Book: I Was Called To Dixie

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

BOOK

"I Was Called To Dixie"

By Andrew Karl Larson (1899-1983)

Hardback, 681 Pages, 9.25" x 6.25" x 2"

Published by
    Deseret News Press
    Salt Lake City UT

First edition, 1961
Second printing, 1979
Third printing, 1992


AVAILABILITY

A number of copies of this book are available for checkout from the Washington County Library, call number "M277.9248 Larson".


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

               
 
 
                                                                                                   
    List of Illustrations
    Introduction
Page
-
1

PART ONE - THE EXPERIMENTAL PERIOD
Chapter
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
                                                                                                   
    Exploration
    The Indian Missions
    Settlements on Ash Creek
    Settlements on the Santa Clara
    Washington, Harrisburg, and Leeds
    The Cotton Experiment Station at Heberville
    Settlements of the Upper Middle Area
Page
15
21
25
38
67
81
85

PART TWO - THE COTTON MISSION
Chapter
8.
9.
 
10.
 
                                                                                                   
    "Between Those Volcanic Ridges"; St. George
    Outposts and Adjuncts of the Cotton Mission:
        Long Valley and the Muddy
    Outposts and Adjuncts of the Cotton Mission:
        Settlements on the Lower Virgin
Page
101
135
 
166
 

PART THREE - THE COOPERATIVE MOVEMENT AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY
Chapter
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
                                                                                                   
    The Cotton Industry: First Phase
    The Cotton Factory
    The Livestock Industry
    Merchandising and Trade
    Home Industry and Crafts
    Cooperative Farming at Heberville and Bloomington
    The United Order of Enoch
    Mining and the Cotton Mission
Page
185
203
235
249
268
284
290
314

PART FOUR - AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENTS
Chapter
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
                                                                                                   
    The County Fairs
    Agricultural and Horticultural Improvements
    Floods, Dams, and Canals
    La Verkin
    Hurricane
Page
329
334
357
376
382

PART FIVE - CULTURAL LIFE IN THE COTTON MISSION
Chapter
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
                                                                                                   
    Dramatics
    Newspapers
    Dances, Parties, and Public Holidays
    Music: Choral and Operatic
    Music: Bands and Orchestras
    Other Cultural Activities
Page
403
421
457
477
493
506

PART SIX - CIVIC AND RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS
Chapter
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
                                                                                                   
    Transportation and Communication
    Indian Relations
    Schools
    Tabernacle, Courthouse, and Temple
    Other Church and Civic Developments
    Hare and Hounds: The Polygamy Raid
    Miscellaneous Glimpses of Pioneer Life
Page
514
530
544
565
593
624
638

               
 
 
                                                                                                   
    Bibliography
    Index
Page
657
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