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Historic Photos

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


Historic Photos

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Alaskan King Crab went for $4.65 in the 1970s at Bratten's Seafood Grotto. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)

Whatever happened to ... Bratten’s Seafood Grotto?

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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Bratten's Seafood Grotto operated in several locations, drawing numerous customers, including President Harry S. Truman.

Whatever happened to ... Bratten’s Seafood Grotto?

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President Harry S. Truman was one of the diners at Bratten's Seafood Grotto, a former Utah institution that operated for over 40 years before closing in the late 1980s. The Weilenmann siblings still have a black and white photo of the president seated at a table while their mother, Marie, hands him a Bratten's menu. (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)

Whatever happened to ... Bratten’s Seafood Grotto?

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Women at the beauty salon inside the Darling Building on 320 South Main Street, June 30, 1950. Courtesy Salt Lake Historical Society

A Look Back: Utah barber shops and beauty salons

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A barber shop believed to be in Utah in 1869. Courtesy Salt Lake Historical Society

A Look Back: Utah barber shops and beauty salons

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Graves at the Mercur cemetery. (Tribune file photo)

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A house on 1st Avenue between O and P Streets, 1909. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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Men, women, and children gather on Memorial Day at the Salt Lake City Cemetery, 1911. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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A group examines flooding along Canyon Road and 4th Avenue, 1909. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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Frank J. Folland drug store on the southeast corner of 6th Avenue and E Street, 1920. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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Lowell School on E Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue during the 1950s. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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Callison houses on 3rd Avenue at T Street, 1906. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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A house on 7th Avenue and K Street, 1905. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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A view southeast over the avenues from Anderson Tower on A Street and 6th Avenue circa 1890. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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A man stands next to his Oldsmobile at 11th Avenue and B Street near City Creek Canyon, 1919. Courtesy Utah State Historical Society

A Look Back: The Avenues of Salt Lake City

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West High School Football team c. 1905. (Courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Football in Utah

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University of Utah football team photo from 1910. (Courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Football in Utah

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Cummings Field, 1906, during a University of Utah football game. (Courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Football in Utah

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Rice Stadium, University of Utah, November 1938. (Tribune archives)

A Look Back: Football in Utah

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Farmers near Moab. Date unknown. (Photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Moab before there were mountain bikes

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Main Street in Moab circa 1950. (Photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Moab before there were mountain bikes

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This undated photo shows a car on a road just outside of Moab. (Photo courtesy Utah State Historical Society)

A Look Back: Moab before there were mountain bikes

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Dining Room - William H. Culmer House, C Street, Salt Lake City.

A Look Back: Utah's Historic Interiors

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First floor dining room - Keith-Brown House, 529 East South Temple, Salt Lake City.

A Look Back: Utah's Historic Interiors

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Stained glass dome - Keith-Brown House, 529 East South Temple, Salt Lake City.

A Look Back: Utah's Historic Interiors

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