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Aerial View of Palmer

Aerial View of Palmer | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Aerial view of. Original caption on AP print reads: "Matanuska Valley, Alaska, Sept. 15--Twentieth Century Pioneers--Breaking a wilderness to the purposes of man, colonists from mid-western states are gaining a new start in life through the federal government's Matanuska valley project. This striking air picture shows Palmer Headquarters Camp and surrounding territory."
DESCRIPTION
Aerial view of. Original caption on AP print reads: "Matanuska Valley, Alaska, Sept. 15--Twentieth Century Pioneers--Breaking a wilderness to the purposes of man, colonists from mid-western states are gaining a new start in life through the federal government's Matanuska valley project. This striking air picture shows Palmer Headquarters Camp and surrounding territory."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:142309
Creation Date:June 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 5
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 2.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Handwritten text on back of AP print: "This photo by Arville Schaleben, for the Milwaukee Journal, taken from bush pilot Chet McLean's plane in June of 1935. The AP serviced it to its clients. It shows the main colony tent colony at Palmer. The railroad line runs diagonally left to right, with the colony headquarters and other administration tents and warehouse and storage in the center intersection. The Palmer R.R. station was off the picture at extreme right."
SUBJECTS
Trees
Tents
Cities and towns
Warehouses
Aerial photographs
Land
Pioneers
Railroad stations
Camps

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