Dorm 1

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

Elsie Havens Blue

Collection

Blue Collection

Time Period

Feb. 28, 1938

Description

Interior view of the lobby and living room of the dormitory constructed in the Community Center for single teachers, nurses, corporation employees and others. Often referred to as the “Teacher’s Dorm”, it furnished modern living accommodations a social gathering place during the early days of the Colony project when such housing was in very short supply. Refurbished and modernized, it continues to offer rooms for rent as the privately operated “Colony Inn”.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 4” x 5”

ENTRY ID

Dorm#2x-Blu

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