Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 2000 B.C. through 1936

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Title Skiing, a historical snapshot: ski history years 2000 B.C. through 1936
Alternative Title Accn_1601_21
Creator Engen, Alan K.
Date 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987; 1988; 1989; 1990; 1991; 1992; 1993; 1994; 1995; 1996; 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000; 2001; 2002; 2003; 2004; 2005; 2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010
Date Digital 2016-8-12
Temporal Coverage 2000 B.C. to 1936
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake County, Utah, United States; Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States; Ecker Hill, Summit County, Utah, United States; Sun Valley, Blaine County, Idaho, United States
Subject Skis and skiing--History; Skis and skiing--Utah; Skis and skiing--Tournaments; Ski jumping--Utah; Engen, Alf, 1909-1997; Engen, Sverre; Engen, Corey, 1916-2006
Keywords Skiers; Ski jumpers; Mathias Zdarsky; Fort Douglas; Ecker Hill; Becker Hill; Axel Andresen; Halvor Bjorngaard; Einar Fredbo; Peter S. Ecker; Calmer Andreasen; Kaare Engen; Corey Engen; Sverre Engen; Sig Ulland
Description Scrapbook compiled by Alan K. Engen to illustrate the history of skiing from its beginnings to 1936, with a focus on the beginnings of skiing as a sport in Utah and the rise of Alf Engen as a ski jumping champion. Includes clippings from newspapers, graphic illustrations, photographs. Articles touch on the history of skiing in California's Sierra Nevada in gold rush days, how California volunteers with the U.S. Army brought skiing to Utah and discovered mineral resources in Alta and Brighton; biographies of early skiing pioneers of Utah; early ski jumping competitions at Fort Douglas, Ogden, and Ecker Hill; participation in the early Winter Olympics; and the establishment of the Sun Valley ski resort in Idaho
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Colortrac SmartLF GXT42 and saved as 400 ppi 24bit RGB uncompressed TIFF. Display image created in Adobe Acrobat Pro X as a PDF.
ARK ark:/87278/s6031jfc
Setname uum_akep
ID 759574
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