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Dr. Brian Cannon to Speak at Senior Center on Utah and the Great Depression

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r Speaking on Utah and the Great Depression, Dr. Brian Cannon will examine the impact of the greatest economic catastrophe in the nation’s history upon the people of Utah. Drawing upon oral history interviews, this presentation will explore the struggles of Utahns and the coping strategies that they employed. It will also survey the impact of the New Deal upon the Beehive State. The Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S.; 801-489-8738) invites everyone to join us on Wednesday, August 7, at 6:00 p.m. for this free event.

Dr. Brian Cannon is a professor of history and chair of the History Department at Brigham Young University, where he has taught for 27 years. He teaches and writes about Utah history, the American West in the 20th century, American rural history, and U.S. history from 1890-1945. He directed the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at BYU from 2003-2018. He has served as president of the Agricultural History Society and the Mormon History Association and serves on the editorial board of the Utah Historical Quarterly. He grew up in Orem and lives with his wife, Anna Lee, in Provo. They are the parents of five children.

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