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I Desire to Do All in My Power

Many duties press heavily upon me. I desire to do all in my power to help elevate the condition of my own people especially wom[e]n. Our paper is improving and benefitting society. (4 January 1878)

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The diaries of Emmeline B. Wells provide a window into the life of one of the most influential Latter-day Saint women in the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In the diaries she is both historymaker, as she meets with presidents and works with national suffrage leaders, and historian, as she documents noteworthy events, daily interactions with her family and members of her community, and her adversities and faith. The diaries are a record of her perceptions and philosophies, and they are valuable not only to historians but also to those simply curious about this remarkable woman and the time in which she lived.

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