December 1, 2012

"FUNDAMENTALIST KINGDOM"

Short Creek, 1944

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October 9, 2012
The original caption on this 1944 photo says: “Juanita Barlow and Mary Beth Barlow Cleveland, two of the many women arrested in Salt Lake City for being polygamous ‘wives’ of members of the fundamentalist cult.” via
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The original caption on this 1944 photo says: “Juanita Barlow and Mary Beth Barlow Cleveland, two of the many women arrested in Salt Lake City for being polygamous ‘wives’ of members of the fundamentalist cult.” via

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October 8, 2012
The original caption on this 1944 photo says: “David Brigham Darger, one of the figures under fire in the Utah Polygamy Case, is shown here with 12 of the children borne by the five “Wives” he is alleged to have. Top rear is Darryl. Next row down, left to right, Paul, Carol, Colleen, Ronnie, and Don. Bottom row, left to right, Maurine, Janet, James, Dennis, Michael, and Bonnie Rae…” via

The original caption on this 1944 photo says: “David Brigham Darger, one of the figures under fire in the Utah Polygamy Case, is shown here with 12 of the children borne by the five “Wives” he is alleged to have. Top rear is Darryl. Next row down, left to right, Paul, Carol, Colleen, Ronnie, and Don. Bottom row, left to right, Maurine, Janet, James, Dennis, Michael, and Bonnie Rae…” via

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Filed under: 1940s darger family portrait 
February 12, 2012
Albert Edmund Barlow, a polygamist, is shown with his family. 1944

Albert Edmund Barlow, a polygamist, is shown with his family. 1944

February 7, 2012
Polygamist Family, 1944
Photo by John Florea for LIFE magazine 

Polygamist Family, 1944

Photo by John Florea for LIFE magazine 

February 2, 2012
UTAH, UNITED STATES - MARCH 21 1944:  Members of the Mormon community on trial for polygamy
Photo by John Florea (via)

UTAH, UNITED STATES - MARCH 21 1944: Members of the Mormon community on trial for polygamy

Photo by John Florea (via)

January 20, 2012
Polygamist family portrait
Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

Polygamist family portrait

Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

January 10, 2012
Polygamist with one of his alleged wives
Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

Polygamist with one of his alleged wives

Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

January 6, 2012
Two wives bathing the children
Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

Two wives bathing the children

Photo by John Florea, 1944 (via)

January 3, 2012
Members of the Mormon community on trial for polygamy, March 21, 1944
Photo by John Florea (via)

Members of the Mormon community on trial for polygamy, March 21, 1944

Photo by John Florea (via)