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(4) Judy Keeler Proof Prints From Alta Lake/Whistler

Photographs of Duncan Bell-Irving (3/2/70/1), Gordie Allen (3/2/70/3), Drew Tait (3/2/70/2), interior of Tokum Corners, Pat Carleton (Whistler's first mayor), Zube's Mushroom House, the base of Creekside, Drew Tait fly-fishing at Tokum Corners dock (3/2/70/18), George Benjamin (3/2/70/19), the Great Snow Earth Water Race (3/2/70/21), the Tokum Corners sign, an avalauncher gun, Wedge Mountain, Dusty’s (3/2/70/30), Franz Wilhelmsen, and Roundhouse.

1974-1999

Photographs of the Jazz Festival, rafting on Owl Creek, climbing in the Tantalus Range, car shows, swimming, the Molson World Cup Downhill, Whistler Village construction, Ski School, skiing, windsurfing on Alta Lake, skating, bears, the filming of a movie, tennis, barbecues, picnics, Ski Patrol, ski instruction, awards, Eco Challenge, the Belly Flop Contest at the Christiana Inn, Roundhouse Lodge, Orange Chair, Red Chair, Whistler Express Gondola, aerial shots of Whistler Valley, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Mountain, hiking, sunbathing, fishing, horseback riding, Duffey Lake Road, ski run grooming, weightlifting, balloons, Symphony on the Mountain, and the Great Snow Earth Water Race.

1974-2007

Photographs of people skiing and snowboarding on Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler Mountain, aerial and panoramic shots of Whistler Valley, alpenglow over the mountains, Rainbow Park, Whistler Village, ski in and ski out condominiums, hiking, group portraits of Mountain Hosts and Ski Patrol, gondolas, chairlifts, T-bars, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, restaurants and hotels, cabins, Slush Cup, Peak to Valley Race, Molson World Cup Downhill, ski racing, Black Tusk, Fissile Peak, heli-skiing, Franz Wilhelmsen and Bob Ainsworth on Whistler Mountain, Roundhouse Lodge, Tremor Glacier on Tremor Mountain, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, picnics, Pemberton Icecap, Ipsoot Mountain, Burnt Stew Basin, telemark skiing, people carrying surfboards on a beach, running, Snowboard Cross, apres ski, moguls, mountaineering, Wedge Mountain, 7th Heaven, River of Golden Dreams, portraits of John "Rabbit" Hare and Greg Griffith with his photography equipment, Joffre Lakes, Elfin Lakes, Beaver Pond, Cheakamus Lake, Pemberton, Phalanx Mountain, Creekside, Inawashiro Ski Resort in Japan, sumo wrestling, avalanches, Rendezvous Lodge, Wedgemount Lake, Lost Lake, Alta Lake, Green Lake, Squamish, Nicklaus North Golf Course, Mt Weart, Rimrock Cafe, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Anasazi Restaurant, Highway 99, Tantalus Range, windsurfing on Howe Sound, rafting, fireworks, mountain biking, Singing Pass and Musical Bumps Trail, and the Metzler family cross-country skiing.

1974-2007

Photographs of skiing, hiking, mountain views, chairlifts, Whistler Village, powder skiing on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, Slush Cup, snowboarding, Whistler Village and chairlift construction, pubs, windsurfing, aerial photography, Creekside, Franz's Run, gondolas, cat-skiing on Blackcomb Mountain the year prior to its opening, backcountry skiing, apres ski, kids ski camps, avalanche control, golf, heli-skiing, and Upper Village.

1975-2007

Photographs of various people skiing and snowboarding on Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain, heli-skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, gondolas, chairlifts, the Blackcomb Powdercats, alpenglow, Wedge Mountain, Mt Weart, Labatts World Cup Freestyle Championships, rafting, picnics, windsurfing, Whistler Golf Course, Chateau Whistler Golf Course, Nicklaus North Golf Course, ski racing, the Molson World Cup Downhill, the Molson Canadian Masters Alpine Series, Whistler Village, 7th Heaven, Burnt Stew Basin, the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme, Tyax Mountain Lake Resort, Roundhouse Lodge, Rendezvous Lodge, Kids Kamp, carriage rides in Whistler Village, Showcase T-bar, Black Tusk, Cheakamus Lake, avalanches, the Garibaldi Gruel mountain biking race, Slush Cup, aerial photography, panoramic photography, night photography, construction of Whistler Village, Bruce Watt and Radar the Rescue Dog, fireworks, restaurants, hotels, Eco-Challenge, Symphony on the Mountain, Upper Village, the Boot Pub, a train going through the Cheakamus Canyon, Meadow Park Sports Centre, the Mt Currie Rodeo, Whistler Farmers Market, Alta Lake, hiking, climbing, a floatplane, the Inukshuk at Whistler Peak, paragliding, paraskiing, hockey on the frozen Alta Lake, barbecues, trampolining at Highland Lodge, The Keg fire, Whiski Jack, Creekside, cross-country skiing, Joffre Lakes, Musical Bumps Trail, Singing Pass, Harmony Lake, Alpha Lake, Nita Lake, the Peak to Valley Race, a snowboarder on a quarterpipe, Christine's Restaurant, Pika's Restaurant, Monk's Grill, Longhorn Saloon & Grill, Stoney's, Whistler Creek Lodge, Telemark Place, a neon sign for Whistler Brewing Co., apres ski, Stephanie Sloan's Women's Only Program, Mountain Hosts, Horstman Hut, the gym at the Hilton Whistler Resort, sunrises, skiing in Vail, Colorado, and the Valley Trail.

1978-1988

Photographs of group and closeup portraits of skiers, skiing, skiing in costume, chairlifts, ski equipment, snowmen, mini putt, paragliding, windsurfing, Snowcat groomers, film crew, swimming, sunbathing, mascots, a man in a business suit and ski gear, a man dressed as Santa Claus, children playing with snowballs and snowmen, children walking with a husky (dog), tobogganing, musicians, drinking and dining, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Franz's Run, and various events. Photographs also include Stephanie Sloan, Dave Murray, Bob Dufour, Tom Simister, Andreas Kikaukau, Rick Bowie, Darryl Bowie, Terry Bunny, Pamela Brown, Glenn Ashton, Nancy Greene Raine, Al Raine, Bruce Watt, Isobel and Don MacLaurin, Lorne Borgal, Franz Wilhelmsen, Tim Gluck, Laurie Graham, the Silver Streak, and Doc Fingers (musician).

This file consists of previously labeled files "Box 2 File 5" and "Box 3 File 1."

Originally labeled "Box 2 File 5" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Originally in an envelope marked: / Powder close up / Old stock / Steph (presumably Stephanie Sloan) / Gordie / Dean / Others"

Originally labeled "Box 3 File 1" was accompanied by a typed and printed piece of paper that reads, "Faces" [title given by the creator] / Mainly skiing pictures. Includes pictures of Al Raine; Nancy / Greene, Bruce Watt with his avalanche dog, Radar; Isobel and / Don MacLaurin; Steve Podborski; Lorne Borgal; Franz / Wilhelmsen. / Large number of skiing in costume pictures, also a number of / photographs of models skiing, including kids. / A small number of summer shots including hiking and mini golf."

These accompanying pieces of paper are included in the newly organized file as to identify original context and order.

1978-1995

Designs for Tyax Heli-Skiing, West Coast Heli-Skiing, and Whistler Heli-Skiing business cards. Pamphlets and business cards for Chalet Luise. Photographs of skiing, heli-skiing, Whistler Mountain, Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler Village, aerial shots of Whistler, Fitzsimmons Creek, Creekside, Whistler Village at night, paragliding, Alta Lake, sunsets, Black Tusk, chairlifts, ski runs, Nita Lake, Whistler Conference Centre, Rendezvous Lodge, Solar Coaster Express lift, hiking, cafes, pubs, restaurants, hotels, Whistler Village stroll, Whistler Express Gondola, mountain bikers, gondolas, flowers, events, golf courses, Whistler Golf Course, Golf, windsurfing, 7th Heaven, 7th Heaven Express Chair, Fitzsimmons Express Chair, Araxi Restaurant, swimming pools, The Downhill Shop, canoeing, dogs, fishing, rivers, helicopters, Snowcats, grooming, portraits, group portraits, logging, T-bars, ski instructors, Ski Scamps, Roundhouse, barbecues, maintenance, plaques, mountains staff, ski racing, picnics, blasting, lift construction, signs, Whistler Peak, dining, drinking, trails, cross-country skiing, Tantalus Lodge, Whistler Way, Gateway bus loop, Snowgoose buses, Whistler Village Sports, Mountain Square, parades, musicians, dancing, costumes, Stoney's, Willie Whistler, Easter, The Keg catering on Whistler Mountain, balloons, hot air balloons, hats, freestyle skiing, boats, ferries, bridges, swimming, waterfalls, Garibaldi Lake, Garibaldi Provincial Park, rainbows, docks on Alta Lake, ducks, and small airplanes.

Original box containing this subseries was labelled "Internegs".
Files 001-016 found in creator's folder labelled "Aerials".
Files 017-036 found in creator's folder labelled "Used in Postcards and Posters".
File 024 found in an envelope labelled "Internegs PC's 89".
Files 025-036 found in an envelope labelled "Postcards and Posters '88".
Files 037-058 found in creator's folder labelled "Whistler M[oun]t[ai]n".
Files 047-049 found in an unlabelled envelope.
Files 050-051 found in an envelope labelled "Cornice[?] Blasting".
Files 059-068 found in creator's folder labelled "Blackcomb M[oun]t[ai]n".
Files 069-071 found in creator's folder labelled "Winter 'Scenery'".
Files 072-081 found in creator's folder labelled "Village".
Files 084-088 found in an envelope labelled "Eric 86".
Files 082-088 found in creator's folder labelled "Kids/Faces/Picnics/Families".
Files 093-095 found in envelope labelled "Black Tusk Aug/80".
Files 089-099 found in creator's folder labelled "Summer & water scenes".
Files 100-106 found in envelope labelled "Tyax Heli-Skiing - 200 business cards".
Files 107-? found in envelope labelled "West Coast Heli-Skiing".
Files 100-113 found in creator's folder labelled "Mike Jakobsson".
Files 114-139 found in creator's folder labelled "Heli-Skiing".

1978-2007

Photographs of skiing, mountain views, snowboarding, aerial shots of the valley, mountain biking, and chairlifts.

1980-1999

Photographs of Whistler's municipal council (Pat Carleton, Kris Shoup, Sid Young, Terry Rodgers, Mark Angus, Doug O'Mara), Ski Esprit, the Vancouver Ski Team, Umberto's Cup Airline Challenge ski race, Ken Wesman paintings, the opening of Le Gros (Pascal Tiphine's restaurant), Whistler Village, catskiing, a party at Roundhouse Lodge celebrating the opening of its new deck, the opening of The Keg restaurant, the Longhorn Saloon & Grill, portraits, group portraits, the fire department outside the Fire Hall, paramedics and emergency services, trampolining at Adventures West for Toni Sailer Summer Ski Camp, sailing and canoeing on Alta Lake, avalanches, signs, Peak Chair, Whistler Bowl, street entertainment in Whistler Village, Whistler Peak, Crystal Ridge, Crystal Ridge Hut, and Whistler Express Gondola.

Awards

Awards and honours Franz Wilhelmsen received and was nominated for throughout his life, inlcuding:

  • Canadian Ski Hall of Fame
  • Man of the Year
  • Freeman of Whistler
  • Order of British Columbia
  • Jim Marshall Award
  • Canadian Tourism Medallion
  • Franz's Run and Franz's Chair
  • BC Sports Hall of Fame (W. A. C. Bennett Award)
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