Legacy

    Retrenchment - History of the Young Women Organization

    Episode 65

    49:09
    Description

    The Young Women organization of the Church was founded by President Brigham Young 1869 as the "Young Ladies' Department of the Cooperative Retrenchment Association." The word "retrench" means to cut back or reduce. Members of the Young Women History Committee discuss how Brigham Young asked his daughters to lead out in cutting back extravagance and reducing the influence of the world.

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