Speak Your Piece | 5: Season 1, Ep. 8 (Part 1): Better Days 2020 Historian Katherine Kitterman on women suffrage history, key arguments, events and people (1870-1920)

Guest Bio: Katherine Kitterman deeply understands both the national and the local contexts regarding 19th and early 20th century women suffrage history. She also has a knack for explaining in simply ways, complex historical circumstances.   Kitterman is a PhD candidate in History at American University (Washington, D.C.) and is the Historical Director for the […]

Speak Your Piece | 5: Season 2, Ep. 5 (Part 1): Neylan McBaine, “Pioneering The Vote: The Untold Story of Suffragists in Utah and the West”

Neylan McBaine, until just recently, served as both founder and CEO of Better Days 2020, a Utah non-profit organization, created with the intent of popularizing women’s history through education, legislation, events and the arts. Neylan has become a leader in speaking and writing about women’s leadership and the U.S. Suffrage Movement, with a specific focus […]

Speak Your Piece | Season 2, Ep. 5 (Part 2): Neylan McBaine, “Pioneering The Vote: The Untold Story of Suffragists in Utah and the West”

Neylan McBaine, until just recently, served as both founder and CEO of Better Days 2020, a Utah non-profit organization, created with the intent of popularizing women’s history through education, legislation, events and the arts. Neylan has become a leader in speaking and writing about women’s leadership and the U.S. Suffrage Movement, with a specific focus […]

Speak Your Piece | 8: Season 2, Ep. 8, Sons of Utah Pioneers, their magazine “the Pioneer,” & their 125th statehood anniversary issue

Podcast Introduction: This episode includes William  W. Tanner, the publisher of the Sons of Utah pioneer’s (sup) magazine; wayne hinton, the organization’s 2020 national president; and Thomas Alexander, the 2015 national president, all engaged in a discussion with Speak Your Piece host Brad Westwood, about this all-male Utah history organization: its origins, it’s membership (today […]

Speak Your Piece | 9: Season 2, Ep. 9, Dr. Martha Bradley Evans: 20th C. Utah & LDS Women’s History (including ERA)

podcast Intro: Dr. Martha Sontag Bradley Evans (University of Utah, Dean of Undergraduate Studies) introduced her book Pedestals & Podiums: Utah Women, Religious Authority & Equal Rights (Signature Books, 2005) by telling her readers how in 1977, as young mother of three, she “bumped into the women’s movement.” Which made all the difference in her […]

Speak Your Piece | Season 3, Ep. 1: History of Water in Utah: “The Most Complicated Plumbing System…”

April 19, 2021 (Season 3, Ep. 1: 1 hr & 32 min.) Utah Dept. of Culture & Community Engagement version of this SYP episode. This link will get you to some Speak Your Piece EXTRA materials not included here.  Utah Humanities‘ Megan van Frank and The American West Center‘s Gregory E. Smoak speak about a remarkable […]

Speak Your Piece | 18: Season 2, Ep. 18: Utah’s Story – 150 Years of Photography from the Salt Lake Tribune

April 12, 2021 (Season 2, Episode 18: 53:46 minutes). Click here for the Utah Department of Culture & Community Engagement show notes for this Speak Your Piece episode. The show notes includes additional links and sources.  podcast Content: In celebration of the Salt Lake Tribune’s 150th anniversary (1870-2020) as continuous newspaper published in Salt Lake […]

President’s Message: May 2021

by Brad Clayton, SUP President One year ago many of our worlds stopped spinning. The covid-19 virus and subsequent I pandemic had essential halted life as we knew I it. I don’t think any of us could have imagined that a virus could have closed the Temples, canceled church worldwide and affected our I world […]

Joseph Smith Papers Roundtable: Salvation and Revelation as Communal Experiences

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the joseph smith papers Project held the fourth annual Joseph Smith Papers Conference. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the event was held online.  Presentations explore aspects of Joseph Smith’s interrelated worldviews, including race, politics, finance, and theology. Papers engage with themes found in volumes 10 and 11 of the […]

Joseph Smith Papers Roundtable: Financial Networks: Untapped Scholarly Sources and a New Joseph Smith Papers Series

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the joseph smith papers Project held the fourth annual Joseph Smith Papers Conference. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the event was held online.  Presentations explore aspects of Joseph Smith’s interrelated worldviews, including race, politics, finance, and theology. Papers engage with themes found in volumes 10 and 11 of the […]

Joseph Smith Papers Roundtable: Power Networks: Race, Hostility and Politics

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Joseph Smith Papers Project held the fourth annual Joseph Smith Papers Conference. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the event was held online. Presentations explore aspects of Joseph Smith’s interrelated worldviews, including race, politics, finance, and theology. Papers engage with themes found in volumes 10 and 11 of the Documents […]

Joseph Smith Papers Roundtable: Interpreting Joseph Smith’s Networks

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the joseph smith papers Project held the fourth annual Joseph Smith Papers Conference. Due to the ongoing global pandemic, the event was held online. Presentations explore aspects of Joseph Smith’s interrelated worldviews, including race, politics, finance, and theology. Papers engage with themes found in volumes 10 and 11 of the Documents […]

September 9, 2020 Message from the SUP National Executive Committee

Following next week’s announcement of the president-elect voting outcome and the swearing in ceremony, the next major event will be Area training for Chapter presidents, past-presidents, presidents-elect, Secretaries and/or Secretary/treasurers, and other Board members that the Chapter Executive Board would like to invite to attend via zoom. The schedule we have adopted is for two […]

2020 Days of ’47 Update

Following this morning’s on-line meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Days of ’47, Inc., it was announced by Board President Lane Summerhays that in light of current and anticipated circumstances of the covid-19 Pandemic, all events of the annual Days of ’47 pioneer Day Celebration scheduled for July 2020 will be postponed until […]

May 2020 President’s Message

Happy May Day to all. This month we transition from spring to summer. We have enjoyed April showers; may our gardens now be beautiful and our crops bountiful. Please remember that nominations for National President-elect remain open until May 31, and the nomination form is once again available here in the Trail Marker. The forms […]

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