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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 088
Description Was he wrong to harp on Wealth? He would show the other side of the picture. He would say for this people that if he asked them rather than abandon their faith to seek dens and caverns of the earth; promising them only water and a little bread and sometimes a mouthful of antelope meat, they would choose this rather than Babylon. Here there was so decided a hum of assent that it broke the thread of his argument. He listened, tapping his gold spectacle case on the table before him, and then as the murmur died away, he smiled and said, "Brethren and sisters, I don't know that it is too ludicrous a simile, but you must pardon me for saying that to see a Saint aiming to be a Saint and yet lusting for riches, striving for earthly treasure, is like seeing a cat pulled by the tail across a rag carpet." He then closed with an allusion to Brother John's effort in the morning, saying that he had striven to have the Spirit, but could not move the people. Walking home with Sister an elderly woman, but still lovely, I ventured to hazard a few questions upon the sermon we had heard. I wanted to find out whether s!ze was disposed to abandon the search for distant picayunes in favour of coining the dollars B. Y. referred to: whether, in short, the Saints had abrogated the right to their own opinions and deemed him absolutely infallible. She said frankly that while she knew nothing as to the other industries referred to her long residence in Southern California had taught her that Brother Young was confounding two different plants. The soap plant used in St George is not the valuable one of California, from which ropes and mattresses are also made. But, she said "He 88
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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 328047
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328047