Melvin J. Bashore

MELVIN J. BASHORE {[email protected]} retired in 2013 after thirty￾eight years as a librarian and historic sites curator with the LDS Church Historical Department. He has published Mormon history articles in Kansas History, South Dakota History, Annals of Wyoming, and Libraries & Culture, in addition to all the other usual venues that publish Mormon history. With wide-ranging interests, he is presently working on historical treatises of US drag strips, long-distance bicycle riders, and World War II service football. He lives in West Jordan, Utah.

Yearning for Notoriety: Questionable and False Claimants to America’s Worst Emigrant Massacre

Articles/Essays – Volume 49, No. 1

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