Dorothy Z. Mortensen, Salt Lake City, Utah: interviewed by Everett L. Cooley

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Title Dorothy Z. Mortensen, Salt Lake City, Utah: interviewed by Everett L. Cooley
Alternative Title No.415 Dorothy Z. Mortensen
Creator Mortensen, Dorothy Z.
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1995-09-19; 1995-09-26
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Date Digital 2014-06-04
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Mortensen, Dorothy Z.--Interviews; Latter Day Saint women--Biography
Keywords Utah Historical Society; University of Utah Press
Description Transcript (82 pages) of interviews by Everett L. Cooley with Dorothy Z. Mortensen, on September 19 and 26, 1995
Abstract Mrs. Mortensen (b. 1916) recalls her parentage, childhood, and education. She discusses her marriage, houses lived in during World War II, her job with the legislature, siblings, her divorce and college degree, and her position as editor at the Historical Society. She recalls her move to the University of Utah Press, her remarriage in 1963, the founding of the American West magazine in the 1960s, the sale of the magazine in the 1970s, and working in Washington, D.C. She also recalls working in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and her retirement. Interviewer: Everett L. Cooley
Type Text; Sound
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
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Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Mormon women
Setname uum_elc
ID 788319
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