I was called to Dixie : the Virgin River Basin : unique experiences in Mormon pioneering (Book, 1961) [WorldCat.org]
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I was called to Dixie : the Virgin River Basin : unique experiences in Mormon pioneering

Author: Andrew Karl Larson
Publisher: [St. George, Utah?] : Deseret News Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I Was Called To Dixie" is a narrative of pioneering the Cotton Mission in southwestern Utah, northwestern Arizona, and southeastern Nevada. It was a mission promoted by the L.D.S. Church to secure the approaches of the Great Basin, develop new trade and immigration routes via the Colorado River, convert the Indians, and above all to make the Mormon people a self-sustaining society free of any significant dependence  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Karl Larson
OCLC Number: 2287922
Description: xi, 681 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The experimental period --
The Cotton Mission --
The cooperative movement and self-sufficiency --
Agricultural developments --
Cultural life in the Cotton Mission --
Civic and religious affairs.
Responsibility: by Andrew Karl Larson.

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"I Was Called To Dixie" is a narrative of pioneering the Cotton Mission in southwestern Utah, northwestern Arizona, and southeastern Nevada. It was a mission promoted by the L.D.S. Church to secure the approaches of the Great Basin, develop new trade and immigration routes via the Colorado River, convert the Indians, and above all to make the Mormon people a self-sustaining society free of any significant dependence upon the outside world. -- partial from inside flap.

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