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The Good Work Done by Our Women Missionaries

President Platte D. Lyman who has just recently returned from a mission preached and he spoke in the course of his remarks of the good work done by our women missionaries. I was very glad as it is a department in which I am exceedingly interested and hope to see great good accomplished by our sisters in the Mission field. (30 June 1901)

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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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