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Using Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary Source Sets

Primary source sets are organized by topic or theme and include a variety of primary source types across a spectrum of levels. Historical background for the set and details about each document are also included.

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Women and Lawmaking: How a Bill Becomes a Law

1. Primary Sources
2. Where to Find Primary Sources for Utah Legislative History

The following websites offer online access to original sources in Utah history

Women and the Railroad

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Utah Women's Suffrage in 1870

Materials
1.

Anti-Polygamy Legislation

Materials
1.

Territory / State Political Involvement

Materials
1.

Emmeline B. Wells

Materials
1.

1895 State Constitutional Convention

Materials
1.

1896 State Election

Materials
1.

Martha Hughes Cannon

Materials
1.

Susan B. Anthony's Utah Involvement

Materials
1.

Utah's Involvement in National Suffrage Campaign

Materials
1.

Ratification of 19th Amendment

Materials
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Utah Women Shaping the State

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