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MEDIA

The Utah Women's History Initiative explores the significant contributions women made to the state's complex and interesting past. Here you can read, listen to, and watch stories about Utah women who made history.

PODCASTS


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What'sHerName

What'sHerName

We're proud to sponsor this global women’s history podcast weaving vivid, nuanced stories of women you’ve never heard of, but should have. Check out their episodes about Utah women!

We're proud to sponsor this global women’s history podcast weaving vivid, nuanced stories of women you’ve never heard of, but should have. Check out their episodes about Utah women!


Speak Your Piece

Speak Your Piece

A Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement podcast where contributors share their insights and discoveries about Utah's 12,000 year (plus) human story.

A Utah Department of Cultural & Community Engagement podcast where contributors share their insights and discoveries about Utah's 12,000 year (plus) human story.


READ OUR

HISTORY

The more we study the past, the better we can understand our present. Click the button below for primary and secondary sources about some of the Utah women who made history.


RESEARCH TOOLKIT
A group of people stepping off of an airplane, they are headed the the premiere of the Brigham Young film.

INTRODUCING OUR HISTORY AMBASSADORS: SHADOWING, INTERNSHIPS, AND MORE

The Utah State Historical Society was founded on July 22, 1897 and at that time Governor Heber M. Wells urged the new organization to write a “true history of the state.”


A group of people wearing traditional Mexican clothing.

THE IMPORTANCE OF LEADERSHIP: UTAH'S LATINA LEGISLATORS MAKE HISTORY

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MEETING FLORENCE AND FLO: HISTORY AND FRIENDSHIP IN THE OLD AND NEW WESTS

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Women voting for the very first time in Utah.

WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE: 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT

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A dated employee identification card for "Mel Larson" who worked for the Utah Transit Authority.

WHAT’S NEW IN HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS? ARTIFACTS, MANUSCRIPTS, AND MORE!

The newest additions to the collections are here! Many artifacts, large and small, have officially been added to our extensive collection.


A highly semetrical photo of a strongman, wearing a leotard and holding the reigns of two horses. Each horse faces a different direction.

A PEAK BEHIND STATE HISTORY'S CURTAIN

Our staff continues to work very hard both publicly and “behind the curtain” serving the people of Utah, with the help of our external partnerships and technology.


A group of men posing next to some classic cars.

PHOTOGRAPH HIGHLIGHTS WITH DOUG MISNER

The Utah Division of State History has over a million photographs in our holdings with almost 300,000, which are accessible online due to our staff's digitization efforts.


A group of immigrants, posing with various flags.

INDUSTRY & IMMIGRANTS IN TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY UTAH

Beginning in the 1950s, Helen Zeese Papanikolas introduced a new chapter into the study of Utah’s past by paying attention to the waves of “new” immigrants.


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RELEVANCE, RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

How are your family memories being captured, preserved and saved? And how will your story be remembered by historians or your descendants?

UTAH WOMEN'S HISTORY BLOG




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 “One of the beautiful things we can do for future generations is excavate the stories of the past.
-Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson

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Women Making Utah History

Explore the stories of women who shaped Utah's history at UtahWomensHistory.org—A Better Days Project.
VISIT WEBSITE
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LOREM & DOREM

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