A Colorful History: Black Rock’s History and Graffiti Woes

ehora History Main Blog, UPAN Blog

Christopher W. Merritt, Ph.D. Utah State Historic Preservation Officer  It is unclear when the first human laid eyes upon the geological oddity now called “Black Rock” on the southern shores of the Great Salt Lake. But it was likely a Native American from the Paleoindian or Early Archaic period, evidence …

A Little Tale of One City: The Salisbury Building and the Lens of Clifton Bray and the Salt Lake Telegram

Kevin Fayles History Main Blog, Uncategorized

By Greg Walz, Research Center Manager How might one analyze older photographs of Utah — downtown Salt Lake City in particular — to gain some knowledge about little moments in life as they were lived in another era? Is it even possible to ascertain such a thing with any detail …