SOURCE: Religion Dispatches
by Benjamin E. Park
The new series raises questions about America's homegrown faith, and shakes off some of the source book's post-9/11 concerns with extremism and religious violence to show the complexity among different tendencies and branches of the faith.
SOURCE: Salt Lake Tribune
It was "really a fight" for women in Utah to regain their voting rights in 1895, says history professor Kathryn MacKay.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Katherine Kitterman
As we remember the 19th Amendment, we shouldn’t forget what came before it.
The 1951 transcription is written in a decades-old shorthand style that few people use today. “It’s definitely a lost art,” Langsdon said.
by Quincy D. Newell
Jane Elizabeth Manning James, a free black woman who converted to Mormonism in the early 1840s, provides a little-known vantage point from which to tell a story of Mormonism that takes the church’s racial history into account.
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