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J.J. Bugge

J.J. Bugge | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
One of a group of images under the headline: "Matanuska Valley Colonists Wait for Mail, Carry Water, Haul Logs." Original caption reads: "J.J. Bugge, Minnesota Scandinavian, was the first farmer in the valley. He has been there 20 years and praises the fertility of the soil. He went there looking for gold, found it, and lost his 'poke' trying to get more."
DESCRIPTION
One of a group of images under the headline: "Matanuska Valley Colonists Wait for Mail, Carry Water, Haul Logs." Original caption reads: "J.J. Bugge, Minnesota Scandinavian, was the first farmer in the valley. He has been there 20 years and praises the fertility of the soil. He went there looking for gold, found it, and lost his 'poke' trying to get more."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:142297
Creation Date: 1935
Creator Name:Schaleben, Arville
City:Palmer
County:
State:Alaska
Collection Name:Arville Schaleben papers, 1929-1996
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:M2010-082, Box 2, Folder 4
Original Dimensions:2.25 x 3.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published in the Milwaukee Journal on June 7, 1935.
SUBJECTS
Farmers
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Cabins
Log cabins
Men
Outdoor photography
Pioneers
Portrait photography
Scandinavians

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