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List of Photographs
Map: George Edward Anderson's Photographic Mission Through the U.S., 1907-8
Introduction: From Golden Plates to Glass Plates
1907 Diary and 1907-8 Photographs of George Edward Anderson
George Edward Anderson's Notes Made from An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Caldwell County, Missouri
George Edward Anderson's Notes at the End of His Diary
About the Book
Volume 3 in the Occasional Papers Series
In 1907, when photography was still considered magical, George Edward Anderson set forth on a momentous journey across the United States. En route to a proselytizing mission in England, Anderson—arguably the most important photographer of Latter-day Saint historical sites to date—spent a year capturing vivid images of the sites of such transcendent events as the First Vision, the restoration of the priesthood, the publication of the Book of Mormon, and the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith. This volume assembles these photographs with Anderson’s 1907 diary, which allows reader to appreciate the photographs in their historical, cultural, and religious setting.
Published in 1995
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