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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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    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.
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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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    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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    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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    Mount Rainier
    Creation Date: ca.1945
    Catalog ID: 1998.88.10
    Call Number: 1998.88.10
    Distant view of Paradise Inn in lower third of picture, with Mount Rainier and small portion of sky in upper part of photo.
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    Collection Item 76431
    Creation Date: 1917
    Catalog ID: 1999.120.7.243
    Call Number: 1999.120.7.243
    Photo of women taking a spill while skiing in Paradise Valley, during the Mountaineers' first winter outing to Mount Rainier National Park, January 1st 1917. Paradise Inn is in the background.
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    Collection Item 69979
    Creation Date: 1917
    Catalog ID: 1999.120.7.244
    Call Number: 1999.120.7.244
    Photo of five Mountainiers digging an entry to the second story of Paradise Inn at Paradise Valley, during the Mountaineers' first winter outing to Mount Rainier National Park, January 1st 1917.