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Utah Defense Collection

Identifier: MS-143


Newspaper articles, newspaper supplements and photographs of the Ogden Defense Depot, Ogden, Utah and Hill Air Force Base, Clearfield, Utah, 1941-1979. Newspaper articles are from The Deseret News and photographs depict early American fighter jet and Hill Air Force Base runway. Oversize manuscript drawer.


  • Creation: 1941 - 1979


1 Boxes

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1 Page taken from The Deseret News, December 13, 1941. Main article, “Huge Defense Projects Make Weber County Hive of Activity.”

2 The Deseret News supplement, December 13, 1941. “The Christmas News.”

3 The Deseret News supplement, January 3, 1979. “388th Tactical Fighter Wing Welcomes the F-16 to Hill Air Force Base & Utah.”

4 Photograph, black and white, 9" x 18". Hill Air Force Base runway showing trucks and snow-covered Wasatch Mountains, c.a. 1941.

5 Photograph, sepia tone, 15" x 21". P-80 “Shooting Star” jet, Hill Field, Utah, 1950.

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Repository Details

Part of the WSU Stewart Library Special Collections Repository

3921 Central Campus Drive Dept 2901
Ogden UT 84408