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A Look Back: Utah’s funeral rites and processions

First Published Apr 11 2014 08:56AM      Last Updated Apr 18 2014 10:47 am

Purported to be the funeral service of Lorenzo Snow (?), date would therefore be 1901 at Brigham City, Utah.

Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment looks at the various funeral rites and traditions practiced by the diverse population of people in Utah.

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

The YMCA in Salt Lake City

Baseball in Utah around 1900

Black pioneers and settlers in Utah

Women’s fashion from 1949-50

Key moments in Utah Jazz history

Historical images of Sugar House

Past Sundance Film Festival parties



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

 

 

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