Year of Polygamy

Episode 51: Amelia Folsom “The Favorite Wife”

Join  Lindsay as she discusses the famous woman married to Brigham Young, dubbed as “Brigham’s Pet,” Amelia Folsom, said to be his favorite wife. Links mentioned in this podcast: The Tyranny of Mormonism: Or An Englishwoman in Utah; an Autobiography

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Episode 50: Marriage to Brigham Young

  Join Lindsay as she interviews former LDS Church archivist and former State of Utah archivist Jeffery Johnson about the women married to Brigham Young.   Links mentioned in this episode: Defining ‘Wife’: The Brigham Young Households,” by Jeffrey Johnson

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Episode 49: Emma Lee French

Join Lindsay as she talks about Emma Batchelor Lee French, a favorite wife of John D. Lee of Mountain Meadows Massacre fame.   Links mentioned in this podcast: Will Bagley’s: “ONE LONG FUNERAL MARCH”: A REVISIONIST’S VIEW OF THE MORMON

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Episode 47: Southern Utah Polygamy- St. George

  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:

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Episode 46: A Brief History of Relief Society

Join Lindsay as she discusses the creation, suspension and continuation of the Relief Society. Links mentioned in this podcast: Keepapitchinin Forgotten Relief Societies 1844-67 by Richard Jensen Women of Covenant: The Story of Relief Society Mormon Enigma  

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Episode 45: Houses of Polygamy

‘ 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

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Episode 44: The Utah War

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

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