Eklutna Flats Flowers

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

Malita & Sparks

Collection

Hitchen Collection

Time Period

1948

Description

Photo is a color image of a woman standing on the Eklutna Flats among blooming Shooting Star flowers with large metal radio towers rising behind. A small white building is visible in background next to a small hill. Another building is partially visible at left. This was a typical scene in May on the Flats during the 1940’s and 50’s, on both sides of the road, as the shooting stars and blue iris bloomed. As willow brush became more prevalent the flowers have continued to be crowded out.

Location

Eklutna, Alaska

Type

35 mm color slide transparency

ENTRY ID

Eklutna#4x-Kit

Keywords

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