Joe Hill Conference photograph collection, 1915-1990s PDF
- Sillito, John
- Joe Hill Conference photograph collection
- 1915-1990s (inclusive)19151999
- 53 photographs
- Collection Number
- The Joe Hill Conference photograph collection contains photographs of the Eselius House and other buildings in Salt Lake City associated with Joe Hill. The collection also contains a photographic reproduction of The Joe Hill songbook, photographs of various locations in Utah taken in the 1930s and photographs of folk singer Faith Petric.
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The photographs document Joe Hill's involvement in the early labor movement and the effect on the labor movement after he was put to death in Utah in 1915. Notably, the Eselius house where Mr. Hill was living at the time of his arrest. A photographic reproduction of The Joe Hill Songbook which included written work by Joe Hill and other authors inspired by Joe Hill. The collection also includes photographs of folk singer Faith Petric. The photographs are recent reproductions from the original negatives.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Joe Hill's involvement in the early labor movement, Eselius House and his song bookReturn to Top
Container(s): Box 1
Photograph number 1-3: The Eselius House.Photograph number 4-5: The Morrison Store on 800 South and West Temple in Salt Lake City.Photograph number 6-8: Street corner businesses in 1950s Salt Lake.Photograph number 9-10: The Salt Lake County Building in Salt Lake.
Joe Hill Songbook
Photograph number 1-30: Various copy prints of written work by Joe Hill and other authors inspired by Joe Hill. Includes news articles which chronicle the life of Joe Hill.
Photograph number 1: Unidentified men looking over a written sheet of music.Photograph number 2: Portrait of unidentified manPhotograph number 3: Unidentified prison yard and buildingPhotograph number 4: Employment office offering 75 cents an hourPhotograph number 5: Two men looking out from a window (circa 1930s)Photograph number 6: Christian rescue mission (circa 1930s)Photograph number 7: Employment office (circa 1930s)Photograph number 8: Bingham Copper Mine in Utah (circa 1930s)Photograph number 9: Early view of Park City, UtahPhotograph number 10: Arch with the label "The Gateway" (circa 1930s)Photograph number 11-13: Photographs of folk singer Faith Petric
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Personal Names :
- Hill, Joe,1879-1915--Photographs
- Petric, Faith--Photographs
- Geographical Names :
- Eselius House (Salt Lake City, Utah)--Photographs
- Salt Lake City (Utah)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Photographs
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Exterior views
- Photographic prints--1915-1995