Category Archives: Utah history

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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Cash For Cars

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Evolution Of An Ice Cream Stand

This Arctic Circle was built in 1950 at 135 East 900 South in Salt Lake City.  It started out as a 420 square foot building, and on an early tax appraisal card was taxed for its plate glass windows, air … Continue reading

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From the Desk of Harold Wallace

We’ve introduced you to Harold Wallace, former Salt Lake County Attorney, and now we thought we’d share some excerpts from his correspondence to give you more insight into his character. Though most of his correspondence was of an official nature, … Continue reading

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Harold E. Wallace

As we mentioned last week, we’ve been processing the correspondence of Harold E. Wallace, Salt Lake County Attorney from 1934-1946. While going through his correspondence we feel like we’ve come to know and really like him. We thought we’d share … Continue reading

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Harold E. Wallace for County Attorney

In the next couple of weeks, we will be sharing some information about Harold E. Wallace, who served as the Salt Lake County Attorney (now a defunct agency) from 1934-1946.  Archives staff have recently been processing his records and have … Continue reading

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Additional Records Now Available Online

Salt Lake County Archives now has more records available online.  In addition to birth and death records, we now have land records, early road project records, coroner’s records, maps, and records from the Health Department.  Additional records will be added … Continue reading

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