50 Stories for 50 Years Exhibit

Stewart Library 3921 Central Campus Dr, Ogden, UT

Come explore 50 stories from the history of Weber County to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Collections. Learn about the Bagley train wreck, 3 O'Clock High, the Rocky Mountain Carnival and the Friendly Club. On October 5th at 7 p.m., Dr. Pepper Glass, Associate Professor of Sociology, will discuss his book "Misplacing Ogden" inContinue reading "50 Stories for 50 Years Exhibit"

Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry – Live Discussion

The book Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry, chronicles the life of local civil rights advocate and community leader Alberta Henry. In this virtual discussion, author Colleen Whitley will discuss her work in authoring Henry’s biography. Dr. France Davis, retired Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Betsey Welland, Senior Archivist in Special Collections, willContinue reading "Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry – Live Discussion"

Teaching and Researching with the Collections

The UMFA invites you to a three-part virtual lunchtime series featuring lightning talks with University of Utah researchers working with art and archives from the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and J. Willard Marriott Library Special Collections. This session will feature: Ana Carolina Antunes, Utah Immigration Stories: Connecting Past to Present through Art and Photography AdrianContinue reading "Teaching and Researching with the Collections"

Queering Utah History: An Historical Overview of LGBTQ+ People in Utah Before Stonewall

SLCC Gender & Sexuality Student Resource Center 1575 South State Street | SCM 1-140 |, Salt Lake City, UT

Presented by Connell O'Donovan, a local professional genealogist and Queer Utah historian extraordinaire, this presentation has everything! Native American Two Spirits, Queer fur-trappers, cross-dressing Mormon pioneers, a Lesbian boarding house, dozens of drag queens, an out transgender woman from 1910, a famous Black Bisexual author, plus so much more! Presented by the SLCC Gender &Continue reading "Queering Utah History: An Historical Overview of LGBTQ+ People in Utah Before Stonewall"