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Fall 2020 Utah Historical Quarterly To receive your copy, BECOME A MEMBER of the Utah State Historical Society On August 18, 1920, the United States Congress ratified the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which states that the right to vote cannot be denied or abridged on the basis of sex. …

This Is the Place for Us: Somali Settlement in the Salt Lake Valley

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By Haden Griggs             The This Is the Place monument in Salt Lake City commemorates and evokes the struggle nineteenth-century Latter-day Saints faced in settling a land new to them. Although specifically a reference to Utah’s first permanent Euro American settlers, the sentiment expressed by the monument’s title aptly represents …