Contardo Family ski jumping scrapbooks
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks primarily containing undated newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs from tournaments and events the Contardos participated in or attended in Duluth, Minnesota or the regional area. Many of the clippings feature George Kotlarek, one of Duluth’s most successful ski jumpers.
- Creation: 1929-1960
- Contardo Family (Family)
- Contardo, Robert “Rocci” (Bob), 1922 August 30 - 2015 May 16 (Person)
- Contardo, Joseph (Joe), 1915 March 1 - (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Robert “Rocci” and and Joe Contardo grew up in Duluth, Minnesota in a family of 10 children. their parents were Frank and Maria (Abbruzzese) Contardo. Both of the brothers participated in and followed ski jumping in Duluth and the regional area during their childhood. The Chester Park ski jump was near their home. One item in their scrapbook indicates that their sister Josephine was also a member of the Duluth Ski Club in 1930. Robert Contardo was the Duluth Ski Club President in 1960.
Language of Materials
The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks primarily containing undated newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs from tournaments and events the Contardos participated in or attended in Duluth, Minnesota or the regional area.
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001