Neil Rafferty in his eighties, circa 1988

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Title Neil Rafferty in his eighties, circa 1988
Photo Number P1300n01_01_06
Description Photo shows Neil Rafferty skiing in his eighties, circa 1988
Keywords Ski Archives; skiing; clothing and dress; men; goggles; ski poles; skier; skiers; ski archives; ski archives, utah; Ski equipment; Skiing; Skiing eqiupment; Skiing for men
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 1987; 1988
Textual Date Circa 1988
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6qr5nf6
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-05-29
Date Modified 2016-03-23
ID 981914
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