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    [trophy for skiing]
    Creation Date: 1941
    Catalog ID: 1998.39.76
    Wood trophy with a figure of man holding skis and two figures of eagles (metal).
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    Skiers and the Tatoosh Range, Nainier Nat'l. Park
    Creation Date: ca. 1950
    Catalog ID: 2005.164.1
    Call Number: 2005.164.1
    View of 6 skiers skiing down a slope in the Tatoosh Mountain Range in Mount Rainier National Park.
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    Ski Stevens Pass
    Creation Date: 1986
    Catalog ID: 1997.1.279
    Call Number: EPH-B/796.93/St47sk/1986
    1 poster; col. ill.; 38 cm. Poster showing time lapse photograph of night skiing and fireworks at Stevens Pass
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    Creation Date: ca. 1943
    Catalog ID: 1991.107.3
    Red wool knit sweater with round neck and long sleeves. From Octonek Knitting Co., ca. 1943. Made of 100% worsted wool. Used by Don Gilsdorf, UPS, in snow skiing.
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    Paradise Inn in winter
    Creation Date: ca. 1945
    Catalog ID: 2015.10.45
    Call Number: 2015.10.45
    Black and white image of skiers in Mount Rainier National Park, Pierce County, WA. The photo shows five skiers skiing down the roof of Paradise Inn which is covered in a great deal of snow. Edward Nolan Collection.
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    Ski Course, Stevens Pass, Wn.
    Creation Date: ca. 1935
    Catalog ID: 2003.3.18
    Call Number: 2003.3.18
    View of a ski course at Stevens Pass in Washington State taken from the base of the course. At right is a portion of a building with skis vertical in the snow in front of the building. The upper torsos of a few skiers are above lower edge photo. Tiny figures are skiing down the course. Ellis, photographer, ca. 1935.
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    [ski pants]
    Creation Date: 1907-1922
    Catalog ID: 1998.39.183
    One pair of red wool men's ski pants. The bottoms lace up to keep the snow out. From C.C. Filson Company, 1907-1922. Used by Joseph Hazard. Printed on pants: C.C. Filson Co./1011 1st Ave / Seattle, Wash / manufacturers / Complete Outfitters / For / Miners / Prospectors-Lumbermen Possibly used for cross country skiing.
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    Ski--three season sport--winter, spring, summer
    Creation Date: 1937
    Catalog ID: 2007.1.5
    Call Number: EPH-B/979./77821/R13sk/1937
    Brochure for snow skiing at Rainier National Park, 1937. 1 sheet, folded; ill. Blue print on white paper with illustrations of ski routes, information about skiing, and woman skiing in swim suit.
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    [souvenir plate for Washington State]
    Creation Date: 1940-1960?
    Catalog ID: 1997.55.1
    Souvenir plate made of white ceramic. Round, glazed with ruffled upper rim edge. Rim edge edged in gold trim consisting of short lines extending from edge. At center is large transfer print divided into seven scenes. Illustrated are: Lake Chelan, figure skiing, eastern Washington (Palouse?), Grand Coulee Dam, State Capitol Building; two figures seated near lake below Mt. Rainier; and woman with red roses.
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    Spring Skiing, Paradise
    Creation Date: ca. 1936
    Catalog ID: 2010.237.1
    Black and white image of a skier at Paradise, Mt. Rainier, Pierce County, WA. The shirtless skier is shown executing a jumping turn with his ski poles extended above him. He appears to have his shirt tied around his waist. Another man holding a camera is watching him.