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Finding Utah in Washington D.C.

When I am looking for the history and images of Utah, many times I need to search outside Utah. Museums, archives and galleries in every state and in our nation's capital have bits and pieces of Utah's history.

This past week I ventured into the National Archives — the temple of U.S. historic documents and images. Many who see this massive structure think it looks like a temple of old, with its stately columns and large bronze doors guarding America's most prized charters of freedom, and much, much more.

From Declaration of Independence to the Constitution and Bill of Rights this institution holds hundreds of millions of documents. Many of these items can be seen at the National Archives website at www.nara.gov.

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