D. Michael Hansen, Image Capture Operations Manager for FamilySearch Presented to the Murray Chapter 4/24/2019 Transcription by otter.ai Unknown Speaker 0:00 be able to see the screen, you could probably do better. On the back table here. Current speaker for this evening is D Michael Hanson who is wandering around the room as we […]
In today’s episode we discuss the often-misunderstood timeline of the Willie and Martin companies and their rescuers.
A version of an address delivered Nov. 17, 1911, before the Memorial Meeting of the missouri and illinois Pioneers, originally published in The Utah Geological and Historical Magazine, January 1912. By President Francis M. Lyman This title refers to the pioneers of Zion in Missouri and Illinois, not the initial settlers of either Missouri or […]
By Eliza R. Snow “I love that flag. When in my childish glee— A prattling girl upon my grandsire’s knee— I heard him tell strange tales, with valor rife, How that same flag was bought with blood and life. “And his tall form seemed taller when he said, ‘Child, for that flag, thy grandsire […]
Compiled by Andrew Jenson, Editor and Publisher of the “Historical Record” The Salt Lake Democrat, an anti-Mormon newspaper published in Salt Lake City, succumbed for the want of support, after struggling for existence a little over two years. Friday, July 1st James Lloyd, of Farmington, Davis Co., was arrested on a charge of unlawful cohabitation. […]
by H. Bartley Heinner This article originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 1990 Issue of Pioneer Magazine V. Vee Reynolds of the South Davis Chapter holds the position of the Bountiful Regional Director of the German extraction and Coordinator of the German, Spanish and English Extraction Programs. He states: In this capacity, I frequently run across […]
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by Wilma Morley Despain, Centerfield UT From The Saga of the Sanpitch, 1969 Historical Writing Contest When I meet my own— Will they look up lovingly, and say, “Well done, you took the torch— And carried it your portion-of, THE STEEP RUGGED WAY!” I, but one of many— Who have golden harvest reaped, Am I […]
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https://youtu.be/PTi-PJznjFA BUY TICKETS HERE Encampment Brochure & Mail-In Form Keynote Speaker Entertainment Saturday Spouse’s Meeting Keynote Speaker ELDER LEGRAND R. CURTIS JR., OF THE SEVENTY Elder Curtis is the current Church historian and Recorder, Executive Director of the Church history Department, chairman of the Book of Mormon Visual Library Steering Committee, and serves on the […]
By Caleb Warnock Our pioneer ancestors would recognize little of the techniques and methods used in today’s backyard gardens—and they would be puzzled by why so few families garden and spend so much money when they do. Let’s begin with the soil itself. Pioneers did not need commercial fertilizer. The soil was new, meaning it […]
brigham young witnessed the Saints having to leave behind multiple temples all through the early years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ history. Most painfully, Brigham Young led the Saints out of Nauvoo in 1846, abandoning the nauvoo temple that they had spent so much time and expense erecting over the preceding […]
With the coming of spring, the brethren made a concerted drive to get all the Saints out of Kanesville. Other than for Julia’s health, Isaac was well equipped to travel. In the heat of the late spring, Julia gained some weight and felt pretty well. Deciding that they could safely make the trip, Isaac loaded the wagon
20-year old Joseph Smith meets Emma Hale. The story of how they meet and their courtship is just one of the events discussed.
Compiled by Andrew Jenson, Editor and Publisher of the “Historical Record” The population of the Sandwich Islands organized and assumed control of the Hawaiian kingdom, discontinuing the Gibson ministry, etc. A number of people were killed by Indians in Arizona. Russia was visited by an earthquake, in which many people lost their lives. Floods did […]
In this week’s chapter we read about the outbreak of the First World War and the ongoing Mexican Revolution. Joining us today is Elder Hugo Montoya, a General Authority Seventy and a counsellor in the South America Northwest Area Presidency.
Francis and his family were called to Panaca where he died in 1866. His grandson, Samuel Marion Lee later moved to Clifton, Idaho where their son Harold B. Lee was born in 1899.
Kate Holbrook, a managing historian in the Church History Department, and Steve Harper, a professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University, join us to discuss the life of Alma Richards, his accomplishments at the 1912 Olympics
As I contemplated this move from Franklin to Hooper I came to realize after waking from my sleep and being prompted by the spirit, one of the reasons they made this move was because of the Indian problems in and around Franklin.
They finally came to this underdeveloped part of Idaho where his family took advantage of the pre-exemption homestead rights and took up 360 acres of land two miles north of what is now Shelley, Idaho.
Emily Marie Crumpton-Deason presents on Clara Decker Young, Harriet Wheeler, and Ellen Sanders Kimball Emily works for the Church history Library for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Pioneer Content Manager for the Church History Biographical Database. She graduated with a Master of Arts in History from Utah State University in […]
Jed Woodworth is the managing historian of the Saints project. In today’s episode Jed shares insights into the issues surrounding post-manifesto marriage and the public’s opinion of the Church in the early twentieth century.
On Friday, May 20th, they started on the railroad for St. Joseph,
Missouri where they arrived safely; from thence they proceeded on their way up the Missouri River on the steamboat “St. Mary”. Here they were treated roughly by the crew and others. They had no where to sleep or sit, but were almost constantly compelled to stand on their feet night and day until May 26th where they landed on the banks of the Missouri River below Florence, Nebraska at which place they lodged for a while so they could fit up their teams and baggage to cross the plains to the Rocky Mountains.
Complied by Andrew Jenson, Editor and Publisher of the “Historical Record” MAY Monday, May 2 George Naylor who had served his term of imprisonment in the Utah Penitentiary for unlawful cohabitation was set at liberty. Miles Williams, of North Point, Salt Lake Co., was arrested, and the following day placed under $1,500 bonds and held under […]
Chad Orton is a Curator in the Historic Sites Division of the Church history Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has written on a number of topics relating to LDS History. His books include Joseph Smith’s America: His Life and Times; 40 Ways to Look at Brigham Young; A New […]
The erection of the Joseph Smith Memorial in Vermont, United States, was an exciting moment for the Church. Joining us in this episode is Keith Erekson, Director of Outreach in the Church History Department, who explains the symbolism
Five-Year Vision: One-Year Plan Here is the audio and (unedited) transcription of the address by Elder L. Whitney Clayton, given April 23, 2022 at the SUP symposium. Introduction by Larry Gibson 00:00 But now we have the opportunity of hearing from a dear friend, one that I just loved and treasured any time that I’ve […]
He was always the first one into the saddle if there was trouble. This included the handcart rescue, two Indian wars and as an aide to Lott Smith in harassing Johnson’s Army by Fort Bridger.
In this episode we explore the political crises surrounding the Church and the legacy of plural marriage. Joining us this week is Ken Cannon, a lawyer and independent historian. Ken shares his perspective on the way the Church deals with challenges
February 7, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 4: 67 minutes long), click here for the Utah Department of Culture & Community Engagement's fuller version with complete show notes, for this Speak Your Piece episode. American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's influential 2017 book A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women's Rights in Early Mormonism,1835-1870 (Vintage […]