Tent City Construction

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

Ariville Schaleben

Collection

Estelle Collection

Time Period

May, 1935

Description

This is a slightly enhanced press photo. Image shows transient laborers constructing tents to house arriving Matanuska Colonists at the Palmer town site. Two tent platforms are in foreground, men are constructing a tent frame in middle ground with several completed tents nearby. Snow-clad mountains are in background under scattered clouds.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 8" x 9-1/2"

ENTRY ID

Tent City#4x-Est

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