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Blind -- Utah -- Manti -- History -- Sources

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David Thygerson autobiography

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Identifier: MSS 374
Scope and Contents Typewritten copy of an autobiography with handwritten notes. Thygerson's account was probably written around 1938. He was born in Ephraim, Utah and went with his family to Colonia Dublan, Mexico to avoid prosecution for polygamy. He lived there until 1912 when he left because of the revolution in Mexico. He went blind in 1916 and settled in Manti, Utah in 1917. Thygerson writes about the mental problems associated with his blindness and comments about the attitude of local people on his...
Dates: approximately 1938