Brigham Young Probate Case File

Brigham Young Probate Case File

The first governor of the Utah Territory and president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) died August 29, 1877. At the time, the church practiced an arrangement wherein the president held property and real estate as "trustee-in-trust." This allowed Young to direct and...

    John D. Lee Case File

    John D. Lee Case File

    All transcription of the John D. Lee case files are DONE. Please don't join expecting any more works to be added.Explore the Subjects tab to see all the names and places getting linked from within documents. Case files document criminal cases as they proceed through the court system and...

      The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill

      The State of Utah vs. Joe Hill

      Born in 1879 in Gavle, Sweden, Joseph Hillstrom (also known as Joe Hill) immigrated to the United States in 1902, and worked in a variety of jobs including laborer, miner, lumberman, and longshoreman. The often brutal working conditions he witnessed led him to join the Industrial Workers of the...

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      Utah Women Suffrage

      Utah Women Suffrage

      Various documents and records from the Utah State Archives and Records Service related to the suffrage of women in the Utah Territory and State of Utah. See also an online exhibit for "Suffrage and Stories of Utah Women" and blog posts featuring women's stories throughout 2020.