Photos From a Notorious 1953 Raid on a Polygamist Arizona Town

Two girls stand with their mother as she is questioned by an officer and Arizona Attorney General Ross Jones after the 1953 Short Creek raid.
Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images offers a series of photos — most of which never ran in LIFE — made by photographer Loomis Dean during a badly botched government attempt to stamp out a small religious community in 1953 Arizona. Read More

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