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This is an excerpt taken out of Ken Drigg's article “Twentieth-Century Polygamy and Fundamentalist Mormons in Southern Utah” from Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, 24 (1991).
This is a copy of an oath which suspected polygamists were asked to…

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This is a photograph that displays a typical alley dwelling in Washington, DC. It shows the housing inhabited by poor and working class African Americans of the time.

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This is a photograph of roughly a dozen Mormon men in the Utah Penitentiary who have been found guilty of polygamy following the Edmunds Anti-Polygamy Act of 1882, which declared that polygamy was a felony. The Mormon community was greatly impacted…

Reynolds v. United States Shortened 10.4.11.pdf
The Reynolds v. United States Case is absolutely fundamental to the issue of polygamy in the Church of the Latter-Day Saints. George Reynolds was an Elder in the Church, who knowingly violated the 1862 Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act. As a result, Reynolds…

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This is a picture of Thomas L. Kane, used mostly to supplement the written material. This portrait is of Kane in his Union Military uniform. Growing up in Philadelphia as a son of a prominent judge, Kane surely had a comfortable upbringing, and was…

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Elder Orson Pratt gave this discourse in 1852. It is historically significant because this is the first instance in which one of the leaders of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints publically confirms suspicions that polygamy was indeed practiced in…

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This is Thomas L Kane's discourse to the Historical Society of Philadelphia. This is one of his most famous works, and the reader can see how Kane attempted to positively portray the Mormons in the media. Although this text is primarily a recounting…

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