Author Archives: slcoarchives

Where Is It?

A number of our readers may be able to identify the following residences, which are part of a larger “hidden” village that is currently uninhabited.  It is, of course, within Salt Lake County limits.  The first photograph was taken by … Continue reading

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What Does the County Do for You?

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson will be hosting 5 Town Hall meetings, open to everyone.  Agencies from Salt Lake County will be on hand to discuss the services that they provide to citizens, and Mayor Wilson will also be … Continue reading

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Tax Appraisal Records Now Available Online

Salt Lake County Archives is pleased to announce that Tax Appraisal Records, circa 1970-1991, are now available on our website.  This collection is searchable by address or tax parcel number.  We have currently digitized and indexed 3/4 of the total … Continue reading

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New Collection Now Online

Newly digitized records are now available on our website! Miscellaneous Salt Lake County maps, 1850-1974, previously only lived on aperture cards (small pieces of microfilm mounted on cards) that could only be viewed in our reading room using a microfilm … Continue reading

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Lost House and Grocery: 1934

In this image taken in 1934, a little boy is waiting for his cycling companion to come out of C.W. Brady’s Red and White store, located at 3301 South 2300 East. (Click on the image to see all of the … Continue reading

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Holidays Are Here!

Hope your holidays include lots of tinsel! As always, thank you to all of our patrons, blog readers, and general archives groupies (they really do exist!) for your support this year.   Salt Lake County Archives will be closed: December 24-26 … Continue reading

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The Theater with the 90 Foot Tower

The Centre Theater in downtown Salt Lake City as it looked in 1938. Formerly located on a corner of Broadway and State Street, it originally opened in December of 1937. For more history about the theater, check out this Salt … Continue reading

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