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Photo 1 of 68. | | |

Adjusting cameras on riverbank.

Saskatoon Ski Club members adjusting cameras on riverbank at 1939 Saskatchewan ski jumping competition in Prince Albert. left to right: Ross McMillan, Harold Real, Prof. Doug Sorcester, ___, and Jack Dixon, a champion ski jumper.

Date: 1939.

Photographer: Warner, Nelson.

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Photo 2 of 68. | | |

Aerial view of Saskatoon.

Aerial view looking south from a point downstream from the CPR Bridge. Downtown, City Park, weir, Grand Trunk Bridge, CNR Bridge, Traffic Bridge, Broadway Bridge, University Bridge, CPR Bridge, ski jump, City Hospital, Ellis Hall all visible. Some storm-sewer work being done on east bank upstream from weir.

Date: [1964].

Photographer: CFQC staff.

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Photo 3 of 68. | | |

Aerial views around St. John's Anglican Cathedral.

Aerial views of the area around St John's Anglican Cathedral, taken north west of the cathedral and looking south east. Spadina Crescent and University Bridge can be seen, as well as the ski jump in the left corner of photo.

Date: 1962.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers – Steeves collection.

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Photo 4 of 68. | | |

Air crew standing beside a ski slide.

Air crew personnel, standing beside a ski slide in Three Rivers, Quebec, as they waited to go overseas. Joyce Warner is one of them (Warner's wife)

Date: 1943.

Photographer: Warner, Nelson.

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Photo 5 of 68. | | |

Athletes participating in various sports.

File consists of photographs of athletes participating in various sports - skiing,table tennis, fencing, boxing and gymnastics.

Date: January 8, 1971.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Photo 6 of 68. | | |

Bird's-eye view of Spadina Crescent East.

Bird's-eye view of Spadina Crescent East taken from Bessborough Hotel roof-top. St. Paul's Cathedral, Daymer Apartments, St. John's Cathedral are visible on Spadina. Ski Jump can be seen in distance on opposite bank.

Date: [194-].

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Photo 7 of 68. | | |

Blackstrap Mountain.

Mount Blackstrap in summer time, showing chalet and ski hill.

Date: June 17, 1970.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Photo 8 of 68. | | |

Canada Winter Games emblem.

Gulf Oil Refinery storage tanks with Canada Winter Games emblem. Three women stand near the tanks. One woman, wearing a parka, is on skis. One wears a fur coat.

Date: December 1, 1970.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Photo 9 of 68. | | |

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Nancy Greene.

Snapshot of upper torso and head of Canadian Olympic gold medalist Nancy Greene at opening of Canada Winter Games 1971. Banner in background reads "Official Opening [Canada Games logo] Mount Blackstrap"

Date: 1971.

Photographer: Commentator staff?

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Photo 10 of 68. | | |

Close-up of two female cross country skiers.

Close-up of two female cross country skiers during Jeux Canada Games (also known as Canada Winter Games) in (or near) Saskatoon, Feb. 11 to 22, 1971. See LH 7275v 1 for details.

Date: February 11- 22, 1971.

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Photo 11 of 68. | | |

Cross-country ski participants.

Cross-country ski participants in Jeux Canada Games (also known as Canada Winter Games) ski events in or near Saskatoon, Feb. 11 to 22, 1971. See LH 7275v 1 for details.

Date: February 11- 22, 1971.

Photographer: Jeux Canada Games Committee staff photographer.

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Photo 12 of 68. | | |

Crowd watching ski jumper.

Crowd watching skier as he jumps at ski-jump on river bank (Saskatoon Ski Club)

Date: [ca. 1925].

Photographer: Schrader, Helen.

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Photo 13 of 68. | | |

Diana Wright in ski gear.

Date: [1936].

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Photo 14 of 68. | | |

Downhill skier.

Downhill skier participating in Jeux Canada Games (also known as Canada Winter Games) ski events at Mount Blackstrap near Saskatoon, Feb. 11 to 22, 1971. See LH 7275v 1 for details.

Date: February 11- 22, 1971.

Photographer: Jeux Canada Games Committee staff photographer.

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Photo 15 of 68. | | |

Downhill slalom ski racer.

Downhill slalom ski racer participating in Jeux Canada Games (also known as Canada Winter Games) in Saskatoon, Feb. 11 to 22, 1971. See LH 7275v 1 for details.

Date: February 11- 22, 1971.

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Photo 16 of 68. | | |

Four skiers.

Four skiers, one of them Bill Gibson who owned Gibson's Service Station on Broadway.

Date: [193-].

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Photo 17 of 68. | | |

Frank Tyhurst on skiis.

Frank Tyhurst on skiis in front of his log house in Kensmith area (near Biggar)

Date: [ca. 1913].

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Photo 18 of 68. | | |

Group photo of Saskatoon Ski Club members.

Members of Saskatoon Ski Club posed with skiing equipment at foot of the ski jump. The photographs are similar though the grouping of the people at the edge of the group are different. Ski Jump seems clearer in A-1169.

Date: [194-].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Photo 19 of 68. | | |

Ice breakup.

Ice breakup on the South Saskatchewan River taken from west bank. Ski jump visible.

Date: [ca. 1945].

Photographer: Wait, Frederick Elmer.

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Photo 20 of 68. | | |

Ice breakup on river.

Ice breakup on river below University Bridge showing ski jump and CPR Bridge in background.

Date: [ca.1956].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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