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Ghosts of West Temple Online Exhibit

Ghosts of West Temple

The Ghosts of West Temple is an interactive digital story that focuses on a small section of West Temple and North Temple in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. This presentation primarily utilizes images and historical building data from the collection of Tax Appraisal Cards and photographs held at the Salt Lake County Archives, augmented by photographs that several other Utah archives have graciously allowed us to include. 


On the Home Front

During World War II, Salt Lake County had an active Civilian Defense Council. This council participated in war bond drives, trained civil defense workers and conducted drills to help these workers and ordinary citizens prepare for the possibility of an attack.


American West

 Using a variety of documents and photos from the collection of the Salt Lake County Archives, this exhibit illustrates three different aspects of Salt Lake County's agricultural past.


Mountain Guard

This exhibit focuses on one little known aspect of Salt Lake County’s contribution to securing the safety of skiers at Alta ski resort.


Car Care in Salt Lake County

Taking a look back at Salt Lake County gas stations, service garages, and auto dealerships from the 1930s to the 1950s



Salt Lake County Sesquicentennial - March 15, 1852 March 15, 2002