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People in front of Palmer Post Office and General Store

People in front of Palmer Post Office and General Store | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
People are gathered at the entrance to the Post Office and General Store. There is a horse tethered to a wooden fence post, and an automobile is parked nearby. There are mountains in the background.
DESCRIPTION
People are gathered at the entrance to the Post Office and General Store. There is a horse tethered to a wooden fence post, and an automobile is parked nearby. There are mountains in the background.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:142380
Creation Date: 1935
Creator Name:Schaleben, Arville
City:Palmer
County:
State:Alaska
Collection Name:Arville Schaleben papers, 1929-1996
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:M2005-096, Box 17, Folder 9
Original Dimensions:4.75 x 3.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Text on back of print reads: "Arville Schaleben used this horse, when he could borrow it, to cover the pioneers in the Matanuska valley of Alaska in 1935. Horse is tethered in front of the only permanent establishment in Palmer, in the valley, when colonists from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Upper Michigan arrived in May, 1935."
SUBJECTS
Horses
Dogs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Pioneers
Women
General stores
Hats
Cities and towns
Children
Men
Mountains
Fences
Outdoor photography
Postal service
Signs and signboards
Automobiles

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