Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs

Abstract

The Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs (dated 1940; 0.01 cubic feet; 14 photographs) comprises photographs that document the festivities of the winter carnival in Ketchum, Idaho in 1940.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs
Date
1940 (inclusive)
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Winter.
Winter resorts.
Winter carnivals.
Skis and skiing.
Arrangement
Collection retains its original order. The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters has been processed into discrete collections based on provenance.
Finding Aid Author
Sarah Coblentz
Preferred Citation
2009ms132.0894: [identification of item], Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs, 1940, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, located near popular ski resort Sun Valley. No information available on its winter carnival or photographer.
American Letters collector Wade Hall (1934-2015) was a native of Union Springs, Alabama. Starting in 1962, he lived in Louisville, where he taught English and chaired the English and Humanities/Arts programs at Kentucky Southern College and Bellarmine University. He also taught at the University of Illinois and the University of Florida. He held degrees from Troy State University (B.S.), the University of Alabama (M.A.), and the University of Illinois (Ph.D.). He served for two years in the U.S. Army in the mid-fifties. Dr. Hall was the author of books, monographs, articles, plays, and reviews relating to Kentucky, Alabama, and Southern history and literature. His most recent books include A Visit with Harlan Hubbard; High Upon a Hill: A History of Bellarmine College; A Song in Native Pastures: Randy Atcher's Life in Country Music; and Waters of Life from Conecuh Ridge.
Scope and Content
The Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs (dated 1940; 0.01 cubic feet; 14 photographs) comprises photographs that document the festivities of the winter carnival in Ketchum, Idaho in 1940. The photographs depict parade floats, a ski resort, views of a snow covered mountain, and unidentified carnival attendees.
The Ketchum, Idaho winter carnival photographs collection is part of the Wade Hall Collection of American Letters, which includes correspondence and diaries from all over North America covering the time period of the Civil to Korean Wars. The materials were collected by Wade Hall and document everyday men and women.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Unidentified men on a parade float holding a bottle to a man's lips, sign on float reads "He bought bread instead of whiskey. Goes home sober every night. Gave his wife his paycheck.", 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 1
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Unidentified persons in horse-drawn sleigh in parade watched by onlookers, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 2
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Unidentified persons in horse-drawn sleigh in parade, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 3
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Unidentified women, one wearing a crown, on sleigh with banner reading "Ketchum's Winter Carnival", 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 4
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Unidentified couple getting married on back of truck in parade float, sign reads "Shotgun wedding courtesy of Hailey Bakery and Hailey Transfer", 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 5
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Unidentified woman in front of dog sled with two men sitting on sled, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 6
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View of snow covered ski resort with persons in ski gear in foreground, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 7
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View of snow covered ski resort building with animals made out of snow in front, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 8
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Dog pulling sled with other dogs on it, sign reads "For a dogon [sic] good time go Idaho Club", 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 9
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Unidentified man in Native American headdress and blanket followed by young children, sign reads "Big Chief Ketchum Bull and all the little Bulls", 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 10
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Unidentified woman in snow gear standing in front of doorway, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 11
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View down mountain from ski lift, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 12
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Unidentified crowd in snow gear looking at mountain, one woman looking at camera, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 13
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View of snow covered valley and mountains from ski lift, 1940

  • Box WH-95, item 14
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