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Mountaineers catalog number: 2009.1
These notes are by Lowell Skoog. (Boxes 1 and 2 are the most interesting.) See also Othello Phil Dickert papers.
Unbound photo album pages from 1920s-30s, mostly scenes around the Mountaineers Snoqualmie Lodge (both summer and winter). There are a few loose photos and some photocopies of pictures. Photos depict Snoqualmie Pass area hiking, climbing and skiing. There are a few portraits of Mountaineers and scenes of people relaxing or partying at the lodge. Noteworthy portraits include:
This box also contains a small number of B&W prints from early Mountaineer Players productions (perhaps 1940s) and a larger number of color prints from two productions in the 1980s. One of the productions is "Lil' Abner" in 1981.
Selected photos of Othello Phil Dickert (1 folder).
Historic photos of Wolf Bauer and Jack Hossack practicing roped climbing techniques (location unknown) around the time that Bauer established the first Mountaineers Climbing Course in the mid-1930s (1 folder).
The first ascent of Mt Goode by Wolf Bauer, O.P. Dickert, Joe Halwax, Jack Hossack and George MacGowan (2 folders).
The first ascent of Mt Challenger by O.P. Dickert, Jack Hossack and George MacGowan (2 folders).
Fred and Helmy Beckey climbing on the Sawtooth Ridge of the Olympic Mountains in the 1940s (2 folders).
Three folders contain selected photos of climbing scenes and climbers, including (but not limited to) the following people:
Most photos depict skiing around Snoqualmie Pass, including Silver Peak and some ski jumping. There are a few photos taken at Chinook Pass or around Mt Rainier. Two photos show Dick Durrance and Hannes Schroll skiing in the 1935 U.S. National Championships on Mt Rainier. (3 folders)
Interesting old buildings (1 folder), including:
Two folders contain medium and medium-small B&W prints from a Mountaineers outing to the Teton Range in Wyoming in 1939. Also a newspaper photocopy about a new route climbed on the Grand Teton by Jack Hossack and George MacGowan. There is a fine portrait of Hossack and MacGowan and another protrait of Paul Petzold.
Two folders contain medium and medium-small B&W prints from a Mountaineers outing to the Wind River Range in Wyoming in 1946. There are also a few negatives.