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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
Format application/pdf
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 079
Description Exploring Expedition have been there for some months.84 They must have had a delightful experience, for the Expedi- tion was well fitted out with materials for comfort and safety. Still I don't envy them for Kanab is a rougher settlement than St George. January 16th. Our Military, or rather Militia Ball, last night was quite a grand affair. The idea was, I believe, that the Militia of the Territory gave it in honour of their distinguished Military guest, K. The night was cold enough to make me thankful that in the unwarmed Halls5 I was wearing a high-necked dress of thick ottoman cloth instead of a ball dress. We laid aside our outer wrappings in the basement, and ascend- ing the narrow stairs found ourselves in the large room, where once or twice a week ever since I came here I have watched the figures of dancers bobbing past the lighted windows ere I closed my own. The south end was elevated by a couple of steps which served as benches for the dancers to rest on. The raised platform behind held a table set out with stereoscopic views, a sofa and some chairs, and was intended for the more honour- able or elderly guests and other wallflowers. The children had X'The wives of expedition members were waiting for their husbands to leave the Colorado River after the second historic expedition from Green River, Wyoming, to Glen Canyon, Arizona. Vrobably the St. George Social Hall, one of the first buildings constructed in the infant colony, with ground breaking on March --, `7 1862. Andrew Karl Larsen, "I wux Culled to Dixie": The l&gin River Bain (Salt Lake City: The Deseret News Press, 1961), 116-17. 79
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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 328038
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328038