Post Office, 1923

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Title Post Office, 1923
Photo Number p0115n01_04_23
Description Photo of the Escalante Post Office in 1923. Note the school house in the background (to the left). Caption reads: "The Post Office in 1923, symbol of contact with the outside world. A magnet for villagers at mail time"
Keywords Postal Service;automobiles; people; cities and towns
Subject Escalante (Utah)--Photographs; Post office buildings--Utah--Escalante--Photographs; School buildings--Utah--Escalante--Photographs
Additional Information Lowry Nelson (1893-1986) was a Utah native who became a sociologist. Among the subjects of his studies were various Mormon communities in rural Utah. His papers are at Utah State University. This photo was used for Nelson's 1952 book, "The Mormon Village."
Spatial Coverage Escalante (Utah); Garfield County (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0115 Lowry Nelson Photograph Collection
Collection Name Lowry Nelson
Textual Date 1923
Creator Lowry Nelson, 1893-1986
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6jt0fr0
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-06-10
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 982550
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