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James, Jane Elizabeth Manning, approximately 1813-1908



  • Existence: approximately 1813 - 1908

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A test of faith : Jane Elizabeth James and the origins of the Utah black community

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230308568]
Identifier: MSS SC 1069
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typescript of an unpublished article. The item is a biography of Jane Elizabeth James (1820?-1908) which also presents information on the blacks in early Utah. Jane, a black, was converted to the Mormon Church and lived in Nauvoo, Illinois, and later emigrated to Salt Lake City, Utah. She was active in the Mormon Church and was married twice. The author has also included typescripts of documents relating to Jane's life.

Dates: 1973

Margaret Blair Young papers

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239279489]
Identifier: MSS 9290
Scope and Contents A CD titled, "I am Jane" and labeled "BYU Black History Month; Margaret Young, Director; 2014." The disk contains a videorecording of a play directed by Margaret Blair Young about the life of Jane Manning and other African American members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It details the journey of Manning and her family as pioneers to Nauvoo, Illinois. It also illustrates the lives of other black pioneers. The performance is based on early Latter-day Saint history and...
Dates: 2014

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African American Latter Day Saints 1
African American Latter Day Saints -- 19th century -- Drama 1
African Americans -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- Biography 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Biography -- 19th century 1