Shorty Kircher

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

Unknown

Collection

Bailey Collection

Time Period

c. 1960

Description

Image is of a man, identified as Emil “Shorty” Kircher, standing in front of the Co-op Garage in Palmer. “Shorty”, as he was commonly known, was a German immigrant who, with his brother, acquired a homestead west of Palmer. After the coming of the Matanuska Colony, he took a job as mechanic and machinist at the Co-op Garage and was known to be highly skilled and well regarded.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Digital File, Black & White

ENTRY ID

Shorty Kircher@1x-Bai

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