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Utah in the twentieth century

Author: Brian Q Cannon; Jessie L Embry; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.
Publisher: Logan : Utah State University Press, 2009.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Q Cannon; Jessie L Embry; Charles Redd Center for Western Studies.
ISBN: 9780874217445 087421744X 9780874217452 0874217458
OCLC Number: 316018987
Notes: "A Project of the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies."
Description: 412 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: I. Getting to know the place: image and experience. The disappearance of Everett Ruess and the discovery of Utah's Red Rock Country / Stephen C. Sturgeon ; "The famous Blue Valley" and a century of hopes / Kristen Rogers-Iversen ; Selling sleep: the rise and fall of Utah's historic motels / Susan Sessions Rugh ; Bernard DeVoto's Utah / David Rich Lewis --
II. Connecting to the nation: Utah and the U.S.A. "Proud to send those parachutes off": central Utah's Rosies during World War II / Amanda Midgley Borneman ; Educating the Mormon hierarchy: the grassroots opposition to the MX in Utah / Jacob W. Olmstead ; The WPA versus the Utah church / Joseph F. Darowski ; The battle over tariff reduction: the Utah-Idaho Sugar Company, Senator Reed Smoot, and the 1913 Underwood Act / Matthew C. Godfrey --
III. Voicing government: politics and participation. Public opinion, culture, and religion in Utah / Wayne K. Hinton and Stephen Roberds ; Utah's denial of the vote to reservation Indians, 1956-57 / Brian Q. Cannon ; "We are not seeking trouble and so will just go along quietly just now": the IWW's 1913 free-speech fight in Salt Lake City / John S. McCormick and John R. Sillito ; What is the best way to govern a city? / Jessie L. Embry --
IV. Growing challenges: people and resources. Utah's public schools: problems, controversies, and achievements, 1945-2000 / James B. Allen ; From Cadillac to Chevy: environmental concerns, compromises, and the Central Utah Project Completion Act / Adam Eastman ; The volatile Sagebrush Rebellion / Jedediah S. Rogers ; Utah's recent growth: the St. George/Washington County example / Douglas D. Alder.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Q. Cannon and Jessie L. Embry.

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