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Don Irwin Photo Collection Finding Aid

About the Collection

  • Repository: Palmer Museum of History and Art
  • Processed By: Sophia Nowers
  • Date Collection Processed: 11-09-2020
  • Collection Creator: Don Irwin
  • Dates Covered by Collection: 1898-1964
  • Size of Collection: Over 2,500 photo prints, slides, negatives, lantern slides and documents. Current count is at 1,859 photo prints, slides, lantern slides, and negatives.
  • Access: This collection is open for research.
  • Copyright: To obtain permission to publish or reproduce images from this collection, please contact Richard Estelle, Collections Manager.
  • Acquisition Information: The Don Irwin Collection was donated to the Palmer Museum of History and Art by Judith Boss on March 14, 2015.

Biographical Note

Don Irwin was the Director of the Matanuska Experiment Station when the Matanuska Colony Project began in Palmer. He became the first manager of the colony and later served in that position again. He continued to live in the Matanuska Valley for many years.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Don Irwin Collection, provided by Judith Boss, consists of over 2,500 photo prints, slides, negatives, lantern slides, and documents relating to the Matanuska Colony Project and activity at the Matanuska Experiment Farm. The dates of the photographs range from 1898 to 1964, and include pictures of Palmer, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Hurricane Gulch, Curry, College, Matanuska, Sitka, Kodiak, Eklutna, Cordova, Healy, Eska, Dunbar, Hoonah, Dawson City, Unalakleet, McGrath, Chandalar, Chilkoot Pass, Juneau, Nome, Petersburg, Fort Yukon, Whitehorse, and homesteads and homesteaders in the Matanuska Valley.

Individuals pictured include the Irwin family, Robert Service, the Albrecht family, the Snodgrass family, the Anderson family, the Pippel family, the Johnson family, the Wimmer family, Dr. George W. Gasser, Ernest Gruening, Walter Hickel, and many others who have been identified, as well as other people as yet unidentified. The majority of this collection focuses on Matanuska Experiment Farm and the surrounding area.

There are copies of some files that have been enhanced as higher resolution files used in the Matanuska Valley Historic Photo Project.

Subjects/Locations Included

  • Palmer, AK
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Hurricane Gulch, AK
  • Curry, AK
  • College, AK
  • Matanuska, AK
  • Matanuska Valley, AK
  • Wasilla, AK
  • Sitka, AK
  • Kodiak, AK
  • Eklutna, AK
  • Cordova, AK
  • Healy, AK
  • Eska, AK
  • Dunbar, AK
  • Hoonah, AK
  • Dawson City, Y.T., Canada
  • Unalakleet, AK
  • McGrath, AK
  • Chandalar, AK
  • Chilkoot Pass, AK
  • Juneau, AK
  • Nome, AK
  • Petersburg, AK
  • Fort Yukon, AK
  • Whitehorse, Y.T., Canad

Names of individuals identified

Robert Service, Mr. Brewster, Herman Turner, Virginia Berg, Janey Albrecht, Jackey Albrecht, Donny Irwin, J.J. Cronin, Emil La Wallers, Frank Gagnon , Jim Smith , Alice Makami, Dr. Joe Chamberlin, Father Merrill Sulzman, Rachel Hunt, Ray Haire, Bea McNally, Don Irwin, Dr. O.E. Reed , V. Louise Kellogg , Jae Flakne, Eddie Peabody, Jim Wilson, Dr. Noel Ferris, Dr. Basil Bensin, Dr. H.C. Knoblach, John Osguthorpe, Dr. Beecher, Joe Lawler, Anthony (I.M.C) Anderson, Bert Stimpel (or Stimple), C.C. Brix, Mrs. Stimpel, C.L. Lefebre, Mrs. Johnson, Dr. Coe, Allan Lynn, Bill Sweetman, Lynn Hollis, Amy Irwin, F. Hartner and wife, James Sampsell, Mrs. Ivy, Chief Esias James, Dr. Winston Laughlin, Mrs. M. Harrington, Paul Ellis, Ray Hermann, Lloyd Bell, Dr. George W. Gasser, Nick Nichols, Nobert Nathe, Ross Sheeley, Ed Ueeck, Bill Ising, Dan Dalva, Howard Estelle, Louie Odsather, Leo Jacobs, John Bugge, Manley Sweazy, Rev. Bert Bingle, Ed Cronin, Howard Ling, Vern Hiasch, John Ivanof, Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, Vivian Stoddard, Edith Turner, Mary Ebert, Eddie Barber, Harry Ferguson, Lorin T. Oldroyd, Jimmie Simpson, Winfield, Joan Anderson, Edna Cook, Colonel O.F. Ohlson, Inabelle Irwin, Archie Betts, Ruth DeArmond, Alice O’Neil, Margaret Snodgrass, M.D. Snodgrass, Fanny Werner, Bill Hoskins, Mr and Mrs Bob Klem, Ship Cowden, Geo Black, Slim Deal, Lois Spencer, Barbara Brewster, Beth Stoddard, Irene Benson, Estella Irwin, “Ty” Wilson, “Mac” McHenry, Kay Pippel, Bob Pippel, Billie Pippel, Gov. Ernest Gruening, Rusty Dow, Tom Moyer, Bill Stewart, Grover Fireovid, Al Saxton, Walter Hickel, Dr. Terris Moore, Hazel Gould, Raymond Gould, Will Moore, Grace Moore, Tommy Joseph, Eugene Kirsch, James Hurley, Sam Mogg, Mary Mogg, Robert Henderson, Kate Carmack, George Camack, John Boss, Earl Ohmer, Herman Papke, Dr. Knoblach, Jim Leekley, Walter Huntley, Clyde King, Mary Ann Lynn, Blanch Albrecht, Clare Johnson, Mrs. Victor Johnson, Mrs. Harold Thuma, Mrs A.J. Swanson, “Kit” Johnson, Margaret Miller, Mrs King, Bill Curtis, Vick Chapman, Heinie Sneider, Harry Duff, Karla Duff, Margaret Jane Cope, Harry Wimmer, Chas. E. Bunnell, Lydia Fohn-Hansen, Dr. Andrew Nerland, Wiley Post, Will Rogers, Colonel Leroy Hunt, Mrs. Leo Jacobs, Maxine Branham, Lucille Wimmer, Pearl Williams, Tudey Hunt, Mrs. O.O. Krogh, Margaret Anderson, Dorothy Sheeley, Mabel Bingle, P. Stringfield, W. Ebert, Mr. O.O Krogh

Container List

1. Irwin Collection #1, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 189 photos, 33 are negatives

2. Irwin Collection #2, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 183 photos, 43 are negatives

3. Irwin Collection #3, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 265 photos, 30 are negatives

4. Irwin Negs, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 430 negatives and paper sleeve for negatives

5. Irwin Slides #1, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 385 slides

6. Irwin Slides #2, 1 box, (12.0” W x 12.0” L x 2.5” H), 354 slides

7. Lantern Slides, 1 box, (5.0” W x 12.0” L x 5.0”H), 53 slides

Arrangement:

Airplane#1-Irw – [Float plane on a lake. Writing on the bottom reads “First Plane in Anchorage, Alaska”]

Airplane#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Airplane#1-Irw. “Dac 78’” written on it]

Airplane#2-Irw – [Plane taking off from the Palmer runway–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935]

Airplane#2-1-Irw – [Writing reads “McGee plain (sic) takes off from Palmer with Will Rogers + Wiley Post from Palmer, Alaska”]

Airplane#s3-Irw – [Unidentified man walking in front of an Alaska Airlines plane]

Airplane#s4-Irw – [Unidentified man standing in front of a Pan American Airlines plane]

Airplane#s5-Irw – [Group of people around a small blue plane]

Anchorage#1-Irw – [4th Avenue theater with a crowd of people on the sidewalk–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#1-Irw. “404” stamped on it]

Anchorage#2-Irw – [Anchorage High School–Anchorage, AK, 1921]

Anchorage#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#2-Irw. “Anchorage High School in 1921” written on it]

Anchorage#3-Irw – [People in a car decorated for a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922]

Anchorage#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#3-Irw. “Some Parade” written on it]

Anchorage#4-Irw – [Five unidentified people on a car in a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922]

Anchorage#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#4-Irw. “Same Parade” written on it]

Anchorage#5-Irw – [Band walking in a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922]

Anchorage#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#5-Irw. “Anchorage Parade 4th of July 1922” written on it]

Anchorage#6-Irw – [Westward Hotel–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Anchorage#6-Irw. Blank]

Anchorage#s7-Irw – [Aerial photo of Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s8-Irw – [Police in a parade–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s9-Irw – [Military on parade–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s10-Irw – [Military on parade–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s11-Irw – [Military band on Parade–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s12-Irw – [Parade float–Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s13-Irw – [Port of Anchorage, AK]

Anchorage#s14-Irw – [Unidentified man and woman in a yard along 25th Ave. near Fireweed Lane–Anchorage, AK, about 1950]

Army Camp#s1-Irw – [Army Camp]

Army Camp#s2-Irw – [Seven unidentified men in an army camp near Hurricane Gulch as seen from the train–1952]

Art#Ls1-Irw – [Colored drawing of a wave hitting a rock]

Art#Ls2-Irw – [Colored drawing of a man laying on a rock]

Art#Ls3-Irw – [Colored drawing of trees and hills]

Band#s1-Irw – [Palmer High School Band performing at the new hospital dedication–Palmer, AK, April 19, 1953]

Band#s2-Irw – [Palmer High School Band] Band#s3-Irw – [Palmer High School Band]

Band#s4-Irw – [Palmer High School Band]

Bear#1-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to a young bear next to the Curry Hotel–Curry, AK]

Bear#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Bear#1-Irw. “Pet bear, Curry Hotel” written on it] Birds#s1-Irw – [Swallows on telephone lines–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Boats#s1-Irw – [Sternwheeler on the Tanana River, AK]

Boat#s2-Irw – [The Canadian riverboat “Klondike”]

Bridge#1-Irw – [Matanuska River Bridge–Palmer, AK]

Bridge#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Bridge#1-Irw. “North end of Knik River Bridge Near Palmer Alaska Matanuska River Bridge near Palmer]

Bridge#2-Irw – [Piledriver on the Knik River bridge–Summer 1935]

Bridge#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Bridge#2-Irw. “Piledriver on Knik River highway bridge Summer 1935” written on it]

Bridge#n3-Irw – [Knik River bridge near Palmer, AK]

Bridge#n4-Irw – [Piledriver on Knik River highway bridge near Palmer, AK, 1935]

Bridge#s5-Irw – [Bridge over Willow Creek. Tent frame in foreground from road construction crew]

Bridge#Ls6-Irw – [Susitna bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Building#1-Irw – [Pier 50]

Building#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#1-Irw. “ARRC Photo “Pier 50, Scene of Activities Prior to the departure of the North Star for Seward Alaska.”” written on it]

Building#2-Irw – [Palmer Post Office–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Building#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#2-Irw. “19” is stamped on it] Building#3-Irw – [Matanuska Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK]

Building#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#3-Irw. “9” is stamped on it] Building#4-Irw – [Matanuska Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK]

Building#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#4-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#5-Irw – [New warehouse, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#5-Irw. “5” is stamped on it]

Building#6-Irw – [Craft shop, barber & beauty shop, shoe repair shop; Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#6-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#7-Irw – [Craft shop, barber & beauty shop, shoe repair shop; Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#7-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#8-Irw – [Construction of staff houses, ARRC Colonization Project–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#8-Irw. “Construction of staff houses ARRC Colonization Project Palmer Alaska 1936” is written on it]

Building#9-Irw – [Colony trading post and other community buildings–Palmer, AK]

Building#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#9-Irw. “9” is stamped on it]

Building#10-Irw – [Matanuska Colony cabinet shop–Palmer, AK]

Building#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#10-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#11-Irw – [Matanuska Valley Farmers Co-op Creamery–Palmer, AK, c. 1937]

Building#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#11-Irw. “585” is stamped on it] Building#12-Irw – [Creamery–Palmer, AK]

Building#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#12-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Building#13-Irw – [Hospital and other buildings–Palmer, AK]

Building#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#13-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

Building#14-Irw – [Community Center–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Building#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#14-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#15-Irw – [Palmer Railroad Depot–Palmer, AK, c. 1937]

Building#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#15-Irw. “E” is written on it]

Building#16-Irw – [Mr. and Mrs. O.O. Krogh, Merchants at Matanuska, AK, 1935 or 1937]

Building#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#16-Irw. “Mr. & Mrs. OO. Krogh merchants at Matanuska, alaska Picture taken 1937” written on it]

Building#17-Irw – [Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK]

Building#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#17-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Building#18-Irw – [Matanuska Colony manager’s house–Palmer, AK]

Building#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#18-Irw. “Colony Manager’s House” is written on it]

Building#19-Irw – [Fishhook Roadhouse–May 2, 1983]

Building#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#19-Irw. ““Old Fishhook Inn” Rebuilt Fall 1937 Burned Fall 1943 Fish Hook Road House From Robert “Bob” Risley May 2 1983” is written on it]

Building#20-Irw – [Construction at colonist project–Palmer, AK]

Building#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#20-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”]

Building#21-Irw – [Construction of a building–Palmer, AK]

Building#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#21-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”]

Building#22-Irw – [Beginning construction of trading center (warehouse)–Palmer, AK 1935] Building#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#22-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Building#23-Irw – [Unidentified building under construction] Building#23-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#23-Irw. “12” is stamped on it] Building#24-Irw – [Food storage cabin]

Building#24-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#24-Irw. Text reads “Anchorage Photo Supply Photo By Don C [illegible] All Rights Reserved Released for publication for your magazine only”]

Building#25-Irw – [Construction on the first school building–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#25-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#25-Irw. Writing reads “Building the first school building in Palmer Alaska 1935]

Building#26-Irw – [Palmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, Spring 1936]

Building#26-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#26-Irw. Writing reads “1st School House Palmer, Alaska 1935”]

Building#27-Irw – [Palmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#27-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#27-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#28-Irw – [Palmer Powerhouse–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Building#28-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#28-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#29-Irw – [Worthington diesel motor and generator set-up in the power house, Civic Center–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#29-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#29-Irw. Blank]

Building#30-Irw – [Construction Headquarters, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#30-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#30-Irw. Writing reads “First Log buidi building constructed by Transient Workers for the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corp. –1933– Federal Colonization Project, Matanuska Valley, Alaska———————————– This building was used as a Transient office in 1935. Later moved to Palmer and used as a Boy Scout meeting hall. Then moved to the fair grounds, and used by the sportsmens Assn. to exhibit furs, etc. Lates (sic) still used as a storage room for the Matanuska Valley Historical Society until summer of 1962.”]

Building#31-Irw – [Construction Headquarters Cabin, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#31-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#31-Irw. Blank]

Building#32-Irw – [Construction Headquarters Cabin, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#32-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#32-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”]

Building#33-Irw – [Matanuska Colony Construction Headquarters–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#33-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#33-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”]

Building#34-Irw – [Three unidentified children in front of the hospital isolation ward, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#34-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#34-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”]

Building#35-Irw – [Colonist Hospital–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Building#35-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#35-Irw. Blank]

Building#36-Irw – [Hospital–Palmer, AK]

Building#36-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#36-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Building#37-Irw – [Colony Hospital–Palmer, AK]

Building#37-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#37-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Building#38-Irw – [Building with hay stacks in a field in front of it] Building#38-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#38-Irw. Blank]

Building#39-Irw – [Old sourdough cabin–Palmer, AK]

Building#39-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#39-Irw. Writing reads “ Old Sourdough Cabin near Palmer”]

Building#n40-Irw – [Meekin’s lodge–Matanuska Valley, AK] Building#n40-1-Irw – [Reverse of Building#40n-Irw. Blank]

Building#n41-Irw – [Unidentified man in front of a cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Building#n42-Irw – [Butte Community Hall–Near Palmer, AK]

Building#n43-Irw – [Palmer Hospital–Palmer, AK]

Building#n44-Irw – [Palmer Railroad Depot under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n45-Irw – [Palmer Railroad Depot under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n46-Irw – [Palmer School construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n47-Irw – [Palmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n48-Irw – [Palmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n49-Irw – [Palmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Building#n50-Irw – [Palmer school with school bus out front–Palmer, AK]

Building#n51-Irw – [Commissary building, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Building#n52-Irw – [Adam Werner’s homestead–North of Palmer, AK]

Building#n53-Irw – [Small cabin behind trees, with larger buildings in the background]

Building#s54-Irw – [Unidentified building with sign on door reading “No Parking Keep Open For US Mail”]

Cabin#s1-Irw – [A cabin. Photo is out of focus]

Cabin#s2-Irw – [Homestead with field of what appears to be fireweed in front of it–Near Wasilla, AK]

Cabin#s3-Irw – [Irwin/Odsather cabin on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK]

Cabin#s4-Irw – [Robert Service at his cabin–Dawson City. Yukon Territory, Canada]

Carnival#1-Irw – [Parade float, Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center front–Fairbanks, AK, 1937]

Carnival#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Carnival#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Carnival#2-Irw – [Parade float, Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center front–Fairbanks, AK, 1937]

Carnival#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Carnival#2-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Carnival#3-Irw – [Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center–Fairbanks, AK, 1937]

Carnival#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Carnival#3-Irw. “1” is stamped on it]

Carnival#4-Irw – [Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, in white hat seated center front beyond child–Fairbanks, AK, 1937]

Carnival#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Carnival#4-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Carnival#5-Irw – [Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, standing at left–Fairbanks, AK, 1937]

Carnival#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Carnival#5-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Cemetery#Ls1-Irw – [Graves in a cemetery–unknown location] Cemetery#Ls2-Irw – [Grave in a cemetery–unknown location]

Cemetery#Ls3-Irw – [Graves in a cemetery–unknown location]

Cemetery#Ls4-Irw – [Graves in a cemetery–unknown location]

Cemetery#Ls5-Irw – [Line of horses pulling black carriages in a cemetery–unknown location]

Children#1-Irw – [Two unidentified young boys whose skin appears to be painted–Palmer, AK, July 4, 1936]

Children#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Children#1-Irw. Writing reads “Golddust Twins July 4, 1936 Palmer, Alaska]

Children#2-Irw – [Two small children, a young girl and a boy. Identified as Janey and Jackey Albrecht]

Children#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Children#2-Irw. Writing reads “Janey + Jackey Albrecht. Way back when”]

Children#3-Irw – [Donny Irwin, Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Children#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Children#3-Irw. “A 0” is stamped on it]

Children#4-Irw – [Nine unidentified children on the 4-H Club float–Palmer, AK, July 4, 1936]

Children#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Children#4-Irw. “4-H Club Float July 4, 1936” is written on it]

Children#n5-Irw – [Three unidentified boys with a dog]

Children#n6-Irw – [Unidentified child]

Children#n7-Irw – [Unidentified child standing next to a dog]

Children#n8-Irw – [Unidentified child standing next to a dog] Children#n9-Irw – [Two unidentified girls]

Children#n10-Irw – [Donny Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Children#n11-Irw – [Donny Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Children#n12-Irw – [Donny Irwin]

Children#n13-Irw – [Three unidentified people walking through woods in the snow]

Children#n14-Irw – [Unidentified person standing in the woods in the snow]

Children#n15-Irw – [Three unidentified people walking through the woods in the snow]

Children#n16-Irw – [Unidentified person walking in the snow to a small building]

Children#n17-Irw – [Unidentified girl standing on a lawn. Lake in the background]

Children#n18-Irw – [Six unidentified girls sitting around a table on a porch]

Church#1-Irw – [Two unidentified men in front of the Palmer Protestant Church]

Church#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Church#1-Irw. Pencil mark]

Church#2-Irw – [United Protestant Church–Palmer, AK, 1937]

Church#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Church#2-Irw. Writing reads “Putting on Church roof Temperature about [illegible]”]

Church#n3-Irw – [Unidentified man in front of a church]

Church#s4-Irw – [Unidentified woman in front a church where Robert Service wrote some of his poetry–Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada]

Church#s5-Irw – [St. Michael Cathedral–Sitka, AK] Church#s6-Irw – [Interior of St. Michael Cathedral–Sitka, AK]

Church#s7-Irw – [Russian Orthodox Church–Kodiak, AK]

Church#s8-Irw – [Interior of Russian Orthodox Church–Kodiak, AK]

Church#s9-Irw – [Interior of Russian Orthodox Church–Eklutna, AK]

Church#s10-Irw – [Interior of Russian Orthodox Church–Eklutna, AK]

Clouds#s1-Irw – [Clouds above trees]

Clouds#s2-Irw – [Clouds above a building]

Clouds#s3-Irw – [Clouds above a barn] Clouds#s4-Irw – [Wispy clouds above a barn]

Clouds#s5-Irw – [Clouds to the right of a building]

Clouds#s6-Irw – [Wispy clouds behind an American flag on a flagpole]

Clouds#s7-Irw – [Flagpole with an American flag on it and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance]

Clouds#Ls8-Irw – [Clouds over buildings–unknown location]

Clouds#s11-Irw – [Pioneer Peak shrouded in clouds]

Clouds#s12-Irw – [Pioneer Peak with the top covered by clouds]

Clouds#s13-Irw – [Twin Peaks, as seen from the Matanuska Valley, with clouds over them]

College#1-Irw – [Alaska Agricultural College & School of Mines–College, Alaska]

College#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of College#1-Irw. Blank]

Colonist Farm#1-Irw – [Matanuska Colony farm of Walt and Melva Pippel, Tract #106–Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Farm#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Colonist Farm#2-Irw – [Matanuska Colony farm of Walt and Melva Pippel, Tract #106–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Colonist Farm#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Farm#2-Irw. Writing reads “Walt Pippel Farm-Tract #106”]

Colonist Farm#3-Irw – [Walt Pippel Colony Farm, Tract #106–Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Farm#3-Irw. Writing reads “Walt Pippel Farm-Tract #106”]

Colonist Farm#4-Irw – [Puhl Farm, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist#4-Irw. “© Dac ‘78” is printed on it]

Colonist Farm#5-Irw – [Colonist home and crops, with a barn in the background–Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Farm#5-Irw. Blank]

Colonist Farm#n6-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n7-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn in background–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n8-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn in background–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n9-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n10-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with field in foreground–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n11-Irw – [Matanuska colony farmstead, Tract #155–North of Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#n12-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n13-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead–Near Palmer, AK]

Colonist Farm#n14-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Farm#n15-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance]

Colonist Farm#n16-Irw – [Matanuska colonist farmstead in winter–Matanuska Valley, AK. Photo is damaged in the center]

Colonist Home#1-Irw – [Colonist log cabin under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#1-Irw. Writing reads “Colonists’ home under construction 1935”]

Colonist Home#2-Irw – [Two unidentified people standing on the doorstep of a house identified as Colonist Bernard Reitan’s family home on Tract #75 south of Palmer, but this identification is questionable]

Colonist Home#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#2-Irw. Writing reads “Frame Cottage No. 75”]

Colonist Home#3-Irw – [Matanuska colonist home, Cabin #100–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Home#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#3-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 100”]

Colonist Home#4-Irw – [Colonist John Lake’s family cabin on Tract #73–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#4-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 136”]

Colonist Home#5-Irw – [Matanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#5-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 19”]

Colonist Home#6-Irw – [Matanuska colonist home, Cabin #19–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#6-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#7-Irw – [Colonist’s home with a field in the foreground–Palmer, AK]

Colonist Home#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#7-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Colonist Home#8-Irw – [Two unidentified men working on the roof of Cabin #32, Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home #8-Irw. Blank]

Colonist Home#9-Irw – [Two unidentified men working on a Matanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#9-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#10-Irw – [New colonist home, cabin #137–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#10-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#11-Irw – [Colonists Joseph and Blanche Puhl’s house–North of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#11-Irw. Writing reads “Joseph Puhl house – No.99”]

Colonist Home#12-Irw – [Colonists Joseph and Blanche Puhl’s house–North of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#12-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#13-Irw – [Cabin #137–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Home#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#13-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 137”]

Colonist Home#14-Irw – [Three unidentified men working on a Matanuska colonist home under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#14-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#15-Irw – [Matanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#15-Irw. Writing reads “First Frame cottage completed – No. 127”]

Colonist Home#16-Irw – [Cabn #127, Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#16-Irw. Writing reads “First Frame Cottage Completed-No. 127”]

Colonist Home#17-Irw – [Unidentified man in front of a colonist home under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#17-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Colonist Home#18-Irw – [Old cabin at new colonist homesite–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#18-Irw. Writing reads “Colonist Cabin No. 42 to the right”]

Colonist Home#19-Irw – [New colonist home on an old cabin site–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Colonist Home#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#19-Irw. Blank]

Colonist Home#n20-Irw – [Small unidentified white-painted house with a garden in the foreground]

Colonist Home#n20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#n20-Irw. “752E” stamped on it]

Colonist Home#21-Irw – [Unidentified house. Writing under photo reads “Wind Damage to TV Antenna”]

Colonist Home#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Colonist Home#21-Irw. Blank]

Colonist Home#n22-Irw – [Matanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Colonist Home#n23-Irw – [Colonist home, Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Cordova#1-Irw – [Aerial photo–Cordova, AK, 1934]

Cordova#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Cordova#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Crops#n1-Irw – [Peas and Oats grown at the Experiment Farm measured against a building–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Crops#n2-Irw – [Bundle of crops being measured against a building. Probably at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Crops#n3-Irw – [Plants photographed against a white sheet]

Crops#n4-Irw – [Unidentified plant next to a building] Crops#n5-Irw – [Sunflowers–September 12, 1929]

Crops#n6-Irw – [Russian mammoth sunflowers–September 12, 1929]

Crops#n7-Irw – [What appears to be clover leaves pictured against a white background]

Crops#n8-Irw – [Plants in old coffee containers in front of a building]

Crops#s9-Irw – [Cap Harder’s head lettuce–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1943]

Crops#s10-Irw – [Planted rows of what appear to be lettuce]

Crops#s11-Irw – Cap Harder’s field of head lettuce–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1943]

Crops#s12-Irw – [Lewie Loberg’s market garden–Matanuska, AK, 1943] Crops#s13-Irw – [Unidentified plants in a garden]

Crops#s14-Irw – [Ten potatoes on a white background]

Crops#s15-Irw – [Ten potatoes on a white background, being measured]

Crops#s16-Irw – [Eighteen potatoes on a white background]

Crops#s17-Irw – [Eight potatoes on the ground]

Crops#s18-Irw – [Recently harvested potatoes on the ground, Bert Stemple’s potato crop–Fairbanks, AK, 1953]

Crops#s19-Irw – [Tomatoes on the vine]

Curry#n1-Irw – [Nine unidentified people in front of the Curry Hotel–Curry, AK]

Curry#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Curry#n1-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

Depot#n1-Irw – [Crowd of people, 4-H club members, at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK]

Depot#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n1-Irw. Writing reads “4-H Club members leaving for Fairbanks Roundup, from old Matanuska Station Irwin”]

Depot#n2-Irw – [Crowd of people with luggage at what appears to be the Matanuska railroad station]

Depot#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”]

Depot#n3-Irw – [4-H club at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK]

Depot#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n3-Irw. Writing reads “4-H club going to Fairbank at Matanuska station”]

Depot#n4-Irw – [4-H club members at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK]

Depot#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n4-Irw. Writing reads “4-H. Representatives at old Matanuska Station ready to go to [illegible] n. of alaska, Fairbanks]

Depot#5-Irw – [Palmer Depot of Alaska Railroad, built 1936–Palmer, AK]

Depot#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer. Alaska Depot Constructed 1935-36”]

Depot#6-Irw – [Crowd at what appears to be the Matanuska railroad depot with a train there]

Depot#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#6-Irw. Marks from adhesives in the corners]

Depot#n7-Irw – [Railroad station–Healy, AK]

Depot#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n7-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

Depot#n8-Irw – [Railroad station–Healy, AK]

Depot#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n8-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

Depot#n9-Irw – [Railroad station–Wasilla, AK]

Depot#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Depot#n9-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

Depot#n10-Irw – [4-H delegation at the Matanuska railroad station headed for the University of Alaska Fairbanks–Matanuska, AK]

Depot#n11-Irw – [4-H delegation at the Matanuska railroad station headed for the University of Alaska Fairbanks–Matanuska, AK]

Depot#n12-Irw – [Railroad station–Matanuska, AK] Depot#n13-Irw – [Alaska railroad depot–Palmer, AK]

Depot#n14-Irw – [People getting on a train, possibly at the Matanuska railroad station]

Depot#n15-Irw – [Train]

Depot#n16-Irw – [Railroad station–Matanuska, AK]

Dog Mushing#1-Irw – [Kokrine’s dog team on Chena Slough with a bridge in background with people on it watching–Fairbanks, AK]

Dog Mushing#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Dog Mushing#1-Irw. Writing reads “[illegible] dog team. Chena slew, Fairbanks, Alaska”]

Dog#n1-Irw – [Frank Gagnon next to a pack dog]

Dog#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Dog#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Frank Gagnon and Pack dog”]

Earthquake#s1-Irw – [Buildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s2-Irw – [Buildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s3-Irw – [Buildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s4-Irw – [Business buildings on 4th Ave. damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s5-Irw – [Buildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s6-Irw – [Buildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s7-Irw – [Building damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake next to the Book Cache–Anchorage, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#s8-Irw – [Apartment building–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s9-Irw – [Mckinley building, 4th Ave. damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, March 27, 1964]

Earthquake#s10-Irw – [4th Ave. Apartment building damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s11-Irw – [Unidentified building under construction] Earthquake#s12-Irw – [Unidentified building under construction]

Earthquake#s13-Irw – [4 Seasons Apartment building destroyed by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s14-Irw – [4 Seasons Apartment building destroyed by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s15-Irw – [Door with a handwritten sign on it reading “House of Quakers (Earthquakers-That is!) Welcome!”]

Earthquake#s16-Irw – [JC Penny Bldg with damage from the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, May 1964]

Earthquake#s17-Irw – [House damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s18-Irw – [House damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s19-Irw – [Sidewalk damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s20-Irw – [House damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s21-Irw – [Houses damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake, Cook Inlet in the background–Anchorage, AK]

Earthquake#s22-Irw – [Waterfront damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Seward, AK, 1964]

Earthquake#23-Irw – [Debris on the shore after the Good Friday Earthquake–1964]

Earthquake#s24-Irw – [Train cars damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–possibly Seward, AK]

Earthquake#s25-Irw – [Ice on Wasilla Lake broken by the Good Friday Earthquake–Wasilla, AK]

Entomologist#s1-Irw – [Dr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, on Bodenburg Butte–Palmer, AK]

Entomologist#s2-Irw – [Dr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK, 1943]

Entomologist#s3-Irw – [Dr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK, 1943]

Equipment#1-Irw – [A roto-tiller to be pulled behind a tractor]

Equipment#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Equipment#1-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”]

Equipment#2-Irw – [Horse drawn grain binders–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Equipment#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Equipment#2-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Equipment#n3-Irw – [A grain, bean, and seed cleaner on a wooden table]

Erosion#1-Irw – [Cut bank wind erosion along Glenn Hwy–North of Palmer, AK]

Erosion#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Erosion#1-Irw. Writing reads “Tree + brush stumps uncovered from sand dune–North of Palmer, AK]

Erosion#2-Irw – [Unidentified man standing on a sand dune]

Erosion#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Erosion#2-Irw. Blank]

Erosion#3-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to a bush]

Erosion#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Erosion#3-Irw. Writing reads “Tree Roots uncovered from sand dune by wind erosion”]

Erosion#n4-Irw – [Effects of wind erosion on tilled ground]

Erosion#s5-Irw – [Dr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, showing wind erosion of soil on Bodenburg Butte resulting from loss of forest cover to fire forty years prior–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

Erosion#s6-Irw – [Erosion on Bodenburg Butte resulting from loss of forest cover by fire forty years prior–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

Erosion#s7-Irw – [Landscape. Photo is out of focus]

Erosion#s8-Irw – [Landscape with a tree in the foreground. Possibly bears coming out of a den. Photo is dark and out of focus]

Erosion#s9-Irw – [Erosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte]

Erosion#s10-Irw – [Erosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte]

Erosions#s11-Irw – [Erosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte]

Erosion#s12-Irw – [Vegetation covered and killed by drifting sand, uncovered by more recent winds, roadside near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK]

Erosion#s13-Irw – [Trees and roots buried by wind-blown sand exposed in road cut near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK]

Erosion#s14-Irw – [Trees and roots buried by wind-blown sand exposed in road cut near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK]

Erosion#s15-Irw – [Wind-blown soil deposited on snow drifts at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Erosion#s16-Irw – [Wind-blown soil deposited on snow drifts at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Erosion#s17-Irw – [Profile cut into a snowdrift to expose wind-blown soil deposited in the snow–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Erosion#s18-Irw – [1 cubic ft of snow cut from a snowdrift to measure wind-blown soil deposits–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Erosion#s19-Irw – [Soil taken from one cubic ft of snow being weighed–Matanuska Valley, AK] Eska#1-Irw – [Eska, AK, 1921]

Eska#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Eska#1-Irw. “Eska 1921” is written on it. Bottom left corner is missing]

Eska#2-Irw – [Eska, AK, 1921]

Eska#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Eska#2-Irw. “Eska 1921” is written on it. Experiment Farm#1-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm with Pioneer Peak in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK, August 15, 1937]

Experiment Farm#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#1-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Exp. Sta. Matanuska, Alaska August 15, 1937” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#2-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Station buildings, south exposure]

Experiment Farm#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#2-Irw. “Matanuska Exp. Sta. buildings. South exposure” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#3-Irw – [Matanuska Agricultural Experiment Station, looking south from reservoir hill, Chugach Mts. in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#3-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Exp. Sta. near Palmer, Alaska Looking South from reservoir hill. Chugach Mts. in background” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#n4-Irw – [Field covered in snow with buildings in the background, Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#n4-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”. “2” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#5-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm, looking east–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#5-Irw. “Matanuska Agri. Experiment Station” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#n6-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#n6-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Experiment Station Taken from North West of buildings” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#7-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm, looking south east–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Experiment Farm#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#7-Irw. “8AS” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#8-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm, looking south–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Experiment Farm#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#8-Irw. “752E” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#9-Irw – [Field with stacks of hay on it, Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Experiment Farm#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#9-Irw. “Grain Harvest Matanuska Valley 1 (19)” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#10-Irw – [Central residence (foreground), Kodiak cottage (beyond) at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#10-Irw. “Residence Central Cottage Alaska Experiment Station, Matanuska” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#11-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#11-Irw. “520” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#12-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Station, garden and experimental vegetable varieties–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#12-Irw. “Matanuska Exp. Station garden + Exp Vegetable varieties. 1938” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#13-Irw – [Matanuska Experiment Farm buildings–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#13-Irw. “612” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#14-Irw – [Puppy on a pile of dirt with buildings in the background]

Experiment Farm#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#14-Irw. “50” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#15-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#15-Irw. One small stain]

Experiment Farm#n16-Irw – [Field at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#n16-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Exp. Station Plot work, Variety Studies 1944” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#17-Irw – [Crowd of people at Station Day at the Matanuska Experiment Farm, the anniversary of the establishment of the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK, 1939]

Experiment Farm#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#17-Irw. “Station Day Aniversity (sic) of Alas Agricultural Experim Station 1939” is written on it]

Experiment Farm#18-Irw – [Crowd of people at the Matanuska Experiment Station on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Farm#18-Irw. “2” is stamped on it]

Experiment Farm#n19-Irw – [Three unidentified men and an unidentified boy at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, about 1936]

Experiment Farm#n20-Irw – [Crowd of people at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, about 1936]

Experiment Farm#n21-Irw – [Two unidentified women and Father Merrill Sulzman in a field with barns behind them. Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n22-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n23-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n24-Irw – [Hay under a roof at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n25-Irw – [Two unidentified men with two horses shaping the ground with a scoop at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n26-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Farm buildings and fields–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n27-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Farm buildings and fields–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n28-Irw – [Picking berries from experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n29-Irw – [People picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n30-Irw – [People picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n31-Irw – [People picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n32-Irw – [Two unidentified men in a ditch doing waterline construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n33-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a ditch doing waterline construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n34-Irw – [Unidentified man operating an excavator for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n35-Irw – [Unidentified man operating an excavator for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n36-Irw – [Unidentified men digging in a ditch excavating for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n37-Irw – [Unidentified men digging in a ditch excavating for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n38-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in winter–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n39-Irw – [Puppy on a pile of dirt with buildings in the background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n40-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n41-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n42-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n43-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n44-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n45-Irw – [House at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n46-Irw – [House, with a field in the foreground, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n47-Irw – [Buildings and a garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n48-Irw – [Buildings and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n49-Irw – [Building and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n50-Irw – [Buildings and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n51-Irw – [Buildings and garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n52-Irw – [Buildings and garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n53-Irw – [Buildings with a field in the foreground at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n54-Irw – [Fields with buildings in the middle ground and Pioneer Peak in the background]

Experiment Farm#n55-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Exp.t Farm in winter–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n56-Irw – [Field and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n57-Irw – [Field and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n58-Irw – [Field and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n59-Irw – [Field with stacks of hay and buildings in the background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n60-Irw – [Barn and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n61-Irw – [Barn at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n62-Irw – [Barn, with a cow in front of it, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n63-Irw – [Barn at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n64-Irw – [Barn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with a field in front–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n65-Irw – [Barn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with a field in front–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n66-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n67-Irw – [Building at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n68-Irw – [Field, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n69-Irw – [Field, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n70-Irw – [Field, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n71-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n72-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n73-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n74-Irw – [Unidentified man with produce, which appears to be squash, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n75-Irw – [Don Irwin at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with produce–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n76-Irw – [Don Irwin displaying produce at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n77-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n78-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n79-Irw – [Unidentified person in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n80-Irw – [Unidentified person in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n81-Irw – [Field at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n82-Irw – [Field at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n83-Irw – [Post in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n84-Irw – [Post in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, July 23, 1929]

Experiment Farm#n85-Irw – [Post in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, July 23, 1929]

Experiment Farm#n86-Irw – [Post in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n87-Irw – [Logs in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n88-Irw – [Shrubs planted at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n89-Irw – [Shrub at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n90-Irw – [Shrub, with a building in the background, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n91-Irw – [Shrub at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n92-Irw – [Fields at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n93-Irw – [Fields at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n94-Irw – [Buildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n95-Irw – [Buildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n96-Irw – [Buildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n97-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n98-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n99-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n100-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n101-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n102-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n103-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n104-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n105-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n106-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n107-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#n108-Irw – [Shrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s109-Irw – [Flower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s110-Irw – [Flower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s111-Irw – [Flower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s112-Irw – [Flower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s113-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Farm Staff Residences at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s114-Irw – [Central cottage with siberian honeysuckle in bloom around it at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s115-Irw – [Central cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s116-Irw – [Central cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s117-Irw – [Birds on a telephone line above the central cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s118-Irw – [Central cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s119-Irw – [Rainbow over buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s120-Irw – [Field and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s121-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s122-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s123-Irw – [Field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with buildings to the right and Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s124-Irw – [Fields and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s125-Irw – [Cows in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, buildings visible to the right–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s126-Irw – [Fields and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s127-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s128-Irw – [Two unidentified people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s129-Irw – [Two unidentified men in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s130-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Farm#s131-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s132-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s133-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field of potatoes at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s134-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s135-Irw – [Crowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s136-Irw – Crowd of people in the flower experiment plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s137-Irw – [Crowd of people looking at cattle on Station Day at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s138-Irw – [Crowd of people looking at a cow at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s139-Irw – [Crowd of people picnicking at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s140-Irw – [Crowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s141-Irw – [Crowd of people on a lawn in front of a house at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s142-Irw – [Sign at the Matanuska Exp. Farm reading “Founded in 1917 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture this 960 acre farm was deeded to the University of Alaska in 1931. Colonization of the Valley in 1935 was largely on information collected here—————————— Severe

winds sweep these fields bare of snow, providing a good enviornment (sic) for selecting winter hardy plants———— ”]

Experiment Farm#s143-Irw – [Experiment beds: Cereal grains, strawberries, raspberries; at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s144-Irw – [Cereal increase trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s145-Irw – [Fields at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s146-Irw – [Grass trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s147-Irw – [Grass trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s148-Irw – [Flax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s149-Irw – [Flax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s150-Irw – [Flax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s151-Irw – [Yellow-flowered Alfalfa (Medicato falcata) at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s152-Irw – [Seed pods of Medicato falcata photographed against a white background]

Experiment Farm#s153-Irw – [Rubber plant at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s154-Irw – [Potato trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with buildings in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s155-Irw – [Potato flowers in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s156-Irw – [Potato breeding trials, harvesting new varieties, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955]

Experiment Farm#s157-Irw – [Potato breeding trials, harvesting new varieties, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955]

Experiment Farm#s158-Irw – [Dr. O.E. Reed holding potato balls–Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s159-Irw – [Potatoes with rhizoctonia on their vines photographed against a white background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s160-Irw – [Three men, identified as ‘Babb’, ‘Kellie’, and ‘Foley’, in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s161-Irw – [Three men, identified as ‘Babb’, ‘Kellie’, and ‘Foley’, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s162-Irw – [Three unidentified men in a field of barley and buckwheat at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s163-Irw – [Two unidentified men examining barley plants in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s164-Irw – [Crops growing in a garden at the Matanuska Exp. Station with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s165-Irw – [Several rows of cabbage showing root maggot damage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s190-Irw – [Corn and flower plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s191-Irw – [Crowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Farm#s192-Irw – [Crowd of people next to a potato field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day-near Palmer, AK, 1951]

Experiment Station#1-Irw – [Crowd of people in front of the Matanuska Exp. Station Headquarters at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#1-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n2-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station buildings, looking east–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n2-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n3-Irw – [Foundation work for Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n3-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n4-Irw – [Foundations being laid for Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n4-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#5-Irw – [Four unidentified men constructing a building at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#5-Irw. Markings in the upper right hand corner]

Experiment Station#6-Irw – [Construction begins on Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#6-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n7-Irw – [Unidentified man on top of a building under construction]

Experiment Station#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n7-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n8-Irw – [Two unidentified men on top of a building under construction]

Experiment Station#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n8-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n9-Irw – [Unidentified men on top of a building under construction]

Experiment Station#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n9-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n10-Irw – [Unidentified man on top of a building under construction]

Experiment Station#n10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n10-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n11-Irw – [Five unidentified men constructing a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Headhouse Construction Alaska Ag. Exp. Sta Palmer, Alaska”]

Experiment Station#n11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n11-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n12-Irw – [Five unidentified men constructing a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n12-1-Irw -[Reverse of Experiment Station#n12-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n13-Irw – [Three unidentified men working on a building under construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n13-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#14-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#14-Irw. Pencil mark]

Experiment Station#15-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#15-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#16-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#16-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#17-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#17-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#18-Irw – [Dust from new streets near the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#18-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#19-Irw – [Dusty streets near the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#19-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#20-Irw – [Toy wagon and a truck next to the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#20-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#21-Irw – [Sandbox next to a toy wagon at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#21-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#22-Irw – [Grooves in the earth next to what appears to be a sidewalk]

Experiment Station#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#22-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n23-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n23-1-Irw – [Reverse of Experiment Station#n23-Irw. Blank]

Experiment Station#n24-Irw – [Staff housing at Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#n25-Irw – [Buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s26-Irw – [Cows on the site of Matanuska Exp. Station lab and other buildings before construction began–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s27-Irw – [Cars and a shed on the site of the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and other buildings before construction began–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s28-Irw – [Excavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s29-Irw – [Excavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s30-Irw – [Excavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s31-Irw – [Beginning Construction of “The Kremlin”, Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s32-Irw – [Ten unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s33-Irw – [Ten unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s34-Irw – [Two unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s35-Irw – [Six unidentified men working on a Matanuska Exp. Station building–near Palmer, AK, 1950]

Experiment Station#s36-Irw – [Seven unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s37-Irw – [Five unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s38-Irw – [Five unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s39-Irw – [Five unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s40-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station lab under construction–near Palmer, AK, September 21, 1949]

Experiment Station#s41-Irw – [Construction on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s42-Irw – [Joe Kircher building the chimney of the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949]

Experiment Station#s43-Irw – [“The Kremlin”-Matanuska Exp. Station laboratory building–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s44-Irw – [Construction of staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s45-Irw – [Construction of staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s46-Irw – [Staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1952]

Experiment Station#s47-Irw – [Staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Staff houses, AES Palmer, Alaska”]

Experiment Station#s48-Irw – [Storage for vegetable experiments, greenhouses, staff houses, and office building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s49-Irw – [Storage for vegetable experiments, greenhouses, staff houses, and office building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s50-Irw – [Storage for vegetable experiments at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s51-Irw – [Construction of greenhouses at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

Experiment Station#s52-Irw – [Planting beds for conifers and deciduous trees and shrubs at the Matanuska Exp. Station–Palmer, AK, 1952]

Experiment Station#n53-Irw – [Matanuska Exp. Station Staff housing–near Palmer, AK]

Fair#s1-Irw – [Crowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953]

Fair#s2-Irw – [Crowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953]

Fair#s3-Irw – [Man juggling bowling pins in front of a crowd at the Matanuska Valley, Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953]

Fair#s4-Irw – [A crowd of people watching a horse race at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953]

Fair#s5-Irw – [Eddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s6-Irw – [Eddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s7-Irw – [Eddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s8-Irw – [Eddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s9-Irw – [Fort Richardson Infantry marching demonstration at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1950]

Fair#s10-Irw – [Fort Richardson Infantry marching demonstration at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1950]

Fair#s11-Irw – [People next to a carousel at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s12-Irw – [Children on a fair ride at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1949]

Fair#s13-Irw – [People at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK]

Fair#s14-Irw – [Two men, each on a horse, racing]

Fair#s15-Irw – [Ticket line at the front gate of the Matanuska Valley Fair, with a navy band and Jim Wilson interviewing Fair Queen contestants–Palmer, AK, 1957]

Fair#s16-Irw – [Children on the pony ride at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956]

Fair#s17-Irw – [People serving food to a crowd at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956]

Fair#s18-Irw – [People serving food to a crowd at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-Irw – [A muddy road at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-Irw – [A muddy road at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n3-Irw – [Twelve unidentified people in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n4-Irw – [Ten unidentified people in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n5-Irw – [Two unidentified people on a pile of hay under a roof]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n6-Irw – [Two unidentified people on a pile of hay under a roof at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n7-Irw – [Five people in a dairy barn, probably at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n8-Irw – [Unidentified man wearing a head net in a field]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s9-Irw – [New mess hall at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s10-Irw – [Dr. Ferris and Dr. Benson review the effect of aluminum reflectors on plant growth at the Fairbank Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s11-Irw – [Dr. H.C. Knoblach and John Osguthorpe in a Bromegrass and Y.B. (falcata) Alfalfa field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s12-Irw – [Dr. H.C. Knoblach and John Osguthorpe with Fairbanks Exp. Farm buildings in the background–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s13-Irw – [Three unidentified men, one on a tractor, harvesting grain test plots at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s14-Irw – [Dr. Benson, Dr. Beecher, and four unidentified men harvesting gran test plots at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s15-Irw – [Three men, identified as ‘Brinsmaid’, ‘Bensin’, and ‘Beecher’, at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s16-Irw – [Dr. Bensin and Dr. Beecher at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, August 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s17-Irw – [Dr. Noel Ferris (USDA) and Dr. Basil Bensin inspect plots and experiment work at the Fairbanks Exp. farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s18-Irw – [Two men, identified as ‘Osguthorpe’, and ‘Ganshaw’, inspect red clover and peas at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s19-Irw – [Dr. Noel Ferris and John Osguthorpe in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s20-Irw – [A man, identified as ‘Beecher’ in a field of potatoes at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s21-Irw – [Three men, identified as ‘Lefebvre’, ‘Wilder’, and ‘Kallio’ inspect clover variety trials at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK, June 1953]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s22-Irw – [Dr. Ferris and John Osguthorpe observe plot work at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s23-Irw – [Unidentified man in a grass and clover trial plot at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1954]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s24-Irw – [Peas grown for green manure at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s25-Irw – [Field of oats and red clovers at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s26-Irw – [Field of Siberian alfalfa (Medicago falcata) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s27-Irw – [Field of Siberian Alfalfa (Medicago falcata) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s28-Irw – [Ice sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s29-Irw – [Ice sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s30-Irw – [Ice sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s31-Irw – [Holstein cattle on the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s32-Irw – [Joe Lawler and John Osguthorpe, probably on Lawler’s Farm–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s33-Irw – [Inspection visit to Bert Stimpel’s farm. Seven people, identified as Dr. Coe, Bert and Mrs. Stimpel, John Osguthorpe, C.L. Lefebre, Mrs. Johnson, Prof. Gasser (more probably I.M.C. Anderson)–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s34-Irw – [Inspection visit to Bert Stimpel’s Farm. Four people, identified as Dr. Coe, Bert Stimpel, John Osguthorpe, and C.L. Lefebvre–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s35-Irw – [Bert Stimpel’s root cellar–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s36-Irw – [Ten unidentified people, the agriculture inspection party at Dunbar, AK, 1948]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s37-Irw – [Eight unidentified people, the agriculture inspection party at Dunbar, AK, 1948]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s38-Irw – [Osguthorpe and Ganshaw in bromegrass and alfalfa field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949]

Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s39-Irw – [Fairbanks Exp. Farm as seen from a train–Tanana Valley, AK]

Fairbanks Fair#n1-Irw – [Sign reading “Tanana Valley Fair and Carnival”]

Fairbanks#s1-Irw – [Aerial photo of Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s2-Irw – [Aerial photo of Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s3-Irw – [Photo of a street in Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s4-Irw – [Photo of a street in Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s5-Irw – [Crowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952]

Fairbanks#s6-Irw – [Crowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952]

Fairbanks#s7-Irw – [Crowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952]

Fairbanks#s8-Irw – [People on the street next to a sign reading “4th Antiaircraft Artillery Group”–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s9-Irw – [People on the street next to a sign reading “4th Antiaircraft Artillery Group”–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s10-Irw – [Military officers on the street–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s11-Irw – [People on the street next to a military officer pushing a piece of machinery–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#12-Irw – [Alaska Railroad engine–Fairbanks, AK]

Fairbanks#s13-Irw – [Alaska Railroad engine–Fairbanks, AK]

Farm Cows#n1-Irw – [Cows in a field–Palmer, AK]

Farm Cows#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Adam’s dairy herd grazing in field, Palmer, Alaska in background. 1955”. “230D” is stamped on it

Farm Cows#n2-Irw – [Cows in a field–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd Palmer, Alaska]

Farm Cows#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n2-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it] Farm Cows#n3-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n3-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it]

Farm Cows#4-Irw – [Cows in a field–Palmer, AK. “Dairy Herd. Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image]

Farm Cows#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#4-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it]

Farm Cows#n5-Irw – [Cows in a field–Palmer, AK. “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd, Palmer, AK” is written below the image]

Farm Cows#n5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n5-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it] Farm Cows#n6-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n6-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it] Farm Cows#n7-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n7-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it] Farm Cows#n8-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n8-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it]

Farm Cows#n9-Irw – [Cows in a field. “Watts & Adams Cows on Bugge’s field” is written below the image]

Farm Cows#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n9-Irw. “072D” is stamped on it]

Farm Cows#n10-Irw – [Cows in a field. “Watts & Adams Cows on Bugge’s field” is written on it]

Farm Cows#n10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n10-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farm Cows#11-Irw – [Cows in a field west of Palmer, AK. “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd, Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image]

Farm Cows#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#11-Irw. “230D” is written on it] Farm Cows#n12-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#n12-Irw. “952” is stamped on it] Farm Cows#13-Irw – [Cows next to buildings]

Farm Cows#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#13-Irw. “No. (15) “Dairy cows of the Same breed look a lot alike. It’s the test that makes one animal a cow, the other only [illegible]” Cows at matanuska agr. Exp. Sta. Matanuska alaska. Grass [illegible] galaway. “We get 16 cows to the gallow, most of ‘em bein’ Democrats.”” is written on it]

Farm Cows#14-Irw – [Cows by a gate with forest of either side]

Farm Cows#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#14-Irw. “Rural Scene, Matanuska Valley, Alaska.” is written on it]

Farm Cows#15-Irw – [Cows going out to pasture]

Farm Cows#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#15-Irw. “The cows go out to pasture” is written on it]

Farm Cows#16-Irw – [Cows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Cows#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#16-Irw. “Guernsey Cattle Matanuska Valley Alaska.” is written on it]

Farm Cows#17-Irw – [Cows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK. Writing on photo reads “Contented Cows in Matanuska Valley-Alaska”]

Farm Cows#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Cows#17-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Farm Cows#n18-Irw – [Hugh Adams dairy herd in a field–Palmer, AK]

Farm Cows#n19-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Farm Cows#n20-Irw – [Field next a powerline] Farm Cows#n21-Irw – [Cows in front of a barn]

Farm Cows#n22-Irw – [Cows next to a building which appears to be a small barn]

Farm Cows#n23-Irw – [Unidentified person with cows headed towards a barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Cows#n24-Irw – [Unidentified person leading cows to a barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Cows#n25-Irw – [Cows going to the barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Grain#n1-Irw – [Field of grain]

Farm Grain#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n1-Irw. “10” is stamped on it] Farm Grain#2-Irw – [Field of grain]

Farm Grain#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#2-Irw. Blank]

Farm Grain#3-Irw – [Field of grain with mountains in the distance]

Farm Grain#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#3-Irw. Blank] Farm Grain#n4-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field of grain]

Farm Grain#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n4-Irw. Blank}

Farm Grain#n5-Irw – [Field of grain. “Edda Barley” is written under the image]

Farm Grain#n5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n5-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n6-Irw – [Field of grain. “Good Field of Edda Barley” is written under the image]

Farm Grain#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n6-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n7-Irw – [Field of grain. ““Golden Rain” Oats Read to Harvest, Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image]

Farm Grain#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n7-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n8-Irw – [Field of grain. “Oats (Golden Rain)” is written below the image]

Farm Grain#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n8-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n9-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK. “Oats in Shock Alaska” is written under the image]

Farm Grain#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n9-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n10-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–Palmer, AK. “Oats in Shock. Palmer” is written under the image]

Farm Grain#n10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n10-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n11-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK. “Barley (Edda)” is written below the image]

Farm Grain#n11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n11-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n12-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field with Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#n12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n12-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n13-Irw – [Grain drying on stakes in a field]

Farm Grain#n13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n13-Irw. Writing reads “grain on stakes to dry for thrushing”]

Farm Grain#n14-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field. “Edda Barley” is written below the image]

Farm Grain#n14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n14-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n15-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field. Writing below the image reads “Hansons Edda Barley Crop”]

Farm Grain#n15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n15-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#n16-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–south of Wasilla, AK. “Edda Barley, South of Wasilla, Alaska” is written below the image]

Farm Grain#n16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n16-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it]

Farm Grain#17-Irw – [Piles of oats in a field, with Pioneer Peak in the distance. Likely at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Grain#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#17-Irw. Writing reads “30-8-41 Oats at substation No. 1 knik Glacier in Background Copies from color photograph by Converse”]

Farm Grain#18-Irw – [Grain in piles in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#18-Irw. Writing reads “Harvest time Matanuska Valley”]

Farm Grain#n19-Irw – [Harvested grain in bundles and shocks in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#n20-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field]

Farm Grain#n21-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#n22-Irw – [Field of grain with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#n23-Irw – [Unidentified man next to shocks of grain in a field]

Farm Grain#n24-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–September 12, 1929] Farm Grain#n25-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field of grain]

Farm Grain#n26-Irw – [Two unidentified people in a field of tall grain, with barns in the distance]

Farm Grain#n27-Irw – [Two unidentified people in a field of grain]

Farm Grain#n28-Irw – [Field of grain with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#n29-Irw – [Unidentified man in a field of grain]

Farm Grain#n30-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to a field of grain]

Farm Grain#n31-Irw – [Field of oats–July 11, 1929]

Farm Grain#n32-Irw – [Field of oats–July 11, 1929] Farm Grain#n33-Irw – [Field of grain]

Farm Grain#n34-Irw – [Field of grain] Farm Grain#n35-Irw – [Field of grain]

Farm Grain#n36-Irw – [Three unidentified men standing next to two cars, with grain in the foreground]

Farm Grain#n37-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#s38-Irw – [Cows next to a field with shocks of grain in it and two unidentified people. Photo is out of focus]

Farm Grain#s39-Irw – [Barn and other buildings on Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK, 1948]

Farm Grain#s40-Irw – [Field with shocks of grain with a barn in the distance. Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Grain#s41-Irw – [Field with shocks of grain with a barn in the distance. Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Grain#s42-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#s43-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field with buildings in the background]

Farm Grain#s44-Irw – [Shocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#s45-Irw – [Grain harvest, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Grain#s46-Irw – [Grain harvest on Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1949]

Farm Grain#n47-Irw – [Field of grain]

Farm Grain#n47-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Grain#n47-Irw. Blank]

Farm Hay#1-Irw – [Hay field with Palmer visible in the distance–Palmer, AK]

Farm Hay#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Hay#1-Irw. Blank]

Farm Hay#n2-Irw – [Hay bales in a field at Pete Johnson’s farm–Palmer, AK. “Palmer Baled Hay, Pete Johnson Farm” is written below the image]

Farm Hay#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Hay#n2-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it]

Farm Hay#n3-Irw – [Dr. Gasser examines baled hay in a field]

Farm Hay#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Hay#n3-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it]

Farm Hay#4-Irw – [Hay drying on stakes in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Hay#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Hay#4-Irw. “714” is stamped on it]

Farm Hay#5-Irw – [Hay drying on stakes in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Hay#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Hay#5-Irw. “33” is stamped on it]

Farm Hay#n6-Irw – [Hay stacked on stakes to dry at the Matanuska Exp Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm Hay#n7-Irw – [Hay stacked on stakes to dry–September 12, 1929]

Farm Hay#n8-Irw – [Hay stacked on stakes to dry–September 12, 1929]

Farm Hay#n9-Irw – [Hay stacked on stakes to dry in a field–September 12, 1929]

Farm Hay#n10-Irw – [Hay in a field stacked on stakes to dry–1929]

Farm Hay#n11-Irw – [Shocks of hay in a field near the base of Pioneer Peak–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Hay#n12-Irw – [Grass by a fence post–August 2, 1929]

Farm Hay#n13-Irw – [Field of hay–August 2, 1929]

Farm Hay#n14-Irw – [Field]

Farm Hay#n15-Irw – [Grass, with buildings in the background]

Farm Hay#n16-Irw – [Patch of clover]

Farm Hay#s17-Irw – [Baled bromegrass hay in a field in the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955]

Farm Hay#s18-Irw – [The effect of fertilizer on bromegrass, John Bugge’s homestead–Palmer, AK, 1949]

Farm Hay#s19-Irw – [Field of hay–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Hay#s20-Irw – [Field of hay–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Irrigation#n1-Irw – [Irrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Irrigation#n2-Irw – [Irrigation system in a field]

Farm Irrigation#n3-Irw – [Irrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Irrigation#n4-Irw – [Irrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Irrigation#n5-Irw – [Irrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Irrigation#s6-Irw – [Sprinkler irrigation–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1956]

Farm Nursery#n1-Irw – [Sign on Bailey hill made of plants reads “PALMER NURSERY WELCOME”. There is a planted area in the foreground. Writing under image reads “Palmer Nursery, Mann Leiser Mgr.” –Palmer, AK, 1956]

Farm Nursery#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Nursery#n1-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it]

Farm Nursery#s2-Irw – [Palmer nursery sign–north of Palmer, AK, 1950s]

Farm Veg#1-Irw – [Community garden, Camp 2, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Veg#1-Irw. Blank]

Farm Veg#n2-Irw – [Field of head lettuce at Cap Harder’s farm–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Veg#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Head lettuce – Cap Harder farm near matanuska Elk station Palmer, Alaska”]

Farm Veg#3-Irw – [Field of vegetables]

Farm Veg#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm Veg#3-Irw. Blank]

Farm Veg#n4-Irw – [Field of potatoes]

Farm Veg#n5-Irw – [Field of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce]

Farm Veg#n6-Irw – [Field of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce]

Farm Veg#n7-Irw – [Field of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce with an unplanted field beside it]

Farm Veg#n8-Irw – [Head lettuce planted in a row]

Farm Veg#n9-Irw – [Field of lettuce]

Farm Veg#n10-Irw – [Field of lettuce]

Farm Veg#n11-Irw – [Field of lettuce]

Farm Veg#n12-Irw – [Field of lettuce]

Farm Veg#n13-Irw – [Field of lettuce]

Farm Veg#n14-Irw – [Field of potatoes–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm Veg#s15-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s16-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s17-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s18-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s19-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17-Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s20-Irw – [Potato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s21-Irw – [Potato harvest–Palmer, AK] Farm Veg#s22-Irw – [Potato harvest]

Farm Veg#s23-Irw – [Field of potatoes–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s24-Irw – [Field of potatoes, with Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s25-Irw – [Field of potatoes, with Byers Peak in the background and car next to the field–Palmer, AK]

Farm Veg#s26-Irw – [Field of potatoes with building in the distance]

Farm Veg#s27-Irw – [Field with building in the background]

Farm Veg#s28-Irw – [Field of potatoes]

Farm#1-Irw – [Aerial photo of a Matanuska Colony farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#1-Irw. “4” is stamped on it]

Farm#2-Irw – [Hay on stakes in a field, next to small outbuildings–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#2-Irw. Blank]

Farm#n3-Irw – [Wooden gate with stacks of hay and buildings beyond, Fairview homestead]

Farm#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#n3-Irw. “603E” is stamped on it]

Farm#4-Irw – [Clearing land, Pete Johnson homestead, 4-Corners area–near Palmer, AK, about 1936]

Farm#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#4-Irw. Writing reads “Pete Johnson 4 corners”]

Farm#5-Irw – [Snowy field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#5-Irw. “36” is stamped on it]

Farm#6-Irw – [John Bugge homestead and the town of Palmer, AK beyond–Palmer, AK]

Farm#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#6-Irw. Blank]

Farm#7-Irw – [Aerial photo of farms with shocks of grain in the fields]

Farm#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#7-Irw. Blank]

Farm#8-Irw – [Field, with a barn beyond and Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#8-Irw. Blank]

Farm#n9-Irw – [Matanuska Colony farm and Chugach Mts.–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#n10-Irw – [Fields, with mountains in the distance, looking south towards Anchorage–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#n11-Irw – [Dirt road next to a field]

Farm#n12-Irw – [Field with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#n13-Irw – [Field with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#n14-Irw – [Field with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#n15-Irw – [Grass growing in a lumpy field]

Farm#n16-Irw – [Field. ¾ of the image is white and blank]

Farm#n17-Irw – [Field with Twin Peaks in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#n18-Irw – [Field with Twin Peaks in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s19-Irw – [Recently cleared land with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s20-Irw – [Looking SE from Bodenburg Butte to the Knik Glacier. Farms visible: Paul Nelson’s, Sandvik, Mckechnie. –near Palmer, AK, 1944]

Farm#s21-Irw – [Farmsteads viewed from the top of Bodenburg Butte, looking south–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s22-Irw – [Looking slightly west of south towards Pioneer Peak from Bodenburg Butte. Farmsteads visible–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

Farm#s23-Irw – [Looking SW from Bodenburg Butte, farmsteads visible–near Palmer, AK, probably 1944]

Farm#s24-Irw – [Henry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953]

Farm#s25-Irw – [Henry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953]

Farm#s26-Irw – [Henry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953]

Farm#s27-Irw – [Farmstead in winter, with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#s28-Irw – [Field, seen through trees]

Farm#s29-Irw – [Stand of fireweed with a building in the distance]

Farm#s30-Irw – [Fireweed in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farm#s31-Irw – [Dirt road bordering a field, Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s32-Irw – [Field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s33-Irw – [Field covered with snow with stacks of hay in it, Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s34-Irw – [Field, with a barn and buildings beyond, and Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s35-Irw – [House and barn–near Palmer, AK]

Farm#s36-Irw – [Matanuska Valley, farm house–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming Grain#1-Irw – [Unidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses–near Palmer, AK, August 7, 1936]

Farming Grain#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Grain#1-Irw. Blank]

Farming Grain#n2-Irw – [Byron Holenbeck’s combine harvests barley near Palmer, AK]

Farming Grain#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Grain#n2-Irw. Stamp reads “This is a KODACOLOR PRINT Made by Kodak December 1959-PAD”. Writing reads “Byron Holenbecks’ (sic) combine”]

Farming Grain#n3-Irw – [Unidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Grain#n4-Irw – [Unidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Grain#n5-Irw – [Tractor harvesting grain–south of Palmer, AK]

Farming Hay#1-Irw – [Three unidentified people around a horse drawn cart with hay in it, placing the hay in stacks to dry. Writing on image reads “haying Time-Matanuska

Valley-Alaska”. –Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming Hay#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Hay#1-Irw. Blank]

Farming Hay#2-Irw – [Unidentified man putting hay up on stakes to cure–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming Hay#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Hay#2-Irw. Blank]

Farming Hay#3-Irw – [Group of unidentified men standing around a tall box with hay in it]

Farming Hay#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Hay#3-Irw. Writing reads “Reducing labor costs through use of automotive unloading equipment. Matanuska Experiment Station 1949. 6 L18”]

Farming Hay#4-Irw – [Hay drying in a barn]

Farming Hay#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Hay#4-Irw. Writing reads “Threshing-blowing straw in barn”]

Farming Hay#n5-Irw – [Unidentified man standing on top of a cart loaded with hay, pulled by two horses–probably at the Matanuska Exp. Farm]

Farming Hay#n6-Irw – [Unidentified man bringing in the hay with a horse drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Hay#n7-Irw – [Unidentified man bringing in the hay with a horse drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Hay#n8-Irw – [Mowing hay with two horses on the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Hay#n9-Irw – [Unidentified woman mowing hay with a two horse team at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming Hay#n10-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales]

Farming Hay#n11-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales]

Farming Hay#n12-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales]

Farming Hay#Ls13-Irw – [Men next to a cart filled with hay–unknown location]

Farming Veg#1-Irw – [Unidentified man on a tractor, harvesting potatoes. Writing below image reads “Potato Harvest. Glenn woods”]

Farming Veg#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#1-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n2-Irw – [Nine unidentified men harvesting potatoes with a car and a tractor. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Sort-Sack & Load”]

Farming Veg#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n2-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n3-Irw – [Six unidentified men sorting potatoes in a field. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest. Palmer”–Palmer, AK]

Farming Veg#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n3-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n4-Irw – [Unidentified man loading bags of potatoes onto the bed of a truck. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Palmer, Alaska”–Palmer, AK]

Farming Veg#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n4-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n5-Irw – [Potato harvest, Tract #17–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Tract 17”]

Farming Veg#n5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n5-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n6-Irw – [Potato harvest, Tract #17–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest – Tract 17”]

Farming Veg#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n6-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n7-Irw – [Potato harvest–Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest Alaska (Palmer)”]

Farming Veg#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming Veg#n7-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

Farming Veg#n8-Irw – [Potato harvest with a horse drawn digger and hand-picking. There are three unidentified men in the field]

Farming Veg#n9-Irw – [Potato harvest with a horse drawn digger and hand-picking–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming Veg#n10-Irw – [Potato harvest by hand-picking into wooden crates–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#n1-Irw – [Harvesting silage in a field. Writing below image reads “Harvesting silage”]

Farming#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n1-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farming#n2-Irw – [Unidentified man harvesting silage–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest Palmer, Alaska”]

Farming#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n2-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farming#n3-Irw – [Bill Sweetman on a tractor harvesting silage. Writing below image reads “Bill Sweetman on Tractor, Harvesting silage”–Palmer, AK]

Farming#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n3-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it]

Farming#n4-Irw – [Silage harvest with staff houses in the background–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest, Staff Houses, Background”]

Farming#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n4-Irw. Blank]

Farming#n5-Irw – [Silage harvest–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest Palmer, Alaska]

Farming#n5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n5-Irw. Blank]

Farming#n6-Irw – [Unidentified man standing on a bulldozer in a field]

Farming#7-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a tractor in a field]

Farming#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#7-Irw. “E14” is stamped on it]

Farming#8-Irw – [Two unidentified men with tractors breaking root ground–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farm#8-Irw. Writing reads “Breaking root ground Matanuska Valley”]

Farming#n9-Irw – [Unidentified man on a tractor, plowing, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Farming#n9-Irw. Pencil marks]

Farming#n10-Irw – [Unidentified man on a tractor, plowing, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#n11-Irw – [Unidentified man on a tractor, disking, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#n12-Irw – [Unidentified man on a tractor, pulling stumps, probably at the Matanuska Exp. Farm]

Farming#n13-Irw – [Harvesting what appears to be turnips with a horse-drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#n14-Irw – [Root crop harvest with horse-drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#n15-Irw – [Harvest at the Matanuska Exp. farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#s16-Irw – [Unidentified man feeding hay into an artificial hay dryer–Palmer, AK]

Farming#s17-Irw – [Unidentified person on a rototiller working in quackgrass sod–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#s18-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a rototiller tilling quackgrass sod–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#s19-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a rototiller]

Farming#s20-Irw – [Allan Lynn plowing on a tractor–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#s21-Irw – [Three unidentified men with a car, a tractor, and a team of horses in a field]

Farming#s22-Irw – [Two unidentified men planting potatoes with a horse-drawn cart]

Farming#s23-Irw – [Six men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s24-Irw – [Seven men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s25-Irw – [Six men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s26-Irw – [Seven men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s27-Irw – [Seven men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s28-Irw – [Seven men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s29-Irw – [Seven men helping with the potato harvest on Joe Lawlor’s farm. Lynn Hollist is the man on the tractor–Fairbanks, AK, September 1953]

Farming#s30-Irw – [Four unidentified people helping harvest potatoes]

Farming#s31-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a tractor harvesting potatoes, Bert Stimple farm–Fairbanks, AK, 1953]

Farming#s32-Irw – [Four unidentified people harvest potatoes in a field]

Farming#s33-Irw – [An unidentified man on a tractor harvests potatoes]

Farming#s34-Irw – [An unidentified person on a tractor]

Farming#s35-Irw – [Six unidentified people harvesting potatoes using tractors]

Farming#s36-Irw – [Bert Stimple, potato farmer–Tanana Valley, AK, 1953]

Farming#s37-Irw – [Linn Hollist and Bert Stimple at Stimple’s potato farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1952]

Farming#s38-Irw – [Unidentified person on a tractor]

Farming#s39-Irw – [Two unidentified people, one driving a tractor and the other next to the tractor]

Farming#s40-Irw – [Unidentified person on a tractor]

Farming#s41-Irw – [Three unidentified men and two unidentified boys cultivating using hand cultivators pulled by tractor at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#s42-Irw – [An unidentified man drives a tractor, pulling machinery]

Farming#s43-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a tractor, pulling machinery]

Farming#s44-Irw – [Two unidentified men harvest cereal grain test crop with a grain binder at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#s45-Irw – [Two unidentified men harvest cereal grain test crop with a grain binder at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#s46-Irw – [F. Hartner and his wife harvesting barley on Tract #17–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1949]

Farming#s47-Irw – [An unidentified man loading ct hay onto a truck using a hay lifter machine–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Farming#s48-Irw – [Three unidentified people moving oat and pea hay into the silage chopper at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Farming#s49-Irw – [An unidentified man feeding harvested bromegrass into the hay dryer–Palmer, AK]

Farming#Ls50-Irw – [Man in a field with a plow and two horses–unknown location] Farming#Ls51-Irw – [Field and trees–unknown location]

Farming#Ls52-Irw – [Dry field–unknown location]

Fishing#s1-Irw – [A fish wheel on the Yukon River–AK]

Fishing#s2-Irw – [Three unidentified men at a fish wheel with salmon on the Yukon River–AK]

Fishing#s3-Irw – [Salmon being smoked at an ‘Indian camp’–Yukon River, AK]

Flowers#n1-Irw – [Delphinium next to steps–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Delphinium Palmer, Alaska”]

Flowers#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Flowers#n1-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

Flowers#s2-Irw – [Pink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s3-Irw – [Pink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s5-Irw – [Pink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s6-Irw – [Red flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s7-Irw – [Red flower on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s8-Irw – [Rows of pink, white, yellow, and orange flowers, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Flowers#s9-Irw – [Rows of flowers with a road beyond]

Flowers#s10-Irw – [Rows of pink, white, yellow, and orange flowers]

Flowers#s11-Irw – [What appears to be tiger lilies and another kind of flower. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s12-Irw – [Pink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s13-Irw – An unidentified woman behind a flowering bush]

Flowers#s14-Irw – [A flowering rose bush in front of a white house]

Flowers#s15-Irw – [A plot planted with flowering bushes next to a white house–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Flowers#s16-Irw – [A flower on a rose bush]

Flowers#s17-Irw – [Flowers on a rose bush]

Flowers#s18-Irw – [Flowers on a rose bush]

Flowers#s19-Irw – [A hand holding a rose hip next to its plant]

Flowers#s20-Irw – [A rose bush with yellow flowers, identified as Harrison Yellow, 4 year plant]

Flowers#s21-Irw – [White flowers next to a railing]

Flowers#s22-Irw – [Pink roses next to a house]

Flowers#s23-Irw – [Bushes with small pink flowers, people in the background]

Flowers#s26-Irw – [Orange and white poppies, red and pink flowers beyond and delphinium in the background]

Flowers#s27-Irw – [Amy Irwin behind red flowers. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s28-Irw – [Unidentified woman standing next to delphinium, with white flowers in the foreground]

Flowers#s29-Irw – [Rows of what appears to be poppies next to a house]

Flowers#s30-Irw – [Flowers next to a house]

Flowers#s31-Irw – [Delphinium–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Flowers#s32-Irw – [Red peonies next to a house]

Flowers#s33-Irw – [Sunflowers]

Flowers#s34-Irw – [Red flowers in boxes]

Flowers#s39-Irw – [Rows of flowers, some of which are tiger lilies, with a greenhouse in the background]

Flowers#s40-Irw – [Rows of orange and yellow flowers]

Flowers#s41-Irw – [Flower demonstration plot near the Palmer territorial school (now the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Building)–Palmer, AK]

Flowers#s43-Irw – [Field of shooting stars and dandelions]

Flowers#s44-Irw – [Shooting stars and dandelions]

Flowers#s45-Irw – [Shooting stars (Dodecatheon pulchellum) on Eklutna Flats, AK]

Flowers#s46-Irw – [Forget-me-nots]

Flowers#s47-Irw – [Wild bluebells]

Flowers#s48-Irw – [Flowering tree]

Flowers#s49-Irw – [Pale pink roses]

Flowers#s50-Irw – [Pale pink roses]

Flowers#s51-Irw – [Pink flower by a road. Photo is blurry]

Flowers#s52-Irw – [Roadside flowers, bluebells and fireweed–AK, 1956]

Flowers#s53-Irw – [Larkspur and fireweed–AK, 1956]

Flowers#s54-Irw – [Strawberry plant flowering]

Flowers#s55-Irw – [Bushes]

Flowers#s56-Irw – [Red foliage]

Flowers#s57-Irw – [Trees with fall colors]

Flowers#s58-Irw – [Fall colors. Photo is out of focus]

Flowers#s59-Irw – [Felton Pink x Double Red Rugosa roses, four years old. Flower trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Flowers#s60-Irw – [Icelandic poppy breeding work at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–Matanuska, AK]

Flowers#s61-Irw – [Rose, Delphinium, Columbine, Oriental Poppy, and Icelandic Poppy trials–Palmer, AK, 1968]

Flowers#s62-Irw – [Rose developed by Don Irwin. Unnamed-5yr (his cross)-Fra Dagmar x Wassagaming]

Garden#1-Irw – [A potato patch, with houses beyond–Unalakleet, AK]

Garden#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#1-Irw. Writing reads “A potato patch in Unalakleet”]

Garden#2-Irw – [Man, identified as James Sampsell, and a young girl in a garden]

Garden#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#2-Irw. Writing reads “James Sampsell, AHS Teacher, Beaver and the School Garden”]

Garden#3-Irw – [A woman, identified as Mrs. Ivy, in her garden–McGrath, AK]

Garden#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#3-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Ivy (Eskimo) and her garden in McGrath”]

Garden#4-Irw – [A man, identified as Chief Esias James, in his potato patch]

Garden#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#4-Irw. Writing reads “Chief James in his potato patch [illegible]”]

Garden#5-Irw – [Chief Esias James standing in a small garden next to the east fork of the Chandalar river]

Garden#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#5-Irw. Writing reads “Chief Esias James and the begennings (sic) of a garden on the east fork of the Chandalar river. Arctic Village.”]

Garden#6-Irw – [Man, identified as Mr. Solomon, standing in his garden–Ft. Yukon, AK]

Garden#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Garden#6-Irw. Writing reads “Mr. Solomon, father of 14 children and his garden, Ft. Yukon”]

Glacier#1-Irw – [Matanuska River, Bodenburg Butte, Knik Glacier, and Knik River]

Glacier#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Glacier#1-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Glacier#s2-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to the Mendenhall Glacier–Juneau AK, July 1, 1950]

Glacier#s3-Irw – [Mendenhall Glacier–Juneau, AK, July 1, 1950]

Glacier#s4-Irw – [Matanuska Glacier viewed from the Glenn Hwy–north of Palmer, AK]

Glacier#s5-Irw – [Matanuska Glacier viewed from the Glenn Hwy–north of Palmer, AK]

Glacier#s6-Irw – [Matanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK]

Glacier#s7- Irw – [Matanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK]

Glacier#s8-Irw – [Matanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK]

Glacier#s9-Irw – [Matanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK]

Gold Rush#s1-Irw – [People hiking up Chilkoot Pass–Chilkoot Pass, AK, 1898]

Gold Rush#s2-Irw – [Unidentified man standing on White Pass Trail–Dead Horse Gulch]

Gold Rush#s3-Irw – [Unidentified people building boats on the shore of Lake Laberge–Canada]

Gold Rush#s4-Irw – [Three unidentified people with baggage in front of them. Stampeders on the trail to the Klondike]

Gold Rush#s5-Irw – [Mining camp of Dawson on the Klondike river–Dawson City, Canada]

Gold Rush#s6-Irw – [Crowd of people on the street of Dawson City for obstruction races–Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada, May 24]

Gold#1-Irw – [Pan of gold–AK]

Gold#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Gold#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Graves#1-Irw – [Two unidentified men in uniform look at graves. Text on the bottom of the image reads “Photograph approved by theatre censor”–Eklutna, AK]

Graves#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Graves#1-Irw. Writing reads “Native Indian graves Eklutna, Alaskas, near Russian orthodox church”]

Greenhouse#n1-Irw – [Unidentified woman in a greenhouse]

Greenhouse#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Greenhouse#n1-Irw. Blank]

Greenhouse#n2-Irw – [Unidentified woman in a greenhouse. Writing below image reads “Green House, Palmer, Alaska Romain (sic) Lettuce tests”–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Greenhouse#n2-Irw. “079D” is stamped on it]

Greenhouse#s3-Irw – [Two unidentified men building a greenhouse at the Palmer Exp. Station–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s4-Irw – [Dr. Winston Laughlin, biochemist, in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s5-Irw – [Dr. Laughlin and Mrs. Harrington working on fertilizer trials at the Palmer Exp. Station–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s6-Irw – [Dr. Laughlin and Mrs. Harrington in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s8-Irw – [Mrs. M. Harrington working in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s9-Irw – [Alfalfa parent strain growing in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s10-Irw – [Experimental tomato variety tests at the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s11-Irw – [Two unidentified men constructing the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s13-Irw – [Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s14-Irw – [Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s15-Irw – [Interior of a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus]

Greenhouse#s16-Irw – [Interior of a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus]

Greenhouse#s17-Irw – [Flowers in a greenhouse]

Greenhouse#s18-Irw – [Flowers in a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus]

Greenhouse#s19-Irw – [Flowers in the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK]

Greenhouse#s20-Irw – [Flowers in the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK, 1954]

Greenhouse#s21-Irw – [Plants growing in a greenhouse–Fairbanks, AK, 1952]

Hearse#Ls1-Irw – [Horses pulling a hearse in a cemetery–unknown location] Hoonah#s1-Irw – [Aerial photo of Hoonah, AK]

Hospital#s1-Irw – [Crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953]

Hospital#s2-Irw – [Crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953]

Hospital#s3-Irw – [Crowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953]

House#n1-Irw – [House with a garage]

House#n2-Irw – [People getting out of a car in front of a house with a garage]

House#s3-Irw – [Unidentified woman standing on the doorstep of a house–Palmer, AK]

House#s4-Irw – [Unidentified woman standing on the doorstep of a house–Palmer, AK]

House#s5-Irw – [The Irwin house, with Mrs. Irwin on the doorstep–Palmer, AK]

House#s6-Irw – [The Irwin house, with Mrs. Irwin on the doorstep–Palmer, AK, 1952]

House#s7-Irw – [Irwin house–Palmer, AK]

House#s8-Irw – [House, with three unidentified people in front of it. The house is identified as “Our home, Palmer, Alaska 1944”. Possibly an Experiment Station Staff House in the 1950s]

House#s9-Irw – [Experiment Station Staff house under construction–Palmer, AK]

House#s10-Irw – [Stan and Mardi Frosts’ house from the east window of another house–Palmer, AK]

House#s11-Irw – [House with an unidentified woman on the doorstep and two cars in front–Palmer, AK]

House#s12-Irw – [Stan Frosts’ house pictured from the window of another house–Palmer, AK] House#s13-Irw – [Frosts’ home–Palmer, AK]

House#s14-Irw – [Houses next to a road–near Palmer, AK]

House#s15-Irw – [Irwin’s house on Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK]

Hunters#n1-Irw – [Unidentified man holding a dead wolf]

Hunters#n2-Irw – [Unidentified man holding a dead wolf]

Hunters#n3-Irw – [Unidentified man holding a dead wolf]

Hunters#n4-Irw – [Unidentified man with a dead mountain goat]

Hunters#n5-Irw – [Unidentified man with a dead mountain goat]

Juneau#s1-Irw – [Juneau, as seen from Douglas Island–Juneau, AK]

Juneau#s2-Irw – [Waterfront–Juneau, AK]

Juneau#s3-Irw – [Float plane at the floatplane dock, with eleven unidentified people in front of it–Juneau, AK]

Juneau#s4-Irw – [Juneau Municipal Airport–Juneau, AK]

King’s Lake#1-Irw – [Crowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for a Preybyterian church service–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

King’s Lake#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of King’s Lake#1-Irw. Writing reads “Church service at one of the many beautiful lakes Matanuska Valley Alaska King Lake Irwin”]

King’s Lake#n2-Irw – [Crowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for a Preybyterian church service–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

King’s Lake#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of King’s Lake#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Church Service at Kings’ Lake Camp Early Picture about 1944”]

King’s Lake#3-Irw – [Nine unidentified people swimming in and on the shore of King’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

King’s Lake#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of King’s Lake #3-Irw. “19” is written on it]

King’s Lake#n4-Irw – [Crowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for church services–Matanuska Valley, AK]

King’s Lake#n5-Irw – [People at a church service at King’s Lake Camp–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Knik#1-Irw – [Four unidentified men in front of a log cabin–Old Knik, AK, 1910]

Knik#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#1-Irw. Writing reads “Old Knik 19010”]

Knik#n2-Irw – [Knik Road House–Knik, AK, 1937]

Knik#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#n2-Irw. Writing reads “all that was left of the old Knik Road house in 1937. Directly in the rear of this building [illegible] some Indian graves with the three cross grave markers”]

Knik#n3-Irw – [Two crosses marking graves in a grassy field]

Knik#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#n3-Irw. Writing reads “Graves of the Indians Buried at Knik, Alaska Converted by Russian Priests. The crosses Represent the Crucifixion of Christ and the two thieves. The top cross represents the thief who turned to Christ. The center cross represents Christ. The lower cross represents the thief who turned away from Christ.”]

Knik#4-Irw – [Fourth of July parade–Knik, AK, July 4, 1914]

Knik#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#4-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Knik#5-Irw – [Knik Road House–Knik, AK, 1935]

Knik#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#5-Irw. Writing reads “Knik Road House 1935”]

Knik#6-Irw – [Seven unidentified men on what appears to be a dry dock. Boat to the right of the dock–Knik, AK]

Knik#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Knik#6-Irw. Blank]

Kodiak#1-Irw – [Postcard. Cattle in a field. Text at the bottom of the image reads “Beef Cattle-Kalson Bay-Alaska”]

Kodiak#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Kodiak#1-Irw. Writing reads “Don– Kodiak 7-20 These people are really trying to make a go of it over here and I know that a visit from you would be beneficial to all concerned. Regards Harry A. Benson Don Irwin Palmer Alaska”. Stamp reads “Kodiak Jul 21 1950 Alaska”]

Lake#1-Irw – [Postcard. Lake reflecting clouds, with mountains in the distance–near Anchorage, AK]

Lake#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lake#1-Irw. Text reads “UNION OIL COMPANY’S Natural Color Scenes of the West ANCHORAGE, in Western Alaska is surrounded by such scenic beauty as this lake reflection, seen on the highway about 20 miles from the town.”]

Lake#2-Irw – [An aerial photo of a lake. Not Finger Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Lake#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lake#2-Irw. Writing reads “finger lake, in the matanuska valley in 1936 a choice home site though some miles from the center of colony activity. (I snapped this from Chet McLean’s bush-pilot plane in summer 1935 when returning from arctic circle in futile search for well drilling rig for colony wells.)”]

Lake#n3-Irw – [Wasilla lake viewed from Odsather’s cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#n4-Irw – [Wasilla lake viewed from Odsather’s cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#n5-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#n6-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK] Lake#n7-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#n8-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lake#n8-Irw. “B 567”is stamped on it]

Lake#s9-Irw – [Crowd of people on the shore of a lake and on a dock on the lake]

Lake#s10-Irw – [Wasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#s11-Irw – [Wasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#s12-Irw – [Wasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#s13-Irw – [Wasilla lake speedboat races. Unidentified man on the shore of the lake–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#s14-Irw – [Wasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#s15-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Wasilla, AK]

Lake#s16-Irw – [Wasilla lake–Wasilla, AK]

Lake#s17-Irw – [Five unidentified people on a dock in a lake]

Lake#s18-Irw – [A person in a rowboat on Wasilla lake–Wasilla, AK]

Lake#s19-Irw – [Three unidentified people in a canoe on Kings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948]

Lake#s20-Irw – [Kings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948]

Lake#s21-Irw – [Kings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948] Lake#s22-Irw – [Lake]

Lake#s23-Irw – [Wasilla Lake with the Chugach Mts. in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#s24-Irw – [A floatplane and boat–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#s25-Irw – [Lakes, possibly the Bradley-Kepler complex–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lake#s26-Irw – [Three unidentified people picnicking on the shore of Eklutna Lake–Eklutna, AK]

Lake#s27-Irw – [An unidentified person picnicking on the shore of Eklutna Lake–south of Palmer, AK]

Lake#s28-Irw – [Summit Lake along the Seward Hwy–south of Anchorage, AK]

Lake#s29-Irw – [Paul Ellis taxiing his plane on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954]

Lake#s30-Irw – [Two unidentified people canoeing on King’s Lake–near Wasilla, AK, September 1948]

Lake#s31-Irw – [People on a dock on Wasilla Lake, preparing for boat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951]

Lake#Ls32-Irw – [Lake with trees in background–unknown location]

Lake#Ls33-Irw – [Lake with field beyond–unknown location]

Lake#Ls34-Irw – [Four men in a canoe leading a horse into water–unknown location]

Land Clearing#n1-Irw – [Recently cleared land covered with stumps]

Land Clearing#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Land Clearing#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Stumps upset by bulldozing on Pete Johnson Place Matanuska Valley Four Corners”]

Land Clearing#2-Irw – [People clearing land]

Land Clearing#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Land Clearing#2-Irw. Blank]

Land Clearing#3-Irw – [Two unidentified people in the forest]

Land Clearing#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Land Clearing#3-Irw. Blank]

Land Clearing#n4-Irw – [Recently cleared land with horses behind a fence to the right–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Land Clearing#n4-Irw. “253” is stamped on it]

Land Clearing#5-Irw – [Crowd of people watching a tree fall, clearing land at saw mill site, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Land Clearing#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Land Clearing#5-Irw. Blank]

Land Clearing#n6-Irw – [Newly cleared land–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#n7-Irw – [Newly cleared and planted land–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#n8-Irw – [Cleared land–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#n9-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer]

Land Clearing#n10-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer]

Land Clearing#s11-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer]

Land Clearing#s12-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer]

Land Clearing#s13-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer]

Land Clearing#s14-Irw – [Unidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer, with a barn in the background]

Land Clearing#s15-Irw – [Two unidentified men clearing land with a bulldozer and picking roots with a horse and stone boat–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#s16-Irw – [Clearing land–stumps tipped over and partly windrowed–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#s17-Irw – [Land clearing, trees pushed by Cat unto windrow for burning–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Land Clearing#s18-Irw – [Stump tipping method of land clearing on the Pete Johnson Farm–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#1-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a small building]

Landscape#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Landscape#1-Irw. Text reads “KODAK VELOX PAPER”]

Landscape#n2-Irw – [Landscape view from train between Palmer and Fairbanks, AK]

Landscape#n3-Irw – [South view from Meekin’s lodge, Matanuska Glacier in center–north of Palmer, AK]

Landscape#n4-Irw – [South view from Meekin’s lodge, Matanuska Glacier in center–north of Palmer, AK]

Landscape#n5-Irw – [East view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#n6-Irw – [East view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#n7-Irw – [East view from Bodenburg Butte, Knik glacier and river, Chugach Mts–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#s8-Irw – [East view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#n9-Irw – [Field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#s10-Irw – [Field with Pioneer peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK. “Chugach Mts Alaska as we see it from out South Windows” is written on the slide]

Landscape#s11-Irw – [Eastern view across Knik Flats and Knik Arms of Cook Inlet to Chugach Mts–near Knik, AK]

Landscape#s12-Irw – [Car on the Glenn Hwy with mountains beyond]

Landscape#s13-Irw – [Fall along the Alaska railroad]

Landscape#s14-Irw – [Aerial view of the Little Susitna River and Alaska railroad tracks–near present-day Huston, AK]

Landscape#s15-Irw – [Matanuska Valley, looking east. Little Susitna River and AK railroad tracks in foreground, Meadow lakes in middleground–near present-day Huston, AK]

Landscape#s16-Irw – [Mt. Sheep County]

Landscape#n17-Irw – [Field, with two cars to the left of it]

Landscape#n18-Irw – [Car on a road, with a mountain beyond it]

Landscape#n19-Irw – [Zig zagging wooden fence next to a road]

Landscape#n20-Irw – [Car on a road with a wooden fence to the right]

Landscape#n21-Irw – [Snow bank next to a road. Valley and mountains beyond]

Landscape#n22-Irw – [Field of snow, mountains in the distance]

Landscape#n23-Irw – [Cows in a field, with a hill in the background]

Landscape#s24-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Matanuska Valley, looking east across the Matanuska River and Knik river to Knik glacier–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#s25-Irw – [Ice field near Icy Strait, AK]

Landscape#s26-Irw – [Tanana Valley, looking west to Dunbar, AK]

Landscape#s27-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Alaska range between Fairbanks and Anchorage, AK]

Landscape#s28-Irw – [Field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Landscape#s29-Irw – [Field with Talkeetna Mts. in the background]

Livestock Chickens#1-Irw – [Chickens]

Livestock Chickens#1-1-Irw – [Livestock Chickens#1-Irw. “00” is stamped on it]

Livestock Cows#1-Irw – [Two cow calves with an unidentified man in the background]

Livestock Cows#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Cows#1-Irw. Blank]

Livestock Cows#2-Irw – [Two cows with a house beyond]

Livestock Cows#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Cows#2-Irw. Writing reads “Guernsey Cattle Matanuska, Ag. Exp. Sta. Palmer, Alaska”]

Livestock Cows#3-Irw – [Two unidentified men riding horses surrounded by cows]

Livestock Cows#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Cows#3-Irw. Writing reads “Montana Rid in white [illegible] – on cattle drive over [illegible] Trail from Texas Last cattle drive over trail Texas – long-horns and some dehorned cows”]

Livestock Cows#4-Irw – [Three unidentified men unloading a cow from a plane–McGrath, AK]

Livestock Cows#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Cows#4-Irw. Writing reads “unloading @ [illegible] 250 [illegible] from [illegible]”]

Livestock Cows#n5-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n6-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n7-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n8-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n9-Irw – [Cows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Livestock Cows#n10-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n11-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n12-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n13-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#n14-Irw – [Cows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Livestock Cows#n15-Irw – [Cow in a field]

Livestock Cows#n16-Irw – [Cow in a field]

Livestock Cows#n17-Irw – [Cow in a field]

Livestock Cows#n18-Irw – [Cows in a pen. Buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#n19-Irw – [Two cows next to a building]

Livestock Cows#n20-Irw – [Cow next to a building]

Livestock Cows#n21-Irw – [Cow next to a building]

Livestock Cows#n22-Irw – [Cow with a building beyond]

Livestock Cows#n23-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a cow, with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#n24-Irw – [Cow with building beyond]

Livestock Cows#n25-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a cow, with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#n26-Irw – [Cow]

Livestock Cows#n27-Irw – [Cow]

Livestock Cows#n28-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to a cow]

Livestock Cows#n29-Irw – [Unidentified man standing next to a cow]

Livestock Cows#n30-Irw – [Cow, with buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#n31-Irw – [Two cow calves]

Livestock Cows#n32-Irw – [Cow with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#n33-Irw – [Cow calf with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#n34-Irw – [Cow calf with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#n35-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n36-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n37-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n38-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n39-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n40-Irw – [Cow calf]

Livestock Cows#n41-Irw – [Cow calf with buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#n42-Irw – [Dead cow calf in the snow]

Livestock Cows#n43-Irw – [Dead cow calf in the snow]

Livestock Cows#s44-Irw – [Cattle on summer range–Gold Mint Valley, Talkeetna Mts, near Palmer, AK, 1952]

Livestock Cows#s45-Irw – [Two unidentified men with cattle around them. Fall roundup of stock off the summer range–Gold Mint Valley, Talkeetna Mts. near Palmer, AK, 1952]

Livestock Cows#s46-Irw – [Seven unidentified people in a pen with cattle. Fall roundup of stock off the summer range–Gold Mint Valley, Talkeetna Mts. near Palmer, AK, 1952]

Livestock Cows#s47-Irw – [Four unidentified men next to a pen with cattle in it. Fall roundup of stock off the summer range–Gold Mint Valley, Talkeetna Mts. near Palmer, AK, 1952]

Livestock Cows#s48-Irw – [Six cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#s49-Irw – [Cow in a field]

Livestock Cows#s50-Irw – [Cow with a building in the background]

Livestock Cows#s51-Irw – [Cows in a field with a lake in the background]

Livestock Cows#s52-Irw – [Cow on a chain. With a fence in the background]

Livestock Cows#s53-Irw – [Cows with buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#s54-Irw – [Cows with buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#s55-Irw – [Cows with buildings in the background]

Livestock Cows#s56-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#s57-Irw – [Cows in a field, with a house in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Livestock Cows#s58-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Cows#s59-Irw – [Cows in a field]

Livestock Horses#s1-Irw – [Horses in a pen on Matanuska Colony Tract #17–near Palmer, AK, 1945]

Livestock Sheep#1-Irw – [Sheep and cows in a field by a gate–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Livestock Sheep#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Sheep#1-Irw. “258” is stamped]

Livestock Sheep#n2-Irw – [Sheep in a field with a building in the background]

Livestock Sheep#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Livestock Sheep#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Sheep. Grazing on Summer Pasture Matanuska Valley Knik. (2)”]

Livestock Sheep#n3-Irw – [Sheep in a field with a barn in the background]

Livestock Sheep#n4-Irw – [Four sheep in a pen, with buildings in a background]

Livestock Sheep#n5-Irw – [Herd of sheep with an unidentified man behind them and buildings in the background]

Livestock Sheep#n6-Irw – [Three unidentified men standing next to a sheep]

Livestock Sheep#n7-Irw – [Unidentified man giving liquid to a sheep]

Livestock Sheep#s8-Irw – [Herd of Hampshire sheep in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Livestock Sheep#s9-Irw – [Three unidentified men with a herd of sheep on summer range in the upper Little Susitna River Drainage–Talkeetna Mts. near Palmer, AK]

Logs#n1-Irw – [Pile of logs]

Logs#s2-Irw – [Birch tree cants ready for shipment to planing mill–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Lumber#1-Irw – [Lumber for the Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK. Writing reads “105 Lumber for the Colony at Palmer, Alaska”]

Lumber#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lumber#1-Irw. Blank]

Lumber#2-Irw – [Unidentified men moving lumber–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Lumber#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lumber#2-Irw. Writing reads “Moving Lumber Palmer, Alaska 1935 4”]

Lumber#3-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a machine moving lumber. Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Lumber#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Lumber#3-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Man#1-Irw – [Ray Hermann, ARRC Butcher–1935 at Commissary, Palmer, Alaska, Matanuska Colony Project]

Man#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#1-Irw. Writing reads “Ray Herman ARRC butcher 1935 at Commesary (sic) Palmer, Alaska”]

Man#2-Irw – [Unidentified man wearing a parka]

Man#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#2-Irw. “4” is written on it]

Man#3-Irw – [Lloyd Bell working with bees]

Man#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#3-Irw. “Lloyd Bell. working with his bees”]

Man#4-Irw – [Man, identified as Hank, standing next to a tall snow bank on a road]

Man#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#4-Irw. Writing reads “35’ snow banks on either side. Couldn’t get it all in the picture. Hank looks as if he’d lost his very last friends, doesn’t he?”]

Man#5-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a stack of hay]

Man#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#5-Irw. Blank]

Man#n6-Irw – [Dr. Geo. W. Gasser in a field–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Dr. Geo. Gasser Palmer”]

Man#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#n6-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it]

Man#7-Irw – [Nick Nichols at the Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK, 1935 or 1936]

Man#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#7-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Man#8-Irw – [Nobert Nathe, Asst Trading Post Mgr.–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Man#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#8-Irw. Blank]

Man#9-Irw – [Don Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Man#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#9-Irw. “35” is stamped on it]

Man#10-Irw – [Ross Sheeley holds the box from which each of the colonist men drew a slip of paper which indicated their tract of land–Palmer, AK, May 1935]

Man#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#10-Irw. “Ross Sheeley holds box from which each of the Colonist men drew a slip of paper on which was a description of their tract of land. May 1935”]

Man#11-Irw – [Ed Ueeck, portrait–Palmer, AK]

Man#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#11-Irw. Writing reads ““The Old Trapper” himself. Ed. Ueeck This is a World War veteran.”]

Man#12-Irw – [Trapper Ed Ueeck, portrait, with wolf pelts–Palmer, AK, 1938]

Man#13-Irw – [Bill Ising]

Man#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#13-Irw. Writing reads “Bill Ising”]

Man#14-Irw – [Dan Dalva]

Man#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#14-Irw. Writing reads “Dan Dalva”]

Man#15-Irw – [Howard Estelle, bee keeper, next to bee hives at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1936]

Man#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#15-Irw. Writing reads “Howard Estelle Matanuska Exp. Station About 1936”]

Man#16-Irw – [Dr. Ernest H. Gruening, Governor of Alaska–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Man#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#16-Irw. Writing reads “Dr. Ernest H. Gruening Governor of Alaska 1935 Taken at Palmer”]

Man#17-Irw – [Unidentified man holding crops in each hand, with a building behind him]

Man#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#17-Irw. Writing reads “Supt. of U. of A agr. Exp. Sta. Matanuska, and some prize agricultural products. Hanging on wall perrennial (sic) vetch. Held in right hand Canadian Field Peas used for hay or silage. In left hand winter rye of excellent quality. Taken 1935 when Irwin was manager of the Matanuska Colony”]

Man#18-Irw – [Don Irwin behind a cultivated dandelion variety]

Man#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#18-Irw. Writing reads “Don L. Irwin Agronomist in charge of the Matanuska Agr. Exp. Sta. 1940 The plant is a cultivated dandelion (KoK – Sogja)”]

Man#19-Irw – [An unidentified man holds a cabbage]

Man#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#19-Irw. Writing reads “A. Agr. Exp. Sta. Matanuska, Alaska nd Cabbage. This cabbage was exhibited at [illegible] Palmer Alaska year 1936”]

Man#20-Irw – [Unidentified man leaning on a car]

Man#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#20-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Man#21-Irw – [Louie Odsather standing in a road–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Man#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#21-Irw. Writing reads “Louie Odsather”]

Man#22-Irw – [Man, possibly Earl McHenry, next to the Irwin house–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Man#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#22-Irw. Writing reads “Earl McHenry Donald Irwin near house”]

Man#23-Irw – [Ross Sheely standing next to a building]

Man#23-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#23-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley Director of Extension Work for Alaska College 1934”]

Man#24-Irw – [Leo Jacobs sitting on wooden beams]

Man#24-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#24-Irw. Writing reads “Leo Jacobs. Architect ARRC. Palmer Alaska 1935 Irwin”]

Man#n25-Irw – [Robert Atwood with a camera. Writing below the image reads “Robert B. Atwood, Taking Farm Picture”]

Man#n25-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#n25-Irw. Writing reads “Robert Atwood owner + Editor Anchorage Daily Times Anchorage, Alaska”. “B 567” is stamped on it]

Man#26-Irw – [John Bugge in front of his house–Palmer, AK]

Man#26-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#26-Irw. Writing reads “John Bugge at Home Palmer, Alaska One of the Earliest Pioneers in the Matanuska Valley, Alaska”]

Man#27-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a car holding rhubarb]

Man#27-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#27-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

Man#28-Irw – [Unidentified man next to a car holding rhubarb]

Man#28-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#28-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

Man#29-Irw – [Manley Sweazy brings in his bear]

Man#29-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#29-Irw. Writing reads “Manley Sweazey – brings in his bear. Irwin”]

Man#n30-Irw – [Man, possibly Bill Bouwens–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Man#n31-Irw – [Unidentified man]

Man#n32-Irw – [Rev. Bert Bingle, Presbyterian Minister–Palmer, AK]

Man#n33-Irw – [Unidentified man surveying]

Man#n34-Irw – [Louie Odsather–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Man#n35-Irw – [Louie Odsather with a field beyond–Palmer, AK]

Man#n36-Irw – [Unidentified man on a horse]

Man#n37-Irw – [Unidentified man on top of a colony tent, securing the chimney–Palmer, AK]

Man#n38-Irw – [Unidentified man on top of a colony tent, securing the chimney–Palmer, AK]

Man#n39-Irw – [Unidentified man holding a frame from a bee hive]

Man#n40-Irw – [Unidentified man next to rows of crops]

Man#n41-Irw – [Unidentified man balancing a pike pole on his chin]

Man#n42-Irw – [Unidentified man balancing a pike pole on his chin]

Man#n43-Irw – [Unidentified person sitting on a stump in a field]

Man#n44-Irw – [Unidentified man sitting on a couch next to a small dog]

Man#n45-Irw – [Unidentified man sitting in a rocking chair in front of a fireplace]

Man#n46-Irw – [Unidentified man sitting in a rocking chair in front of a fireplace]

Man#n47-Irw – [Unidentified man standing on a cobblestone street with a truck and businesses in the background]

Man#Ls48-Irw – [Unidentified man]

McKinley Park#s1-Irw – [Unidentified woman next to an Alaska Railroad bus in front of the McKinley Park Hotel–AK, 1952]

McKinley Park#s2-Irw – [Stage coach, McKinley Park Hotel–Alaska, September 1952]

Men#1-Irw – [Five people, identified as Ed Cronin, Howard Ling, Donnie Irwin, Don Irwin, and [?] Atwood, in front of a tent–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Men#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#1-Irw. Writing reads “Ed. Cronin, Fiscal agent Howard Ling, assist Mgr. Donnie Irwin, [illegible] Don L. Irwin, general Mg [illegible] Atwood accountant”]

Men#2-Irw – [Two unidentified men with a large bundle of grass]

Men#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#2-Irw. Blank]

Men#3-Irw – [Six men, five of them identified, as O. Schaleben, F. Carr, S. Campbell, Pollard, and Givens]

Men#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Man#3-Irw. Writing reads “Serious Business in the Early Life of the Matanuska Colony. O. Shlaben F. Carr. S. Campbell Pollard Givens.”]

Men#4-Irw – [Two unidentified men holding fish on a string, next to a river]

Men#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#4-Irw. “5” is stamped on it]

Men#5-Irw – [Louie Odsather, Manager, and an unidentified man in the Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK]

Men#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#5-Irw. Blank]

Men#6-Irw – [Vern Hiasch and John Ivanof in a field]

Men#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#6-Irw. Writing reads “Vern Hiasch, ANS reindeer supervisor, John Ivanof, on the tundra near Unalakleet river”]

Men#7-Irw – [Two transient timber choppers next to a tree–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Men#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#7-Irw. Writing reads “Transient Timber choppers, Matanuska Valley 1935”]

Men#8-Irw – [Dr. C. Earl Albrecht writes a prescription for a colonist–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Men#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#8-Irw. Writing reads “Dr. C. Earl Albrecht writes a prescription for a Colonist. 1935”]

Men#9-Irw – [Ross Sheeley and G.W. Gasser at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1936]

Men#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#9-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley and G.W. Gasser”]

Men#10-Irw – [Ross Sheeley and Bartley Howard on a narrow gauge R.R.–Moose Creek, AK]

Men#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#10-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley sitting + Bartley Howard on narrow guage (sic) R.R. moose Creek Alaska”]

Men#11-Irw – [Bartley Howard and Ross Sheeley at a coal prospect on Moose Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, March 1937]

Men#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#11-Irw. Writing reads “Bartley Howard and Ross Sheeley”]

Men#12-Irw – [Bartley Howard and Ross Sheeley at a coal prospect on Moose

Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, March 1937]

Men#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#12-Irw. Writing reads “Bartley Howard + Ross Sheeley at entrance to tunnel entrance [illegible] digging for coal prospect on Moose Creek March 1937”]

Men#13-Irw – [Three unidentified men in front of a car, holding rifles and grouses]

Men#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#13-Irw. Blank]

Men#n14-Irw – [Four men, identified as Norbert Nathe, Harry Ferguson, Louis Odsather, Archie Betts, holding rifles in front of a car at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, about 1936]

Men#n14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#n14-Irw. Writing reads “Nobert Nathey Harry Ferguson Louis Odsather Archie Betts”]

Men#15-Irw – [John Osguthorpe and Don Irwin at the Fairbanks Agriculture Exp. Station] Men#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#15-Irw. Writing reads “John Osguthorpe + Don L. Irwin at Fairbanks Ag Exp Station.”]

Men#16-Irw – [Seven men, the ARRC Board, some identified as Don Irwin, Luther Hess, Lawartes, McDonald–AK]

Men#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#16-Irw. Writing reads “ARRC Board Meeting at Palmer Nov. 1935. Irwin [illegible] Luther Hess Lawartes McDonald alaska [illegible]”]

Men#17-Irw – [Sixteen unidentified men, the St Louis County Minnesota delegation, sightseeing in San Francisco on their way to the Matanuska Colony, AK–San Francisco]

Men#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#17-Irw. Writing reads “St Louis County, Minnesota delegation sightseeing in San Francisco May 1935 On their way to the Matanuska Colony Alaska”]

Men#18-Irw – [Eddie Barber, Louis Odsather, and Harry Ferguson in front of cars with buildings in the background]

Men#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#18-Irw. Writing reads “Eddie Barber Louis Odsather Harry Furgison”]

Men#19-Irw – [Lorin T. Oldroyd, Don L. Irwin, Jimmie Simpson in front of a building]

Men#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#19-Irw. Writing reads “Wyoming Cow Punchers Left to right. Lorin T. Oldroyd Don L. Irwin Jimmie Simpson. Taken April.1937 at Matanuska Agr.

Experiment Sta. Matanuska Alaska.”

Men#20-Irw – [Four men, Winfield, Don Irwin, Andy (IMC) Anderson, and an unidentified man on the steps of a building]

Men#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#20-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin Two of right Winfield Irwin Sr. and Andy (IMC) Anderson”]

Men#n21-Irw – [Man, identified as C.C. Brix]

Men#n21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#n21-Irw. Writing reads “C.C. Brix Irwin”]

Men#22-Irw – [Three unidentified men next to a cutout of a crescent moon]

Men#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#22-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Men#23-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a powerline pole]

Men#23-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#23-Irw. Writing reads “Hi Kliring Matanuska Assn. Matanuska Valley, Alaska”]

Men#24-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a powerline pole]

Men#24-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#24-Irw. Writing reads “High Linemen Matanuska Electric Assn. Palmer, Alaska”]

Men#25-Irw – [Don Irwin receives Honorary Dr. of Humanities degree from University of Alaska College, Alaska–May 18, 1959]

Men#25-1-Irw – [Reverse of Men#25-Irw. Yellow stain]

Men#n26-Irw – [Ross Sheely and an unidentified person–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Men#n27-Irw – [Archie Betts and Ray Haire, ARRC Accountants, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Men#n28-Irw – [Four unidentified men, survey crew, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Men#n29-Irw – [Three unidentified men on a dirt road]

Men#n30-Irw – [Howard Estelle, I.M.C. Anderson, and two unidentified men examining soils in the Fairbanks Area]

Men#31-Irw – [Two unidentified men in front of a building]

Men#32-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a car]

Men#n33-Irw – [I.M.C. Anderson and a unidentified man collecting stream sediment to be panned out for gold content]

Men#n34-Irw – [Don Irwin, Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, and an unidentified man]

Mill#1-Irw – [Ten unidentified men in a lumber yard with buildings in the background]

Mill#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mill#1-Irw. Blank]

Mining#1-Irw – [Premier coal mine and buildings–Moose Creek, AK. Writing below image reads “Premier Alaska”]

Mining#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mining#1-Irw. Writing reads “Premier Coal-mine and buildings, on Moose Creek, about 10 miles from Palmer, Alaska”]

Mining#s2-Irw – [Even Jones Coal Mines–Jonesville community north of Palmer, AK]

Mining#s3-Irw – [Four unidentified men driving steam points to thaw permafrost for hydraulic gold mining–Nome, AK]

Mining#s4-Irw – [Hydraulic gold mining operation–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s5-Irw – [Hydraulic removal of overburden in preparation for gold dredging–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s6-Irw – [Gold dredge operating in goldstream–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s7-Irw – [Gold dredge on Ester Creek–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s8-Irw – [Gold dredge on goldstream–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s9-Irw – [Gold dredge on Ester Creek–near Fairbanks, AK]

Mining#s10-Irw – [Abandoned gold dredge–Nome, AK]

Mining#s11-Irw – [Two unidentified men digging in a mine–Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada]

Mining#s12-Irw – [Over half a million dollars in gold bars from the Klondike]

Mink#Ls1-Irw – [A stuffed mink with a tree behind it]

Moose#s1-Irw – [A moose standing in a stand of shrubs]

Moose#s2-Irw – [A moose standing in a stand of shrubs]

Moose#s3-Irw – [A moose standing in a stand of shrubs]

Moose#s4-Irw – [A moose standing in a stand of shrubs]

Moose#s5-Irw – [Moose in a field with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Moose#s6-Irw – [Moose in a field with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Moose#s7-Irw – [Moose in a field]

Moose#s8-Irw – [Moose in a field]

Moose#s9-Irw – [Moose in a field]

Moose#s10-Irw – [Moose in a field, with a building in the background and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Moose#s11-Irw – [Moose browsing on shrubs on the edge of a field]

Moose#s11-1-Irw – [One side of Moose#s11-Irw. “MADE IN U.S.A.” is stamped on it]

Moose#s11-2-Irw – [One side of Moose#s12-Irw. “KODAK READY-MOUNT” is stamped on it. Writing reads “Moose browsing on windbreak – taken out windows our home Palmer Alaska”]

Moose#s12-Irw – [Moose in a field]

Moose#s13-Irw – [Two moose in a yard]

Moose#s14-Irw – [Two moose in A. Pierson’s yard–near Palmer, AK, 1953]

Moose#s15-Irw – [Moose, as seen through the window of a house] Mountains#1-Irw – [Denali]

Mountains#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mountains#1-Irw. Blank]

Mountains#2-Irw – [Byers Peak]

Mountains#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mountains#2-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Mountains#3-Irw – [Spring Creeks Flats near Matanuska, AK. Pioneer Peak beyond]

Mountains#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mountains#3-Irw. Pencil marks]

Mountains#4-Irw – [Road, with Pioneer Peak in the distance]

Mountains#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mountains#4-Irw]

Mountains#5-Irw – [Field. Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Mountains#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Mountains#5-Irw. “756” is stamped on it]

Mountains#n6-Irw – [Field, Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Mountains#n7-Irw – [Byers Peak and Lazy Mt–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Mountains#s8-Irw – [Twin Peak–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Mountains#s9-Irw – [Pioneer Peak–Matanuska, Valley, AK]

Mountains#s10-Irw – [Two unidentified people with a mountain beyond]

Mountains#s11-Irw – [Little Susitna River Valley–Talkeetna Mts, near Palmer, AK]

Mountains#s12-Irw – [Mt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, and Denali]

Mountains#s13-Irw – [Mt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, and Denali]

Mountains#s14-Irw – [Malaspina Glacier and Mt. St. Elias, Alaska Coast range between Juneau and Anchorage]

Mountains#s15-Irw – [Pioneer Peak with smoke and ash from Mt. Spur Eruption behind–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1954]

Nenana#n1-Irw – [Railroad track and barrels–Nenana, AK. Writing below image reads “Nenana Alaska”]

Nenana#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Nenana#1-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it] Nenana#n2-Irw – [Buildings in Nenana, AK]

Nenana#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Nenana#n2-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it] Nenana#s3-Irw – [Nenana, AK]

Nenana#s4-Irw – [Nenana, AK]

Nenana#s5-Irw – [Tripod on Tanana River Ice awaiting break-up–Nenana, AK]

Northern Lights#1-Irw – [Northern lights over Matanuska Valley, AK]

Northern Lights#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Northern Lights#1-Irw. Writing reads “Northern Lights over Matanuska Valley Alaska”]

Ocean#n1-Irw – [Photo of a ship on the ocean, taken from another ship]

Palmer#1-Irw – [People on a street in Palmer. Photo taken looking north, from a place east of Bert’s Drug Store–Palmer, AK, 1938]

Palmer#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer street 1938 Looking north from location east of Berts Drug store.”]

Palmer#2-Irw – [Crowd of people in front of the Palmer territorial school on Fourth of July–Palmer, AK, July 4th, 1936]

Palmer#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#2-Irw. Writing reads “4th of July at Palmer 1935”]

Palmer#3-Irw – [Downtown Palmer, AK. Looking north from S. Bailey St. across W. Elmwood towards Bert’s Drugstore with the theater at right–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#3-Irw. A few small stains]

Palmer#4-Irw – [Community center–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#4-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#5-Irw – [Aerial photo of temporary tent city, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Palmer#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#5-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#n6-Irw – [Downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n6-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#n7-Irw – [Downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n7-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#n8-Irw – [Looking south, downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n8-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#n9-Irw – [Piggly Wiggly in foreground–downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n9-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#n10-Irw – [Looking north–downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n10-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#n11-Irw – [Kosloskys Department Store–Palmer, AK, mid 1950s]

Palmer#n11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n11-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”]

Palmer#12-Irw – [Soldiers marching in a street next to the Palmer Drugstore–Palmer, AK, Mid 1950s]

Palmer#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#12-Irw. Text reads “This is a KODACOLOR PRINT made by EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY M. Regis. U.S. Pat Off. Jung PA”]

Palmer#13-Irw – [Crowd of people, with the Palmer territorial school in the background, in Palmer on Colonist Day–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#13-Irw. Writing reads “Colonist Day, Palmer”]

Palmer#n14-Irw – [Palmer school, with Lazy Mt in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#n14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n14-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Palmer#n15-Irw – [Palmer Trading Post–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#n15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#n15-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#16-Irw – [People skating on a pond in a field–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935]

Palmer#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#16-Irw. “3” is stamped on it]

Palmer#17-Irw – [Snowy field with Palmer in the background–Palmer, AK, 1937]

Palmer#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#17-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer Alaska 1937”]

Palmer#18-Irw – [People in front of the Valley City Cafe–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#18-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Palmer#19-Irw – [Palmer territorial school and gymnasium]

Palmer#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#19-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Alaska Cooperative business center Central School and gymnasium Center background”]

Palmer#20-Irw – [Palmer territorial school in the background, with Lazy Mt. in the distance]

Palmer#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#20-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Palmer#21-Irw – [Palmer, AK. Looking east with Byers Peak in the background. Writing on photo reads “The Matanuska Project July 1936”–Palmer, AK, July 1936]

Palmer#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#21-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#22-Irw – [Four unidentified men with an American flag in front of the Palmer territorial school–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#22-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#n23-Irw – [Co-op trading post–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#n24-Irw – [Co-op trading post–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#n25-Irw – [Community center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Palmer#n26-Irw – [Community center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Palmer#n27-Irw – [Community center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Palmer#n28-Irw – [Community center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

Palmer#n29-Irw – [Barns, possibly on the fairgrounds–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#30-Irw – [Horses tied to a rail on Dahlia Ave.–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#30-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#30-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, AK Across the street from the Co-op.”]

Palmer#31-Irw – [Palmer territorial school with Lazy Mt and Byers Peak in the background]

Palmer#31-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#31-Irw. “6” is written on it]

Palmer#32-Irw – [Palmer School, dormitory, and commissary–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#32-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#32-Irw. Writing reads “Central School. Palmer”]

Palmer#33-Irw – [Aerial photo of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Palmer#33-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#33-Irw. Blank]

Palmer#34-Irw – [Homemakers float in the fourth of July parade–Palmer, AK, July 4th, 1935]

Palmer#34-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#34-Irw. Writing reads “4th of July 1935 Home makers float in the Parade”]

Palmer#35-Irw – [Water tower and buildings, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Palmer#35-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#35-Irw. Blank. Lower left hand corner is torn off]

Palmer#36-Irw – [Water tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#36-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#36-Irw. “3” is written on it]

Palmer#37-Irw – [Water tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#37-1-Irw – [Reverse of Palmer#37-Irw. “3” is written on it]

Palmer#s38-Irw – [Water tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. and Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s39-Irw – [Coal burning freight train at the Palmer Depot–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s40-Irw – [Buildings with the Talkeetna Mts. in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s41-Irw – [Buildings with the Talkeetna Mts. in the background–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s42-Irw – [Buildings, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s43-Irw – [Sunrise, with buildings in the middle ground–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s44-Irw – [Buildings, with Lazy Mt and Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s45-Irw – [Field with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s46-Irw – [Field with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s47-Irw – [Field with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s48-Irw – [Matanuska wind and blowing snow–downtown Palmer, AK, 1951]
 
Palmer#s49-Irw – [Unidentified person walking in the wind and blowing snow–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s50-Irw – [Winter wind and blowing snow–downtown Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s51-Irw – [Snow covered road, with Palmer beyond–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s52-Irw – [Unidentified person walking on a drifted in road, with Palmer beyond–Palmer, AK]
Palmer#s53-Irw – [Car driving on Wasilla Rd at Bugge’s hill–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s54-Irw – [Wasilla Rd plowed after a storm–Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49]
 
Palmer#s55-Irw – [Wasilla Rd in front of the Highland Hotel–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s56-Irw – [Unidentified person on a road, with the Palmer school beyond and Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s57-Irw – [Buildings, as seen from behind snowdrifts–Palmer, AK]
 
Palmer#s58-Irw – [Cabin in the snow–Palmer, AK]
 
 

Palmer#s59-Irw – [Food cache in the woods during WWII–near Palmer, AK, 1942]

Palmer#s60-Irw – [Koslosky’s Department Store–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s61-Irw – [Sign reading “Welcome to Palmer Farming Capitol (sic) of Alaska”]

Palmer#s62-Irw – [Cows in a field next to the Palmer dormitory–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s63-Irw – [Cows in a field, with buildings beyond and Pioneer Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s64-Irw – [Palmer school, dormitory, and other buildings–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s65-Irw – [Palmer school, dormitory, and other buildings–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s66-Irw – [Buildings–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s67-Irw – [Building, with water tower to the left–Palmer, AK]

Palmer#s68-Irw – [Bulldozer, with buildings beyond and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Palmer, AK]

People#1-Irw – [Fourteen unidentified people with a sign reading “Anchorage 99 Palmer 51” behind them]

People#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#1-Irw. “214” is stamped on it]

People#2-Irw – [People sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer school gym]

People#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#2-Irw. Writing reads “Jetson Farm Training Party Palmer School gym”]

People#3-Irw – [People sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer School gym]

People#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#3-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

People#4-Irw – [Large group of people lined up in rows having their photo taken in the Palmer school gym]

People#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#4-Irw. Writing reads “Jetson Farm Training Party, School gym Palmer, Alaska”]

People#5-Irw – [Large group of people lined up in rows having their photo taken in the Palmer school gym]

People#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#5-Irw. Writing reads “Jets on Farm training party gym. Palmer Alaska”]

People#6-Irw – [People sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer school gym]

People#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#6-Irw. Writing reads “Jets an farm training party”]

People#7-Irw – [Crowd of people with Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK]

People#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#7-Irw. “I” is stamped on it]

People#8-Irw – [Miss V. Louise Kellogg, Edith Turner, Mr. Brewster, Barbara Brewster in the Talkeetna Mts.]

People#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#8-Irw. Writing reads ““End of the Road” in the Talkeetnas, June 12, 1956 Miss V. Louise Kellogg Mrs. Herman Turner Mr. Brewster + Daughter (Barbara)”]

People#9-Irw – [Edith and Herman Turner on their 38th wedding anniversary–June 27, 1956]

People#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#9-Irw. Writing reads “Edith and Herman Turner 38th Wedding Anniversary June 27, 1956”]

People#11-Irw – [Four unidentified people: two men, a woman, and a boy]

People#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#11-Irw. “943181 Polaroid” is stamped on the bottom]

People#12-Irw – [An unidentified man and an unidentified woman]

People#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#12-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

People#13-Irw – [Estelle Irwin, Dr. G. W. Gasser, and Edna Cook at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK, 1937]

People#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#13-Irw. Writing reads “Stella Irwin Dr. G.W. Gasser, Director of Ag. Exp. Station, U. of Alaska (1937) Edna Cook. at the matanuska Station on Field Day Estelle Irwin Mr Gasser Ms Cook”]

People#14-Irw – [Eight people, identified, l to r, as: Miss McDonald, I.M.C. Anderson, Florence (?), Howard Estelle, unidentified man, unidentified woman, Lorin T. Oldroyd, Don L.

Irwin.–Alaska Extension Service about 1938]

People#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#14-Irw. Writing reads “Miss McDonald I.M.C. Anderson Florence – Howard Estelle – – Lorin T. Oldroyd  Don L. Irwin”

People#15-Irw – [Two unidentified people on a snowslide on Pioneer Peak, Knik river and bridge beyond–south of Palmer, AK]

People#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#15-Irw. “4” is stamped in the lower right hand corner]

People#16-Irw – [Group of people in front of a church–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

People#16-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#16. Photo is the same as People#17-Irw but one of them is printed backwards, undetermined which one. Writing reads “Church in the presbyterian manse Winter 1935-36”]

People#17-Irw – [Group of people in from of a church–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36]

People#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#17-Irw. Photo is the same as People#16-Irw but one of them is printed backwards, undetermined which one. Writing reads “Given to Don + Amy Irwin July 15, 1962 Taken in early 1936 in front of old manse on Wasilla-Palmer Road.”]

People#18-Irw – [Inabelle Irwin with two unidentified men–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935 or 36]

People#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#18-Irw. “00” is stamped on it]

People#19-Irw – [People sitting on wooden boards for a church service on Mother’s Day. Rev. Bert Bingle standing in back–Palmer, AK]

People#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#19-Irw. Writing reads “First church service held in the colony at Palmer, May 12 1935, Mother’s Day. Rev, B. J. Bingle in charge-standing. D.L. Irwin”]

People#20-Irw – [Two unidentified women and five unidentified men in front of a building]

People#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#20-Irw. Blank]

People#21-Irw – [Group photo under a sign reading “Trading Post”. Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corp Staff]

People#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#21-Irw. Writing reads “[illegible]: I’m sure you recognize many faces. I bought this picture many years ago and I don’t believe you were taken at this time at least I can’t find you.   Cliff Lillethi[illegible]/Archie Beils/Sally [illegible]/Bea McNally/Alice Makami/Rachel Hunt/Vivian Stoddard/Ruth DeArmond/Alice O’Neil/Beth Stoddard/Louie Odsather/Lois Spencer/Norbert Nathe/Ray [illegible]/Ship Cowden/Leo Jacobs/[illegible]/Geo Black/Anton Anderson/Dr. C. Earl Albrecht/Ant Engel[illegible]/Slim Deal/Jae Flakne/Jim Smith/Elmer [illegible]/ J.J. Cronin/Emil La Wallers”]

People#22-Irw – [Group photo in front of a cabin]

People#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#22-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it]

People#23-Irw – [Group of people next to an airplane, getting their mail]

People#23-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#23-Irw. “15” is stamped on it]

People#24-Irw – [ARRC officers, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, April 1935]

People#24-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#24-Irw. Writing reads “ARRC officers, April 1935 Palmer Alaska. Matanuska Colony Project”]

People#25-Irw – [Anchorage excursion train with band members–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#25-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#25-Irw. “9” is stamped on it]

People#26-Irw – [A baseball team, with Byers Peak in the distance. Thirteen unidentified men–Palmer, AK]

People#26-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#26-Irw. “2” is stamped on it]

People#27-Irw – [Introducing Rex (Rev.?) A.C. Atwood at drawing. Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#27-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#27-Irw. Writing reads “Introducing Rex. A. C. Atwood at drawing”]

People#28-Irw – [Introducing Colonel Ohlson, General Manager, Alaska Railroad at the drawing–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#28-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#28-Irw. Writing reads “Introducing Colonel Ohlson General Manager Alaska Railroad at the drawing.”]

People#n29-Irw – [Church reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”]

People#n29-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#n29-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it]

People#n30-Irw – [Unidentified people at a church reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”]

People#n30-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#n30-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”]

People#n31-Irw – [Unidentified people at a church reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”]

People#n31-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#n31-Irw. “05” is stamped on it]

People#32-Irw – [Six unidentified people outside of a tent, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#32-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#32-Irw. Blank]

People#34-Irw – [Unidentified people sitting in a train, seen from the center of the aisle]

People#34-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#34-Irw. Blank]

People#35-Irw – [Five unidentified men]

People#35-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#35-Irw. Blank]

People#39-Irw – [Joan Anderson, Don Irwin, and Amy Irwin]

People#39-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#39-Irw. Writing reads “Joan Anderson/Don L. Irwin/Amy

  1. Irwin 1945”]

People#40-Irw – [Two unidentified women and an unidentified man]

People#40-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#40-Irw. “2” is stamped on it]

People#41-Irw – [Three unidentified women and two unidentified men sitting on a couch]

People#41-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#41-Irw. Blank]

People#44-Irw – [Eight unidentified girls]

People#44-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#44-Irw. “7” is stamped on it]

People#45-Irw – [Eleven unidentified people]

People#45-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#45-Irw. Blank]

People#46-Irw – [Group of people in front of a cake. Some people identified include: Margaret Snodgrass, M.D. Snodgrass, Fanny Werner, Irene Benson, Bill Hoskins]

People#46-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#46-Irw. Writing reads “What house plan did you choose? 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 What plan(s) are there shapes? [drawing of shapes] What month did you & your family move into your new house? Did you have a choice between log, lumber/frame, or log & lumber? What furniture did you bring from home to use in Alaska?”]

People#47-Irw – [Four unidentified men in a field]

People#47-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#47-Irw. “758E” is stamped on it]

People#48-Irw – [Three unidentified men in a field]

People#48-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#48. “75 E” is stamped on it]

People#49-Irw – [Two unidentified men in a field, with buildings in the distance]

People#49-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#49-Irw. “758E” is stamped on it]

People#50-Irw – [Colonel O.F. Ohlson, General Manager of the Alaska Railroad, and Don Irwin, general manager of the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corp discuss Colony matters–Palmer, AK, May 10, 1935]

People#50-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#50-Irw. Writing reads “Colonel O.F. Ohlson general manager, The Alaska Railroad, and Don L. Irwin, general manager of the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corp. Palmer, Alaska May 10, 1935. They discuss colony matters. [illegible] colonists are just arriving”]

People#n51-Irw – [Large group of women and children outside a building identified as the Irwin residence, at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK]

People#n51-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#n51-Irw. Writing reads “Wives of Colonist and Old Settlers enjoy a “Slander party” Picture taken just before the “gabfest” began Irwin” “Taken at Irwin residence Matanuska Ag. Exp. Station Matanuska alaska 1936”]]

People#n52-Irw – [Large group of women and children outside a building identified as the Irwin residence, at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

People#n52-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#n52-Irw. Writing reads “Club putting in the Matanuska Valley after coming of the Colonists in 1935”]

People#53-Irw -[Large group of women and children outside a building]

People#53-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#53-Irw. “36” is stamped on it]

People#54-Irw – [Colonists gathering, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#54-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#54-Irw. Blank]

People#55-Irw – [Ferber Bailey, Seth Cook, and Don Irwin sitting on the back of a truck–Palmer, AK, 1959]

People#55-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#55-Irw. Writing reads “Ferber Baily (sic)/Seth Cook/Don Irwin}1935 Colonists Before the arrival of the 59 Minnesota colonists.”]

People#56-Irw – [Group photo of the Pioneers of Alaska (?)–Juneau, AK, 1930-31]

People#56-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#56-Irw. Writing reads “Grand Igloo – Pioneers of Alaska – Meeting in – Juneau Ak 1930-31, officers – [illegible] Pres. Cal [illegible]”]

People#57-Irw – [Norbert Nathe and Estella Irwin next to a sign reading “Willow Creek Road 11 Miles to Gold Bullion”–north of Palmer, AK, about 1937]

People#57-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#57-Irw. “11” is stamped on it]

People#58-Irw – [An unidentified man and woman next to a car] People#58-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#58-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

People#59-Irw – [An unidentified man and woman on a road–Palmer, AK, 1936]

People#59-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#59-Irw. Writing reads “Ed. Coffey + Mrs. Coffey 1936 Irwin”]

People#60-Irw – [Nick Nichols, Louie Odsather, and Estelle Irwin in a boat–Matanuska Valley, Alaska, about 1936]

People#60-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#60-Irw. “4” is stamped on it]

People#61-Irw – [Crowd of people in front of the Palmer Post Office and General Store on Mail Day–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#61-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#61-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

People#62-Irw – [Unidentified man and woman on the front porch of the trading post]

People#62-1-Irw – [People#62-Irw. “1” is stamped on it]

People#63-Irw – [People waving from cars, visiting their neighbors–Matanuska Valley, AK]

People#63-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#63-Irw. “6” is stamped on it]

People#64-Irw – [An unidentified man and woman in front of salmon smoking on racks]

People#64-1-Irw – [Reverse of People#64-Irw. “14” is stamped on it]

People#n65-Irw – [Unidentified man and woman in front of racks of smoked salmon at fish camp]

People#n66-Irw – [Rev. Bert Bingle and Amy Irwin next to flowers]

People#n67-Irw – [Rev. Bert Bingle and Amy Irwin next to rows of flowers]

People#n68-Irw – [Rev. Bert Bingle next to flowers]

People#n69-Irw – [Rev. Bert Bingle next to flowers]

People#n70-Irw – [Amy Irwin next to flowers]

People#n71-Irw – [Amy Irwin next to flowers]

People#n72-Irw – [Unidentified people next to tents, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#n73-Irw – [Unidentified people next to tents, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

People#n74-Irw – [Unidentified women sitting in a row, with a woman dressed in black in the foreground, possibly a funeral]

People#n75-Irw – [An unidentified man and woman in front of a building]

People#n76-Irw – [Don, Amy, and Donny Irwin]

People#n77-Irw – [Two unidentified men next to a train]

People#n78-Irw – [Donnie Irwin and Jimmy Simpson holding fish on a string at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

People#n79-Irw – [Donnie Irwin and Jimmy Simpson holding fish on a string at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

People#n80-Irw – [Visitors to the Matanuska Exp. Farm. Eight men, two of whom are identified as Loren T. Oldroyd and Don Irwin, respectively]

People#n81-Irw – [Group of women in front of a building]

People#n82-Irw – [Group of unidentified men and women in front of a building]

People#n83-Irw – [Thirteen unidentified people in the snow with a hill beyond]

People#n84-Irw – [A woman and three children]

People#n85-Irw – [Louis Odsather, Donny Irwin, and Estella Odsather (nee Irwin)-Palmer, AK]

People#n86-Irw – [Don Sr, Don Jr, and Amy Irwin at their home–Palmer, AK, 1951]

People#n87-Irw – [Louis and Estella (nee Irwin) Odsather sitting next to the Little Susitna River]

People#n88-Irw – [Four unidentified woman and a child on a street]

People#n89-Irw – [Unidentified man and woman]

People#n90-Irw – [Two unidentified men and a child in front of a house]

People#n91-Irw – [Two unidentified women and an unidentified man]

People#n92-Irw – [Three women and a man in a kitchen]

People#n93-Irw – [Four unidentified women in a kitchen]

People#n94-Irw – [Mr and Mrs Bob Klem at an Extension Service Furniture Upholstery Class]

People#n95-Irw – [Two unidentified women next to chairs]

People#n96-Irw – [Nine unidentified people talking]

People#n97-Irw – [Ten unidentified people eating and talking]

People#n98-Irw – [Two unidentified men and an unidentified woman]

People#n99-Irw – [Three unidentified men]

People#n100-Irw – [Two unidentified women talking]

People#n101-Irw – [Two unidentified women talking]

People#n102-Irw – [Group of people in a building. There appears to be a Christmas tree in the corner. Possibly a Grange meeting or event]

People#n103-Irw – [Unidentified man with a plate]

People#n104-Irw – [Unidentified woman eating]

People#n105-Irw – [Two women and two men next to a car with an open trunk filled with luggage]

People#s106-Irw – [“Ty” Wilson, homesteader, at Fish Creek–near Knik, AK, 1949]

People#s107-Irw – [Ann Wilson, homesteader, at Fish Creek–near Knik, AK, 1949]

People#s108-Irw – [“Ty” Wilson and “Mac” McHenry, homesteaders, at Fish Creek–near Knik, AK, 1949]

People#s109-Irw – [“Mac” McHenry, Estella Irwin, Louis Odsather, and Ann Wilson at Fish Creek–near Knik, AK, 1949]

People#s110-Irw – [Crowd of people on a field with the water tower beyond on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1947]

People#s111-Irw – [Seven people serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950]

People#s112-Irw – [People serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950] P

eople#s113-Irw – [People serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950]

People#s114-Irw – [Kay, Bob, and Billie Pippel (with pinwheel), Governor Gruening speaking at right, Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1949]

People#s115-Irw – [Jim Wilson broadcasting from the Matanuska Valley Fair, Rusty Dow and Tom Moyer (?) at left–Palmer, AK, 1957]

People#s116-Irw – [Colonists Ferber Bailey and Seth Cook with Ferber’s new truck–1959]

People#s117-Irw – [Ferber Bailey, Amy Irwin, and Seth Cook with Ferb’s new truck–Palmer, AK, 1959]

People#s118-Irw – [Bill Stewart of KENI Radio, and Jim Wilson interview M.D. and Mrs. Snodgrass at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957]

People#s119-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s120-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s121-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s122-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s123-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s124-Irw – [Gathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event]

People#s125-Irw – [Grover Fireovid talking to the Fair Queen–Palmer, AK, 1953]

People#s126-Irw – [Grover Fireovid talking to the Fair Queen–Palmer, AK, 1953]

People#s127-Irw – [Wally Hickel in a parade–Palmer, AK]

People#s128-Irw – [Amy Irwin, Seth Cook, and Edna Cook at Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, 1953]

People#s129-Irw – [Amy Irwin, Seth Cook, and Edna Cook at Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, 1953]

People#s130-Irw – [Al Saxton at Bruce Graham’s cabin on Wasilla Lake]

People#s131-Irw – [Dr. Terris Moore, University of Alaska President; Lynn Hollis, Extension Director; Don Irwin, speaking. Extension Service Conference–Palmer, AK, 1951]

People#s132-Irw – [Don Irwin]

People#s133-Irw – [Amy Irwin with a vase of flowers]

People#s134-Irw – [Amy Irwin next to chicken statues with flowers beyond]

People#s135-Irw – [Amy Irwin next to a house]

People#s136-Irw – [Amy Irwin with chickens–1949]

People#s137-Irw – [Amy Irwin with forest in the background]

People#s138-Irw – [Hazel and Raymond Gould with Amy Irwin]

People#s139-Irw – [Will and Grace Moore with Amy Irwin]

People#s140-Irw – [Don Irwin Jr. and Tommy Joseph at the Irwin House–Palmer, AK, 1951]

People#s141-Irw – [People at Carolyn Johnson’s wedding, Lutheran Church–Palmer, AK, June 1949]

People#s142-Irw – [Eugene Kirsch and James Hurley at the Matanuska Exp. Station on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, August 18, 1949]

People#s143-Irw – [Five unidentified people in the ‘chow line’ at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, 1948]

People#s144-Irw – [Group photo in front of a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station. People identified as F. Lynns, Eberts, and Irwins–near Palmer, AK]

People#s145-Irw – [Group photo in front of a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station. People identified as F. Lynns, Eberts, and Irwins–near Palmer, AK]

People#s146-Irw – [People at a Christmas party at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

People#s147-Irw – [People at a Christmas party at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1952]

People#s148-Irw – [Army officers from the Aluetians visiting the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1943]

People#s149-Irw – [First TV pictures taken in the Matanuska Valley, at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK]

People#s150-Irw – [Boy scouts on the trail with packs–AK]

People#s151-Irw – [Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce delegation to Alaska–Palmer, AK, July 1951]

People#s152-Irw – [Sam and Mary Mogg with an unidentified man–Nome, AK]

People#s153-Irw – [Four unidentified people, three wearing parkas] People#s154-Irw – [Native man–Northern Alaska]

People#s155-Irw – [Native woman–Northern Alaska]

People#s156-Irw – [Chief of the village of Eagle–Yukon River, AK]

People#s157-Irw – [Robert Henderson, Kate Carmack, and George Camack]

People#s158-Irw – [John Boss trying to waterski on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954]

People#s159-Irw – [Unidentified man water skiing on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954]

People#Ls160-Irw – [Two women and a man in a cemetery–unknown location]

People#Ls161-Irw – [Crowd of people standing in grass under trees–unknown location]

People#Ls162-Irw – [An unidentified man and a woman]

Petersburg#s1-Irw – [Aerial photo of Petersburg, AK, viewed from an Ellis Airlines plane]

Petersburg#s2-Irw – [Harbor–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s3-Irw – [Harbor–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s4-Irw – [Harbor and Kayler-Dahl Cannery–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s5-Irw – [Halibut boats in Petersburg Harbor–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s6-Irw – [Fishing Fleet in harbor–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s7-Irw – [People in front of an Ellis Airlines Plane at the Petersburg Harbor Float–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s8-Irw – [Earl Ohmer–downtown Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s9-Irw – [Earl Ohmer–downtown Petersburg, AK, probably 1949]

Petersburg#s10-Irw – [Herman Papke, homesteader on Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK, probably 1949]

Petersburg#s11-Irw – [Apple grafted to native crabapple on Herman Papke’s homestead–Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s12-Irw – [A girl feeding a blacktail deer fawn at the Exp. Station fur farm–Petersburg, AK, 1949]

Petersburg#s13-Irw – [Dr. Knoblach and Jim Leekley, fur farm manager, at the Petersburg Fur Farm Exp. Station–Petersburg, AK, 1949]

Petersburg#s14-Irw – [A man removing snow with a snowblower at a poultry farm near Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK]

Petersburg#s15-Irw – [A man removing snow with a snowblower at a poultry farm near Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK]

Picnic#1-Irw – [Seth Cook, Dr. Albrecht, Walter Huntley, and Don Irwin picnicking. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936]

Picnic#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#1-Irw. Writing reads “Seth Cook Dr. Albrecht Walter Huntley Don L. Irwin”]

Picnic#2-Irw – [C.E. Albrecht, Seth Cook, Frank Lynn, Walter Huntley, and Don Irwin on a picnic]

Picnic#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#2-Irw. Writing reads “Albrecht, CE./Cook, Seth/Lynn, Frank/Huntley, Walter/Irwin, Don Irwin”]

Picnic#3-Irw – [Clyde King, Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, Walter Huntley, and Dean George H. Gasser. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936]

Picnic#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#3-Irw. Writing reads “Clyde King Dr. C. Earl Albrecht Walter Huntley and Dean Geo H. Gasser”]

Picnic#4-Irw – [People picnicking with mountains in the background]

Picnic#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#4-Irw. “1” is stamped on it]

Picnic#5-Irw – [Amy Irwin, Mary Ann Lynn, Blanch Albrecht, and Clare Johnson]

Picnic#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#5-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin/Mary Ann Linn/Blanch Albrecht/Clare Johnson Irwin”. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936]

Picnic#6-Irw – [Three women; identified as Mrs. Victor Johnson, Amy Irwin, Mary Ann Lynn”]

Picnic#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#6-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Victor Johnson L left Amy. Irwin cinter (sic) . Mary Ann Lynn  Irwin”]

Picnic#7-Irw – [Amy Irwin and Mary Ann Irwin]

Picnic#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#7-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin/Mary Ann Linn Irwin”]

Picnic#8-Irw – [Mrs. Harold Thuma and Mrs A.J. Swanson (?)]

Picnic#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#8-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Harold Thuma/Mrs. A J. Swanson [?] Irwin”

Picnic#9-Irw – [“Kit” Johnson, Mrs. Victor Johnson, C. Earl Albrecht, and Rev. Bingle]

Picnic#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#9-Irw. Writing reads ““Kit” Johnson, Mrs. Victor Johnson, C Earl Albrecht + Rev. Bingle  Irwin”]

Picnic#10-Irw – [Margaret Miller and Don Irwin at the Colony Picnic–Palmer, AK, 1938]

Picnic#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#10-Irw. Writing reads “Margaret Miller/Don L. Irwin/Colony Picnic Palmer, 1938  Irwin”]

Picnic#11-Irw – [Three unidentified women, an unidentified man, and a baby]

Picnic#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#11-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”]

Picnic#12-Irw – [Four women, identified as Mrs King, Mrs. Albrecht, Mrs. Andy Anderson, and Mrs. Margaret Miller]

Picnic#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#12-Irw. Writing reads “(Left.) Mrs King, Mrs. Albrecht, Mrs. Andy Anderson/Mrs. Margaret Miller  Irwin”]

Picnic#13-Irw – [Twelve people picnicking along Willow Creek, AK, about 1939. Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson is identified]

Picnic#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#13-Irw. “34” is stamped on it]

Picnic#14-Irw – [Three people, including Don Irwin, picnicking next to a stream–Matanuska Valley, AK, about 1939]

Picnic#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#14-Irw. “34” is stamped on it]

Picnic#n15-Irw – [Twelve people picnicking alongside Willow Creek–AK]

Picnic#n15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#n15-Irw. “8” is stamped on it]

Picnic#n16-Irw – [Nine people picnicking alongside Willow Creek–AK]

Picnic#n16-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#n16-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic at Willow Creek”]

Picnic#17-Irw – [Unidentified man and woman eating off paper plates outdoors]

Picnic#17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#17-Irw. Writing reads “21”]

Picnic#18-Irw – [Two unidentified men eating off of paper plates outside]

Picnic#18-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#18-Irw. “714” is stamped on it]

Picnic#19-Irw – [Four unidentified people picnicking in the woods]

Picnic#19-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#19-Irw. “00” is stamped on it]

Picnic#20-Irw – [Two men, identified as Bill Curtis and Vick Chapman, eating in the grass]

Picnic#20-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#20-Irw. Writing reads “Bill Curtis + Vick Chapman Irwin”]

Picnic#21-Irw – [Crowd of people getting food at the Masonic/Eastern Star picnic at Edulund’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Picnic#21-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#21-Irw. Writing reads “Mason-Eastern star Picnic Edlunds Lake Matanuska Valley”]

Picnic#22-Irw – [People at a Fourth of July Picnic–Matanuska Valley, AK, July 4, 1937]

Picnic#22-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#22-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic in Matanuska Valley July 4, 1937”]

Picnic#23-Irw – [Group photo of the people at a picnic at Green Acres–Matanuska Valley, AK. 1937]

Picnic#23-1-Irw – [Reverse of Picnic#23-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic at. Green acres in Matanuska Valley 1937”]

Picnic#n24-Irw – [Crowd of people at a picnic, probably the Masonic/Eastern Star Picnic at Edulund’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Picnic#n25-Irw – [Ten unidentified people at a Pioneers or Homemaker’s club picnic, probably at Moose Creek, AK]

Picnic#n26-Irw – [Twelve unidentified people picnicking in Hatcher’s Pass area–north of Palmer, AK]

Picnic#n27-Irw – [Five unidentified men and a boy pan for gold during a picnic outing in Hatcher’s Pass–near Palmer, AK]

Picnic#n28-Irw – [Five unidentified people surrounded by brush in what appear to be Hatcher’s Pass area]

Picnic#n29-Irw – [Four unidentified people picnicking, with what appears to be a camera in the foreground]

Picnic#n30-Irw – [A crowd of people at a picnic]

Picnic#n31-Irw – [A young boy with a stick, with a crowd of people beyond, at a picnic]

Picnic#n32-Irw – [Three unidentified people sitting at a table at a picnic]

Picnic#n33-Irw – [Nine unidentified people picnicking at Willow Creek, AK]

Picnic#n34-Irw – [An unidentified woman splitting wood with a creek beyond]

Picnic#s35-Irw – [Fifteen unidentified people at a picnic at the Matanuska Exp.Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Picnic#s36-Irw – [People, including I.M.C. Anderson scoop ice cream into ice cream cones at a picnic]

Picnic#s37-Irw – [[People, including I.M.C. Anderson scoop ice cream into ice cream cones at a picnic]

Picnic#s38-Irw – [I.M.C “Andy” Anderson, head of the Alaska FHA, and Warren Cuddy, President of the First National Bank in Anchorage, talking at a picnic–1949]

Picnic#s39-Irw – [People at a Sourdough club picnic]

Picnic#s40-Irw – [Eight women, including Edna Cook, Mrs. King, and Amy Irwin, at a Sourdough Club Picnic]

Picnic#s41-Irw – [Crowd of people at a picnic]

Picnic#s42-Irw – [An unidentified man squatting on the ground in front of a row of seated women]

Picnic#s43-Irw – [Heinie Sneider, Alaska Territorial Senator, 3rd Judicial Division, in front of seated women, including Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson and Amy Irwin. At a picnic–1951]

Picnic#s44-Irw – [Six seated women, including Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson and Amy Irwin]

Picnic#s45-Irw – [Seven unidentified men on the shore of a lake]

Picnic#s46-Irw – [Three men, including M.D. Snodgrass and Harry Duff, sitting on the ground at a Sourdough picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm]

Picnic#s47-Irw – [Seven people, including Karla Duff, sitting on the ground at a picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm]

Picnic#s48-Irw – [An unidentified woman at a food table at the Sourdough picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm]

Picnic#s49-Irw – [Seth Cook eating at the Sourdough club picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm]

Picnic#s50-Irw – [Mrs. A.J. Swanson talks to Amy Irwin, Margaret Jane Cope beyond]

Picnic#s51-Irw – [Mrs. A.J. Swanson talks to Amy Irwin, Harry Wimmer beyond]

Picnic#s52-Irw – [Aerial photo of people at the Sourdough club picnic at Moose Creek–north of Palmer, AK, 1949]

Picnic#s53-Irw – [People at a Sourdough club picnic at the Albrecht home on Bailey Hill–Palmer, AK, about 1951]

Picnic#s54-Irw – [Picnic at Dr. McKinley’s home near Bodenburg Butte–near Palmer, AK. Probably a Sourdough club picnic in the late 1950’s]

Rainbow#s1-Irw – [Rainbow with the Chugach Mts beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Rainbow#s2-Irw – [Rainbow with the Chugach Mts beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Rainbow#s3-Irw – [Rainbow with Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Reindeer#Ls1-Irw – [Herd of reindeer with an unidentified person]

Reindeer#Ls2-Irw – [Unidentified person with a herd of reindeer]

River#1-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Knik river]

River#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#1-Irw. Writing reads “Knik River (2)”]

River#n2-Irw – [Hurricane Gulch as seen from an Alaska rail car. Writing below image reads “Hurican (sic) Gulch from Alaska Rail car”]

River#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#n2-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it]

River#n3-Irw – [A river]

River#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#n3-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

River#n4-Irw – [Matanuska River in flood–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Matanuska River in Flood”]

River#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#n4-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

River#n5-Irw – [Susitna River and Alaska Range beyond viewed from the train]

River#6-Irw – [Creek, with sign reading “Montana Creek” in the foreground. Probably Montana Creek]

River#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#6-Irw. “55” is stamped on it]

River#7-Irw – [Ice pack on the Matanuska River–Matanuska Valley, AK]

River#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of River#7-Irw. Writing reads “Ice Pack on Matanuska River”]

River#s8-Irw – [People fishing at Bird Creek on the Seward Hwy–south of Anchorage, AK]

River#s9-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Tanana River]

River#s10-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Tanana River–near Nenana, AK]

River#s11-Irw – [Matanuska River Valley in autumn–north of Palmer, AK]

River#s12-Irw – [Matanuska River Valley–north of Palmer, AK]

River#s13-Irw – [Matanuska River with Knik Glacier in background–near Palmer, AK]

River#14-Irw – [The Little Susitna River–north of Palmer, AK]

River#s15-Irw – [Little Susitna River and Hatcher Pass Road at “the Thumb”–north of Palmer, AK]

River#s16-Irw – [Aerial photo of the Matanuska River–near Palmer, AK]

River#s17-Irw – [Northwest view of the Matanuska River and Valley farms from the Bodenburg Butte–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944]

River#s18-Irw – [The Little Susitna River in the Talkeetna Mts.–north of Palmer, AK]

River#Ls19 – [A river with trees around it]

Road#1-Irw – [Looking east down a road, with Byers Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK]

Road#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Road#1-Irw. Blank]

Road#2-Irw – [Palmer-Wasilla Road west of Palmer, AK. Byers Peak in the distance]

Road#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Road#2-Irw. Pen marks in the lower right hand corner]

Road#3-Irw – [Telephone or telegraph line along a road–AK]

Road#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Road#3-Irw. “714” is stamped on it]

Road#n4-Irw – [Road construction]

Road#s5-Irw – [Road between Palmer and Wasilla–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s6-Irw – [Eastern view on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s7-Irw – [Palmer-Wasilla Hwy looking east, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s8-Irw – [Glenn Hwy near Bodenburg Butte, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s9-Irw – [Glenn Hwy above King River in the fall]

Road#s10-Irw – [Glenn Hwy with Wishbone Hill in the distance–north of Palmer, AK]

Road#s11-Irw – [Alaska Hwy]

Road#s12-Irw – [Car on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s13-Irw – [Car on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s14-Irw – [Byers Peak and Chugach Mts. from Monaghan Hill–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s15-Irw – [Snowdrift on the fairgrounds fence along Fireweed Ave.–Palmer, AK, Winter 1950-51]

Road#s16-Irw – [Road–south of Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49]

Road#s17-Irw – [Road–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49]

Road#s18-Irw – [Road–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49]

Road#s19-Irw – [Road–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49]

Road#s20-Irw – [Snow slide on the Palmer-Anchorage road below Pioneer Peak near the Knik River bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Road#s21-Irw – [Snow slide on the Palmer-Anchorage road below Pioneer Peak near the Knik River bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Roadhouse#s1-Irw – [Fire Lake Roadhouse on the Glenn Hwy between Palmer and Anchorage, AK]

Roadhouse#s2-Irw – [Tok lodge at the junction of the Alaska Hwy and the Glenn Hwy–Tok, AK]

Seward#s1-Irw – [Harbor–Seward, AK]

Seward#s2-Irw – [Probably the Seward waterfront at the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake–Seward, AK]

Ship#1-Irw – [The North Star taking on lumber for the Matanuska Colony–probably Ketchikan, AK, 1935]

Ship#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Ship#1-Irw. Writing reads ““North Star”, Indian Affairs motorboat bringing in supplies for colonists”]

Ship#2-Irw – [The U.S. Army Transport St. Mihiel–Seward, AK, 1935]

Ship#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Ship#2-Irw. Blank]

Ship#3-Irw – [U.S. Army Transport St. Mihiel steaming up Resurrection Bay, AK, 7:45 AM, May 22, 1935]

Ship#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Ship#3-Irw. Blank]

Ship#4-Irw – [Unloading the North Star–Seward, AK, 1935]

Ship#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Ship#4-Irw. “1” is stamped on it]

Ship@5-Irw – [Alaska steamship Yukon–March 11, 1940]

Sign#n1-Irw – [Sign reading “ALASKA”]

Sign#n2-Irw – [Sign half buried in snow reading “Welcome to Alaska Help Prevent Forest Fires”]

Sign#s3-Irw – [Salmon register at Fish Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, Summer 1949]

Sitka#1-Irw – [Aerial photo of Sitka, AK]

Sitka#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Sitka#1-Irw. Writing reads “Sitka Alaska showing Water front, business area, Pioneers Home, (center foreground with tall flag pole.”]

Snow Plow#n1-Irw – [A rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road]

Snow Plow#n1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow Plow#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Rotary Snow plow clearing roads in the Matanuska Valley, Alaska”]

Snow Plow#2-Irw – [Car moving snow drifts off of a road–Writing below image reads “Moving snow drift of (sic) of road]

Snow Plow#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow Plow#2-Irw. “36” is stamped on it]

Snow Plow#3-Irw – [A rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road]

Snow Plow#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow Plow#3-Irw. Writing reads “Snow plow (rotary) clearing snow drifts from road.”]

Snow Plow#n4-Irw – [A rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road]

Snow Plow#n5-Irw – [A snow plow removes snow drifts from a road]

Snow#1-Irw – [Two unidentified men on a road cut through a snow slide on Little Susitna road to Independence gold mine near Palmer, Alaska

Snow#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow#1-Irw. Writing reads “Road cut through a snow slide on Little Susitna road to Independence gold mine near Palmer, Alaska”]

Snow#2-Irw – [Two unidentified people on a road]

Snow#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow#2-Irw. “21” is stamped on it]

Snow#3-Irw – [Looking west on the Palmer-Wasilla Hwy from the Alaska Railroad track during a snowstorm–near Palmer, AK]

Snow#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Snow#3-Irw. Writing reads “Snow storm – Looking west on Palmer-Wasilla highway from alaska RR track”]

Song#Ls1-1-Irw – [First slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”]

Song#Ls1-2-Irw – [Second slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”]

Song#Ls1-3-Irw – [Third slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”]

Song#Ls1-4-Irw – [Fourth slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”]

Song#Ls1-5-Irw – [Fifth slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”]

Song#Ls2-1-Irw – [First slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-2-Irw – [Second slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-3A-Irw – [Third slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-3-Irw – [Fourth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-4A-Irw – [Fifth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-4-Irw – [Sixth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-5-Irw – [Seventh slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-6-Irw – [Eighth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls2-7-Irw – [Ninth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”]

Song#Ls3-1-Irw – [First slide of lyrics of the song “Three O’Clock in the Morn”]

Song#Ls3-2-Irw – [Second slide of lyrics of the song “Three O’Clock in the Morn”]

Southeast AK#s1-Irw – [South end of Douglas Island, house on Marmion Island, south end of Gastineau Channel–south of Juneau, AK]

Southeast AK#s2-Irw – [Flying coastal airlines between Juneau and Petersburg, AK, September 1949]

Southeast AK#s3-Irw – [Icefield near icy strait–Southeast AK]

Still Life#n1-Irw – [Lamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table]

Still Life#n2-Irw – [Lamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table]

Still Life#n3-Irw – [Lamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table]

Still Life#n4-Irw – [Flowers in a vase on a table]

Still Life#n5-Irw – [A diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “consumer’s milk dollar”]

Still Life#n6-Irw – [A diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “Anchorage Area Milk Production”]

Still Life#n7-Irw – [A diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “Matanuska Valley – Farm Sales”]

Sunset#n1-Irw – [Sunset behind trees]

Sunset#n2-Irw – [Sunset behind trees]

Tent City#1-Irw – [Colonist tents–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Colonist tents 1935”]

Tent City#2-Irw – [Transient workers erecting tents for colonists–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#2-Irw. Blank]

Tent City#3-Irw – [Tent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#4-Irw – [Tent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#4-Irw. Writing reads “A 0”]

Tent City#5-Irw – [Tent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#5-Irw. Writing reads “To the best Mother in the world Your son, Clare Palmer, Alaska July”]

Tent City#6-Irw – [Tent with signs reading “U.S. Commissioner Mr. Carr” and U.S. Marshal Mr. Sheely”–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#6-Irw. Writing reads “Eugen Carr U.S. Commissioner Ross L. Sheely U.S. Depty. Marshal”}

Tent City#7-Irw – [Tent city of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#7-Irw. Writing reads “Tent city of Palmer, Alaska, 1935”]

Tent City#8-Irw – [Tent city of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#8-Irw. Blank]

Tent City#9-Irw – [Tent city of Palmer, AK, 1935]

Tent City#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#9-Irw. Blank]

Tent City#10-Irw – [Men unloading a cart at the tent city of Palmer, AK]

Tent City#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#10-Irw. Blank]

Tent City#11-Irw – [Men in a field, assembling what appear to be colonist tents]

Tent City#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#11-Irw. Stain in the upper right corner]

Tent City#12-Irw – [Men assembling tents for the colonists]

Tent City#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Tent City#12-Irw. Tape in the upper left corner]

Tent City#n13-Irw – [Lumber for the Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Train#1-Irw – [Train on the tracks at Curry Station, with a banner on one car reading “University of Alaska Student Special”]

Text#Ls1-Irw – [Slide of text reading “Flash— It is reported that Charlie Bush and Loslosky are going into partner-ship in the grocery business”]

Text#Ls2-Irw – [Slide of text reading “I THEREFORE BELIEVE IT IS MY DUTY TO MY COUNTRY TO LOVE IT, TO SUPPORT ITS CONSTITUTION TO OBEY ITS LAWS, TO RESPECT, ITS FLAG AND TO DEFEND IT AGAINST ALL ENEMIES.”]

Text#Ls3-Irw – [Slide of text reading “Forty four miles of hot dogs will be served ala-la-grab down stairs in the kitchen.”]

Text#Ls4-Irw – [Slide of text reading “HAIL.HAIL.WE ARE ALL ELKS HERE WHAT THE DEUCE DO WE CARE WHAT THE DEUCE DO WE CARE HAIL.HAIL.WE ARE ALL ELKS HERE WHAT THE DEUCE DO WE CARE NOW.”]

Text#Ls5-Irw – [Slide of text reading “Take a slant at Craig, does he not remind you of a hand painted peanut”]

Text#Ls6-Irw – [Slide of text reading “As a Representative of this grand and glorious country Olfin will make a lovely waltzer.”

Text#Ls7-Irw – [Slide of text reading “They do say:— That there is “stiff” competition between Williams and Loudermilch”]

Text#Ls8-Irw – [Slide of text reading “Yes—— Fred Peterson has now paid his transfer license

with ten extra iron bingles to boot.”]

Train#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Train#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”]

Train#n2-Irw – [Man standing next to an Alaska Railroad train car–Wasilla, AK. Writing below image reads “Alaska Railroad, Wasilla”]

Train#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Train#n2-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it]

Train#3-Irw – [Train car school, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935]

Train#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Train#3-Irw. “12” is stamped on it]

Train#4-Irw – [Train car school, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “First School House:Palmer, Alaska”]

Train#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Train#4-Irw. “97” is written on it]

Train#n5-Irw – [People standing next to a train at a station] Train#s6-Irw – [Alaska Railroad train–Healy, AK]

Tree Roots#s1-Irw – [Wind toppled tree showing shallow root system–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Tree#n1-Irw – [Old cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK]

Tree#n2-Irw – [Old cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK]

Tree#n3-Irw – [Old cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK]

Tree#n4-Irw – [Red cedar stump, hollowed out so that it can be driven through–Washington state]

Tree#Ls5-Irw – [Trees in a graveyard–unknown location]

Tree#Ls6-Irw – [Field with trees beyond–unknown location] Tree#Ls7-Irw – [Field with trees beyond–unknown location]

UAF#s1-Irw – [Entrance sign to the University of Alaska–College, AK]

UAF#s2-Irw – [University of Alaska–College, AK, 1952]

UAF#s3-Irw – [University of Alaska–College, AK]

UAF#s4-Irw – [Eilson building, University of Alaska–College, AK, 1951]

UAF#s5-Irw – [Geophysical Institute building, University of Alaska–College, AK]

UAF#s6-Irw – [University of Alaska from front of new engineering building–College, AK]

UAF#s7-Irw – [Coast and Geodetic Survey building, University of Alaska–College, AK, 1951]

UAF#s8-Irw – [Masonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK]

UAF#s9-Irw – [Masonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK]

UAF#s10-Irw – [Masonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK]

UAF#s11-Irw – [Masonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK]

UAF#s12-Irw – [Masonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK]

UAF#s13-Irw – [Pres. Emeritus Chas. E. Bunnell sets the cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg at the University of Alaska–College, AK, July 1, 1949]

UAF#s14-Irw – [Pres. Emeritus Chas. E. Bunnell with unidentified people]

UAF#s15-Irw – [People gathering for the laying of the Geophysical Bldg cornerstone–College, AK, July 1, 1949]

UAF#s16-Irw – [Graduation Exercises at the University of Alaska–College, AK, 1952]

UAF#s17-Irw – [Amy Irwin, Don Irwin, and Lydia Fohn-Hansen at the University of Alaska on Graduation Day–College, AK, May 18, 1959. Don Irwin and Fohn-Hansen awarded Honorary Dr. of Humanities degrees]

UAF#s18-Irw – [Dr. Andrew Nerland, Pre. of Univ. of Alaska Board of Regents–1952]

Vegetables#1-Irw – [Vegetables lined up next to building. Crop samples–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Vegetables#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetable#1-Irw. Writing reads “46”. “10” is stamped on it]

Vegetables#n2-Irw – [Samples of the fall vegetable harvest]

Vegetables#3-Irw – [Picked tall telephone garden peas in a box at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1934]

Vegetables#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#3-Irw. Writing reads “Peas-Tall Telephone Garden Peas Matanuska Experiment Station 1934”]

Vegetables#n4-Irw – [Root vegetables at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Vegetables#n4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#n4-Irw. “15” is stamped on it]

Vegetables#5-Irw – [Root vegetables in boxes on a truck at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Vegetables#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#5-Irw. “91” is stamped on it]

Vegetables#6-Irw – [Lettuce, peas, and parsnips on a table]

Vegetables#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#6-Irw. Writing reads “Vegetables Matanuska Valley”]

Vegetables#7-Irw – [Turnips at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Vegetables#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#7-Irw. Writing reads “Big turnips grown at the Matanuska Agr. Exp. Station Matanuska, Alaska”]

Vegetable#n8-Irw – [Potatoes in a hole. Writing below image reads “Potatoes, Over size. Scabby & Clean”]

Vegetables#n8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#n8-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it]

Vegetables#9-Irw – [A 30 lb head of cabbage at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1934]

Vegetables#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#9-Irw. Writing reads “A 30 pound head of cabbage. Raised at the Matanuska Agr. Experiment Station 1934.”]

Vegetables#n10-Irw – [Matanuska Valley cabbages in the back of a truck]

Vegetables#n11-Irw – [Matanuska Valley cabbages next to a truck]

Vegetables#n12-Irw – [Woman standing with a rhubarb leaf]

Vegetables#n13-Irw – [Woman standing with a rhubarb leaf]

Vegetables#n14-Irw – [Potatoes in a box]

Vegetables#n15-Irw – [Potatoes in a box] Vegetables#n16-Irw – [Potatoes in a box]

Vegetables#n17-Irw – [Potatoes in a hole in the ground. Writing below image reads “Big Spuds, Glenn Woods’ Field Scabby & Clean”]

Vegetables#n17-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vegetables#n17-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it] Vehicles#1-Irw – [A car]

Vehicles#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#1-Irw. Blank]

Vehicles#n2-Irw – [A Matanuska Maid delivery van]

Vehicles#n2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Farmers Coop panel delivery Palmer, alaska”]

Vehicles#n3-Irw – [Three men standing next to an oil truck stuck on Long Lake Hill on the Glenn Hwy–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Vehicles#n3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#n3-Irw. Writing reads “Oil Truck, Stuck on Long Lake Hill Glenn Highway”]

Vehicles#4-Irw – [Matanuska school bus stuck in mud–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1932]

Vehicles#n5-Irw – [Truck with a man in the passenger seat and two men sitting by the side of the road]

Vehicles#n5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#n5-Irw. Blank]

Vehicles#n6-Irw – [Man in the passenger seat of a truck, speaking to a man sitting on the side of a road]

Vehicles#n6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#n6-Irw. Small mark in lower left corner]

Vehicles#n7-Irw – [Four unidentified men next to a truck bed loaded with boxes]

Vehicles#n7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Vehicles#n7-Irw. Small mark in lower left corner]

Vehicles#n8-Irw – [Three men posing on and around the bed of truck loaded with boxes]

Vehicles#n9-Irw – [Three men posing on and around the bed of truck loaded with boxes]

Vehicles#n10-Irw – [Trucks and tents]

Vehicles#n11-Irw – [ARRC Pickup #00–Palmer, AK]

Vehicles#n12-Irw – [A car in a field]

Vehicles#s13-Irw – [A man next to a tractor, mowing brush along a road–Matanuska, AK]

Vehicles#s14-Irw – [A man next to a tractor, mowing brush along a road–Matanuska, AK]

Warehouse Fire#1-Irw – [Matanuska Colony warehouse fire, with a man in foreground–Palmer, AK, April 27, 1936]

Warehouse Fire#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Warehouse Fire#1-Irw. Writing reads “Warehouse fire Palmer, Alaska spring 1936”]

Warehouse Fire#2-Irw – [Five men in front of the Matanuska Colony warehouse fire–Palmer, AK, April 27, 1936]

Warehouse Fire#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Warehouse Fire#2-Irw. Writing reads “Warehouse fire Palmer, Alaska”]

Wasilla#1-Irw – [People sitting outside the Wasilla Cocktail Bar, with a bus to the right of the building–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Wasilla#1-Irw. Writing reads “Wasilla Alaska”]

Wasilla#2-Irw – [Street with businesses on it–Wasilla, AK. Writing on photo reads “Wasilla to Willow Creek Goldmines”]

Wasilla#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Wasilla#2-Irw. Blank]

Wasilla#3-Irw – [Wasilla Public Library–Wasilla, AK. Text above image reads “Wasilla Public Library”. Text below image reads “All profits from the sale of these meals go into the BUILDING FUND for a new Library”]

Wasilla#3-1-Irw – [Page three. Title of text reads “Sept. 6, 1948 Dinner Menu”]

Wasilla#3-2-Irw – [Page two. Title of text reads “Lunches”]

Wasilla#3-3-Irw – [Page one. Text reads “8th ANNUAL MATANUSKA VALLEY FAIR Palmer, Alaska Sept. 4-5-6 1948”]

Wasilla#n4-Irw – [Wasilla Public Library–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#n5-Irw – [A man watching a man with a dog sled on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#n6-Irw – [A dog sled racing down a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s7-Irw – [A dog race on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s8-Irw – [People on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s9-Irw – [People on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s10-Irw – [A sled dog race on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s11-Irw – [A man racing a dog sled on a street–Wasilla, AK]

Wasilla#s12-Irw – [A man racing a sled dog team–Wasilla, AK, December 1953]

Water Tower#1-Irw – [Water tower under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936]

Water Tower#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Water Tower#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Alaska Water tower under construction 1936 Irwin”]

Well Drilling#1-Irw – [Three unidentified men helping drill a well]

Well Drilling#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Well Drilling#1-Irw. Blank]

Wildlife Moose#1-Irw – [A moose in the woods]

Wildlife Moose#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Wildlife Moose#1-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”]

Wildlife Sheep#1-Irw – [Three Dall sheep in Denali National Park and Preserve, AK]

Wildlife Sheep#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Wildlife Sheep#1-Irw. Writing reads “Big Horn Sheep (Dahl) McKinley Park., Alaska Picture by Manley Sweazey”]

Will Rogers#1-Irw – [Unidentified man, Wiley Post, and Will Rogers–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935]

Will Rogers#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Will Roger#1-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”]

Will Rogers#2-Irw – [Colonel Leroy Hunt greets Will Rogers and Wiley Post as they land at Palmer–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935]

Will Rogers#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Will Rogers#2-Irw. Writing reads “Colonel Ra Roy Hunt greets Will Rogers and Wiley Post at Palmer as the McGee plane comes in from Anchorage”]

Woman#1-Irw – [Ruth DeArmond, Extension service home demonstration agent for Matanuska Valley, AK, 1936]

Woman#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#1-Irw. Writing reads “Ruth De Armond Irwin”]

Woman#2-Irw – [Mrs. Leo Jacobs, wife of the chief architect of the Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935]

Woman#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#2-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Leo Jacobs 1935 Wife of Chief Architect of Matanuska Federal Colonization Project Palmer, Alaska”]

Woman#3-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Woman#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#3-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin”]

Woman#4-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin with a train in the background

Woman#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#4-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin 1935”]

Woman#5-Irw – [Maxine Branham]

Woman#5-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#5-Irw. Writing reads “Maxine Branham, nee Schalaberger. Born + raised in Skwentna. Father was Max Schalaberger. (Not sure of Schalaberger spelling.)

Woman#6-Irw – [Lucille Wimmer]

Woman#6-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#6-Irw. Writing reads “Lucille Wimmer Irwin”]

Woman#7-Irw – [Lois Spencer, secretary to Ross L. Sheely, manager of the Matanuska Colony, seated at a desk]

Woman#7-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#7-Irw. Writing reads “Lois Spencer secretary to Ross L Sheeley Manager. of Matanuska Colony”]

Woman#8-Irw – [Amy Irwin in a field on Fishhook Rd–Matanuska Valley, AK]

Woman#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#8-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin among the ferns on Fishhook road Matanuska Valley”]

Woman#9-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin in front of a garage–Mar 17]

Woman#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#9-Irw. Writing reads “Taken mar. 17 by Gross’s garage. I have my new suit on and a little pill-box I got for a [illegible], it isn’t my spring hat. InaBelle Irwin”]

Woman#10-Irw – [Girl and dog at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK]

Woman#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#10-Irw. “40” is stamped on it]

Woman#11-Irw – [Public health nurse Pearl Williams making her rounds on a horse-drawn cart–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1936]

Woman#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#11-Irw. “0” is stamped on it]

Woman#12-Irw – [Amy Irwin in front of Meekin’s Lodge–near Sheep Mt. north of Palmer, AK]

Woman#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Woman#12-Irw. Stamp reads “This is a KODACOLOR PRINT Made by Kodak  June 963 PAF”]

Woman#n13-Irw – [Unidentified woman on a porch]

Woman#n14-Irw – [Unidentified woman holding millet. Writing below image reads “Millet grown 1915”]

Woman#n15-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin] Woman#n16-Irw – [Amy Irwin]

Women#1-Irw – [Four unidentified women]

Women#1-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#1-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”]

Women#2-Irw – [Nine women in front of a house]

Women#2-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#2-Irw. “C78” is stamped on it’]

Women#3-Irw – [A group of women posing on a doorstep]

Women#3-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#3-Irw. Has a stain and pencil marks on it]

Women#4-Irw – [Eight women in front of a train, two identified as Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson and Inabelle Irwin, respectively]

Women#4-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#4-Irw. “214” is stamped on it]

Women#8-Irw – [An unidentified woman, Tudey Hunt, and InaBelle Irwin–Matanuska Valley, AK, about 1936]

Women#8-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#8-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin Tudey Hunt and _ _ _”]

Women#9-Irw – [A group of women in formal dress posing for a photo in a building]

Women#9-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#9-Irw. “877” is stamped on it]

Women#10-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin, Mary Ebert, Margaret Anderson, Joan Anderson, and Edna Cook]

Women#10-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#10-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin/Mary Ebert/Margaret Anderson/Joan Anderson/Edna Cook.”]

Women#11-Irw – [Dorothy Sheeley and InaBelle Irwin”]

Women#11-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#11-Irw. Writing reads “Dorothy Sheeley + InaBelle Irwin”]

Women#12-Irw – [Two women, probably InaBella and Estella Irwin–Matanuska, AK, 1934]

Women#12-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#12-Irw. Writing reads “Ing + Stella Irwin Matanuska Alaska 1934”]

Women#13-Irw – [InaBelle and Estella Irwin]

Women#13-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#13-Irw. Writing reads “Ina Belle + Stella Irwin Monkey Shiners”]

Women#14-Irw – [InaBelle Irwin and Tudy Hunt at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, summer 1935. Writing below image reads “What’s so funny gals?”]

Women#14-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#14-Irw. Writing reads “Tudy Hunt + InaBelle Irwin Taken summer 1935 Exp. Farm. Matanuska, Alaska V.H. + I.B.I.”]

Women#15-Irw – [Two unidentified women and a young girl with a dog]

Women#15-1-Irw – [Reverse of Women#15-Irw. “8” is stamped on it]

Women#n16-Irw – [Two unidentified women in front of a building]

Women#n17-Irw – [Two unidentified women in front of a building covering their faces with their hands]

Women#n18-Irw – [Two women sitting at a table in a building]

Women#n19-Irw – [Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson, an unidentified women, and Amy Irwin]

Women#n20-Irw – [Two unidentified women]

Women#n21-Irw – [Mabel Bingle and Any Irwin next to a cabin]

Women#n22-Irw – [Mabel Bingle and Amy Irwin with a young girl]

Wood Chipping#s1-Irw – [Wood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54]

Wood Chipping#s2-Irw – [Wood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54]

Wood Chipping#s3-Irw – [Wood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54]

Wood Chipping#s4-Irw – [Wood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54]

Wood Cutting#s1-Irw – [P. Stringfield, Seth Cook, W. Ebert, and an unidentified man cutting firewood with a “Cat”-driven buzzsaw]

Wood Cutting#s17-Irw – [P. Stringfield, Seth Cook, W. Ebert, and an unidentified man cutting firewood with a buzzsaw]