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Governor W. Averell Harriman at the Whiteface Ski Center Opening, 1958 (silent)
Opening ceremonies at the Whiteface Ski Area, Adirondack Mountains, 1958. Governor W. Averell Harriman, an avid skier, advocated for the creation of this ski area, and participated in the festivities of the day. This film also features the U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division, Whiteface general manager Arthur G. Draper, and skating instructor Priscilla Snow, the "Snow Queen" for the day.