Colony Construction Headquarters 2

Palmer Museum of History and Art
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Unknown

Collection

Irwin Collection

Time Period

1935

Description

Image shows the first log building constructed by the transient workers employed to build the new buildings associated with the Matanuska Colony. The building was thought to have been disassembled and reassembled as a training exercise for the workers, and then served as the headquarters for the rest of the construction activities. The American flag flies on a tall pole over the building. A low log fence encloses the yard. Tents are apparent on both sides of the building. Heavy forest forms a backdrop behind.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 3-1/2” x 5-3/4”

ENTRY ID

Building#31x-Irw

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