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UHQ Winter 2016 Web Extras

The Newsboy Walter B. Evans

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The story of the newsboy gracing the Utah Historical Quarterly cover.

Coda: Turn-of-the-Century Smallpox Vaccination Board of Health-1915_USHS-Shipler 16380

Ben Cater, “The Religious Politics of Smallpox Vaccination, 1899–1901”

A coda reflecting on the turn-of-the-century smallpox controversy and the subsequent Mormon embrace as well as continued distrust of vaccinations.

Sullivan-OgdenEarly Utah Photographs by Timothy H. O’Sullivan and William Henry Jackson

Michael S. Eldredge, “Fifty Years of Liberal and Conservative Newspaper Views in Ogden, Utah, 1870–1920”

Photographs from the famed 1869 U.S. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel under Clarence King, including images of various points in the Wasatch and Uinta Mountains, and of Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Promontory Summit. We also publish photographs taken by William Henry Jackson, a member of the Hayden surveys.


Utah and the Great War: A Conversation with Allan Kent Powell Sugar_Beets_p.22_No.29276_Sept._22,_1917_Utah

Allan Kent Powell, “Utah’s War Machine: The Utah Council of Defense, 1917–1919”

An interview with Kent Powell, former managing editor of the Utah Historical Quarterly, about his research on home-front activities led by the state’s Council of Defense. We also chat about the highlights during his long tenure at the historical society.

Dee_022_Maude_Dee_Porter (2)Ogden Canteen Log Books

Lorrie Rands, “Food, Comfort, and a Bit of Home: Maude Porter and the Ogden Canteen, 1942–1946”

Reproductions of log books and other documents from the Ogden Canteen.


Historic Salt Lake City Apartments of the Early Twentieth Century 5-1

Lisa-Michele Church, “Historic Salt Lake City Apartments of the Early Twentieth Century”

A photo gallery and history of the architecture and social world of historic Salt Lake City apartment buildings.