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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 153
Description For French of Paris was to me unknown." So she spoke French to me, and I responded in English. She is a correspon- dent of Victor H ugo and of other distinguished Frenchmen, and talks most eloquently. It has seldom been my privilege to meet with so cultivated a woman in America. She lives in a wee adobe house where she shelters two compatriots even poorer than herself, a shy old savan[t], and an aged widow. When I called to return her visit there was but a small fire burning in the grate, and Madame made no secret of her poverty, but the little salon was hung with pictures well read volumes filled the chimney corner shelves and the square of musquito netting stretched across each deep-sunk window recess by way of blind, was decorated by an artistically made wreath of pressed autumn leaves, through which the winter sunshine streamed. Mme. d7-J. had been one of the band of women who toiled across the then desert country from the Missouri to Salt Lake, each push- ing before her a laden handcart. The funds of the emigrants were too small to provide a sufficient number of ox-teams, and some inventive genius130 suggested that each should push a certain amount of the lighter baggage. Mme. told me how many pairs of "bottines" [a woman's elegant boot] she wore out on the burning sands and sharp rocks, going finally barefoot for the last few days that she might have a decent pair to enter ""Brigham Young encouraged church pioneers who could not afford wagons to utilize handcarts which they pushed and pulled west. An estimated 4,000 pioneers traveled thus to Salt Lake City, between 1856 and 1861. Morgan, Utah Guide, 128. Also Joseph Fielding Smith, Euentials in Church Hktory:A Hikory ofthe Churchfiom the Birth of Joseph Smith to the Psejent Time (1922), with introductory chapters on the Antiquit)) of the Gojpeland the "jelling away" (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1966), 484-90. 153
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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 328112
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6q81cb6/328112