October 16, 2016
Anonymous-Utah, Brigham Young Academy Banner, c.1895, embroidery, 51 x 36 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art.
On this day in 1875, Brigham Young Academy was founded. In 1892, classes were moved from the ZCMI warehouse to what is now the Provo City Library on University Avenue in Provo. It wasn’t until 1903 that the school became Brigham Young University.