Neil Rafferty, circa 1940s

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Title Neil Rafferty, circa 1940s
Photo Number P1300n01_01_01
Description Photo of Neil Rafferty, founder of the Snow King Ski Area at Jackson, Wyoming, taken in the 1940s
Keywords Ski Archives; men; clothing and dress; portrait
Subject Rafferty, Neil, 1909-1995--Photographs; Skiers--Photographs
Additional Information Neil Rafferty (1909-1995) arrived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and founded the Snow King ski area at Jackson, Wyoming, in 1939. Neil also was a pioneer in the field of Ski Patrol, and patrolled at Snow King for many years. With Neil's support, the Jackson Hole Ski Club was able to host numerous important ski races during the 1940's, 50's and 60's. He established Snow King as a reliable venue for ski racing... During the 1950's and early 60's Neil also ran early season ski operations on Teton Pass and Togwotee Pass. He was awarded the Pioneer Award from the Intermountain Ski Areas Association in 1988 and was inducted into the Intermountain Ski Hall of Fame in 2005. --Alf Engen Ski Museum website.
Collection Number and Name P1300 Neil Rafferty Photograph Collection
Collection Name Neil Rafferty
Date 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950
Textual Date 1940s
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6h7162b
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-05-29
Date Modified 2016-03-23
ID 981908
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