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 The First Fifty
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 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: