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Spring2016UHQ

Utah Historical Quarterly Current Issue

Volume 84, Number 2 (Spring 2016 Issue): Published since 1928, the Utah Historical Quarterly is the state’s premier history journal and the source for reliable, engaging Utah history. Join the Historical Society for your own copy. Each issue of the Utah Historical Quarterly is accompanied with rich web supplements that introduce readers to sources, photos, interviews, and other engaging material. […]

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NHPA 50 Year Anniversary

Join the nationwide celebration for the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 2016. This Act transformed the face of communities throughout the United States and Utah by establishing a framework and incentives to preserve historic buildings, landscapes, and archaeological sites.  Coordinated through Preservation50.org, the nationwide celebration is designed to inform and […]

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Mignon Richmond

Mignon Richmond was an activist and community leader that left her mark on Salt Lake City, yet her name is fading from the minds of Salt Lake’s current residents. Utah State history has dedicated space to tell her legacy through photographs, artifacts, and even her voice. Come to the Rio Grande and learn the story […]

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Veterans Utah History Project

Where were you when WWII ended? The Division of State History and the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs have joined together on the Veterans Utah History Project. Whether you are a WWII veteran and want to document and share your experiences and memories or you want to volunteer to interview a WWII veteran there […]

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Historic Salt Lake City Apartments of the Early Twentieth Century

Text and Photographs by Lisa-Michele Church Salt Lake City contains many beautiful examples of early twentieth-century apartment buildings constructed to house a growing urban population. With whimsical names such as Piccadilly, Peter Pan or Waldorf, these buildings beckoned to Utahns interested in a new approach to residential life. Apartments became places of beginnings and endings […]

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