Whose voices were missing?

Whose voices were missing? Below are resources that explore the many communities that lived in Utah during the late 19th- and early 20th-century. As you learn about these communities, consider whose voices were missing then, and whose voices are missing today as voting rights continue to be challenged or championed.

Artifacts

Women In Utah History: Paradigm Or Paradox?

Editors Patricia Lyn Scott and Linda Thatcher note that Women in Utah History is considered “the first booklength attempt to appraise Utah women of all religions, ethnicities, and social classes. . . . Although Utah history is rife with female stereotypes, we believe that the depth and variety of involvement of Utah women in the life of the state will surprise readers” (page x).

The Peoples of Utah

Published by the Utah State Historical Society and edited by Helen Z. Papanikolas, this book details the many cultures that have found a home in Utah.

Utah Historical Quarterly

The official journal of Utah history, the UHQ publishes articles on all aspects of Utah history and presents Utah in the larger context of the West.