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Georgie White, June 1959. On the rock above the south end of Rainbow Bridge, and is dressed and Equipped to lead us onto the top of the bridge. [Photographer's Caption] Georgie climbing down the rope. [Photographer's Caption] Eleven on top of the bridge. [Photographer's Caption] On the top:- L. to R. Ralph Merten at age 50, son, Ken Merten - Age 14, son, Phil Merten- Age 15. [Photographer's Caption]

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Local call number
NAU.PH.2004.14
Media type
Image
Creator
Unknown
Title
Georgie White leads a group of eleven people to the top of Rainbow Bridge, 1959.
Original creation date
1959
Repository
Northern Arizona University. Cline Library.
Use
Digital surrogates are the property of the repository. Reproduction requires permission.
Collection name
Grand Canyon River Guides [GCRG]
Content Summary
These photographs include Georgie White and eleven people climbing to the top of Rainbow Bridge. Included is a photograph of Ralph, Ken and Phil Merten at the top of Rainbow Bridge.
Biography/History
The Grand Canyon River Guides Collection contains the archives of this river guiding association. In addition to the organizational records, the collection also houses material related to issues impacting the Grand Canyon and river guiding -- environmental, management, and guide certification. The collection also documents the annual guides training seminar. Material is added on an annual basis.
Finding Aid
http://aao.lib.asu.edu/ViewRecordFrame.jsp?record=0000000359
Subjects
Outdoor recreation
Boats and boating
Places
Rainbow Bridge (Utah)
Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.)
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
People
Clark, Georgie White
Merten, Ralph
Merten, Ken
Merten, Phil

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