household work. The room in which we sat contained [a] cooking stove and dining table as well as rocking-chair and cradle. Every- thing was spotlessly clean, but everything showed the marks of poverty. The rag-carpet had large holes in it, but then the edges of each hole were carefully bound with wide braid. "I can't afford time yet to make a new one" she said, "but now that it's past darning I can still keep it from looking slovenly." With great self denial, her husband and she saved enough to put up a saw-mill in one of the timbered canyons about a hun- dred miles from the settlement. There they spent the summer last year, living in tents and wagon boxes i.e. the box part of a wagon dismounted from the wheels but retaining its arched white canvas cover. She and her daughter cooked for the seven men Mr. Johns employed, as well as taking care of the children. The summer was intensely hot, and father, mother and chil- dren were all exhausted when they returned home, but they looked forward to large profits when sales began. Lumber is very scarce in Utah, and the mill was also near the great min- 65
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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 328024
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328024