Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 1947 - 1948

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Title Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 1947 - 1948
Alternative Title Accn_1601_24
Creator Engen, Alan K.
Date 1947; 1948; 1949
Temporal Coverage 1947 through February 1949
Spatial Coverage Utah; Idaho; Sun Valley (Idaho); Alta (Utah); Steamboat Springs (Colo.); Saint Moritz (Switzerland)
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; Engen, Sverre; Olympic Winter Games (5th : 1948 : Saint Moritz, Switzerland); Rytting, Suzy Harris, 1930- ; Reddish, Jack N., 1926-1992; Fraser, Gretchen, 1919-1994
Keywords Alta; Ski huts; Ski patrol; Frank Howard; Sverre Engen; Alf Engen; Ecker Hill; Marthjinius (Mark) A. Strand; National ski committees; Utah Ski Club; Bill Beesley; Bertha Howard; Steamboat Springs; Snow Basin; Karl Molitor; Rhoda Wurtele; Dick Movitz; Barney McLean; Steve Knowlton; Downhill skiing; Slalom; Ski jumping; Harriman Cup; Olympic trials; Winter Olympics; Walter Prager; Einar Fredbo; Suzanne (Susy) Harris; Pat Kearnes; Gretchen Fraser; Jack Reddish; Landes ski jump; Deseret News Ski School
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 skier, Olympic ski coach, and ski instructor, including the start in 1949 of the Deseret News Ski School where he and brother Sverre were teachers. Also covered are the careers of Suzy Harris, Gretchen Fraser, Pat Kearnes, and Jack Reddish; the history of ski huts in Utah; the Winter Olympics at St. Moritz, Switzerland; the death of Einar Fredbo; Frank Howard's ski movies; and the homes the Engen brothers built in Salt Lake County. Tying the book together are detailed historical notes composed by Alan K. Engen.
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya; Ellen Moffat
ARK ark:/87278/s6s513nh
Setname uum_akep
ID 1395694
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