Coverage of polygamy throughout the West, including many groups and individuals, but with a focus on the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS). The editing of my polygamy work is very loose, as it is meant to be a historical archive rather than a portfolio.

Layton , Utah

Shanell

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Shanell DeRieux was married at 18 to a husband in the Kingston Group. She also is a star of “Escaping Polygamy.” DeRieux was photographed in Layton, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Shanell DeRieux was married at 18 to a husband in the Kingston Group. She also is a star of “Escaping Polygamy.” DeRieux was photographed in Layton, Wednesday July 11, 2018.
(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Shanell DeRieux was married at 18 to a husband in the Kingston Group. She also is a star of “Escaping Polygamy.” DeRieux was photographed in Layton, Wednesday July 11, 2018.

Hildale , Utah

Fred Jessop – The Clinic

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Fred Jessop home, empty, Saturday March 17, 2018.

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Fred Jessop home, empty, Saturday March 17, 2018.

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View from above Fred Jessop home, Hildale, Saturday March 17, 2018.

Hildale , Utah

Art

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Art Jeffs at his Carquest Auto Parts store in Hildale, Saturday March 17, 2018.

Hildale , Utah

Spencer

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Spencer was an 8-year-old boy when Texas officials removed 468 FLDS children from the YFZ Ranch near Eldorado, Texas. He was photographed in Maxwell Park, Hildale, Saturday March 17, 2018.

Colorado City , Arizona

Around Short Creek – monochrom

homes, Hildale/Colorado City, Friday March 16, 2018.

Colorado City , Arizona

Short Creek Houses – Vertical

homes, Hildale/Colorado City, Friday March 16, 2018.

Hildale , Utah

Princess Party

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A princess party was thrown for several young FLDS girls in Colorado City, Ariz., Friday March 16, 2018, as a reward for reading books. Before the party, Lolly Bistline posed for a portrait.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
A princess party was thrown for several young FLDS girls in Colorado City, Ariz., Friday March 16, 2018, as a reward for reading books. Before the party, Kathy Bistline puts lipstick on her sister Lolly during their first experience with makeup.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
A princess party was thrown for several young FLDS girls in Colorado City, Ariz., Friday March 16, 2018, as a reward for reading books. Before the party, Angela showed her braids.




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