Colony Warehouse Fire 2

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Unknown

Collection

Irwin Collection

Time Period

April 27, 1936

Description

Image shows heavy white smoke rising from fire consuming the Colony warehouse in “Tent City”. Men are standing and observing. As well as goods stored in the warehouse, many important records and documents were lost to the fire, causing difficulty for many Colony families in establishing their true indebtedness to the corporation managing the project.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

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

ENTRY ID

Warehouse Fire#2x-Irw

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