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The names of more than two thousand individuals appear in the documents published in The First Fifty Years of Relief Society: Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women’s History. Brief biographical entries for almost all of these people are available below. For information on certain style rules used in preparing these entries, see Biographical Directory Editorial Conventions.

An index that identifies the location(s) where each individual is mentioned in the printed volume can be found here. Though this index does not contain hyperlinks to the documents on this website, it may serve as a useful guide to locating individuals on this site. Another way to find individuals is by using the website search function. Those doing extensive research may wish to use the print edition of The First Fifty Years of Relief Society.