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The Utah Digital Newspaper project recently showed a new upload of a single edition of the Ogden  “Standard,” so I took a look, wondering why it was so special. You can access it here — CLICK HERE!!! I have no idea why this one showed up, but my guess is it was in someone’s collection of […]

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I really enjoy old newspapers because of the glimpse they give of life not-so-long ago. Only 100 years or so, just a single lifetime, and things were so vastly different it might be another planet. Not just the toys that seem to mark life today: The omnipresent “smart” phone  (really a hand-held computer that also […]

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OK, this just takes coolness to a whole ‘nother level.   Charles McCarthy, the Ogden railroad worker with a camera, was on the scene of a lot of really fun stuff: The day the circus came to town, the day the parade to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Driving of the Golden Spike, and […]

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