June 1982

“Contents,” Ensign, June 1982


June 1982

Volume 12 Number 6

On the cover: Painting by Dan Baxter, 34″ by 22″, oil on canvas, 1982. See page 24 for a special group of articles on family organizations.

Inside front cover: Painting by Frederick Schafer, 14″ by 22″, oil on canvas. Located in the Church Historical Department.

This landscape by Frederick Schafer shows the Salt Lake Valley around 1888, with the Tabernacle and partially completed Salt Lake Temple in the right foreground.

Inside back cover: Crossing the Platte, by Harold Hopkinson, 24″ by 48″, oil on canvas, 1984.

Led by Brigham Young, the original company of pioneers reached the present-day site of Casper, Wyoming, in June of 1847. After considerable difficulty, they successfully crossed the river using rafts.