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A

Aaronic Priesthood meetings, 345

Abraham, posterity of, 208, 424n32

Abuse, 217, 227, 258, 259, 420n28

Acres of diamonds (story of), 152, 406n19

Adam (biblical figure), fall of, 223, 371n13, partnership with Eve, 388n28, pure language of, 360n9, 360n10, and sacrifice, 198–199

Adam-ondi-Ahman (place), 361n20

“Adam-ondi-Ahman” (William W. Phelps), 8, 360n11

“Adam-ondi-Ahman” (Elizabeth Ann Whitney), 7–9

Addams, Jane, 128, 140

Adversity, See, Suffering, Trials

Agency, addressing suffering and, 222, to choose to become godlike, 224, freedom of, 225, 236, of others, 229, power of, 244, prayer as an expression of, 287, responsibilities resulting from, 421n35

Alma the Younger (Book of Mormon figure), 223, 262–263, 285, 321

American Indians, 29–30, 369n3

American Red Cross, courses taught through, 128, history of, 408n5, home nursing and, 167, 410n8, service with, 107, 116, 161

American Revolution, xviii

Anderson, John, 241

Anesthetic, in childbirth, 138–139, 403n30

Angell, James, 27

Angell, Phoebe Ann Morton, 27, 28

Angell, Truman O., 27

Anthon, Charles, 157, 364n25, 407n19

Anti-Japanese sentiment, 254

Anxiety, 251–252

Apia Samoa East Stake, 248

Area authorities, 333, 422n5

Area conferences, xxix, 177–178, 413n1

Atheism, 259, 260–261

Atonement, knowledge of, 404n42, as object of faith, 324, operating in lives, 290, performed for humankind, 198–200, perseverance and, 230, personal, 252

Authenticity, 237–238

Authority, of church leaders, 143, covenants forged by priesthood, 279, of men in nineteenth-century churches, xviii, of priesthood holders, 318, of priesthood quorums, 279, of Relief Society, 42, 279, 299, of Emma Hale Smith, 12–14, 361n15, of Lucy Mack Smith, 3–5, of women to speak or teach, xxiii–xxv, 358n53

Auxiliary conferences, 345

Aylworth, Martha Hendricks, 378n20


B

Bailey, Albert Edward, 140

Ballard, M. Russell, 260–261, 330, 439n11

Bangerter, W. Grant, 434n19

Bantustans, 438n31

Baptism, and covenants, 279, 327, conviction and, xv, 392n20, miracles and, 263, prayer translated into Xhosa, 438n28, at Temple Square, 103, and unity, 256

Barney, Elvira Stevens Woodbury Huntington, 78 (illus.), 79–81, 385n2

Barney, Royal, Jr., 79

Baxter, Henry, 380n4

Baxter, John, 65–66

Beaver, Utah, Relief Society, 49, 50

Beck, Julie Bangerter, xxv, 291, 295–307, 349, 350

Beckett, Ray, 261, 427n19

Beckham, Janette Hales, 276 (illus.)

Beecher, Catharine, xix

Bell, Louise, 313–314

Benjamin, King (Book of Mormon figure), 198

Bennion, Francine Russell, 212 (illus.), 213–231

Bennion, Lowell L., 357n36

Bennion, Robert C., 213

Bester, Gwenna Rundell Stocks, 309, 310–311, 437n15

Bester, Johan, 309

Bishops, home teachers sent by, 302, responsibilities of, 299, and tithing, 277, and welfare, 305, 374n26, 374n30, work with Relief Society, 43–44, 112, 373n19

Bishops’ conferences, 345

Blessings, for earth, 81, of faith, 319, gratitude for, 244–248, of Latter-day Saint women, 189, of obedience, 246, of prayer, 76–77, of prayer and temple attendance, 288–289, of priesthood, 197, of service, 42, of trials, 288–290

Blessings, of healing administered by women, xviii, xxvii, 16, 18, 19, 356n17, 367n10

Blessings, patriarchal, 7–8, 209–210, 241, 362n12, 417n17

Bloch, Carl, 287, 432n23

Boggs, Lilburn W., 366n51

Book of Mormon, copyright for, 364n30, Sarah M. Kimball family and, 89, as most correct of any book, 438n38, Relief Society members to heed, 14, Emma Hale Smith serves as scribe for, 11, study of, xxiv, 77, 104, 261–262, 277, testimony of, 5, 21, 256, 316, translation and publication of, 23–24, 157, 364n28, Xhosa translation of, 320–321, 436n8

Bountiful, Utah, temple, 327–329

Boyton, Peter, 317, 438n30

Bramhall, Dorothy, 215–216

Brandley, Elsie Talmage, 134 (illus.), 135–143

Brazil, 295, 297

Bread, 174, 226, 237, 247

Brigham Young College, Logan, Utah, 131, 401n1

Brigham Young University, attendance at, 135, 183, 193, 213, 265, devotionals, xx, xxviii, matron of, 121, 399n4, welfare course taught at, 128, women speak at, xxiii, 296, 415n17

Brigham Young University Women’s Conference, xxi (illus.), xxviii, 358n39

Brimhall, George, 399n13

Brown, Sheila, 214

Brummer, André, 310, 319–320

Brummer, Judy Bester, 308 (illus.), 309–322, 436n8

Bruno of Nola, 221

Buell, Presendia Lathrop Huntington, 15, 16

Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., xxiii, 3–5

Burnham, James, 61, 379n1

Burnham, Mary A. Huntly, 61

Burton, Craig P., 323

Burton, Linda Kjar, 323–330, 439n8

Busby, George, 370n15

Busby, Joseph, 30, 369n11, 370n14

Busby, Matilda Dudley, 29–30, 369n2, 369n11, 370n14, 370n15

Busche, Enzio, 233–234

Busche, Jutta Baum, 233–239


C

Calhoun, John C., 366n49

Callings, feelings of inadequacy and, 179, honor in, 374n27, inspiration in, xxiv, 109, 242, perseverance in, 281, priesthood authority in, 358n53, respecting others in, 250, responsibilities in, 108–110, 132–133, serving others in, 249–250, showing love in, 118, time for, 147

Callister, Thomas, 373n11

Cannon, Annie Wells, 412n18

Cannon, Ann Mousley, 93–95, 390n7, 390n10, 391n15, 391n17

Cannon, Charles Mousley, 390n1

Cannon, Elaine Anderson, 204 (illus.), 205–211

Cannon, George Q., 250, 268, 269, 429n21

Carrington, Rhoda Marie, 373n18

Cassia Stake Academy, Oakley, Id., 131, 401n1

Celestial glory or kingdom, 38, 45, 62, 92, 221–222

Challenger (space shuttle), 222, 420n17, 421n33

Change, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 137–140, 195, in personal life, 146–147, 262–263, 267, 270, 288–290, 321, 326, in society, 187–191, See also, Self-improvement

Chaperones, 120

Charity, and forgiveness, 50, without judgment, 123, necessary for divine grace, 100, for the needy, 43–44, and Relief Society, 14, 179, scriptural definition of, 251, striving for, 328, as true love of Christ, 169, and unity, 290–291

Childbirth, 138–139, 403n30

Childlessness, 48, 257–258

Children, becoming like, 125, mothers’ duties to, 48, 83, potential of, 42, protecting from bad influences, 179, raising, 23, 66, 257, 363n8, 364n21, teaching, 23, 35–36, 86, 180, 357n32, 371n17, 410n9, 439n3, wayward, 288–289, See also, Mothers and motherhood, Parenting

Children of God, 238–239, 267–275

Choristers, 109, 395n16

Christofferson, D. Todd, 303–304

Church Board of Education, 296, 434n18

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the, change in, 137, 138–139, as Christian church, 315, clinging to fundamental roots of, 137–138, 143, curriculum of, 194, “drifters” in, 194–196, growth in Mexico, 177–178, international nature of, 256, organization of, 296–307, sustaining leaders in, 299, teachings on women, 191, unity in, 256–257, women and growth of, 200

Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., 155, 405n12, 407n12

Cleveland, Sarah Marietta Kingsley Howe, 15, 16, 18, 19

Clyde, Aileen H., 242–243, 424n7

Cobb, Augusta Adams, 30, 369n13

Cold War, 162

Coleman, Sarah, 48

Colton, Don B., 171

Colton, Nancy, 412–413n24

Comfort, 287

Comforting others, 201–202

Committee on Women’s Work, 399n5

Community chests, 408n5

Compassion, 174–175

Compassionate service, 162–165, 191, 278, 409n11, 409n14

Conferences, area, xxix, 177–178, 323, 413n1, auxiliary, 345, conjoint or June or Mutual Improvement Association, xix, xx, 93, 95, 107, 108, 111, 115, 135, 357n28, 391n13, general, xx, xxiv–xxv, xxviii, 21–22, 103–104, 188–189, 253, 278, 345–351, 358n40, 416n33, Relief Society general, xx, xxii, 121, 127, 131, 145, 149, 155, 161, 166 (illus.), 167, 171, women’s session or women’s meeting, xx, xxii, 204, 206, 345, 357n35, 358n41

Confession, 318–319

Conflict resolution, 334–342

Conjoint conferences (of the Mutual Improvement Associations), xix, xx, 93, 95, 107, 108, 111, 115, 135, 357n28, 391n13

Consecration, 289–290

Consolation, 287

Contention, 334–335

Conwell, Russell H., 406n19

Cook, Gene R., 320

Cooper, Mabel M., 395n17

Cooperatives, 55–56

Coray, Howard, 363n1

Coray, Martha Knowlton, 363n1

Council of Health, 28, 368n13

Council of National Defense, 399n5

Councils, family, 334, 340–341

Covenants, to be righteous, 63, keeping, 304, made by women, xxv, 29–30, 272, 324, remembrance of, 274, strength through, 277–282

Cowdery, Oliver, 337, 441n22

Crickets, 38, 372

Crosby, Caroline, 385n3

Crosby, Jonathan, 385n3

Cross and the Switchblade, The (David R. Wilkerson), 312

Cuban Missile Crisis, 168

Culture, versus doctrine, 257

Curie, Marie, 151, 406n13


D

Dallas, Kelsey, 338

Daniels, Marilla, 90, 389n12, 389n14

Dansie, Agnes Kunz, 277

Daughters in My Kingdom, 296

Davis, Mary Ann, 48

Davydova, Anastasia, 259–260, 263

Deification, choice and, 422n40, Latter-day Saint beliefs regarding, 221, Lorenzo Snow on, 393n33, struggle or striving for, 224–225, 287, Brigham Young on, 373n14

Deming, Miner R., 367n55

Dew, JoAnn Petersen, 265

Dew, Maudie, 265

Dew, Sheri Linn, 265–275, 428n7

Dexter, Walter, 111

Diamonds, acres of (story of), 152, 406n19

Dick, Abigail Tryphosa, 111

Dicks, Ronell, 313–314

Dispensation of the fulness of times, 429n23

Division of work, 395n14, 395n15

Doctrine, 257, 198, 222

Doniphan, Alexander, 366n45

Dougall, Maria Y., 94 (illus.), 95

Douglas, Catherine, 380n4, 380n9

Dudley, Lawson, 29

Durfee, Elizabeth Davis Goldsmith Brackenbury, 15, 18, 367n53

Durfee, Jabez, 367n53


E

Earth, 81

Eaton, Elizabeth, 18

Edification, 55–59, 99–100

Edmunds Act (1882), 386n19

Edmunds-Tucker Act (1887), 386n19

Education, of Elvira S. Barney, 79, of Francine R. Bennion, 213, of Elsie Talmage Brandley, 135, of Judy Brummer, 312, of Linda K. Burton, 323, of Jutta B. Busche, 233, of Ann M. Cannon, 93, of children, 371n17, Church Board of Education, 434n18, of Sheri L. Dew, 265, encouragement for women to obtain, 56, 59, 86, and gaining knowledge, 157, of Ardeth G. Kapp, 193, of Jennie Brimhall Knight, 121, of Irina Kratzer, 260–261, of Rachel H. Leatham, 103, of Amy Brown Lyman, 128, of Louise W. Madsen, 167, of Chieko N. Okazaki, 253–254, of Bonnie D. Parkin, 277, of Virginia H. Pearce, 283, of Margaret C. Pickering, 161, of Marianne C. Sharp, 155, of Gladys N. Sitati, 331, of Alice C. Smith, 171, of Eliza R. Snow, 379n13, of Belle S. Spafford, 183–184, of Mattie Horne Tingey, 83, of women and girls, 374n31, 379n10, 379n13, 388n26, and youth, 138, 205, 371n17

Edwards, Jonathan, 389n17

Eliot, Charles W., 153, 406n22

Emigration, faith through trials of, 66–67, 381n16, of Fayette Saints, 3–5, of Mary B. Ferguson, 65, of Elicia A. Grist, 34, of Irina Kratzer, 259, of Annie D. Noble, 111, Perpetual Emigrating Fund, 34, 370n10, 371n18, saving for, 36, See also, Pioneers

Employment, 131, 333

Enemies, love for, 337–338

English lessons, 333

Enoch (biblical figure), 243–244, 270

Eppel, Robert, 320, 438n39

Equal Rights Amendment, 184

Ericksen, E. E., 136, 402n11

Erie Canal, xxiii, 3–5

Evans, Barbara, 48

Eve (biblical figure), 48, 223, 270–271, 371n13, 388n28

Eyring, Henry B., 301–302


F

Faith, anchored in church’s fundamental roots, 137–138, 143, and avoiding conflict and contention, 335–336, 342, blessings of, 319, and building worthwhile life, 151, versus faithfulness, 195–196, as gift, 128–129, personal, 246, power of, 230, prayer and, 287, strength through, 285, in times of trial, 37–38, 51, 66–68, in treating sick, 28

Faithfulness, 195–196

Fall of Adam and Eve, 223, 371n13

Family, 244–245, 339–341, 304–305, 423n25, See also, Mothers and motherhood

“Family: A Proclamation to the World, The”, 428n13

Family councils, 334, 340–341

Farnsworth, Julia, 387n25

Fayette, N.Y., Saints, emigration of, 3–5

Ferguson, Andrew, 66, 380n4

Ferguson, Mary Tyndale Baxter, 65–68, 380n1, 380n3, 381n15, 381n16

Firesides, xx, 357n36

First Vision (of Joseph Smith), 76, 314–315

Fisher, Thomas G., 49

Flygare, Amelia Margaret Hansen, 106 (illus.), 107–110, 395–396

Flygare, Christian, 107

Food, blessing on, 200

Foreign languages, Chieko N. Okazaki delivers addresses in, 254, 258, Xhosa, 309, 310, 311–312, 317–318, 320–322, 436n8

Foreordination, 202, 269–270

Forgiveness, 50, 123–125, 230, 338–339

Fox, Ruth May, 94 (illus.), 136, 395n15, 396n18

Frank, Glenn, 140, 404n35

Frankfurt, Germany, temple, 234, 239

Franklin, Benjamin, 153

Freeze, James, 69, 381n3

Freeze, Lelia “Lillie” Tuckett, 69–71

Freeze, Mary Ann, 60 (illus.), 61–63, 70, 76, 379–380

Friendship, 173–174, 336

Fulness of times, dispensation of, 429n23


G

Gates, Susa Young, on Ann M. Cannon, 390n10, as delegate to National Council of Women, 90, founder of Young Woman’s Journal, 389n12, on Salt Lake City Eleventh Ward YLMIA, 62, on Mattie Horne Tingey, 387n14, on Zina D. H. Young, 47

General conference, attendance between 1942 and 1945, 416n33, history of, 358n40, prophecy in, 188–189, Lucy Mack Smith’s address in, 21–26, women speakers in, xx–xxii, xxiv–xxv, xxviii, 103–104, 253, 278, 345–351, Zina D. H. Young speaks in, 363n17

Gifts of the spirit, See, Spiritual gifts

Goals, achieving, 205–206

Goates, Charles, 303

Goates, George, 303–304

God, becoming like, 221, 224–225, 287, 373n14, 393n33, 422n40, developing relationship with, 207–211, 227–228, faith in, 129, love for, 325–327, 339, love of, 152–153, 228–229, 238–239, and plan of salvation, 223–224, power of, 230, 311, submission of will to, 330, suffering and, 219, 220, 222–223, teaching children about, 23, 180, trusting, 229, as unchangeable, 173, will of, 291, 293–294

Goddard, Benjamin, 103–104, 115, 397n4

Goddard, Emma Jane Nield, 94 (illus.), 115–120, 397n4

Godhood, See, Deification

Gold plates, 23, 364n23, 364n25, See also, Book of Mormon

Good Samaritan, 117

Goshen, Utah, Relief Society, 66

Gossip, xxiv, 49

Grasshoppers, 38, 372

Gratitude, 244–248, 325

Great Awakening, xviii

Great Britain, 33–34

Great Depression, 132, 136

Green, Sister, 24

Greene, Edwin “Ted”, 193

Greene, John Portineus, 365n35, 365n38

Greene, Rhoda Young, 365n35, 365n38

Grimké, Angelica, xix

Grimké, Sarah, xix

Grist, Elicia A., 33–36

Guest, Edgar A., 118


H

Hales, Robert D., 329, 439n19

“Hand That Rocks the Cradle, The” (William Ross Wallace), 388n27

Hanks, Marion D., 206

Happiness, in adversity, 287, versus gratification, 56–59, instinct to seek, 261, from teaching children about God, 180–181, testimony brings, 244–248, through service, 179, true, 263

Harris, Martin, 23–24, 157, 364n25, 364n28, 407n19

Hart, Charles H., 131

Hart, Lalene Hendricks, 131–133

Harvard Classics, 406n22

Healing, 356n17, 368n15, See also, Blessings, of healing administered by women

Health care, See, Medical care

Hearts, 147–148, 236–239

Heathen, Catherine, 380n4

Heavenly Mother, 84, 85, 91, 390n22

Hebrew School, 89, 388n2

Hendricks, Drusilla Dorris, 51–54, 377–378

Hendricks, James, 51, 52, 53 (illus.), 377n4, 377n14

Hendricks, William, 51–54, 377n11, 377n13, 378n18, 378n20

Hezbollah, 420n28

Higbee, Chauncey, 49

Higbee, Elias, 366n49

Hill, Rachel Hanna, 393n2

Hinckley, Bryant Stringham, 432n11

Hinckley, Gordon B., blesses Chieko N. Okazaki, 258, calls Bonnie D. Parkin as Relief Society general president, 278, church service of, 431n1, counsels Jutta B. Busche, 234, on facing trials, 283, on forgiveness, 338–339, on importance of home, 280–281, on missionary work, 273, on priesthood quorums, 306, on Relief Society women, 278, on things working out, 292, on women, 274

Hinckley, Marjorie Pay, 283, 285–286, 432n19

History of the Prophet Joseph Smith by His Mother (Lucy Mack Smith), 23, 364n27

Holiness, 281–282

Holland, Josiah G., 150

Holy Ghost, conflict avoidance and, 337, 342, edification through, 56, gift of, 428n7, and gift of translation, 321, inspiration through, xxiv–xxv, 316, and promptings to pray, 76, sought by Newel K. and Elizabeth Ann Whitney, 7, and spiritual understanding, 90–92, understanding and relying on, 266, 267, understanding divine identity through, 271–272, witness of, 199

Home, 35–36, 280–281

Homemaking meetings, 167, 411n21, 413–414n13

Home teaching, 301–303

Horne, Joseph, 37

Horne, Mary Isabella, 37–38, 39 (illus.), 55

Humility, 287–288

Humphrey, Solomon, 3

Hunter, Howard W., 337–338

Huntington, Oliver, 79

Huntington, Zina Baker, 47

Hutchinson, Anne, xvii

Hyde, Jeanette, 128

Hyde, Marinda N., 37–38, 374n21, 374n28

Hyde, Orson, 372n9


I

Ideas, openness to new, 137–143, 249–250

Identity, 238–239, 267–275

Ignorance, 230

Improvement Star, 69, 76, 384n13, 384n15

Indian Relief Society, 29–30

Indians, 29–30, 369n3

Industrial Revolution, 33–34

Inquiry, 140–142

Inspiration, in speaking, xxiv–xxv

Intelligence, See, Knowledge

Interpersonal relationships, 334–342

Israel, house of, 268

Israelites, 243, 252


J

Jack, Elaine Low, xxiii–xxiv, 240 (illus.), 241–252, 424n8

Jacobs, Chariton, 47

Jacobs, Henry, 47

Jacobs, Maud Leone Openshaw, 145–148

Jacobs, Zebulon, 47

Jephthah (biblical figure), 217–219

Jesus Christ, atonement of, 199–200, 404n42, and avoiding conflict and contention, 335–336, 342, bearing record and testifying of, 272–273, consolation from, 287, as embodiment of love, 340, faith in, 129, 195, invitation to come unto, 173, and plan of salvation, 429n19, prayer of, 76, 168, self-knowledge of, 268, suffering of, 224, understanding of, 252, 429n16, unity in, 256

Job (biblical figure), 220

Jones, Berry, 75, 384n12

Jones, Ellenor Georgina Reed, 75–77, 383n3, 384n7, 384n12

Jones, Hugh, 75, 384n12

Jones, Joseph M., 383n2

Jones, Margaret, 76

Jones, Mary, 75

Jones, Thomas, 75

Jonson, Ben, 133

Joy, in adversity, 287, See also, Happiness

Juárez, Aurelio, 177

Judging others, 123, 238

June conferences (of the Mutual Improvement Associations), See, Conjoint conferences


K

Kanab, Utah, 73, 382n1

Kanab, Utah, Relief Society, 383

Kapp, Ardeth Greene, 193–202, 240 (illus.), 417n15

Kapp, Heber, 193

Kerr, Jean, 216

Kilpatrick, James, 186–187

Kimball, Heber C., 196

Kimball, Presendia Huntington Buell, 47

Kimball, Sarah Melissa Granger, antipolygamy legislation fought by, 388n9, to direct physiology class for women, 56, image of, 88 (illus.), background of, 89–90, on organization of Relief Society, 362n11, 372n10, public speaking and, 389n13, as Relief Society vice president, 388n8, on spiritual understanding, 90–92, as Utah Woman Suffrage Association chaplain, 80, and visiting teaching, 172, visits Lucy Mack Smith, 22

Kimball, Spencer W., calls Enzio Busche as seventy, 233, church service of, 419n20, on conversion of Bolivian woman, 199, on foreordination, 202, 269, on Relief Society, 298, on Sabbath day, 329–330, on women and growth of church, 200, on women and spiritual growth, 274, youth magazine supported by, 206

Kindness, 251, 273, 341

Kirkham, Oscar A., 197, 417n26

Kirtland, Ohio, temple, manifestations of power at, 7–8

Kish (biblical figure), 187

Knight, Inez, 121

Knight, Lucy Jane “Jennie” Brimhall, 121–125, 399

Knight, Lydia Goldthwaite, 369n6

Knight, Philip, 122 (illus.)

Knight, Richard, 122 (illus.)

Knowledge, gaining, 153, 156–159, seeking, 63, through suffering, 226–227, of true doctrine, 198, of true identity, 238–239, 267–275

Korean language, 254

Korean War, 162

Korihor (Book of Mormon figure), 261

Kotov, Valentin, 259

Kotova, Minareta, 259

Kowa, Goliat, 316–317, 437–438n28

Kratzer, Irina Valentinovna, xxiv, 259–264, 427n19

Kratzer, Tay, 259–260, 263


L

Labor, division of, 395n14, 395n15

Ladies’ Cooperative Retrenchment Association, 55–56

Laman and Lemuel (Book of Mormon figures), 247

Langenbucher, Martha Maria, 394n12

Language of Adam and Eve, 360n9, 360n10

Last dispensation, 269, 429n23

Latter days, trials of, 303

Latter-day Saints’ Millennial Star, 33–34

Laws, divine, 199, 224, 225, physical, 224, 225, 230

Leadership, authority in, 299–304, brings attention to global membership, 253, in church organizations, 89, 108, 109, 132–133, 242, versus coercion, 119, and encouraging women to speak, xxii–xxiii, preparation for, 70–71, 123, 169, of Emma Hale Smith, 11–12, of Lucy Mack Smith, 3–4, using women’s words, xv, of women, xviii–xix, of youth, 137–143, 270, 274

Learning, See, Knowledge

Leatham, Rachel Hannah, 102 (illus.), 103–105, 393–394

Leavitt, Sarah Sturtevant, xv

Lee, Harold B., 190, 268, 271, 305, 411n10

Lee, Rex E., 413n4

Lehi, Utah, Relief Society, 48

Leonard, Abigail Calkins, 15, 18, 19

Lewis, Jane Stevens, 385n2, 385n3

Lewis, Philip, 385n2, 385n3

Life, 150–153, 197–199, 243–252, 262, See also, Mortality

Life, existence before, 85, 86, 202, 223–224, 236, 268, 429n19

Life mission, 61–63

Literacy, 242

Little, Elizabeth, 383n6

Living within means, 280

Locusts, 38, 372

Loneliness, 164–165

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 150

Love, conflict resolution and, 339–342, for enemies, 337–338, of God, 152–153, 228, 238–239, for neighbor, 116–120, signs of, 325–327

Lovett, Robert Morse, 139

Lowell, James Russell, 118–119

Lower Rapids (of Mississippi River), 12, 361n16

Lucas, Samuel D., 366n43, 366n45

“Lucinda Matlock” (Edgar Lee Masters), 251

Luther, Martin, 124

Lyman, Amy Brown, 126 (illus.), 127–129, 400n2, 412n18

Lyman, Richard R., 398n12


M

Mackelprang, Sunae, 254

Madsen, Elen Louise Wallace, 167–170, 182 (illus.), 410n6

Madsen, Truman, 199–200, 418n36

Maeser, Karl G., 119, 399n30

Malan, Jayne B., 240 (illus.)

Manti, Utah, temple, 286

Marcus Aurelius, 236, 238

Massachusetts Bay Colony, xvii

Masters, Edgar Lee, 251

Mathematics, 238

Maturity, 138, 245, 268, 300

Maxwell, Neal A., 201, 291, 330, 418n39

McCarthy, Joseph, 409n9

McConkie, Amelia, 252

McConkie, Bruce R., 252, 268, 269, 302

McConkie, Carol F., xxiv–xxv

McKay, David O., 168, 179, 298

McRae, Alexander, 384n12

Means, living within, 280

Medical care, anesthetic and, 403n30, heart fund drives, 423n27, herbal remedies, 27–28, 368n15, 368n17, for missionaries, 323, 333, refusal of, 220, social medicine, 27, 367n8, training for, 56, 79, 239

Melchizedek Priesthood Mutual Improvement Association, 414n6

Merrill, Albert, 373n16

Mexico, 177–178

Millennial Star, 33–34

Miller, George, 22

Miracles, 260–263

Missionary work, of Judy Brummer, 310, 316–319, 436n8, Jutta B. Busche’s conversion through, 235–236, of Elicia A. Grist, 35, of Lalene H. Hart, 131, of Leone O. Jacobs, 145, of Jennie Brimhall Knight, 121, of Rachel H. Leatham, 103, 394, of Annie D. Noble, 396n5, responsibility regarding, 188, of Gladys N. Sitati, 333, of Twelve Apostles, 392n22, and understanding divine identity, 272–274, women’s participation in, 357n29, and work of salvation, 300

Mission presidents, Relief Society, 171, 401n5

Mississippi River, 12, 361n16

Misunderstandings, 138–139

Modesty, 71, 382n13

Monson, Thomas S., 262, 302, 303, 339

Moody, Dwight L., 396n3

Mormon Battalion, 51–54, 377

Moroni (Book of Mormon figure), 311

Morris, George, 373n19, 374n25, 374n30

Mortality, finding mission in, 61–63, as learning experience, 84–85, purpose of, 223, 268, 287, suffering and, 224, 245–246, See also, Life

Moses (biblical figure), 243, 252, 271

Mosiah, sons of (Book of Mormon figures), 195–196

Mother in Heaven, 84, 85, 91, 390n22

Mothers and motherhood, employment and, 333, importance of, 85–86, 197, 388n27, role of mothers, 179–180, teachings on, 48, See also, Parenting

Mount Timpanogos, Utah, 423n28

Multiple sclerosis, 174–175


N

Nadauld, Margaret, 273–274

National Council of Women, 90, 93, 184, 185, 390n27, 410n10

National Woman’s Radio Committee, 156

National Woman Suffrage Association, xxiii, 80, 389n13, 389n14

National Women’s Political Caucus, 186, 415n21

Nauvoo, Ill., temple, 97–98, 391n7

Neighbor, commandment to love, 116–120

Neilsen, Maureen C., 149

Nelson, Russell M., xxiv, xxv, 324–325

Nephi (Book of Mormon figure), 151, 245–246, 247, 248, 249–250

New ideas, openness to, 249–250

Neyman, Jane Harper, xxiv, 49–50

Neyman, Margaret, 49

Neyman, Matilda, 49

Neyman, William, 49

Nicholson, Laura P., 395n14

Nickerson, Mary Ann, 49, 376n4

Nishimura, Hatsuko, 253

Noble, Abraham, 111–112

Noble, Annie Emma Dexter, 111–113, 396, 397

“Noble birthright”, 270, 429–430n35

Noble spirits or “noble and great ones”, 62, 269–270, 274

Northern Ireland, 420n28

Nursery program, 167–168, 410n9

Nuttall, John, 73


O

Oaks, Dallin H., 303, 341, 358n53

Obedience, 66, 158, 198, 236, 246

Okazaki, Chieko Nishimura, 242–243, 253–258

Okazaki, Edward, 253, 254

“O My Father” (Eliza R. Snow), 387n24

Openness to new ideas, 249–250

Opposition, 156, 199, 320–321, See also, Persecution, Suffering, Trials


P

Packer, Boyd K., 297, 298, 303, 306, 434n23

Page, Hiram, 3

Parables, of good Samaritan, 117, of talents, 108, of unforgiving servant, 124

Parenting, 23, 35–36, 86, See also, Mothers and motherhood

Parkin, Bonnie Dansie, 276 (illus.), 277–282

Parkin, James L., 277

Patriarchal blessings, 7–8, 209–210, 241, 362n12, 417n17

Patty Perfect, 172, 411n11

Paul (biblical figure), 169–170

Paxman, George, 285–286

Paxman, Martha Elizabeth Evans, 285–286, 292

Peace, 262, 280–281, 334–342

Pearce, James R. M., 283, 293, 433n46

Pearce, Virginia Hinckley, 276 (illus.), 283–294

Penrose, Charles W., 386n12, 386n22

Perfection, 172, 237, 271

Perpetual Emigrating Fund, 34, 370n10, 371n18

Persecution, and accusations of theft, 364n19, counsel regarding, 364–365n31, experienced by Bathsheba W. Smith, 97, 98–99, experienced by Lucy Mack Smith, 24–25, 365n42, experienced by Mary Bailey Smith, 366n48, experienced by Priscilla Staines, 279, forced migration due to, 366n51, in Nauvoo, Ill., 393n25, Joseph Smith seeks redress for, 25, 366n49

Perseverance, 205–206

Personal revelation, 299

Phelps, William W., 8, 360n11

Pickering, Margaret Aird Cummock, 161–165

Pioneers, faith of, 66–67, 151, Lucy Mack Smith reprimands, 359n5, See also, Emigration

Plan of salvation, 99, 100, 223–224, 268, 429n19

Pohlman, Vera White, 412n18

Politics, women’s involvement in, 186

Polygamy or plural marriage, xix, 12, 382n9, 383n12, 386n19, 388n9

Poulsen, Judith Silver, 391n15

Practices, following, 195, 198–199

Pratt, Louisa Barnes, 49–50

Pratt, Orson, 371n17

Pratt, Parley P., 7–8

Prayer, answers to, 291–292, 384n13, of Elvira S. Barney, 80–81, blessings of, 76–77, and building worthwhile life, 151–152, of Ann M. Cannon, 391n15, 391n17, conflict avoidance and, 337–338, 342, of Drusilla D. Hendricks, 54, 378n19, of Jesus Christ, 76, 168, knowledge regarding, 286–287, for lost possessions, 285–286, over food, 200, power of, 95, reality of, 311, in sacrament meetings, 357n33, strength through, 291, through trials, 287–290, and will of God, 293–294

Premortal existence, 85, 86, 202, 223–224, 236, 268, 429n19, See also, Foreordination

Priesthood, authority in callings, 358n53, authority in ordinances, 279, of deacons, 318, given to Adam, 360n12, organization under and after pattern of, 298–300, Relief Society and, 42, 43, 185–186, understanding blessings of, 197

Priesthood (and Family) Executive Council, 324, 425n18

Priesthood quorums, 296–307

Primary, xviii, xx, 253, 389n12, 418n13

Principles, understanding, 195, 198–200

Privilege, living up to, 306

Process, relishing, 246–247

Provident living, 280

Prudery, 71, 382n13

Public speaking, Mary Isabella Horne’s fear of, 371n4, women encouraged in, xxii–xxiii, by women in American context, xvii–xxii, women’s reluctance in, xxii, 375–376n15, 382n11

Pupin, Michael, 153, 406n20


Q

Questioning, 140–142

Quiet book, 226–227

Quorums, 296–307


R

Racism and racial violence, 168, 254, 410n12

Radio, 156

Reading, 139

Red brick store, Nauvoo, Il., 17 (illus.), 362n10

Red Cross, 107, 116, 128, 145, 161, 167, 408n5, 410n8

Reeves, Linda S., 330

Refugees, 336

Regional representatives, 422n5

Reid, Agnes, 65, 380n4, 380n9

Reid, Rose Marie, xx

Rejoicing, 244–247

Relief Society, Beaver, Utah, 49, 50, Julie B. Beck’s service in, 295–296, Linda K. Burton’s service in, 323–324, and care for sick and poor, 28, charitable service statistical records, 409n14, conferences of, xix, xx–xxii, 357n35, conventions of, 405n10, Sheri L. Dew’s service in, 266, disbanding and reorganization of, xviii, early membership in, 430–431n17, efforts during World War II, 145–146, general board, 182 (illus.), general conference, 166 (illus.), Goshen, Utah, 66, happiness through, 180–181, Lalane H. Hart’s service in, 131, Mary Isabella Horne’s service in, 386n2, importance of, 190–191, Elaine L. Jack’s service in, 241–243, Leone O. Jacobs’s service in, 146, Kanab, Utah, 383, Sarah M. Kimball’s service in, 89–90, Jennie Brimhall Knight’s service in, 121–123, Lehi, Utah, 48, lessons in, 411n21, levels in, 378–379n8, Amy Brown Lyman’s service in, 127–128, Louise W. Madsen’s service in, 167–168, manuals, 413–414n13, meetings of, 418n13, membership in, 376n6, mission presidents, 171, 401n5, mission supervisors, 401n5, motto, 174, 248, 249, 304, 425n32, officers, 108–110, 132–133, 396n22, 401n11, 401n12, officers’ meetings, 401n12, Chieko N. Okazaki’s service in, 253, 254, opportunities for female speakers provided by, xx, opportunity to gain knowledge in, 159, organization into, 296–307, organization of, xvii, 41, 173, 362n11, 369n6, 372–373n10, Bonnie D. Parkin’s service in, 278, Margaret C. Pickering’s service in, 161–162, preparing heart in, 147–148, priesthood and, 42, 43, 185–186, purpose of, 296, 298, 374n30, 412n23, 424n8, 439n8, reorganization of, 41–42, responsibilities of officers of, 132–133, Salt Lake City Seventeenth Ward, 37–38, 42–45, 373, 374, Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward, 30, service as integral part of, 162–163, 409n11, sesquicentennial celebrations, 242, 248–249, Marianne C. Sharp’s service in, 155, 156, single women in, 416n39, Alice C. Smith’s service in, 171–172, Bathsheba W. Smith’s service in, 98, Emma Hale Smith and, 11–14, George Albert Smith’s prophecy regarding, 188–190, Smithfield, Utah, 51, 52–54, Belle Spafford’s service in, 183–184, spiritual manifestations at special meeting of, 15–19, teachers, 237, unity in, 168–170, 178, Mary Jacobs Wilson’s service in, 149

Relief Society Building, Salt Lake City, 242, 407n14

Relief Society Declaration, 428n15

Relief Society emblem, 412n21

Relief Society Handbook, 412n18

Relief Society Magazine, 127–128, 183

Religion, prohibited in Russia, 260–261

Religious crisis, 136–143

Respect, 250

Retrenchment, 55–56, 69, 378n7, 378–379n8

Revelation, 299, 403n26

Rich, Joseph C., 373n17

Richards, Emily, xxii–xxiii

Richards, Franklin D., xxii

Richards, Hannah, 368n13

Richards, Lula Green, 98, 386n12

Richards, Phineas, 368n13

Richards, Stephen L, 191

Richards, Susannah Liptrot, 28

Richards, Willard, 28, 368n13

Rogers, Aurelia Spencer, 90, 389n12

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 357n36

Roskelley, Rebecca, 51

Roundy, Shadrach, 369n6

Rule-keeping, 236

Russia, religion in, 260–261


S

Sabbath observance, 324–330, 439n11

Sacrament, 327

Sacrament meeting, xx, 324, 357n33

Sacrifice, 52–54, 198–199, 218, 327

Salt Lake City Eleventh Ward Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association, 61–63, 70, 382n12, 382n14

Salt Lake City Fourteenth Ward Assembly Hall, 56, 57 (illus.)

Salt Lake City Seventeenth Ward Relief Society, 37–38, 42–45, 373, 374

Salt Lake City Thirteenth Ward Relief Society, 30

Salt Lake City Woman’s Civic Center, 408n5

Salt Lake temple, 98

Salvation, through Atonement, 404n42, knowledge and, 157, prioritizing, 150–153, working out our own, 74, 100, 210–211, work of, 300

Samoa, 248, 256

Sampson, Gertie, 384n13

Samuel (biblical figure), 187–188

Satan, 223–224, 268, 270, 271

Saul (biblical figure), 187–188, 270

School of the Prophets, Kirtland, Ohio, 89, 388n2

“Schools of the prophets”, 91, 390n23

Science, 139–140

Scott, Richard G., 291–292, 336

Scripture, 358n57

Sears, Jack, 412n21

Second Great Awakening, xviii

Secular women’s organizations, American Red Cross, 107, 116, 128, 145, 161, 167, 408n5, 410n8, Committee on Women’s Work (Utah), 399n5, Community Chest (Salt Lake County, Utah), 161, creation of, xix, International Council of Women, 184, 190, National Council of Women, 90, 93, 184, 185, 390n27, 410n10, National Woman’s Radio Committee, 156, National Woman Suffrage Association, xxiii, 80, 389n13, 389n14, National Women’s Political Caucus, 186, 415n21, Utah Woman Suffrage Association, 80, 389n13, 389n14, Woman’s Civic Center (Salt Lake City), 161, Women’s Legislative Council of Utah, 405n11

Self-doubts, overcoming, 237–238

Self-honesty, 236–239

Self-improvement, 41–45, 70–71, 90–92, 99–100, 146–148

Senior and Junior Cooperative Retrenchment Association, 55–56

Service, for American Indians, 29–30, blessings of, 42, and building worthwhile life, 152, missionary work through, 273–274, Relief Society and, 145–146, 162–165, 242, 248–249, 409n11, rendered by Nancy Colton, 412–413n24, rendered by Emma Hale Smith, 11, 355n4, statistical records regarding, 409n14, in temple, 327–329, of women, 373n13, 373n19

Sessions, Martha “Patty” Bartlett, 15, 18, 28, 369n6

Sharp, Marianne Clark, 155–159, 182 (illus.), 407n12

Sheppard-Towner Act, 128

Shipp, Ellis R., 90, 389n12

Shoes, story of, 325

Silver, Madelyn Cannon Stewart, 390n4

Sims, George, 370n11

Sin, 318–319

Single women, 184, 414n6, 416n39

Sitati, Gladys Nang’oni Nassiuma, 331–342

Sitati, Joseph W., 331–334

Sixth sense, 90–92, 389n17

Slowing down, 293

Small and simple things, 284–294

Smith, Alice Colton, 171–176

Smith, Bathsheba Wilson Bigler, 96 (illus.), 97–100, 392, 393

Smith, Caroline Grant, 365n41

Smith, Emma Hale, absent from Relief Society meeting, 362n10, and arrest of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, 366n46, on purpose of Relief Society, 409n11, on Relief Society membership, 376n6, as Relief Society president, 11–12, responsibilities of, xvii, service rendered by, 11, 355n4, speaks with authority to Relief Society, 12–14, 15, 361n15

Smith, George A., 48, 97, 391n6, 392n22, 392n23, 393n25

Smith, George Albert, 184, 188–190

Smith, Hester Sims, 183

Smith, Hyrum, 24, 25, 366n43, 366n46, 367n56, 392n21

Smith, Joseph, Jr., on Adam-ondi-Ahman, 361n20, arrest of, 25, 366n43, 392n21, Judy Brummer learns about, 314–315, on Book of Mormon, 438n38, death and burial of, 367n56, on developing godlike qualities, 304, on divine laws, 199, on foreordination, 269, as friend of Jane H. Neyman, 49, on God, 173, imprisonment of, 366n45, 366n46, on instruction for Relief Society, 415n19, on kindness, 251, on knowledge and salvation, 157, on living up to privilege, 306, monument to, 392n17, moves to Susquehanna County, Pa., 364n29, Annie D. Noble’s testimony of, 113, 397n14, 397n15, and organization of Relief Society, 41, 297, 298, 299, 412n23, petitions political leaders, 25, 366n49, on plan of salvation, 429n19, prayer of, 76, on priesthood, 360n12, on priesthood and Relief Society, 185, red brick store of, 17 (illus.), 362n10, on Relief Society membership, 376n6, and revelation for Emma Hale Smith, 11–12, on service, 163, sets apart Elizabeth Ann Whitney, 367n10, Bathsheba W. Smith’s memories of, 98–99, 392n23, Lucy Mack Smith bears testimony of, 21, 23, on spiritual gifts, 362n14, and translation of Book of Mormon, 23–24, on unity, 168, on Elizabeth Ann Whitney’s spiritual gift, 8

Smith, Joseph, Sr., 8, 362n12, 363n15, 364n20, 365n33, 367n56

Smith, Joseph F., Phoebe M. Angell cares for, 27, on education of women, 388n26, encourages Amy Brown Lyman in social work, 128, on Mary Ann Freeze, 379–380n2, and modernization of Relief Society offices, 127, 400n2, on Relief Society, 190–191, 298, on Eliza R. Snow, 202, on Elmina S. Taylor, 418n41, on understanding divine identity, 271, vision of, 269

Smith, Joseph Fielding, xxiii, 172, 358n57, 403n26

Smith, Lucy Mack, and arrest of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, 366n46, blessed with prolonged life, 363n15, children of, 364n20, 365n33, general conference address of, 22–26, history of, 23, 359n5, 364n27, leads emigrating Fayette, N.Y., Saints, xxiii, 3–5, to migrate with Saints, 367n57, need of, to witness, 21–22, on persecution in Missouri, 24–25, 365n42, pioneer women reprimanded by, 359n5, provides for emigrating Saints, 5, 359n10, on raising children, 363n8, on Relief Society, 16, religious teachings of, xviii, on Emma Hale Smith, 11, and special meeting of Relief Society, 15, 18

Smith, Mary, 18

Smith, Mary Bailey, 365n41, 366n48

Smith, Mary Fielding, 27

Smith, Samuel, 24, 365, 367n56

Smith, Whitney, 171

Smith, William, 3, 24, 365n32, 365n41

Smithfield, Utah, Relief Society, 51, 52–54

Snow, Eliza Roxcy, education of, 379n13, encourages women to speak, xxii–xxiii, faith of, 202, Mary Isabella Horne supported by, 378n3, images of, xvi (illus.), 72 (illus.), as “Mother in Israel”, 375n11, on preparing to join eternal family, 305, Relief Society and, 41–42, reluctance of, in public speaking, 375–376n15, and Retrenchment Association, 55–56, on salvation, 74, on self-improvement, 42–45, on service of women, 373n13, on sixth sense, 389n17, and special meeting of Relief Society, 15, 18, on spiritual progression, 56–59, status of, in Latter-day Saint society, 73–74, teaches about motherhood, 48, tours Latter-day Saint settlements, 73, 382n1, 382n4, vision of, 379n12, and visiting teaching, 172

Snow, Lorenzo, 268, 378n5, 393n33, 429n16

Snow, Minerva, 383n13

Snow, Minnie J., 90, 94 (illus.), 389n12

“Social” medicine, 27–28

Social work, 128, 132, 184, 408n5

Sons of Mosiah (Book of Mormon figures), 195–196

South Africa, 309–321, 438n31

Spafford, Belle Smith, background of, 183–184, black notebooks of, 416n35, on current trends versus traditional values, 187–188, image of, 182 (illus.), National Council of Women and, 410n10, on national gains of women, 186–187, on participation in Relief Society general board, 172, on priesthood and Relief Society, 185–186, on Relief Society, 188–191, on service, 164

Spalding, J. S., 119

Speaking in public, See, Public speaking

Speaking or singing in tongues, xviii, xxvii, 7–8, 16, 18, 28, 360n9, 362n14, 371n14

Spencer, Daniel, 142

Spiritual gifts, of healing, 356n17, manifested at Kirtland, Ohio, temple, 7–8, as part of public speaking, xviii, Joseph Smith on, 362n14, of speaking or singing in tongues, xviii, xxvii, 7–8, 16, 18, 28, 360n9, 362n14, 371n14, and special meeting of Relief Society, 16–19

Spiritual progression, covenants and, 279, deification and, 221, 224–225, 287, 373n14, 393n33, 422n40, focusing on, 55–59, 70–71, honesty and, 236, as purpose of life, 373n14, salvation and, 99–100, sixth sense and, 90–92, through suffering, 226–227

Spiritual understanding, 90–92

Staines, Priscilla, 279, 281, 282

Stake conventions, 408–409n6

Stakes, organization of, 299

Stevens, Amelia Althea, 385n3

Storehouse, management of, 301

Stout, Hosea, 22

Suárez de Juárez, Lucrecia, 177–181

Suffering, covenants as safeguard against needless, 280, defined, 214, of Jesus Christ, 199–200, in mortality, 245–246, theology of, 216–231, visiting teaching and, 173, 174, 175, 201–202, See also, Opposition, Persecution, Trials

Suffrage, woman, 80, 189, 416n31

Sugar beets, 304

Sunday instruction for young women, 206

Sunday School, 195, 357n32

Swahili Branch, Salt Lake City, 336

Sympathy, 43–44


T

Talents, parable of, 108

Talmage, James E., 135, 139, 141, 142, 386n12, 386n20

Talmage, May Booth, 94 (illus.), 135, 398n12

Tanner, N. Eldon, 185, 415n16

Taylor, Elmina S., 62, 381n4, 389n12, 418n41

Taylor, John, 12, 372–373n10

Temple recommends, 423n12

Temples, blessings of increased attendance, 288–289, cleaning, 327–329, presidents and matrons, 422–423n10, in Bathsheba W. Smith’s life, 97–98, See also, specific temples

Temple Square Bureau of Information, Salt Lake City, 103–104

Testimony, of Book of Mormon, 22, gratitude for, 104, impact on listeners, 35, 235–236, 274, 288, inquiry in building, 141–143, obtaining, 246, of Relief Society, 159, and support in difficult times, 128, strengthening, 241, 263, women bear, xxii, 18, 52, 105, 112–113, 181, 199, 202, 293, 306, 322, 397n14, 397n15

Theft, Mormons accused of, 364n19

Theology, fragments of, 214–216, of suffering, 216–231

Thomas, Martha, 48

Thompson, Julie, 327–329

Thoroughwort, 368n17

Thoughts, virtuous, 338

Time, 153

Tingey, Joseph, 83

Tingey, Martha “Mattie” Jane Horne, 83–86, 94 (illus.), 387n14, 396n22

Tithing, 277, 377n13

Tolstoy, Leo, 150, 246–247

Tongues, gift of, 362n14, singing in, 8–9, 360n9

Traditional values, 187–188

Trends, 187–188

Trials, blessings of, 288–290, covenants and strength through, 280, 281, facing, 283, faith through, 37–38, 51, 66–67, joy in, 287, of latter days, 303, as part of mortality, 245–246, support during, 303–304, See also, Opposition, Persecution, Suffering

Trust, in God, 229

Tuckett, Mercy Westwood, 69

Twelve Apostles, mission of, 392n22


U

Uchtdorf, Dieter F., 293

Unemployment, 131

Unforgiving servant, parable of, 124

Unity, in church callings, 250, of feeling, 168–170, in gospel, 256–257, Elicia A. Grist calls for, 34–35, in Relief Society, 50, 178, Emma Hale Smith calls for, 14

“Unspotted from the world”, 118, 315–316, 327–329

Utah Mental Hygiene Society, 408n5

Utah Safety Council, 405n11

Utah Woman Suffrage Association, 80, 389n13, 389n14


V

Van Buren, Martin, 366n49

Virtue, 338

Visiting teaching, 148, 152, 164, 172–176, 301–303, 374n28, 412n19

Voltaire, 421n32

Voting rights, 80, 189, 416n31


W

Wallace, George B., 374n27

Wards, organization of, 299

War games, 234

Warner, Susan, 256

Wasatch Literary Association, 83, 386n4

Wayward children, 288–289

Wealth, prioritizing salvation over, 150–153

Weber Stake (Ogden) Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association, 107

Welfare session, 345

Wells, Emmeline B., church service of, 432n18, on faith, 285, on Mary Isabella Horne, 371n4, images of, xvi (illus.), 96 (illus.), on Sarah M. Kimball, 89, 389n13, on Bathsheba W. Smith, 389n12, 392n11, on George A. Smith, 392n23, on Zina D. H. Young’s speaking ability, 376n15

Welsh, Andrew, 380n2

White, Louie, 382n11

Whitman, Walt, 208–209, 419n27

Whitney, Elizabeth Ann, xvi (illus.), xviii, 7–9, 15, 19, 360n9, 367n10

Whitney, Newel K., 7, 22

Widtsoe, John A., 300

Wilkerson, David, 312

Will, submission of, 330

Will of God, 58, 291, 293–294

Wilson, Mary Jacobs, 149–153

Women, blessings administered by, 356n17, blessings of Latter-day Saint, 189, education of, 388n26, encouraged to speak in church gatherings, xxii–xxiii, gospel teachings on, 191, and growth of church, 200, missionary work and, 357n29, national gains of, 186–187, nineteenth-century views on, 387n23, priesthood authority of, 358n53, and public speaking in American context, xvii–xxii, purity of, 387n25, reluctance of, in public speaking, xxii, responsibilities of, 34–35, role of, 84–86, service of, 373n13, 373n19, Lucy Mack Smith reprimands, 359n5, speakers in general conference, xx–xxii, 345–351, as teachers, 357n32, world’s view and valuation of, 270–271, Brigham Young’s counsel for, 374–375n31

Women’s Conference, See, Brigham Young University Women’s Conference

Women’s Legislative Council of Utah, 405n11

Women’s organizations, See, Secular women’s organizations

Women’s Research Institute, Brigham Young University, 213, 419–420n5

Women’s rights movement, xix

Women’s suffrage, 80, 189, 416n31

Wood, Lowell D., 317

Woodbury, John, 79

Woodmansee, Terrell Raymond, 261, 427n18, 427n19

Woodruff, Wilford, 22, 109, 360n9, 396n19, 396n21

Word of the Lord, 358n57

Work, division of, 395n14, 395n15, enjoying, 246–247

World, remaining unspotted from, 118, 315–316, 327–329

World Columbian Exposition (1893), 84, 389n19

World Council of Churches, 315, 437n25

World War I, 115, 116, 120, 400n13

World War II, 145–146, 149–150, 234–235, 254

Wrench, Nigel, 438n30

Wrench, Ronell Dicks, 313–314


X

Xhosa language, 309, 310, 311–312, 317–318, 320–322, 436n8

Xhosa people, 438n31


Y

Young, Brigham, addresses Relief Society, 374–375n31, on annihilation, 393n33, on answers to prayers, 433n43, children of, 47, on doing Lord’s will, 58, encourages establishment of cooperatives, 55–56, establishes platform of Relief Society, 44, on History of the Prophet Joseph Smith by His Mother, 364n27, Kanab, Utah, dedicated by, 382n1, on living gospel, 158, on medical care, 368n15, promises aid to Lucy Mack Smith, 367n57, and Saints’ departure from Nauvoo, Ill., 22, on service of women, 373n13, 373n19, speaks in general conference, 364–365n31, on spiritual progression, 373n14, teaches about motherhood, 48

Young, Clarissa Maria Ross, 47, 375n4

Young, Levi Edgar, 398n12

Young, Phineas, 365n39

Young, Zina D. H., background of, 47–48, image of, 46 (illus.), marriages of, 375n3, reluctance of, in public speaking, xxii, 48, 375–376n15, speaks in general conference, 363n17, as temple matron and Relief Society general president, 98, tours Latter-day Saint settlements in southern Utah, 73

Young, Zina Presendia, 47, 375n4, 399n4

Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association (YLMIA) or Young Women, Elaine A. Anderson’s service in, 205–206, Julie B. Beck’s service in, 295–296, Elsie Talmage Brandley’s service in, 135–136, Ann M. Cannon’s service in, 93–95, changes name to Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association, 136, conferences of, xx–xxii, 116, 391n13, Amelia Flygare’s service in, 107–108, general board, 94 (illus.), Emma N. Goddard’s service in, 115–116, under Ardeth G. Kapp, 417n15, meetings of, 418n13, Annie D. Noble’s service in, 112, officers’ responsibilities in, 396n22, Chieko N. Okazaki’s service in, 253, opportunities for female speakers provided by, xviii, xix, xx, origin of, 378n7, Virginia H. Pearce’s service in, 284, Salt Lake City Eleventh Ward, 61–63, 70, 382n12, 382n14, showing love in, 118–120, Sunday instruction for, 206, Mattie Horne Tingey’s service in, 83, values of, 428n14

Young Men’s Mutual Improvement Association, 116, 118–120, 136, 391n13, 418n13

Young Woman’s Journal, 135

Young Women’s Mutual Improvement Association, 136, See also, Young Ladies’ Mutual Improvement Association (YLMIA) or Young Women

Yourself, being, 237–238

Youth, Great Depression’s effect on, 136, leaders of, 403n23, and religious crisis, 137–143, responsibilities of, 104–105, showing love to, 118–120

“Youth of the noble birthright”, 429–430n35