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35 Memorable Photos from the LDS Church News Archives

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Did you know that Rosa Parks, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement," researched her genealogy at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City in 1992?

It's true. Parks' visit was captured in a photo by Phil Shurtleff and published in the LDS Church News on Feb. 1, 1992. It is one of many memorable photos found in the archives of the LDS Church News.

Here we have compiled other interesting pictures published in the Church News between 1970 and 1992.

Click through to see shots of LDS Church leaders, U.S. presidents, celebrities, athletes and more.

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A German pilot

This photo accompanied a feature article on Lufthansa Airlines chief pilot Dieter Uchtdorf in the Feb. 27, 1988, edition of the LDS Church News. 

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Donald Duck and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

On March 3, 1988, Walt Disney's Donald Duck had the privilege of leading the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in a couple bars of "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah" at a Tabernacle rehearsal. 

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