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A Look Back: Christmas in Utah through the years

First Published      Last Updated Apr 18 2014 10:52 am

Photo Courtesy Utah State Historical Society Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Halles, their daughter Athena and son John standing behind Mr. Halles, and other friends, in 1923 at a baptismal dinner at Christmas time in Salt Lake City. Front Row, Left to Right: Unknown, George Coucourakis, Irene Rondas (Baby), Georgia Markakis, Gregory Halles, Athena Halles, Mary Halles, Unknown, Alex Halles, Mike Papadakis. Back Row: Nick Halles, John Halles, Theona, Unknown, Mr. Papais, Kathryn, Wife Stamatina.

Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images from Utah in a special series called A Look Back. This week's installment features photos at Christmastime in Salt Lake.

Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling:

The career of John Swallow

Prominent artists from early Utah

Utah firefighters at the turn of the 19th century

Historic bars and saloons in Utah

Early settlers in Idaho

The 1988 Yellowstone fire

Early Utah mansions and homesteads

Pony Express, postal service and telegraph in Utah

The mining ghost town of Mercur

Construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Historic buildings in Utah

30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

Hunting and fishing in the early 1900s

BYU, Utah football programs

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

Historic photos of Temple Square



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