|Dorothy Z. Mortensen, Salt Lake City, Utah: interviewed by Everett L. Cooley
|No.415 Dorothy Z. Mortensen
|Mortensen, Dorothy Z.
|Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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|Mortensen, Dorothy Z.--Interviews; Latter Day Saint women--Biography
|Utah Historical Society; University of Utah Press
|Transcript (82 pages) of interviews by Everett L. Cooley with Dorothy Z. Mortensen, on September 19 and 26, 1995
|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
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