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    Paradise Lodge - Mt. Rainier Washington
    Catalog ID: 2006.106.15
    Call Number: 2006.106.15
    View showing part of partially snow covered Paradise Lodge in Mount Rainier National Park. Part of the slope of Mount Rainier is faintly visible in the background.
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    Mount Rainier's historic inns and lodges
    Creation Date: 2017, 2017, 2017
    Catalog ID: 2017.1.81
    Call Number: 979.77821/An23m/2017
    1 v., 127 p., ill., photos, maps. "Presiding over the Puget Sound region, Mount Rainier has lured adventurers and entrepreneurs to its slopes since the earliest settlers. Visitors rode packhorses or hiked miles to tent "hotels" at Theosophy Ridge, Indian Henry's Hunting Ground, and Ohanapecosh. James Longmire opened Longmire Springs Hotel near bubbling mineral springs. In 1899, Mount Rainier became a national park, and eventually, a motley array of services was consolidated by the Rainier National Park Company, which built National Park Inn and Paradise Inn. Roads, services, and activities expanded, and guests poured in. Winter activities, such as skiing and tobogganing, increased the park's popularity. The 1936 Winter Olympic Ski Trials and training for World War II ski troops were even hosted there. Visitors today might be surprised to know that many inns, rental cabins, bathhouses, and other buildings have come and gone, leaving some areas more pristine now than for much of the park's history"--Page 4 of cover. Cover photo of Paradise Inn with parking lot full of visitors and cars on an early 20th century summer day. Part of the Images of America series. Published in South Carolina in 2017.
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    Interior of Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier National Park
    Creation Date: 1917
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.40130A
    Call Number: 1943.42.40130A
    Black and white glass plate negative image looking down the length of the lobby at Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, WA, 1917. No people are present. Chair arrangements, rocking chairs, tables, and a piano are in the room. Large paper lanterns are hanging amidst the ceiling beams. Asahel Curtis
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    [Governor Hart and others at Paradise Inn]
    Creation Date: 1919-1925
    Catalog ID: C1948.64.23
    Photograph shows three men, identified as Governor Louis F. Hart, State Treasurer C.L. Babcock, and State Highway Commissioner, James Allen, standing on a path behind a field of wildflowers. The location is identified as Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier, WA. The men are wearing suits and vests.
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    Boys, photo shop, Paradise [Mount Rainier National Park]
    Creation Date: ca. 1927
    Catalog ID: 2015.37.143
    Call Number: 2015.37.143
    Black and white close cellulose nitrate negative image of 5 photographers, the photo shop crew, standing in a row and facing the photographer, each behind a camera mounted on a tripod, at Paradise, Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1927. Rex Benedict is second from the left. A pack with a name on it is on the ground in front of each of the 4 photographers on the left. From left to right: Joe, Rex, Bill, __ndy. They are all wearing uniform shirts, jodhpurs, and climbing boots. A low stone wall is behind the men. A partially tree covered slope rises behind them, and the summit of Mount Rainier is visible below image upper edge. Rex Benedict, photographer
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    Dog on horse, Paradise Inn [Mount Rainier National Park]
    Creation Date: ca. 1927
    Catalog ID: 2015.37.163
    Call Number: 2015.37.163
    Black and white, close cellulose nitrate negative image of a German Shepherd dog straddling a horse behind the empty saddle, his front paws on the front of the saddle, holding the reins in his mouth, on the dirt road in front of the Paradise Inn entrance, Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1927. A few men and women stand by the inn, looking at the scene. Rex Benedict, photographer
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    Hotel Crew, Paradise Inn [Mount Rainier National Park]
    Creation Date: ca. 1927
    Catalog ID: 2015.37.190
    Call Number: 2015.37.190
    Black and white, fairly close cellulose nitrate negative image of all the male and female employees of Paradise Inn, Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, WA, in uniform, posing for a group image by the entry to the inn, ca. 1927. The image is taken from across the road in front of the entry, and includes waitresses, maids, and bellhops. Rex Benedict, photographer
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    [Scene of Paradise Lodge in Mount Rainier National Park]
    Catalog ID: 1990.64.1.4
    Call Number: 1990.64.1.4
    Scene of Paradise Lodge in Mount Rainier National Park. In the foreground is a road leading to the building. Close to it are the small figures of possibly 2 construction workers, who appear to be working on a stone wall.
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    [Paradise Inn Lobby]
    Creation Date: Mar. 5, 1918
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.37460
    Call Number: Curtis 37460
    glass plate negative and photographic print, interior view of the lobby and lounge area of the Paradise Inn at Mount Rainier National Park, showing stone fireplace, rug, chairs, hanging lantern oriental style type of lighting, piano, victrola, rustic ceiling, and other room furnishings, visitors are not present, Asahel Curtis, photographer, March 5, 1918.
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    Rainier National Park; America's mountain & glacier wonderland
    Creation Date: ca. 1927
    Catalog ID: 1997.1.41
    Call Number: EPH-A/979.77821/R134r/1927
    Promotional brochure describing the scenic wonderland of Mt. Rainier National Park, and the rates and services provided by the Rainier National Park Company, ca. 1927, 6 pages includes many scenic photographs. Illustrations on front and back cover shows women and men enjoying snow sports and horse back riding.