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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
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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 115
Description than in that paradisaical feast which our Milton so prosaically describes, but in another sense. There were several bottles of grape wine, which however, were only there in courtesy to K. President Young and the toastmaster also had wine glasses, but the healths were all drunk in fair water. [In] Utah fashion th ere were at least as many women as men present; and of course the irrepressible Baby was there in force retiring modestly behind the maternal shawl for refreshment while Mamma serenely partook of the viands on the table. [In] Utah fashion too, the Vice President of the Club was a woman, the Madonna-faced wife of the County Court Clerk.107 [In] Utah fashion again, every man sat beside his wife or wives, with his daughters and their children, radiating from him, the central sun. The President and Vice President of the Club108 waited on the tables in a leisurely conversational sort of fashion, chatting with their guests, and pressing this or that dish upon their notice. We all-there were over a hundred of us, "helped ourselves and passed it along." There was a hum of conver- sation, and when the feast was over-my share of which was principally oatcakes, fresh butter, and "rabbit bush" honey- the toasts began. ""Nancy Cox, an associate in the Washington County Clerk's office, aided Grant Heath, a retired De.ceret Netv~ editor now living in St. George, in a search of old records for the County Court Clerk's name in the early 1870s. The dim signatures Lvere difficult to read but appear to be A. hf. Jackson. "`XJoseph Ellis Johnson \vas president of the Gardeners' Club at this time. He v,as the principal organizer of the club in 1865 and under his aegis, the Gardeners' Club Hall \vas constructed in 1867. Here the club held meetings, exhibited their products, and held socials. The Hall was often rented to other organizations for their functions. Brooks, Utah 5 Dixie, U. H.Q., 269. 115
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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 328074
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328074