Sign "Save Utah's Black History" at Soil Ceremony, Utah State Capitol

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Title Sign "Save Utah's Black History" at Soil Ceremony, Utah State Capitol
Creator Mower, Allyson
Date 2022-06-11
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Lynching--Utah--Salt Lake City; Murder; African Americans--History; Racism against Black people; Signs and sign boards
Description These photos show portions of the Soil Ceremony held at the Utah State Capitol on Saturday, June 11, 2022 to memorialize racial lynchings that occurred in Salt Lake City. Signs read: Save Utah's Black History. The Salt Lake County Coalition's objectives are: To publicly remember the victims of racial terror (lynching); To memorialize the victims and locations of these terror events; To facilitate ongoing community discussion around racial terror, justice inequities, and other social inequities; To help establish legislative and municipal policies that address inequities and cure them.
Collection Number and Name DA0003 France Davis Utah Black Archive
Collection Name France Davis Utah Black Archive
Holding Institution Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
Type Image
Genre born digital
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Holder Allyson Mower
Relation France Davis Utah Black Archives
ARK ark:/87278/s6qbxfd2
Setname uum_fduba
ID 1948135
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