Claiming Their Freight 1

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
Open Finding Aid
Creator

Unknown Journal staff

Collection

Turney Collection

Time Period

June 1935

Description

This is a slightly enhanced news photo showing Matanuska Colonists sorting through the boxes, barrels, trunks and crates of possessions off-loaded from the train at Palmer and stacked along the tracks, claiming their own and loading them on a truck to be delivered to their tents. The marks on the photo indicate how it would be cropped for printing in the newspaper.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Digital file

ENTRY ID

Claiming Their Freight@1x-Tur

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