A Look Back: The Winter Olympics from 1932-1952
Published: February 14, 2014 07:01PM
Updated: April 18, 2014 10:49AM
Members of the U.S. 1948 Winter Olympic speed skating team limber up during a practice session in preparation for the forthcoming Olympics, Jan. 21, 1948, St. Moritz, Switzerland. Left to right are Art Seaman, of South Minneapolis, Minn., Ken Henry, Chicago, Ill., Richard Solem, of Minn.; Sonny Rupprecht, of St. Louis, Mo., Ray Blum, from Nutley, N.J., and John Werket, of South Minneapolis, Minn. (AP Photo)

Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment features photos of the Winter Olympics from the first games in Chamonix, France in 1924, to the 6th games in 1952 held in Oslo, Norway.

Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling:

The Beatles first trip to America

Women’s fashion from 1949-50

Key moments in Utah Jazz history

Historical images of Sugar House

Past Sundance Film Festival parties

Utah firefighters at the turn of the 19th century

Historic bars and saloons in Utah

Early settlers in Idaho

The 1988 Yellowstone fire

Early Utah mansions and homesteads

Pony Express, postal service and telegraph in Utah

The mining ghost town of Mercur

Construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Historic buildings in Utah

30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

Hunting and fishing in the early 1900s

BYU, Utah football programs

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

Historic photos of Temple Square