Multimedia Photographs

Over the past 60 years Willam Christensen’s “The Nutcracker" has established itself as one of the essential holiday traditions for many Utah families. Christensen, “Mr. C,” was the first to stage a complete American production of “The Nutcracker.” Throughout the years, “The Nutcracker” has undergone many...

On May 17, 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public education is unconstitutional and that separate educational facilities were "inherently unequal".  Overturning the 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson in which “separate but equal” facilities were allowed and often encouraged, Brown v....

[gallery type="slideshow" size="large" ids="1935,1936,1937,1938,1939,1942,1941,1961,1944"] The first transcontinental railroad was built by the Western Pacific, Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad Companies and officially opened on May 10, 1869 with the driving of the last spike in a ceremony at Promontory Point, Utah. The Chinese were the first...