Join Lindsay as she interviews historian Joseph Geisner about 1850’s Utah including stories about Bill Hickman and Porter Rockwell. This episode contains strong themes of violence. This is part one of a two-part episode.
TW: This podcast contains some discussions of rape. Join Lindsay as she discusses how women’s sexuality became the catalyst for a decade or more of Mormon violence, and the curious Victorian scandal involving Brigham Young’s daughter-in-law and a “Gentile” soldier. […]
Join Lindsay as she discusses what plural marriages did to prescribed family roles and how it affected the mental health of plural wives. Links mentioned in this podcast: Daily Life on the Nineteenth Century American Frontier By Mary Ellen […]
Join Lindsay as she discusses how the practice of plural marriage evolved in early Mormon Utah in the 1850’s.Links mentioned in this podcast: Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the reading guide here. Buy the […]
Join Lindsay as she discusses the first public acknowledgement of polygamy, divorces and marriages, the Early Utah Period, and Blood Atonement. Links mentioned in this podcast: Read the transcript of this episode here. (h/t Kecia Gilliam) Sources for controversial sermons: […]
Join Lindsay as she discusses the preparation for the Saints to head West, their stay in Winter Quarters, the organizations of Bishops and Wards, polygamous divorces and the trek West. Links mentioned in this podcast: Buy the reading guide here. […]