Ralph Johnston, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Joe Arave
No.347, Ralph Johnston, interview by Joe Arave
Johnston, Ralph, 1908-2002
Arave, Joe (Andrew Joseph), 1957-2012; Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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Transcript (47 pages) of interview by Joseph Arave with Ralph Johnston, , on July 29 and August 5, 1991. This interview is no. 347 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape no. U-1425
Johnston (b. 1908) recalls his Arizona boyhood, moving to Salt Lake City to attend high school, his days at the University of Utah, and the growth of skiing in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics covered include Snow Basin, an avalanche, the ski patrol, Wasatch Mountain Club, and the Air Force races. Interviewer: Joe Arave