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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
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836XL Flatbed Scanner
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Dimensions Gif: 900 x 1300 pixels
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 080
Description been in a state of great excitement all day over the preparations going on across the way; the pictures, looking glasses and so forth that were being carried in; and now pointed out to each other those they recognised as having been contributed by our different friends for the adornment of the white washed walls. Opposite the dais was the musician's stand above which of course hung the honoured Stars and Stripes. When the guests had all assembled a couple of chairs were placed on the floor, to which R-es. Young and Bishop Snow who is also Major General of the [I(: Territorial] Militia, advanced arm-in-arm. They then knelt down and Bishop-General Snow prayed for a blessing on the proceedings of the evening: that the festival might be unclouded by a sinful word or thought or deed, and that the cheerfulness might be good for soul and body, and th t a we might all go home feeling our social ties more closely drawn together. Then the music struck up, and Snow, announcing himself as Major General of the Division ordered the forces to deploy for cotillions. The tunes played were most of them of the Dixie order, many of them old Virginia, which so often means Scotch, airs. The dancing was confined to cotillions, reels and country- dances, the Mormons not approving of waltzes or "Germans," and the steps were executed with old fashioned and graceful precision. K. and I declined to dance, but President Young not- withstanding his seventy three years, not only opened the ball but danced nearly every dance. It was really a pretty sight to see such thorough enjoyment of the figures. I think they danced every one that ever was invented. The costumes were as vari- 80
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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 328039
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328039