Katie Clark Blakesley

KATIE CLARK BLAKESLEY {[email protected]} wrote an earlier draft of this article as a summer fellow at the Jo￾seph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History at Brigham Young University in 2003. She graduated with an M.A. in American history from the University of Utah and is an independ￾ent researcher in Alexandria, Virginia, where she lives with her husband, Jayme, and son, and serves on the city's Historic Preser￾vation and Restoration Commission.

“A Style of Our Own”: Mormon Women and Modesty

Articles/Essays – Volume 42, No. 2

Clothing has been the subject of scriptural injunctions and aperennial topic of Church leaders’ concern. Subtle changes inboth dress standards and rationales for modest dress in the latterhalf of the twentieth century reflect the LDS…

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