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Join Lindsay as she discusses interesting Southern Utah communities that practiced plural marriage including Orderville and the United Order, Santa Clara and Cedar City. TW: This post contains strong themes of violence. Links mentioned in this post:
- Leonard J. Arrington’s Book, Great Basin Kingdom: An Economic History of the Latter-day Saints
- Mormon Polygamous Families, Life in the Principle by Jesse Embry
- John A. Peterson, “Warren Stone Snow, a man in between : the biography of a Mormon defender,” Master’s Thesis, BYU (1985) 112.
- Deseret News Article Mentioning Henry Jones
- The Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn
- John D. Lee’s Confession in MORMONISM UNVEILED, or THE LIFE AND CONFESSIONS of the Late Mormon Bishop JOHN D. LEE
Join Lindsay as she discusses the history of St. George and several prominent polygamists in the area.
Links and text mentioned in this podcast:
- Jacob Hamblin’s Bio, a Frontier Life by Todd Compton
- Larry Logue, “A Time of Marriage: Monogamy and Polygamy in a Utah Town,” Journal of Mormon History 11 (1984)
- Mormon Polygamous Families by Jesse Embry
Join Lindsay as she discusses the creation, suspension and continuation of the Relief Society.Links mentioned in this podcast:
- Forgotten Relief Societies 1844-67 by Richard Jensen
- Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society
- Mormon Enigma
‘ Join Lindsay as she discusses three famous homes integral to the history of Utah polygamy- the Beehive House, the Lion House, and the Gardo House.Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:
- You can read the text of this post here!
- Gardo House/Amelia Folsom
- Marian Bonswell interview
- Folsom Place
- Amelia Folmsom Leavitt History
- Devotees and their Shrines
- Gardo House wiki
- Deseret News on the Gardo House
- Two Queens of the Gardo House
- Zion in the Courts-A Legal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1830-1900
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 two of a two-part episode. Links and text mentioned and read in this podcast:
- Housewives, Hussies, and Heroines, or the Women of Johnston’s Army
- The Coming Storm: The Murder of Jesse Thompson Hartley by H. Michael Marquardt
- Bigler Mormon Missionaries the Utah war and the 1858 Bannock Raid on Fort Limhi
- Bigler – A Lion in the Path UTAH WAR
- The Journals of Hannah Tapfield King
- “As a Bird Sings”: Hannah Tapfield King, Poetess and Pioneer Leonard Reed
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.Links mentioned in this podcast:
- The must-read essay by historian William MacKinnon:
- Sex, Subalterns, and Steptoe: Army Behavior, Mormon Rage, and Utah War Anxieties
- Additional info from the LDS Church History Library Here.