Monthly Archive: November 2013

Fun “Eureka” Moment in the Museum Library

Marie Haney’s dad, James Packer, is sitting to the left of the guy with the sign. So I’m sitting here pondering old pictures of Ogden when I hear Lee Witten, chief archivist at Union Station’s library, yell “Eureka” or words to that effect.   “Just don’t go running through town without your clothes,” I said. …

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50 years later, a sad anniversary emerges from Effie Hopkins’ bequest

One of the two boxes Effie Hopkins was a farmer’s wife who lived in North Ogden with her husband, Nephi, in the 1930s on up.   Farm life was busy, but not all the time. There was no TV in the 30s, and she filled her spare time by clipping stuff out of the newspaper. …

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