The Peoples of Utah, Selected Bibliography

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY compiled by Phil Notorianni African American Bringhurst, Newell G. “An Ambiguous Decision: The Implementation of Mormon Priesthood Denial for the Black Man — A Reexamination,” UHQ 46 (1975): 45-64. Clark, Michael J. U.S. Army Pioneers: Black Soldiers in Nineteenth-Century Utah. Salt Lake City, 1981. ________. “Improbable Ambassadors: Black Soldiers at Fort Douglas, 1869-99,” UHQ (1978): 282-301. Coleman, Ronald …

U. S. Senators from Utah

Class 1 U. S. Senators belong to the electoral cycle that has recently been contested in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. Frank J. Cannon, Republican Time in Office: January 22, 1896–March 3, 1899 . . Thomas Kearns, Republican Time in Office: January 23, 1901–March 3, 1905 . . George Sutherland, Republican Time in Office: March 4, 1905–March 3, 1917 . . William …

Ethnic Cultures in Utah

African Americans Built Churches Utah’s Early African American Farmers Improbable Ambassadors: Black Soldiers African Americans at Fort Douglas Hotel Served Basques & African Americans Hispanic Folk Practices Early Greek Immigrants Greek Sheepmen The Greek Midwife Magerou Scandinavian Life in Utah South Slav Community in Midvale The Fall of Skliris, “Czar of the Greeks” Mining and the Immigrants Japanese Farmers in …

The Peoples of Utah, Falcons in Flight: The Yugoslavs

The Peoples of Utah, ed. by Helen Z. Papanikolas, © 1976 “Falcons in Flight: The Yugoslavs,” pp. 373–83 by Joseph Stipanovich Oh, rocky Lika,2 your soil is poor and barren, but for every one of your stones you have a gray falcon.3                                                                                 …Traditional Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes began arriving in Utah in the last decade of the nineteenth century. The …

The Peoples of Utah, Scandinavian Saga

The Peoples of Utah, ed. by Helen Z. Papanikolas, © 1976 “Scandinavian Saga,” pp. 151–85″ by William Mulder I In the telephone directories, Utah looks decidedly Anglo-Scandinavian. History and the statistics confirm the impression. Utah’s Scandinavians and their descendants, as with most of the state’s other immigrants from northern Europe, are largely the fruit of over a century of Mormon proselyting …

Utah’s Influential Citizens of the 20th Century

Maurice Abravanel Florence Ellinwood Allen Fortunato Anselmo Leonard Arrington Norman Bangerter Edwina Booth Reva Beck Bosone John Eugene Broaddus Juanita Brooks John M. Browning Arthur L. Chaffin Edward Wilbur Clyde George Henry Dern Harold Drake, Sr. Marriner Eccles Lantie Jesse Eldred Alf Engen Philo Farnsworth Anne Marie Fox Felt John Dennis Fitzgerald John J. Fitzpatrick Harvey Fletcher Russell G. Frazier …

Utah’s Influential Citizens of the 19th Century

James Bridger Martha H. Cannon David Eccles John C. Fremont Miles Goodyear Jacob Hamblin Hoskannini Albert S. Johnston Thomas Kearns Tabby-To-Kwanah Peter Skene Ogden Chief Ouray Chief Pocatello John Wesley Powell Etienne Provost Jedediah S. Smith Reed Smoot Arthur V. Watkins John Weber Brigham Young

People of Utah

Introductory Text goes here And more text And more More, too…… Government Leaders Territorial Governors State Governors U. S. Senators Influential Citizens This diverse group of Utahns includes those whose efforts, abilities, and skills have enriched the lives of the citizens of both the State of Utah and the world. Scientists, explorers, teachers, artists, inventors, musicians, athletes, and people of …

Governors of the State of Utah

Heber Manning Wells First Governor of the State of Utah from 1896–1905 Republican Party When Utah achieved statehood in 1896, 36-year-old Wells, a Salt Lake City native, became the first Governor of the State of Utah and the youngest governor to date. A former tax collector, city recorder, and secretary of the 1895 Utah Constitutional Convention, Wells was later involved in banking. He set …

Territorial Governors of Utah

Brigham Young First Governor of the Territory of Utah from 1850–1858 Brigham Young, first Governor of the Territory of Utah, from 1850–1858 Named governor in 1850 by Millard Fillmore, he was reappointed in 1854 by Franklin Pierce when Lt. Col. Edward J. Steptoe refused the post. Young as territorial executive was concerned with organizing the territorial government, selecting the location of the …