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Barbie Dolls and Welfare Canneries: Efficiency vs. Value in Mormonism

by Keepapitchinin | Best of LDS Blogs

Mattel’s Barbie doll made her first public appearance at a New York toy fair on March 9, 1959. I made my ow...


1940s Latter-day Saints Photo Gallery

by Keepapitchinin | Everything Else

Photos include: Missionaries returning from South Africa Bakersfield, California M Men and Gleaner Banquet ...


LDS Response to the Relocation of Joseph’s and Hyrum’s Graves, 1928

by Keepapitchinin | Opinions & Features

When the bodies of Joseph and Hyrum Smith were returned to Nauvoo following their martyrdom in Carthage, Il...

“With Radio in Our Pocket”: David O. McKay Envisions Zion

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Then counselor in the First Presidency, David O. McKay gave an extraordinary talk at a BYU assembly on Janu...

Historical look at how The Church taught YM about their military obligation, 1967

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In 1967, the MIA program for young LDS men included a lesson that hasn’t been part of the program for many ...


BYU Professor Proposes Radical Dress Reform for Men, 1931

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Harrison R. Merrill (1884-1938) taught English and journalism at BYU from 1923 until his death in 1938. In ...

Being a 50-Something Single in the Church

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Seraphine at Zelophehad’s Daughters has had a long-running series of (to me) fascinating posts on what it i...

The first Book of Mormon comic strip?

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Who is the most prolific illustrator of the Book of Mormon? Not C.C.A. Christensen, with his brightly color...

Out-Door Preaching: Instructions to Missionaries, April 1883

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The following instructions and tips were issued to elders of the British Mission in the spring of 1883. The...


Whole Year Through: Children’s Friend, 1957

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I wonder if any run of the Church magazines had brighter, more colorful covers than The Children’s Friend o...