Welcome To The Winthrop

An unidentified man and Ruth McDowell, "Miss Winthrop," posed with a large key on May 26, 1925. Miss Winthrop, also known as the "Girl of the Mountain," was on hand to greet guests during the weeks following the hotel's Grand Opening on May 16, 1925. She was attired in a scarlet "mountain costume" and welcomed guests in the spirit of Mount Rainier. Hotel Winthrop manager Sam D. Atkisson is believed to be the man in the background, far right.

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