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Sunshine Week, 2014

March 16-22, 2014 was Sunshine Week, a national initiative promoting the importance of open government.  It started in 2002 in Florida as Sunshine Sunday and was a response to legislative efforts to create exemptions in its public records law.  The American Society … Continue reading

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Glimpse of the Granary District

Salt Lake City’s Granary District covers roughly 19 blocks, stretching east to West Temple, north to 600 South, with the western and southern boundaries marked by I-15.  The area is currently going through a revitalization of both commercial and community spirit. … Continue reading

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April in Review

April has been a busy month—as far as records, books, and information are concerned. It’s been National Records and Information Management Month (promotion of education about electronic records); Preservation Week (promotion of preservation of personal and family papers); World Book … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Highlight: Space for Women

This record provides a view of a time in history when more and more women were working in social spaces formerly predominantly occupied by men.  The County Commission required a formal opinion to be issued by their Attorney before they could alter rooms in … Continue reading

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Sunshine Week

It’s Sunshine Week! March 10-16, 2013 is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote a dialogue about open government and freedom of information. In Utah, open government and access to records is governed by GRAMA, the Government Records Access and … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month Highlight: Salt Lake County School of Nursing

“For the young nurse with an urge to see the world,                                  positions are opening up in foreign lands.” ~Salt Lake County School of Nursing Informational Booklet, 1948 Note: March is Women’s History Month, and this blog will be exhibiting various aspects of women’s … Continue reading

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Lost House – Yalecrest

This house was located at 1547 Yale Avenue, in what is now known as Yalecrest, a neighborhood listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Salt Lake County Tax Appraisal Cards show that the house was built in 1924, and was recorded as “lot … Continue reading

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