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Photographs and Postcards of the Mexican Revolution

The Mexican Revolution, 1910–1920, overthrew a 30–year dictatorship and established a constitutional republic in Mexico. Mexicans wanted economic change, democratic land policies, and widespread enfranchisement. In 1917, under Venustiano Carranza, a constitution was written, and although it gave the president dictatorial powers, it also gave the government power over groups such as wealthy landowners and …

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Walter Mason Camp collections

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a new landing page for the Walter Mason Camp collections (MSS 57 and MSS P 16). This new landing page will provide increased access to researchers of these important collections with links to the finding aids and digital collections to both the Walter …

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Claire Wilhelm Collection on Zane Grey

L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of a newly digitized collection: Claire Wilhelm Collection on Zane Grey (MSS 8277).  The collection contains documentation of Wilhelm’s interactions with Grey while accompanying him on various expeditions. The collection contains black and white photographs of Zane Grey and his family, Claire Wilhelm and …

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WWI in Stereo

This post links to images of stereo cards that were produced by the Keystone View Company dealing with the events and tragedy of World War I.  These image are part of the photograph collections in the Perry Special Collections and may be downloaded and used for non-commercial purposes as long as attribution is give to L. …

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Remembering the Provo Tabernacle

Tragedy struck in Provo early this morning as the historic Provo Tabernacle suffered major damage due to fire. Construction of the tabernacle, with its unique octagonal towers at each of the four corners, began in 1883 and was completed in 1898 at the cost of $100,000. The tabernacle quickly became the community and religious home …

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Welcome to the Photograph Archives in Special Collections

“FROM DAGUERREOTYPE TO DIGITAL: CELEBRATING 170 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY” is a new exhibit in the L. Tom Perry Special Collection’s exhibit room, level 1 in the Harold B. Lee Library.  This exhibit is geared for everyone, from children to adults.  Come and enjoy a rare opportunity to see actual vintage photograph from the 1840’s to …

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