Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 1940 - 1946

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Title Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 1940 - 1946
Alternative Title Accn_1601_23
Creator Engen, Alan K.
Date 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946
Temporal Coverage 1940 through 1946
Spatial Coverage Utah; Idaho; Sun Valley (Idaho); Alta (Utah); Jackson (Wyo.)
Subject Skis and skiing--Utah--History; Skis and skiing--Tournaments; Ski jumping--Utah; Skis and skiing--Training; Ski resorts--Utah--History; Alta (Utah)--History; Sun Valley (Idaho); Ski resorts--Idaho--History; Skis and skiing--Idaho--History; Engen, Alf, 1909-1997; United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th; Engen, Sverre; Engen, Corey, 1916-2006; Ruud, Sigmund, 1907-1994
Keywords Alta; James Laughlin; Peruvian lift; George H. Watson; Alf Engen; Snoqualmie Bowl; American Ski Trophy Award; Gretchen Fraser; Snow Cup; Barne McLean; Leavenworth, Wash.; Torger Tokle; Iron Mountain, Mich.; Snow Basin; Snowbasin; Einar Fredbo; Sverre Engen; Kaare Engen; Corey Engen; Sun Valley; Ecker Hill; Dick Durrance; Alta Ski School; Alta Lodge; Art Devlin; Shirley McDonald; World War II; 503rd Parachute Battalion; 10th Mountain Division; Friedl Pfeiffer; Alta Cup; National Ski Patrol; U.S. Forest Service; Minnie Dole; Skiing movies; Barbara Kidder; S. J. "Joe" Quinney; Montgomery Atwater; Errol Flynn; Felix C. Koziol; Advertisements; Jackson Hole; Chair lifts
Description Scrapbook compiled by Alan K. Engen containing materials illustrative of the history of skiing (mainly in Utah) during the years 1940 through 1946. Includes photographs, documents, newspaper and magazine articles about ski jumping, tournaments, and ski resorts in Utah, Idaho, and elsewhere, especially Alta, Ecker Hill, Sun Valley, and Jackson, and tracks the career of Alf Engen as both skier, ski area developer for the U.S. Forest Service, technical expert for the Utah Quartermaster Corps during World War II, and instructor of Forest Service employees. He and his brothers were also featured in early skiing movies such as "Ski Aces" and "Ski Gulls." His 1943 Ski Patrol certificate; historical articles on Alta and other resorts; information on World War II skiing such as the 10th Mountain Division; and several historical notes composed by Alan K. Engen..
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Ellen Moffat
ARK ark:/87278/s6wx1vd0
Setname uum_akep
ID 1395693
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