Bill Nelson 1

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Bob Munford

Collection

Munford Collection

Time Period

1960's

Description

Image is of “Wild Bill” Nelson at Bob’s Barber Shop in Palmer. Nelson grew up near Wasilla, Alaska and lived most of his life in the Valley. He was a heavy equipment operator and contractor. He was a very out-spoken and loudly opinionated character, known throughout the area for his low regard for attorneys and for his piloting stunts in small aircraft. Many long-term Valley residents have “Wild Bill” Nelson stories they love to share.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

35 mm Negative, Black & White

ENTRY ID

Wild Bill Nelson#n1x-Mun

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