Utah Stories from the Beehive Archive

Tune in each week for a two-minute look at some of the most pivotal — and peculiar — events in Utah history! With all of the history and none of the dust, the Beehive Archive is a fun way to catch up on Utah’s past. For a complete list of episodes, click the "View All Stories" button below, then browse or search.

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Retirement? Effie Ensign Merrill Never Left the Workforce

Many Utahns look forward to – or worry about – a comfortable retirement. But having the financial security to leave paid work after a long career…see more

Anti-Apartheid Activists Force Divestment at the University of Utah

In the mid-nineteen eighties, global pressure was mounting against the apartheid regime in South Africa. Learn how persistent student activists at the…see more

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Holiday

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Meet Samuel Holiday, whose traditional Navajo upbringing shaped his work as a code talker and changed the course of World War II.When Samuel Holiday…see more