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Our Past, Their Present: Teaching Utah with Primary Sources

Classroom-ready resources designed to help students learn about Utah’s rich history by working directly with primary sources, while meeting Utah’s Social Studies Core Standards.

  • Download the PDF, then print or project.
  • Background info provided to place historical sources in context.
  • Suggested questions guide students as they interrogate and analyze the sources.
  • Photos, images, maps, documents, letters, etc.

Available Now

  • Engines of Change: Railroads in Utah
  • World War I: Utahns at the Front
  • Japanese Internment at Topaz

Coming Soon

  • Utah Women in World War II

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