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Matanuska Valley Colonists

Matanuska Valley Colonists | 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: "Intimate view of life among the Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota pioneers in the Matanuska valley, Alaska, are presented in these pictures by Arville Schaleben of The Journal staff. Above is the 'main street' of camp No. 1 at Palmer during a quiet moment, giving an excellent view of the tents in which the colonists are living until their log cabins are built. Some young pioneers may be seen at the left riding on their coaster wagons." Caption with print: "Main Street, Palmer, May/June 1935."
DESCRIPTION
One of a group of images under the headline: "Matanuska Valley Colonists Wait for Mail, Carry Water, Haul Logs." Original caption reads: "Intimate view of life among the Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota pioneers in the Matanuska valley, Alaska, are presented in these pictures by Arville Schaleben of The Journal staff. Above is the 'main street' of camp No. 1 at Palmer during a quiet moment, giving an excellent view of the tents in which the colonists are living until their log cabins are built. Some young pioneers may be seen at the left riding on their coaster wagons." Caption with print: "Main Street, Palmer, May/June 1935."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:142302
Creation Date:May 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:3.5 x 2.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published in the Milwaukee Journal on June 7, 1935.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Tents
Mountains
Valleys
Children
Outdoor photography
Pioneers
Roads
Wagons
Snow

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