File 337 - Week of August 11, 1983

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Week of August 11, 1983

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  • August 11, 1983 (Creation)

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204 photographs : b&w negatives ; 3.5 x 2.5 cm and 35mm

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Photographs including but not limited to portraits; town planning; windsurfing on Alta Lake; cars; speaking over a microphone in Whistler Village; office; meeting; film crew; construction and surveying; logging; railway tracks; chairlift in summer
Appears in August 11, 1983 issue:
02-337-1. Pg. 3. Caption: [top] Bill Hooson (left) WMSC consultant and David Zelmer, vice president of International Land Corp. answer questions from the public on the Blueberry Trail Estates development at the public hearing Aug. 8.
02-337-183. Pg. 3. Caption: [bottom] Not quite the last spike but David Lane of Vancouver gives it all he's got Aug. 4 as BCR crews work on gauging the tracks at the Green River crossing 10km north of Whistler.
02-337-102. Pg. 5. Caption: Kevin C. Griffin, newest staff member at The Question limbers up his fingers for the flurry of reporting that awaits him. Griffin, a native of Vancouver, is a recent graduate of Langara's accelerated journalism program and has a B.A. in political science from UBC.
02-337-88. Pg. 6. Caption: [left] Karl Baumann, Professor of History, St. Moritz, Switzerland.
02-337-93. Pg. 6. Caption: [right] Vera-Lee Wren, Housewife, Seattle.
02-337-93. Pg. 6. Caption: [middle] Trudy Gruetzke, Hotel Manager, Whistler.
02-337-135. Pg. 8. Caption: [top right] (Above) Frederick Buxbaum leans into the wind during the triangular race on Saturday.
02-337-158. Pg. 8. Caption: [middle right] One of the competitors vies for position in the triangular race.
02-337-38. Pg. 8. Caption: [top left] (Above left) Heather Stewart shows her winning form in the slalom event.
02-337-155. Pg. 8. Caption: [bottom right] Rob Baarbe gets his sailboard in shape.
02-337-142. Pg. 9. Caption: Whistler Resort Association's newest member is Sharon Reid who started July 1 as a full-time reservation clerk. Reid previously worked at the Delta Mountain Inn as front office manager and replaces Greg Harrison.
02-337-107. Pg. 12. Caption: Reporters attending Monday's press conference announcing $138 million to improve Highway 99 seized upon the opportunity to poll the reaction of Mayor Mark Angus. Whistler's mayor later commented that although he doesn't like to bite the hand that feeds him, he does feel that highways dept. has taken too long with past construction projects, interfering with tourist traffic to the area.
02-337-69. Pg. 13. Caption: Bill Damm of the Alpha Romeo Club stands beside his $20,000 Guilietta Sprint Speciale. The Vancouver-based club was in Whistler on the weekend displaying the versatile Alpha Romeo.

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Good, some discolouration on contact sheets

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Donated to the museum by the Whistler Question.


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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to the museum staff.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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