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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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Metadata Cataloger Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number F 834.S15 K36 1995
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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 117
Description I forget the order of the other speeches. Bishop McDiarmid made a perfect little address K. said, but I did not pay attention being absorbed in watching his wife's flushed face of happy pride. A tall young fellow with a great mustache made a speech beginning with the fact that from his earliest childhood he had been in the Church. One of his first recollections was of being carried across the Missouri at Council Bluffs; with the pio- neers. The wind blew his hat off, and for weeks afterwards, his parents being too poor to replace it; he was compelled to wear his sister's cast off sunbonnet. There was a roar of laughter at this, for he is peculiarly manly in his appearance, but he retained his own gravity. I don't think he meant to be funny, but merely relate the trial which had fixed upon his childish memory the crossing of the Missouri; that Red Sea of the Mormons. He made me grave enough, by the earnest simplicity of his Confession of Faith immediately afterward. I like to see a young man who is no milksop, acknowledge his belief in an open frank way. He wound up by declaring his hope to preach the faith beyond the shadow of these bluffs. There were half a dozen other speeches, none of them lengthy, winding up with one by Brigham Young. He spoke of the pleasure we were enjoying and praised the women of St George peculiarly, who were content to stay at home and labour while the brethren were too often fond of gadding. The thrift of the Sisters had made these gardens smile quite as much as the labours of the Brethren. But while he praised them he must give them a caution. It had been repre- sented to him that some Sisters dissuaded their daughters from 117
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Source A Gentile Account of Life in Utah's Dixie, 1872-73
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
ID 328076
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328076