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    Historic Photos

    Photos from The Salt Lake Tribune archives and our Look Back series.


    Historic Photos

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    The Snelgrove ice cream cone sign in Sugar House in 2013. Tribune file photo

    Whatever happened to ... Snelgrove Ice Cream?

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    Snelgrove Ice Cream parlor in Sugar House. (Courtesy | Lynne Olson)

    Whatever happened to ... Snelgrove Ice Cream?

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    A view looking south from the bluffs just north of Salt Lake City. The eye catches at once the glistening white dome of the great Mormon Tabernacle. Salt Lake County, Utah. 1869. Courtesy | United States Geological Survey

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake Valley from the United States Geological Survey

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    Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution (in which Brigham Young has an interest), Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. Circa 1868. A.J. Russell | United States Geological Survey

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake Valley from the United States Geological Survey

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    Camp Douglas and the east end of Salt Lake City, Utah Territory. Wasatch Mountains in the background. Emigration Canyon on the left 1869. T.H. O'Sullivan | United States Geological Survey

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake Valley from the United States Geological Survey

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    Clarence King in camp near Salt Lake City, October 1868 during the U.S. Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (King Survey). T.H. O'Sullivan | United States Geological Survey

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake Valley from the United States Geological Survey

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    A newspaper clipping from 1940 indicates the name was changed to Park Ro-She sometime during the 1930s. Photo courtesy Springville Historical Society

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    Park Ro She was Utah County's most popular swimming joint from 1924 to the 1980s. Photo Courtesy of Springville Historical Society

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) A woman works with a hand drill on a "Vengeance" dive bomber, Tennessee. Feb, 1943.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) Irma Lee McElroy paints the American insignia on repaired Navy plane wings at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Aug. 1942.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) A woman works on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California. June 1942.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) A woman touches up the U.S. Army Air Forces insignia on the side of the fuselage of a "Vengeance" dive bomber manufactured at Vultee's Nashville division in Tennessee. Feb. 1943.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) A woman assembles a section of the leading edge for the horizontal stabilizer of a plane at North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, Calif. Oct. 1942.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) Mary Betchner inspects one of the 25 cutters for burrs before inserting it in the inside of a 105mm howitzer at the Milwaukee, Wis. plant of the Chain Belt Co. Feb. 1943.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) Oyida Peaks riveting as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Aug. 1942.

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    (Courtesy | Library of Congress) Cora Ann Bowen, left, works as a cowler with senior supervisor Eloise J. Ellis in the Assembly and Repairs department at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Aug. 1942.

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    Courtesy | Library of CongressCora Ann Bowen, left, works as a cowler with senior supervisor Eloise J. Ellis in the Assembly and Repairs department at the Naval Air Base in Corpus Christi, Texas. Aug. 1942.

    A Look Back: Women workers of World War II

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    Norval Vincent, left, operated the The Vincent Drug on Midvale's historic Main Street. It featured a long counter to buy sodas and shakes. Courtesy | Vincent Family

    Whatever happened to: Midvale’s Vincent Drug

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    Vincent Drug, on Main Street in Midvale, was used in the movie, "The Sandlot." (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)

    Whatever happened to: Midvale’s Vincent Drug

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    The Rainbow Randevu, 464 S. Main, as seen in April 1956. The dance hall was renamed the Terrace Ballroom in 1960. Across five decades, the venue played host to star-studded big bands and rock groups and was for many the place to be seen in Salt Lake City. (Photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

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    Marlo Theater with Nu Crisp Popcorn on the right, in 1937. Nu Crisp's original location was at 1027 East 2100 South. Courtesy | Salt Lake County Archives

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    The Nu Crisp Popcorn building in Sugar House. (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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    The Nu Crisp Popcorn building in Sugar House . (Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)

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    The Salt Lake City Public Library, now The Leonardo, shortly after its completion in 1964. The City and County Building is pictured in the background. Courtesy | Utah State Historical Society

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake City Public Library through the years

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    Library patrons wait to check out materials at the Salt Lake City Free Public Library on Jan. 14, 1930. In 1965, the building became the Hansen Planetarium. It currently houses the O.C. Tanner Company Headquarters. Courtesy | Utah State Historical Society Library

    A Look Back: The Salt Lake City Public Library through the years

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