A Look Back: Salt Lake political cartoonist Alan Lister Lovey
Published: February 9, 2013 02:32PM
Updated: February 14, 2013 05:02PM
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The cartoons of Alan Lister Lovey: "Giving Him A Lift"

The Salt Lake Tribune occasionally presents images from its archives and the archives of the Utah State Historical Society in a special series called A Look Back. Today, is a series of political cartoons by Salt Lake artist Alan Lister Lovey, who started drawing cartoons for The Salt Lake Herald when he was only 20 years old. His career was short but very successful. He died at age 30 from pneumonia.

Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here are some of the previous installments:

Women’s fashion in the 1960s

Dogs in Utah around 1900

Utah’s early cultural diversity

Utah artists from the late 1800s to the early 1900s

Presidential visits to Utah from the 1860s

Hunting and fishing in the early 1900s

BYU, Utah football programs

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

The centennial Days of ‘47 parade in downtown Salt Lake City from July 1947

Women’s fashion from 1949-50

Construction of the Salt Lake Temple and SLC in the 1800s

Utah college life from the 1930s to 1960s

Old newspaper advertisements

People and events in Salt Lake City from the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s

Historical images of Sugar House

Aerial images of Salt Lake City in the 1960s

Historic photos of Temple Square

Historic scenes from Salt Lake City

Saltair

The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks

Salt Lake City in the 1900s

Key moments in Utah Jazz history

Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park from 1935 to 1951

Kennecott Utah Copper Mine in the 1930s and 1940s

Salt Lake City and other Utah cities in the 1800s

Geneva Steel

Historical buildings in Salt Lake City