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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:

File NameDescription
Airplane#1-1-IrwReverse of Airplane#1-Irw. “Dac 78’” written on it
Airplane#1-IrwFloat plane on a lake. Writing on the bottom reads “First Plane in Anchorage, Alaska”
Airplane#2-1-IrwWriting reads “McGee plain (sic) takes off from Palmer with Will Rogers + Wiley Post from Palmer, Alaska”
Airplane#2-IrwPlane taking off from the Palmer runway–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935
Airplane#s3-IrwUnidentified man walking in front of an Alaska Airlines plane
Airplane#s4-IrwUnidentified man standing in front of a Pan American Airlines plane
Airplane#s5-IrwGroup of people around a small blue plane
Anchorage#1-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#1-Irw. “404” stamped on it
Anchorage#1-Irw4th Avenue theater with a crowd of people on the sidewalk–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#2-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#2-Irw. “Anchorage High School in 1921” written on it
Anchorage#2-IrwAnchorage High School–Anchorage, AK, 1921
Anchorage#3-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#3-Irw. “Some Parade” written on it
Anchorage#3-IrwPeople in a car decorated for a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922
Anchorage#4-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#4-Irw. “Same Parade” written on it
Anchorage#4-IrwFive unidentified people on a car in a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922
Anchorage#5-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#5-Irw. “Anchorage Parade 4th of July 1922” written on it
Anchorage#5-IrwBand walking in a parade–Anchorage, AK, July 4, 1922
Anchorage#6-1-IrwReverse of Anchorage#6-Irw. Blank
Anchorage#6-IrwWestward Hotel–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s7-IrwAerial photo of Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s8-IrwPolice in a parade–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s9-IrwMilitary on parade–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s10-IrwMilitary on parade–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s11-IrwMilitary band on Parade–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s12-IrwParade float–Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s13-IrwPort of Anchorage, AK
Anchorage#s14-IrwUnidentified man and woman in a yard along 25th Ave. near Fireweed Lane–Anchorage, AK, about 1950
Army Camp#s1-IrwArmy Camp
Army Camp#s2-IrwSeven unidentified men in an army camp near Hurricane Gulch as seen from the train–1952
Art#Ls1-IrwColored drawing of a wave hitting a rock
Art#Ls2-IrwColored drawing of a man laying on a rock
Art#Ls3-IrwColored drawing of trees and hills
Band#s1-IrwPalmer High School Band performing at the new hospital dedication–Palmer, AK, April 19, 1953
Band#s2-IrwPalmer High School Band
Band#s3-IrwPalmer High School Band
Band#s4-IrwPalmer High School Band
Bear#1-1-IrwReverse of Bear#1-Irw. “Pet bear, Curry Hotel” written on it
Bear#1-IrwUnidentified man standing next to a young bear next to the Curry Hotel–Curry, AK
Birds#s1-IrwSwallows on telephone lines–Matanuska Valley, AK
Boat#s2-IrwThe Canadian riverboat “Klondike”
Boats#s1-IrwSternwheeler on the Tanana River, AK
Bridge#1-1-IrwReverse of Bridge#1-Irw. “North end of Knik River Bridge Near Palmer Alaska Matanuska River Bridge near Palmer
Bridge#1-IrwMatanuska River Bridge–Palmer, AK
Bridge#2-1-IrwReverse of Bridge#2-Irw. “Piledriver on Knik River highway bridge Summer 1935” written on it
Bridge#2-IrwPiledriver on the Knik River bridge–Summer 1935
Bridge#Ls6-IrwSusitna bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK
Bridge#n3-IrwKnik River bridge near Palmer, AK
Bridge#n4-IrwPiledriver on Knik River highway bridge near Palmer, AK, 1935
Bridge#s5-IrwBridge over Willow Creek. Tent frame in foreground from road construction crew
Building#1-1-IrwReverse 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#1-IrwPier 50
Building#2-1-IrwReverse of Building#2-Irw. “19” is stamped on it
Building#2-IrwPalmer Post Office–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Building#3-1-IrwReverse of Building#3-Irw. “9” is stamped on it
Building#3-IrwMatanuska Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK
Building#4-1-IrwReverse of Building#4-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#4-IrwMatanuska Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK
Building#5-1-IrwReverse of Building#5-Irw. “5” is stamped on it
Building#5-IrwNew warehouse, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#6-1-IrwReverse of Building#6-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#6-IrwCraft shop, barber & beauty shop, shoe repair shop; Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#7-1-IrwReverse of Building#7-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#7-IrwCraft shop, barber & beauty shop, shoe repair shop; Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#8-1-IrwReverse of Building#8-Irw. “Construction of staff houses ARRC Colonization Project Palmer Alaska 1936” is written on it
Building#8-IrwConstruction of staff houses, ARRC Colonization Project–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#9-1-IrwReverse of Building#9-Irw. “9” is stamped on it
Building#9-IrwColony trading post and other community buildings–Palmer, AK
Building#10-1-IrwReverse of Building#10-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#10-IrwMatanuska Colony cabinet shop–Palmer, AK
Building#11-1-IrwReverse of Building#11-Irw. “585” is stamped on it
Building#11-IrwMatanuska Valley Farmers Co-op Creamery–Palmer, AK, c. 1937
Building#12-1-IrwReverse of Building#12-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Building#12-IrwCreamery–Palmer, AK
Building#13-1-IrwReverse of Building#13-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
Building#13-IrwHospital and other buildings–Palmer, AK
Building#14-1-IrwReverse of Building#14-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#14-IrwCommunity Center–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Building#15-1-IrwReverse of Building#15-Irw. “E” is written on it
Building#15-IrwPalmer Railroad Depot–Palmer, AK, c. 1937
Building#16-1-IrwReverse of Building#16-Irw. “Mr. & Mrs. OO. Krogh merchants at Matanuska, alaska Picture taken 1937” written on it
Building#16-IrwMr. and Mrs. O.O. Krogh, Merchants at Matanuska, AK, 1935 or 1937
Building#17-1-IrwReverse of Building#17-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Building#17-IrwColony Trading Post–Palmer, AK
Building#18-1-IrwReverse of Building#18-Irw. “Colony Manager’s House” is written on it
Building#18-IrwMatanuska Colony manager’s house–Palmer, AK
Building#19-1-IrwReverse 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#19-IrwFishhook Roadhouse–May 2, 1983
Building#20-1-IrwReverse of Building#20-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”
Building#20-IrwConstruction at colonist project–Palmer, AK
Building#21-1-IrwReverse of Building#21-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”
Building#21-IrwConstruction of a building–Palmer, AK
Building#22-1-IrwReverse of Building#22-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Building#22-IrwBeginning construction of trading center (warehouse)–Palmer, AK 1935
Building#23-1-IrwReverse of Building#23-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#23-IrwUnidentified building under construction
Building#24-1-IrwReverse 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#24-IrwFood storage cabin
Building#25-1-IrwReverse of Building#25-Irw. Writing reads “Building the first school building in Palmer Alaska 1935
Building#25-IrwConstruction on the first school building–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#26-1-IrwReverse of Building#26-Irw. Writing reads “1st School House Palmer, Alaska 1935”
Building#26-IrwPalmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, Spring 1936
Building#27-1-IrwReverse of Building#27-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#27-IrwPalmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#28-1-IrwReverse of Building#28-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#28-IrwPalmer Powerhouse–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Building#29-1-IrwReverse of Building#29-Irw. Blank
Building#29-IrwWorthington diesel motor and generator set-up in the power house, Civic Center–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#30-1-IrwReverse 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#30-IrwConstruction Headquarters, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#31-1-IrwReverse of Building#31-Irw. Blank
Building#31-IrwConstruction Headquarters Cabin, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#32-1-IrwReverse of Building#32-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”
Building#32-IrwConstruction Headquarters Cabin, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#33-1-IrwReverse of Building#33-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”
Building#33-IrwMatanuska Colony Construction Headquarters–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#34-1-IrwReverse of Building#34-Irw. Blank except text reading “VELOX”
Building#34-IrwThree unidentified children in front of the hospital isolation ward, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#35-1-IrwReverse of Building#35-Irw. Blank
Building#35-IrwColonist Hospital–Matanuska Valley, AK
Building#36-1-IrwReverse of Building#36-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Building#36-IrwHospital–Palmer, AK
Building#37-1-IrwReverse of Building#37-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Building#37-IrwColony Hospital–Palmer, AK
Building#38-1-IrwReverse of Building#38-Irw. Blank
Building#38-IrwBuilding with hay stacks in a field in front of it
Building#39-1-IrwReverse of Building#39-Irw. Writing reads “ Old Sourdough Cabin near Palmer”
Building#39-IrwOld sourdough cabin–Palmer, AK
Building#n40-1-Irw –Reverse of Building#40n-Irw. Blank
Building#n40-IrwMeekin’s lodge–Matanuska Valley, AK
Building#n41-IrwUnidentified man in front of a cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK
Building#n42-IrwButte Community Hall–Near Palmer, AK
Building#n43-IrwPalmer Hospital–Palmer, AK
Building#n44-IrwPalmer Railroad Depot under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n45-IrwPalmer Railroad Depot under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n46-IrwPalmer School construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n47-IrwPalmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n48-IrwPalmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n49-IrwPalmer School under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Building#n50-IrwPalmer school with school bus out front–Palmer, AK
Building#n51-IrwCommissary building, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Building#n52-IrwAdam Werner’s homestead–North of Palmer, AK
Building#n53-IrwSmall cabin behind trees, with larger buildings in the background
Building#s54-IrwUnidentified building with sign on door reading “No Parking Keep Open For US Mail”
Cabin#s1-IrwA cabin. Photo is out of focus
Cabin#s2-IrwHomestead with field of what appears to be fireweed in front of it–Near Wasilla, AK
Cabin#s3-IrwIrwin/Odsather cabin on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK
Cabin#s4-IrwRobert Service at his cabin–Dawson City. Yukon Territory, Canada
Carnival#1-1-IrwReverse of Carnival#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Carnival#1-IrwParade float, Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center front–Fairbanks, AK, 1937
Carnival#2-1-IrwReverse of Carnival#2-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Carnival#2-IrwParade float, Fairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center front–Fairbanks, AK, 1937
Carnival#3-1-IrwReverse of Carnival#3-Irw. “1” is stamped on it
Carnival#3-IrwFairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, seated center–Fairbanks, AK, 1937
Carnival#4-1-IrwReverse of Carnival#4-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Carnival#4-IrwFairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, in white hat seated center front beyond child–Fairbanks, AK, 1937
Carnival#5-1-IrwReverse of Carnival#5-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Carnival#5-IrwFairbanks Winter Carnival, Miss Matanuska, Virginia Berg, standing at left–Fairbanks, AK, 1937
Cemetery#Ls1-IrwGraves in a cemetery–unknown location
Cemetery#Ls2-IrwGrave in a cemetery–unknown location
Cemetery#Ls3-IrwGraves in a cemetery–unknown location
Cemetery#Ls4-IrwGraves in a cemetery–unknown location
Cemetery#Ls5-IrwLine of horses pulling black carriages in a cemetery–unknown location
Children#1-1-IrwReverse of Children#1-Irw. Writing reads “Golddust Twins July 4, 1936 Palmer, Alaska
Children#1-IrwTwo unidentified young boys whose skin appears to be painted–Palmer, AK, July 4, 1936
Children#2-1-IrwReverse of Children#2-Irw. Writing reads “Janey + Jackey Albrecht. Way back when”
Children#2-IrwTwo small children, a young girl and a boy. Identified as Janey and Jackey Albrecht
Children#3-1-IrwReverse of Children#3-Irw. “A 0” is stamped on it
Children#3-IrwDonny Irwin, Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK
Children#4-1-IrwReverse of Children#4-Irw. “4-H Club Float July 4, 1936” is written on it
Children#4-IrwNine unidentified children on the 4-H Club float–Palmer, AK, July 4, 1936
Children#n5-IrwThree unidentified boys with a dog
Children#n6-IrwUnidentified child
Children#n7-IrwUnidentified child standing next to a dog
Children#n8-IrwUnidentified child standing next to a dog
Children#n9-IrwTwo unidentified girls
Children#n10-IrwDonny Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK
Children#n11-IrwDonny Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK
Children#n12-IrwDonny Irwin
Children#n13-IrwThree unidentified people walking through woods in the snow
Children#n14-IrwUnidentified person standing in the woods in the snow
Children#n15-IrwThree unidentified people walking through the woods in the snow
Children#n16-IrwUnidentified person walking in the snow to a small building
Children#n17-IrwUnidentified girl standing on a lawn. Lake in the background
Children#n18-IrwSix unidentified girls sitting around a table on a porch
Church#1-1-IrwReverse of Church#1-Irw. Pencil mark
Church#1-IrwTwo unidentified men in front of the Palmer Protestant Church
Church#2-1-IrwReverse of Church#2-Irw. Writing reads “Putting on Church roof Temperature about [illegible]”
Church#2-IrwUnited Protestant Church–Palmer, AK, 1937
Church#n3-IrwUnidentified man in front of a church
Church#s4-IrwUnidentified woman in front a church where Robert Service wrote some of his poetry–Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada
Church#s5-IrwSt. Michael Cathedral–Sitka, AK
Church#s6-IrwInterior of St. Michael Cathedral–Sitka, AK
Church#s7-IrwRussian Orthodox Church–Kodiak, AK
Church#s8-IrwInterior of Russian Orthodox Church–Kodiak, AK
Church#s9-IrwInterior of Russian Orthodox Church–Eklutna, AK
Church#s10-IrwInterior of Russian Orthodox Church–Eklutna, AK
Clouds#Ls8-IrwClouds over buildings–unknown location
Clouds#s1-IrwClouds above trees
Clouds#s2-IrwClouds above a building
Clouds#s3-IrwClouds above a barn
Clouds#s4-IrwWispy clouds above a barn
Clouds#s5-IrwClouds to the right of a building
Clouds#s6-IrwWispy clouds behind an American flag on a flagpole
Clouds#s7-IrwFlagpole with an American flag on it and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance
Clouds#s11-IrwPioneer Peak shrouded in clouds
Clouds#s12-IrwPioneer Peak with the top covered by clouds
Clouds#s13-IrwTwin Peaks, as seen from the Matanuska Valley, with clouds over them
College#1-1-IrwReverse of College#1-Irw. Blank
College#1-IrwAlaska Agricultural College & School of Mines–College, Alaska
Colonist Farm#1-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Farm#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Colonist Farm#1-IrwMatanuska Colony farm of Walt and Melva Pippel, Tract #106–Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#2-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Farm#2-Irw. Writing reads “Walt Pippel Farm-Tract #106”
Colonist Farm#2-IrwMatanuska Colony farm of Walt and Melva Pippel, Tract #106–Palmer, AK, 1936
Colonist Farm#3-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Farm#3-Irw. Writing reads “Walt Pippel Farm-Tract #106”
Colonist Farm#3-IrwWalt Pippel Colony Farm, Tract #106–Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#4-1-IrwReverse of Colonist#4-Irw. “© Dac ‘78” is printed on it
Colonist Farm#4-IrwPuhl Farm, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#5-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Farm#5-Irw. Blank
Colonist Farm#5-IrwColonist home and crops, with a barn in the background–Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#n6-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n7-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn in background–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n8-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn in background–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n9-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n10-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with field in foreground–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n11-IrwMatanuska colony farmstead, Tract #155–North of Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#n12-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with Colony barn–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n13-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead–Near Palmer, AK
Colonist Farm#n14-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Farm#n15-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance
Colonist Farm#n16-IrwMatanuska colonist farmstead in winter–Matanuska Valley, AK. Photo is damaged in the center
Colonist Home#1-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#1-Irw. Writing reads “Colonists’ home under construction 1935”
Colonist Home#1-IrwColonist log cabin under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#2-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#2-Irw. Writing reads “Frame Cottage No. 75”
Colonist Home#2-IrwTwo 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#3-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#3-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 100”
Colonist Home#3-IrwMatanuska colonist home, Cabin #100–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Home#4-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#4-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 136”
Colonist Home#4-IrwColonist John Lake’s family cabin on Tract #73–Palmer, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#5-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#5-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 19”
Colonist Home#5-IrwMatanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#6-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#6-Irw. Blank except for text reading “VELOX”
Colonist Home#6-IrwMatanuska colonist home, Cabin #19–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#7-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#7-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Colonist Home#7-IrwColonist’s home with a field in the foreground–Palmer, AK
Colonist Home#8-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home #8-Irw. Blank
Colonist Home#8-IrwTwo unidentified men working on the roof of Cabin #32, Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#9-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#9-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Colonist Home#9-IrwTwo unidentified men working on a Matanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#10-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#10-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Colonist Home#10-IrwNew colonist home, cabin #137–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#11-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#11-Irw. Writing reads “Joseph Puhl house – No.99”
Colonist Home#11-IrwColonists Joseph and Blanche Puhl’s house–North of Palmer, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#12-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#12-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Colonist Home#12-IrwColonists Joseph and Blanche Puhl’s house–North of Palmer, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#13-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#13-Irw. Writing reads “Cabin No. 137”
Colonist Home#13-IrwCabin #137–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Home#14-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#14-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Colonist Home#14-IrwThree unidentified men working on a Matanuska colonist home under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#15-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#15-Irw. Writing reads “First Frame cottage completed – No. 127”
Colonist Home#15-IrwMatanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#16-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#16-Irw. Writing reads “First Frame Cottage Completed-No. 127”
Colonist Home#16-IrwCabn #127, Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#17-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#17-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Colonist Home#17-IrwUnidentified man in front of a colonist home under construction–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#18-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#18-Irw. Writing reads “Colonist Cabin No. 42 to the right”
Colonist Home#18-IrwOld cabin at new colonist homesite–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#19-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#19-Irw. Blank
Colonist Home#19-IrwNew colonist home on an old cabin site–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Colonist Home#21-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#21-Irw. Blank
Colonist Home#21-IrwUnidentified house. Writing under photo reads “Wind Damage to TV Antenna”
Colonist Home#n20-1-IrwReverse of Colonist Home#n20-Irw. “752E” stamped on it
Colonist Home#n20-IrwSmall unidentified white-painted house with a garden in the foreground
Colonist Home#n22-IrwMatanuska colonist home–Matanuska Valley, AK
Colonist Home#n23-IrwColonist home, Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Cordova#1-1-IrwReverse of Cordova#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Cordova#1-IrwAerial photo–Cordova, AK, 1934
Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, March 1937
Crops#n1-IrwPeas and Oats grown at the Experiment Farm measured against a building–Matanuska Valley, AK
Crops#n2-IrwBundle of crops being measured against a building. Probably at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska Valley, AK
Crops#n3-IrwPlants photographed against a white sheet
Crops#n4-IrwUnidentified plant next to a building
Crops#n5-IrwSunflowers–September 12, 1929
Crops#n6-IrwRussian mammoth sunflowers–September 12, 1929
Crops#n7-IrwWhat appears to be clover leaves pictured against a white background
Crops#n8-IrwPlants in old coffee containers in front of a building
Crops#s9-IrwCap Harder’s head lettuce–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1943
Crops#s10-IrwPlanted rows of what appear to be lettuce
Crops#s11-IrwCap Harder’s field of head lettuce–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1943
Crops#s12-IrwLewie Loberg’s market garden–Matanuska, AK, 1943
Crops#s13-IrwUnidentified plants in a garden
Crops#s14-IrwTen potatoes on a white background
Crops#s15-IrwTen potatoes on a white background, being measured
Crops#s16-IrwEighteen potatoes on a white background
Crops#s17-IrwEight potatoes on the ground
Crops#s18-IrwRecently harvested potatoes on the ground, Bert Stemple’s potato crop–Fairbanks, AK, 1953
Crops#s19-IrwTomatoes on the vine
Curry#n1-1-IrwReverse of Curry#n1-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
Curry#n1-IrwNine unidentified people in front of the Curry Hotel–Curry, AK
Depot#5-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer. Alaska Depot Constructed 1935-36”
Depot#5-IrwPalmer Depot of Alaska Railroad, built 1936–Palmer, AK
Depot#6-1-IrwReverse of Depot#6-Irw. Marks from adhesives in the corners
Depot#6-IrwCrowd at what appears to be the Matanuska railroad depot with a train there
Depot#n1-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n1-Irw. Writing reads “4-H Club members leaving for Fairbanks Roundup, from old Matanuska Station Irwin”
Depot#n1-IrwCrowd of people, 4-H club members, at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n2-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”
Depot#n2-IrwCrowd of people with luggage at what appears to be the Matanuska railroad station
Depot#n3-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n3-Irw. Writing reads “4-H club going to Fairbank at Matanuska station”
Depot#n3-Irw4-H club at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n4-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n4-Irw. Writing reads “4-H. Representatives at old Matanuska Station ready to go to [illegible] n. of alaska, Fairbanks
Depot#n4-Irw4-H club members at the Matanuska railroad station–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n7-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n7-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
Depot#n7-IrwRailroad station–Healy, AK
Depot#n8-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n8-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Depot#n8-IrwRailroad station–Healy, AK
Depot#n9-1-IrwReverse of Depot#n9-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
Depot#n9-IrwRailroad station–Wasilla, AK
Depot#n10-Irw4-H delegation at the Matanuska railroad station headed for the University of Alaska Fairbanks–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n11-Irw4-H delegation at the Matanuska railroad station headed for the University of Alaska Fairbanks–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n12-IrwRailroad station–Matanuska, AK
Depot#n13-IrwAlaska railroad depot–Palmer, AK
Depot#n14-IrwPeople getting on a train, possibly at the Matanuska railroad station
Depot#n15-IrwTrain
Depot#n16-IrwRailroad station–Matanuska, AK
Dog Mushing#1-1-IrwReverse of Dog Mushing#1-Irw. Writing reads “[illegible dog team]. Chena slew, Fairbanks, Alaska”
Dog Mushing#1-IrwKokrine’s dog team on Chena Slough with a bridge in background with people on it watching–Fairbanks, AK
Dog#n1-1-IrwReverse of Dog#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Frank Gagnon and Pack dog”
Dog#n1-IrwFrank Gagnon next to a pack dog
Earthquake#23-IrwDebris on the shore after the Good Friday Earthquake–1964
Earthquake#s1-IrwBuildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s2-IrwBuildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s3-IrwBuildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s4-IrwBusiness buildings on 4th Ave. damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s5-IrwBuildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s6-IrwBuildings damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s7-IrwBuilding damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake next to the Book Cache–Anchorage, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s8-IrwApartment building–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s9-IrwMckinley building, 4th Ave. damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, March 27, 1964
Earthquake#s10-Irw4th Ave. Apartment building damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s11-IrwUnidentified building under construction
Earthquake#s12-IrwUnidentified building under construction
Earthquake#s13-Irw4 Seasons Apartment building destroyed by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s14-Irw4 Seasons Apartment building destroyed by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s15-IrwDoor with a handwritten sign on it reading “House of Quakers (Earthquakers-That is!) Welcome!”
Earthquake#s16-IrwJC Penny Bldg with damage from the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK, May 1964
Earthquake#s17-IrwHouse damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s18-IrwHouse damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s19-IrwSidewalk damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s20-IrwHouse damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s21-IrwHouses damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake, Cook Inlet in the background–Anchorage, AK
Earthquake#s22-IrwWaterfront damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–Seward, AK, 1964
Earthquake#s24-IrwTrain cars damaged by the Good Friday Earthquake–possibly Seward, AK
Earthquake#s25-IrwIce on Wasilla Lake broken by the Good Friday Earthquake–Wasilla, AK
Entomologist#s1-IrwDr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, on Bodenburg Butte–Palmer, AK
Entomologist#s2-IrwDr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK, 1943
Entomologist#s3-IrwDr. Joe Chamberlin, an entomologist, at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK, 1943
eople#s113-IrwPeople serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950
Equipment#1-1-IrwReverse of Equipment#1-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”
Equipment#1-IrwA roto-tiller to be pulled behind a tractor
Equipment#2-1-IrwReverse of Equipment#2-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Equipment#2-IrwHorse drawn grain binders–Palmer, AK, 1935
Equipment#n3-IrwA grain, bean, and seed cleaner on a wooden table
Erosion#1-1-IrwReverse of Erosion#1-Irw. Writing reads “Tree + brush stumps uncovered from sand dune–North of Palmer, AK
Erosion#1-IrwCut bank wind erosion along Glenn Hwy–North of Palmer, AK
Erosion#2-1-IrwReverse of Erosion#2-Irw. Blank
Erosion#2-IrwUnidentified man standing on a sand dune
Erosion#3-1-IrwReverse of Erosion#3-Irw. Writing reads “Tree Roots uncovered from sand dune by wind erosion”
Erosion#3-IrwUnidentified man standing next to a bush
Erosion#n4-IrwEffects of wind erosion on tilled ground
Erosion#s5-IrwDr. 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-IrwErosion on Bodenburg Butte resulting from loss of forest cover by fire forty years prior–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944
Erosion#s7-IrwLandscape. Photo is out of focus
Erosion#s8-IrwLandscape with a tree in the foreground. Possibly bears coming out of a den. Photo is dark and out of focus
Erosion#s9-IrwErosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte
Erosion#s10-IrwErosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte
Erosion#s12-IrwVegetation covered and killed by drifting sand, uncovered by more recent winds, roadside near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK
Erosion#s13-IrwTrees and roots buried by wind-blown sand exposed in road cut near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK
Erosion#s14-IrwTrees and roots buried by wind-blown sand exposed in road cut near Matanuska River–North of Palmer, AK
Erosion#s15-IrwWind-blown soil deposited on snow drifts at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK
Erosion#s16-IrwWind-blown soil deposited on snow drifts at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–Matanuska, AK
Erosion#s17-IrwProfile cut into a snowdrift to expose wind-blown soil deposited in the snow–Matanuska Valley, AK
Erosion#s18-Irw1 cubic ft of snow cut from a snowdrift to measure wind-blown soil deposits–Matanuska Valley, AK
Erosion#s19-IrwSoil taken from one cubic ft of snow being weighed–Matanuska Valley, AK
Erosions#s11-IrwErosion, possibly on the Bodenburg Butte
Eska#1-1-IrwReverse of Eska#1-Irw. “Eska 1921” is written on it. Bottom left corner is missing
Eska#1-IrwEska, AK, 1921
Eska#2-1-IrwReverse of Eska#2-Irw. “Eska 1921” is written on it.
Eska#2-IrwEska, AK, 1921
Experiment Farm#1-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#1-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Exp. Sta. Matanuska, Alaska August 15, 1937” is written on it
Experiment Farm#1-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm with Pioneer Peak in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK, August 15, 1937
Experiment Farm#2-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#2-Irw. “Matanuska Exp. Sta. buildings. South exposure” is written on it
Experiment Farm#2-IrwMatanuska Experiment Station buildings, south exposure
Experiment Farm#3-1-IrwReverse 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#3-IrwMatanuska Agricultural Experiment Station, looking south from reservoir hill, Chugach Mts. in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#5-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#5-Irw. “Matanuska Agri. Experiment Station” is written on it
Experiment Farm#5-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm, looking east–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#6-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#n6-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Experiment Station Taken from North West of buildings” is written on it
Experiment Farm#7-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#7-Irw. “8AS” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#7-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm, looking south east–Matanuska Valley, AK
Experiment Farm#8-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#8-Irw. “752E” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#8-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm, looking south–Matanuska Valley, AK
Experiment Farm#9-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#9-Irw. “Grain Harvest Matanuska Valley 1 (19)” is written on it
Experiment Farm#9-IrwField with stacks of hay on it, Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Experiment Farm#10-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#10-Irw. “Residence Central Cottage Alaska Experiment Station, Matanuska” is written on it
Experiment Farm#10-IrwCentral residence (foreground), Kodiak cottage (beyond) at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#11-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#11-Irw. “520” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#11-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#12-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#12-Irw. “Matanuska Exp. Station garden + Exp Vegetable varieties. 1938” is written on it
Experiment Farm#12-IrwMatanuska Experiment Station, garden and experimental vegetable varieties–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#13-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#13-Irw. “612” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#13-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm buildings–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#14-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#14-Irw. “50” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#14-IrwPuppy on a pile of dirt with buildings in the background
Experiment Farm#15-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#15-Irw. One small stain
Experiment Farm#15-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#17-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#17-Irw. “Station Day Aniversity (sic) of Alas Agricultural Experim Station 1939” is written on it
Experiment Farm#17-IrwCrowd 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#18-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#18-Irw. “2” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#18-IrwCrowd of people at the Matanuska Experiment Station on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n4-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#n4-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”. “2” is stamped on it
Experiment Farm#n4-IrwField covered in snow with buildings in the background, Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n6-IrwMatanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n16-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Farm#n16-Irw. “Matanuska Agr. Exp. Station Plot work, Variety Studies 1944” is written on it
Experiment Farm#n16-IrwField at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n19-IrwThree unidentified men and an unidentified boy at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, about 1936
Experiment Farm#n20-IrwCrowd of people at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, about 1936
Experiment Farm#n21-IrwTwo unidentified women and Father Merrill Sulzman in a field with barns behind them. Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n22-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n23-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n24-IrwHay under a roof at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n25-IrwTwo unidentified men with two horses shaping the ground with a scoop at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n26-IrwMatanuska Exp. Farm buildings and fields–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n27-IrwMatanuska Exp. Farm buildings and fields–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n28-IrwPicking berries from experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n29-IrwPeople picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n30-IrwPeople picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n31-IrwPeople picking berries on experimental plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n32-IrwTwo unidentified men in a ditch doing waterline construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n33-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a ditch doing waterline construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n34-IrwUnidentified man operating an excavator for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n35-IrwUnidentified man operating an excavator for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n36-IrwUnidentified men digging in a ditch excavating for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n37-IrwUnidentified men digging in a ditch excavating for a waterline at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n38-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in winter–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n39-IrwPuppy on a pile of dirt with buildings in the background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n40-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n41-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n42-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n43-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n44-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n45-IrwHouse at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n46-IrwHouse, with a field in the foreground, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n47-IrwBuildings and a garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n48-IrwBuildings and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n49-IrwBuilding and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n50-IrwBuildings and field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n51-IrwBuildings and garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n52-IrwBuildings and garden at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n53-IrwBuildings with a field in the foreground at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n54-IrwFields with buildings in the middle ground and Pioneer Peak in the background
Experiment Farm#n55-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Exp.t Farm in winter–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n56-IrwField and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n57-IrwField and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n58-IrwField and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm in the winter–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n59-IrwField with stacks of hay and buildings in the background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n60-IrwBarn and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n61-IrwBarn at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n62-IrwBarn, with a cow in front of it, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n63-IrwBarn at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n64-IrwBarn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with a field in front–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n65-IrwBarn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with a field in front–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n66-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n67-IrwBuilding at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n68-IrwField, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n69-IrwField, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n70-IrwField, with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n71-IrwUnidentified man in a field with buildings in the distance at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n72-IrwUnidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n73-IrwUnidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n74-IrwUnidentified man with produce, which appears to be squash, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n75-IrwDon Irwin at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with produce–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n76-IrwDon Irwin displaying produce at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n77-IrwUnidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n78-IrwUnidentified man in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n79-IrwUnidentified person in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n80-IrwUnidentified person in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n81-IrwField at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n82-IrwField at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n83-IrwPost in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n84-IrwPost in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, July 23, 1929
Experiment Farm#n85-IrwPost in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, July 23, 1929
Experiment Farm#n86-IrwPost in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n87-IrwLogs in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n88-IrwShrubs planted at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n89-IrwShrub at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n90-IrwShrub, with a building in the background, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n91-IrwShrub at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n92-IrwFields at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n93-IrwFields at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n94-IrwBuildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n95-IrwBuildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n96-IrwBuildings and construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n97-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n98-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n99-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n100-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n101-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n102-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n103-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n104-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n105-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n106-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n107-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#n108-IrwShrubs at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s109-IrwFlower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s110-IrwFlower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s111-IrwFlower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s112-IrwFlower demonstration plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s113-IrwMatanuska Exp. Farm Staff Residences at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s114-IrwCentral cottage with siberian honeysuckle in bloom around it at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s115-IrwCentral cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s116-IrwCentral cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s117-IrwBirds on a telephone line above the central cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s118-IrwCentral cottage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s119-IrwRainbow over buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s120-IrwField and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s121-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s122-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s123-IrwField at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with buildings to the right and Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s124-IrwFields and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s125-IrwCows in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, buildings visible to the right–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s126-IrwFields and buildings at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s127-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s128-IrwTwo unidentified people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s129-IrwTwo unidentified men in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s130-IrwCrowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Farm#s131-IrwCrowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s132-IrwCrowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s133-IrwCrowd of people in a field of potatoes at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s134-IrwCrowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s135-IrwCrowd of people in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s136-IrwCrowd of people in the flower experiment plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s137-IrwCrowd of people looking at cattle on Station Day at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s138-IrwCrowd of people looking at a cow at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s139-IrwCrowd of people picnicking at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s140-IrwCrowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s141-IrwCrowd of people on a lawn in front of a house at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s142-IrwSign 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
Experiment Farm#s143-IrwExperiment beds: Cereal grains, strawberries, raspberries; at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s144-IrwCereal increase trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s145-IrwFields at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s146-IrwGrass trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s147-IrwGrass trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s148-IrwFlax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s149-IrwFlax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s150-IrwFlax trial plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s151-IrwYellow-flowered Alfalfa (Medicato falcata) at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s152-IrwSeed pods of Medicato falcata photographed against a white background
Experiment Farm#s153-IrwRubber plant at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s154-IrwPotato trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm, with buildings in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s155-IrwPotato flowers in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s156-IrwPotato breeding trials, harvesting new varieties, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955
Experiment Farm#s157-IrwPotato breeding trials, harvesting new varieties, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955
Experiment Farm#s158-IrwDr. O.E. Reed holding potato balls–Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s159-IrwPotatoes with rhizoctonia on their vines photographed against a white background at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s160-IrwThree men, identified as ‘Babb’, ‘Kellie’, and ‘Foley’, in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s161-IrwThree men, identified as ‘Babb’, ‘Kellie’, and ‘Foley’, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s162-IrwThree unidentified men in a field of barley and buckwheat at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s163-IrwTwo unidentified men examining barley plants in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s164-IrwCrops growing in a garden at the Matanuska Exp. Station with buildings in the background–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s165-IrwSeveral rows of cabbage showing root maggot damage at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s190-IrwCorn and flower plots at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s191-IrwCrowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Farm#s192-IrwCrowd of people next to a potato field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day-near Palmer, AK, 1951
Experiment Station#1-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#1-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#1-IrwCrowd of people in front of the Matanuska Exp. Station Headquarters at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#5-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#5-Irw. Markings in the upper right hand corner
Experiment Station#5-IrwFour unidentified men constructing a building at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#6-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#6-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#6-IrwConstruction begins on Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#14-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#14-Irw. Pencil mark
Experiment Station#14-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#15-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#15-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#15-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#16-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#16-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#16-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#17-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#17-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#17-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#18-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#18-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#18-IrwDust from new streets near the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#19-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#19-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#19-IrwDusty streets near the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#20-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#20-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#20-IrwToy wagon and a truck next to the Matanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#21-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#21-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#21-IrwSandbox next to a toy wagon at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#22-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#22-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#22-IrwGrooves in the earth next to what appears to be a sidewalk
Experiment Station#n2-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n2-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n2-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station buildings, looking east–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n3-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n3-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n3-IrwFoundation work for Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n4-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n4-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n4-IrwFoundations being laid for Matanuska Exp. Station buildings–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n7-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n7-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n7-IrwUnidentified man on top of a building under construction
Experiment Station#n8-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n8-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n8-IrwTwo unidentified men on top of a building under construction
Experiment Station#n9-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n9-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n9-IrwUnidentified men on top of a building under construction
Experiment Station#n10-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n10-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n10-IrwUnidentified man on top of a building under construction
Experiment Station#n11-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n11-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n11-IrwFive 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#n12-1-Irw –Reverse of Experiment Station#n12-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n12-IrwFive unidentified men constructing a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n13-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n13-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n13-IrwThree unidentified men working on a building under construction at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n23-1-IrwReverse of Experiment Station#n23-Irw. Blank
Experiment Station#n23-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff houses–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n24-IrwStaff housing at Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n25-IrwBuildings at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#n53-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station Staff housing–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s26-IrwCows on the site of Matanuska Exp. Station lab and other buildings before construction began–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s27-IrwCars and a shed on the site of the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and other buildings before construction began–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s28-IrwExcavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s29-IrwExcavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s30-IrwExcavation for Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s31-IrwBeginning Construction of “The Kremlin”, Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s32-IrwTen unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s33-IrwTen unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s34-IrwTwo unidentified men working on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s35-IrwSix unidentified men working on a Matanuska Exp. Station building–near Palmer, AK, 1950
Experiment Station#s36-IrwSeven unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s37-IrwFive unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s38-IrwFive unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s39-IrwFive unidentified men constructing the Matanuska Exp. Station lab building and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s40-IrwMatanuska Exp. Station lab under construction–near Palmer, AK, September 21, 1949
Experiment Station#s41-IrwConstruction on the Matanuska Exp. Station lab and office building–near Palmer, AK, 1949
Experiment Station#s42-IrwJoe 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-IrwConstruction of staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s45-IrwConstruction of staff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s46-IrwStaff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1952
Experiment Station#s47-IrwStaff housing at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Staff houses, AES Palmer, Alaska”
Experiment Station#s48-IrwStorage for vegetable experiments, greenhouses, staff houses, and office building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s49-IrwStorage for vegetable experiments, greenhouses, staff houses, and office building at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s50-IrwStorage for vegetable experiments at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s51-IrwConstruction of greenhouses at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
Experiment Station#s52-IrwPlanting beds for conifers and deciduous trees and shrubs at the Matanuska Exp. Station–Palmer, AK, 1952
Fair#s1-IrwCrowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953
Fair#s2-IrwCrowd of people on a lawn at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953
Fair#s3-IrwMan juggling bowling pins in front of a crowd at the Matanuska Valley, Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953
Fair#s4-IrwA crowd of people watching a horse race at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1953
Fair#s5-IrwEddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
Fair#s6-IrwEddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
Fair#s7-IrwEddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
Fair#s8-IrwEddie Peabody “King of the Banjo entertains at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
Fair#s9-IrwFort Richardson Infantry marching demonstration at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1950
Fair#s10-IrwFort Richardson Infantry marching demonstration at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1950
Fair#s11-IrwPeople next to a carousel at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
Fair#s12-IrwChildren on a fair ride at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1949
Fair#s13-IrwPeople at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK
Fair#s14-IrwTwo men, each on a horse, racing
Fair#s15-IrwTicket 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-IrwChildren on the pony ride at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956
Fair#s17-IrwPeople serving food to a crowd at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956
Fair#s18-IrwPeople serving food to a crowd at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1956
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-1-IrwReverse of Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n1-IrwA muddy road at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-1-IrwReverse of Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n2-IrwA muddy road at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n3-IrwTwelve unidentified people in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n4-IrwTen unidentified people in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n5-IrwTwo unidentified people on a pile of hay under a roof
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n6-IrwTwo unidentified people on a pile of hay under a roof at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n7-IrwFive people in a dairy barn, probably at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#n8-IrwUnidentified man wearing a head net in a field
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s9-IrwNew mess hall at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s10-IrwDr. 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-IrwDr. 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-IrwDr. H.C. Knoblach and John Osguthorpe with Fairbanks Exp. Farm buildings in the background–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s13-IrwThree unidentified men, one on a tractor, harvesting grain test plots at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s14-IrwDr. Benson, Dr. Beecher, and four unidentified men harvesting gran test plots at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s15-IrwThree men, identified as ‘Brinsmaid’, ‘Bensin’, and ‘Beecher’, at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s16-IrwDr. Bensin and Dr. Beecher at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, August 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s17-IrwDr. Noel Ferris (USDA) and Dr. Basil Bensin inspect plots and experiment work at the Fairbanks Exp. farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s18-IrwTwo men, identified as ‘Osguthorpe’, and ‘Ganshaw’, inspect red clover and peas at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s19-IrwDr. Noel Ferris and John Osguthorpe in a field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s20-IrwA man, identified as ‘Beecher’ in a field of potatoes at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s21-IrwThree men, identified as ‘Lefebvre’, ‘Wilder’, and ‘Kallio’ inspect clover variety trials at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Fairbanks, AK, June 1953
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s22-IrwDr. Ferris and John Osguthorpe observe plot work at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s23-IrwUnidentified man in a grass and clover trial plot at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1954
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s24-IrwPeas grown for green manure at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s25-IrwField of oats and red clovers at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s26-IrwField of Siberian alfalfa (Medicago falcata) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s27-IrwField of Siberian Alfalfa (Medicago falcata) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s28-IrwIce sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s29-IrwIce sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s30-IrwIce sinks (Karsting Areas) at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s31-IrwHolstein cattle on the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s32-IrwJoe Lawler and John Osguthorpe, probably on Lawler’s Farm–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s33-IrwInspection 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-IrwInspection 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-IrwBert Stimpel’s root cellar–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s36-IrwTen unidentified people, the agriculture inspection party at Dunbar, AK, 1948
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s37-IrwEight unidentified people, the agriculture inspection party at Dunbar, AK, 1948
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s38-IrwOsguthorpe and Ganshaw in bromegrass and alfalfa field at the Fairbanks Exp. Farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1949
Fairbanks Experiment Farm#s39-IrwFairbanks Exp. Farm as seen from a train–Tanana Valley, AK
Fairbanks Fair#n1-IrwSign reading “Tanana Valley Fair and Carnival”
Fairbanks#12-IrwAlaska Railroad engine–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s1-IrwAerial photo of Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s2-IrwAerial photo of Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s3-IrwPhoto of a street in Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s4-IrwPhoto of a street in Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s5-IrwCrowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952
Fairbanks#s6-IrwCrowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952
Fairbanks#s7-IrwCrowd on a street for the Armed Forces Day celebration–Fairbanks, AK, 1952
Fairbanks#s8-IrwPeople on the street next to a sign reading “4th Antiaircraft Artillery Group”–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s9-IrwPeople on the street next to a sign reading “4th Antiaircraft Artillery Group”–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s10-IrwMilitary officers on the street–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s11-IrwPeople on the street next to a military officer pushing a piece of machinery–Fairbanks, AK
Fairbanks#s13-IrwAlaska Railroad engine–Fairbanks, AK
Farm Cows#4-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#4-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#4-IrwCows in a field–Palmer, AK. “Dairy Herd. Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image
Farm Cows#11-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#11-Irw. “230D” is written on it
Farm Cows#11-IrwCows in a field west of Palmer, AK. “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd, Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image
Farm Cows#13-1-IrwReverse 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#13-Irw –Cows next to buildings
Farm Cows#14-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#14-Irw. “Rural Scene, Matanuska Valley, Alaska.” is written on it
Farm Cows#14-IrwCows by a gate with forest of either side
Farm Cows#15-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#15-Irw. “The cows go out to pasture” is written on it
Farm Cows#15-IrwCows going out to pasture
Farm Cows#16-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#16-Irw. “Guernsey Cattle Matanuska Valley Alaska.” is written on it
Farm Cows#16-IrwCows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Cows#17-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#17-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Farm Cows#17-IrwCows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK. Writing on photo reads “Contented Cows in Matanuska Valley-Alaska”
Farm Cows#n1-1-IrwReverse 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#n1-IrwCows in a field–Palmer, AK
Farm Cows#n2-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n2-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n2-IrwCows in a field–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd Palmer, Alaska
Farm Cows#n3-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n3-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n3-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n5-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n5-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n5-IrwCows in a field–Palmer, AK. “Hugh Adams Dairy Herd, Palmer, AK” is written below the image
Farm Cows#n6-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n6-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n6-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n7-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n7-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n7-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n8-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n8-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n8-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n9-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n9-Irw. “072D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n9-IrwCows in a field. “Watts & Adams Cows on Bugge’s field” is written below the image
Farm Cows#n10-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n10-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n10-IrwCows in a field. “Watts & Adams Cows on Bugge’s field” is written on it
Farm Cows#n12-1-IrwReverse of Farm Cows#n12-Irw. “952” is stamped on it
Farm Cows#n12-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n18-IrwHugh Adams dairy herd in a field–Palmer, AK
Farm Cows#n19-IrwCows in a field
Farm Cows#n20-IrwField next a powerline
Farm Cows#n21-IrwCows in front of a barn
Farm Cows#n22-IrwCows next to a building which appears to be a small barn
Farm Cows#n23-IrwUnidentified person with cows headed towards a barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Cows#n24-IrwUnidentified person leading cows to a barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Cows#n25-IrwCows going to the barn from the upper pasture at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Grain#2-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#2-Irw. Blank
Farm Grain#2-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#3-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#3-Irw. Blank
Farm Grain#3-IrwField of grain with mountains in the distance
Farm Grain#17-1-IrwReverse 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#17-IrwPiles of oats in a field, with Pioneer Peak in the distance. Likely at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Grain#18-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#18-Irw. Writing reads “Harvest time Matanuska Valley”
Farm Grain#18-IrwGrain in piles in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n1-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n1-Irw. “10” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n1-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#n4-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n4-Irw. Blank}
Farm Grain#n4-IrwUnidentified man in a field of grain
Farm Grain#n5-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n5-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n5-IrwField of grain. “Edda Barley” is written under the image
Farm Grain#n6-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n6-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n6-IrwField of grain. “Good Field of Edda Barley” is written under the image
Farm Grain#n7-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n7-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n7-IrwField of grain. ““Golden Rain” Oats Read to Harvest, Palmer, Alaska” is written below the image
Farm Grain#n8-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n8-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n8-IrwField of grain. “Oats (Golden Rain)” is written below the image
Farm Grain#n9-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n9-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n9-IrwShocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK. “Oats in Shock Alaska” is written under the image
Farm Grain#n10-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n10-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n10-IrwShocks of grain in a field–Palmer, AK. “Oats in Shock. Palmer” is written under the image
Farm Grain#n11-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n11-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n11-IrwShocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK. “Barley (Edda)” is written below the image
Farm Grain#n12-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n12-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n12-IrwShocks of grain in a field with Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n13-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n13-Irw. Writing reads “grain on stakes to dry for thrushing”
Farm Grain#n13-IrwGrain drying on stakes in a field
Farm Grain#n14-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n14-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n14-IrwShocks of grain in a field. “Edda Barley” is written below the image
Farm Grain#n15-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n15-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n15-IrwShocks of grain in a field. Writing below the image reads “Hansons Edda Barley Crop”
Farm Grain#n16-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n16-Irw. “230D” is stamped on it
Farm Grain#n16-IrwShocks of grain in a field–south of Wasilla, AK. “Edda Barley, South of Wasilla, Alaska” is written below the image
Farm Grain#n19-IrwHarvested grain in bundles and shocks in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n20-IrwShocks of grain in a field
Farm Grain#n21-IrwShocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n22-IrwField of grain with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n23-IrwUnidentified man next to shocks of grain in a field
Farm Grain#n24-IrwShocks of grain in a field–September 12, 1929
Farm Grain#n25-IrwUnidentified man in a field of grain
Farm Grain#n26-IrwTwo unidentified people in a field of tall grain, with barns in the distance
Farm Grain#n27-IrwTwo unidentified people in a field of grain
Farm Grain#n28-IrwField of grain with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n29-IrwUnidentified man in a field of grain
Farm Grain#n30-IrwUnidentified man standing next to a field of grain
Farm Grain#n31-IrwField of oats–July 11, 1929
Farm Grain#n32-IrwField of oats–July 11, 1929
Farm Grain#n33-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#n34-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#n35-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#n36-IrwThree unidentified men standing next to two cars, with grain in the foreground
Farm Grain#n37-IrwShocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#n47-1-IrwReverse of Farm Grain#n47-Irw. Blank
Farm Grain#n47-IrwField of grain
Farm Grain#s38-IrwCows next to a field with shocks of grain in it and two unidentified people. Photo is out of focus
Farm Grain#s39-IrwBarn and other buildings on Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK, 1948
Farm Grain#s40-IrwField with shocks of grain with a barn in the distance. Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Grain#s41-IrwField with shocks of grain with a barn in the distance. Matanuska Colony Farm, Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Grain#s42-IrwShocks of grain in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#s43-IrwShocks of grain in a field with buildings in the background
Farm Grain#s44-IrwShocks of grain in a field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#s45-IrwGrain harvest, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Grain#s46-IrwGrain harvest on Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1949
Farm Hay#1-1-IrwReverse of Farm Hay#1-Irw. Blank
Farm Hay#1-IrwHay field with Palmer visible in the distance–Palmer, AK
Farm Hay#4-1-IrwReverse of Farm Hay#4-Irw. “714” is stamped on it
Farm Hay#4-IrwHay drying on stakes in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Hay#5-1-IrwReverse of Farm Hay#5-Irw. “33” is stamped on it
Farm Hay#5-IrwHay drying on stakes in a field at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Hay#n2-1-IrwReverse of Farm Hay#n2-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it
Farm Hay#n2-IrwHay bales in a field at Pete Johnson’s farm–Palmer, AK. “Palmer Baled Hay, Pete Johnson Farm” is written below the image
Farm Hay#n3-1-IrwReverse of Farm Hay#n3-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it
Farm Hay#n3-IrwDr. Gasser examines baled hay in a field
Farm Hay#n6-IrwHay stacked on stakes to dry at the Matanuska Exp Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm Hay#n7-IrwHay stacked on stakes to dry–September 12, 1929
Farm Hay#n8-IrwHay stacked on stakes to dry–September 12, 1929
Farm Hay#n9-IrwHay stacked on stakes to dry in a field–September 12, 1929
Farm Hay#n10-IrwHay in a field stacked on stakes to dry–1929
Farm Hay#n11-IrwShocks of hay in a field near the base of Pioneer Peak–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Hay#n12-IrwGrass by a fence post–August 2, 1929
Farm Hay#n13-IrwField of hay–August 2, 1929
Farm Hay#n14-IrwField
Farm Hay#n15-IrwGrass, with buildings in the background
Farm Hay#n16-IrwPatch of clover
Farm Hay#s17-IrwBaled bromegrass hay in a field in the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1955
Farm Hay#s18-IrwThe effect of fertilizer on bromegrass, John Bugge’s homestead–Palmer, AK, 1949
Farm Hay#s19-IrwField of hay–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Hay#s20-IrwField of hay–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Irrigation#n1-IrwIrrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Irrigation#n2-IrwIrrigation system in a field
Farm Irrigation#n3-IrwIrrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Irrigation#n4-IrwIrrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Irrigation#n5-IrwIrrigating a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Irrigation#s6-IrwSprinkler irrigation–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1956
Farm Nursery#n1-1-IrwReverse of Farm Nursery#n1-Irw. “B 567” is stamped on it
Farm Nursery#n1-IrwSign 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#s2-IrwPalmer nursery sign–north of Palmer, AK, 1950s
Farm Veg#1-1-IrwReverse of Farm Veg#1-Irw. Blank
Farm Veg#1-IrwCommunity garden, Camp 2, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#3-1-IrwReverse of Farm Veg#3-Irw. Blank
Farm Veg#3-IrwField of vegetables
Farm Veg#n2-1-IrwReverse of Farm Veg#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Head lettuce – Cap Harder farm near matanuska Elk station Palmer, Alaska”
Farm Veg#n2-IrwField of head lettuce at Cap Harder’s farm–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#n4-IrwField of potatoes
Farm Veg#n5-IrwField of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce
Farm Veg#n6-IrwField of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce
Farm Veg#n7-IrwField of what appears to be cabbage and lettuce with an unplanted field beside it
Farm Veg#n8-IrwHead lettuce planted in a row
Farm Veg#n9-IrwField of lettuce
Farm Veg#n10-IrwField of lettuce
Farm Veg#n11-IrwField of lettuce
Farm Veg#n12-IrwField of lettuce
Farm Veg#n13-IrwField of lettuce
Farm Veg#n14-IrwField of potatoes–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm Veg#s15-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s16-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s17-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s18-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s19-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17-Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s20-IrwPotato harvest, with barn in the background, Matanuska Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s21-IrwPotato harvest–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s22-IrwPotato harvest
Farm Veg#s23-IrwField of potatoes–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s24-IrwField of potatoes, with Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s25-IrwField of potatoes, with Byers Peak in the background and car next to the field–Palmer, AK
Farm Veg#s26-IrwField of potatoes with building in the distance
Farm Veg#s27-IrwField with building in the background
Farm Veg#s28-IrwField of potatoes
Farm#1-1-IrwReverse of Farm#1-Irw. “4” is stamped on it
Farm#1-IrwAerial photo of a Matanuska Colony farm–near Palmer, AK
Farm#2-1-IrwReverse of Farm#2-Irw. Blank
Farm#2-IrwHay on stakes in a field, next to small outbuildings–near Palmer, AK
Farm#4-1-IrwReverse of Farm#4-Irw. Writing reads “Pete Johnson 4 corners”
Farm#4-IrwClearing land, Pete Johnson homestead, 4-Corners area–near Palmer, AK, about 1936
Farm#5-1-IrwReverse of Farm#5-Irw. “36” is stamped on it
Farm#5-IrwSnowy field with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#6-1-IrwReverse of Farm#6-Irw. Blank
Farm#6-IrwJohn Bugge homestead and the town of Palmer, AK beyond–Palmer, AK
Farm#7-1-IrwReverse of Farm#7-Irw. Blank
Farm#7-IrwAerial photo of farms with shocks of grain in the fields
Farm#8-1-IrwReverse of Farm#8-Irw. Blank
Farm#8-IrwField, with a barn beyond and Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#n3-1-IrwReverse of Farm#n3-Irw. “603E” is stamped on it
Farm#n3-IrwWooden gate with stacks of hay and buildings beyond, Fairview homestead
Farm#n9-IrwMatanuska Colony farm and Chugach Mts.–near Palmer, AK
Farm#n10-IrwFields, with mountains in the distance, looking south towards Anchorage–near Palmer, AK
Farm#n11-IrwDirt road next to a field
Farm#n12-IrwField with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#n13-IrwField with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#n14-IrwField with a road beside it and Twin Peaks in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#n15-IrwGrass growing in a lumpy field
Farm#n16-IrwField. ¾ of the image is white and blank
Farm#n17-IrwField with Twin Peaks in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#n18-IrwField with Twin Peaks in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s19-IrwRecently cleared land with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s20-IrwLooking SE from Bodenburg Butte to the Knik Glacier. Farms visible: Paul Nelson’s, Sandvik, Mckechnie. –near Palmer, AK, 1944
Farm#s21-IrwFarmsteads viewed from the top of Bodenburg Butte, looking south–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s22-IrwLooking slightly west of south towards Pioneer Peak from Bodenburg Butte. Farmsteads visible–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944
Farm#s23-IrwLooking SW from Bodenburg Butte, farmsteads visible–near Palmer, AK, probably 1944
Farm#s24-IrwHenry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953
Farm#s25-IrwHenry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953
Farm#s26-IrwHenry Harrison farm–near Palmer, AK, 1953
Farm#s27-IrwFarmstead in winter, with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#s28-IrwField, seen through trees
Farm#s29-IrwStand of fireweed with a building in the distance
Farm#s30-IrwFireweed in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farm#s31-IrwDirt road bordering a field, Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s32-IrwField with Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s33-IrwField covered with snow with stacks of hay in it, Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s34-IrwField, with a barn and buildings beyond, and Pioneer Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s35-IrwHouse and barn–near Palmer, AK
Farm#s36-IrwMatanuska Valley, farm house–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming Grain#1-1-IrwReverse of Farming Grain#1-Irw. Blank
Farming Grain#1-IrwUnidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses–near Palmer, AK, August 7, 1936
Farming Grain#n2-1-IrwReverse 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#n2-IrwByron Holenbeck’s combine harvests barley near Palmer, AK
Farming Grain#n3-IrwUnidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Grain#n4-IrwUnidentified man harvesting grain with a grain binder and a team of horses at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Grain#n5-IrwTractor harvesting grain–south of Palmer, AK
Farming Hay#1-1-IrwReverse of Farming Hay#1-Irw. Blank
Farming Hay#1-IrwThree 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#2-1-IrwReverse of Farming Hay#2-Irw. Blank
Farming Hay#2-IrwUnidentified man putting hay up on stakes to cure–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming Hay#3-1-IrwReverse of Farming Hay#3-Irw. Writing reads “Reducing labor costs through use of automotive unloading equipment. Matanuska Experiment Station 1949. 6 L18”
Farming Hay#3-IrwGroup of unidentified men standing around a tall box with hay in it
Farming Hay#4-1-IrwReverse of Farming Hay#4-Irw. Writing reads “Threshing-blowing straw in barn”
Farming Hay#4-IrwHay drying in a barn
Farming Hay#Ls13-IrwMen next to a cart filled with hay–unknown location
Farming Hay#n5-IrwUnidentified man standing on top of a cart loaded with hay, pulled by two horses–probably at the Matanuska Exp. Farm
Farming Hay#n6-IrwUnidentified man bringing in the hay with a horse drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Hay#n7-IrwUnidentified man bringing in the hay with a horse drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Hay#n8-IrwMowing hay with two horses on the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Hay#n9-IrwUnidentified woman mowing hay with a two horse team at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming Hay#n10-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales
Farming Hay#n11-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales
Farming Hay#n12-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a stationary hay baler consolidating a pile of hay into rectangular bales
Farming Veg#1-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#1-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#1-IrwUnidentified man on a tractor, harvesting potatoes. Writing below image reads “Potato Harvest. Glenn woods”
Farming Veg#n2-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n2-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n2-IrwNine unidentified men harvesting potatoes with a car and a tractor. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Sort-Sack & Load”
Farming Veg#n3-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n3-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n3-IrwSix unidentified men sorting potatoes in a field. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest. Palmer”–Palmer, AK
Farming Veg#n4-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n4-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n4-IrwUnidentified man loading bags of potatoes onto the bed of a truck. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Palmer, Alaska”–Palmer, AK
Farming Veg#n5-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n5-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n5-IrwPotato harvest, Tract #17–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest, Tract 17”
Farming Veg#n6-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n6-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n6-IrwPotato harvest, Tract #17–near Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest – Tract 17”
Farming Veg#n7-1-IrwReverse of Farming Veg#n7-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Farming Veg#n7-IrwPotato harvest–Palmer, AK. Writing under image reads “Potato Harvest Alaska (Palmer)”
Farming Veg#n8-IrwPotato harvest with a horse drawn digger and hand-picking. There are three unidentified men in the field
Farming Veg#n9-IrwPotato harvest with a horse drawn digger and hand-picking–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming Veg#n10-IrwPotato harvest by hand-picking into wooden crates–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#7-1-IrwReverse of Farming#7-Irw. “E14” is stamped on it
Farming#7-IrwTwo unidentified men on a tractor in a field
Farming#8-1-IrwReverse of Farm#8-Irw. Writing reads “Breaking root ground Matanuska Valley”
Farming#8-IrwTwo unidentified men with tractors breaking root ground–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#Ls50-IrwMan in a field with a plow and two horses–unknown location
Farming#Ls51-IrwField and trees–unknown location
Farming#Ls52-IrwDry field–unknown location
Farming#n1-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n1-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farming#n1-IrwHarvesting silage in a field. Writing below image reads “Harvesting silage”
Farming#n2-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n2-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farming#n2-IrwUnidentified man harvesting silage–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest Palmer, Alaska”
Farming#n3-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n3-Irw. “070D” is stamped on it
Farming#n3-IrwBill Sweetman on a tractor harvesting silage. Writing below image reads “Bill Sweetman on Tractor, Harvesting silage”–Palmer, AK
Farming#n4-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n4-Irw. Blank
Farming#n4-IrwSilage harvest with staff houses in the background–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest, Staff Houses, Background”
Farming#n5-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n5-Irw. Blank
Farming#n5-IrwSilage harvest–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Silage Harvest Palmer, Alaska
Farming#n6-IrwUnidentified man standing on a bulldozer in a field
Farming#n9-1-IrwReverse of Farming#n9-Irw. Pencil marks
Farming#n9-IrwUnidentified man on a tractor, plowing, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#n10-IrwUnidentified man on a tractor, plowing, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#n11-IrwUnidentified man on a tractor, disking, at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#n12-IrwUnidentified man on a tractor, pulling stumps, probably at the Matanuska Exp. Farm
Farming#n13-IrwHarvesting what appears to be turnips with a horse-drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#n14-IrwRoot crop harvest with horse-drawn cart at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#n15-IrwHarvest at the Matanuska Exp. farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#s16-IrwUnidentified man feeding hay into an artificial hay dryer–Palmer, AK
Farming#s17-IrwUnidentified person on a rototiller working in quackgrass sod–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#s18-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a rototiller tilling quackgrass sod–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#s19-IrwUnidentified man next to a rototiller
Farming#s20-IrwAllan Lynn plowing on a tractor–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#s21-IrwThree unidentified men with a car, a tractor, and a team of horses in a field
Farming#s22-IrwTwo unidentified men planting potatoes with a horse-drawn cart
Farming#s23-IrwSix 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwSix 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwFour unidentified people helping harvest potatoes
Farming#s31-IrwTwo unidentified men on a tractor harvesting potatoes, Bert Stimple farm–Fairbanks, AK, 1953
Farming#s32-IrwFour unidentified people harvest potatoes in a field
Farming#s33-IrwAn unidentified man on a tractor harvests potatoes
Farming#s34-IrwAn unidentified person on a tractor
Farming#s35-IrwSix unidentified people harvesting potatoes using tractors
Farming#s36-IrwBert Stimple, potato farmer–Tanana Valley, AK, 1953
Farming#s37-IrwLinn Hollist and Bert Stimple at Stimple’s potato farm–Tanana Valley, AK, 1952
Farming#s38-IrwUnidentified person on a tractor
Farming#s39-IrwTwo unidentified people, one driving a tractor and the other next to the tractor
Farming#s40-IrwUnidentified person on a tractor
Farming#s41-IrwThree unidentified men and two unidentified boys cultivating using hand cultivators pulled by tractor at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#s42-IrwAn unidentified man drives a tractor, pulling machinery
Farming#s43-IrwTwo unidentified men on a tractor, pulling machinery
Farming#s44-IrwTwo unidentified men harvest cereal grain test crop with a grain binder at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#s45-IrwTwo unidentified men harvest cereal grain test crop with a grain binder at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#s46-IrwF. Hartner and his wife harvesting barley on Tract #17–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1949
Farming#s47-IrwAn unidentified man loading ct hay onto a truck using a hay lifter machine–Matanuska Valley, AK
Farming#s48-IrwThree unidentified people moving oat and pea hay into the silage chopper at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Farming#s49-IrwAn unidentified man feeding harvested bromegrass into the hay dryer–Palmer, AK
Fishing#s1-IrwA fish wheel on the Yukon River–AK
Fishing#s2-IrwThree unidentified men at a fish wheel with salmon on the Yukon River–AK
Fishing#s3-IrwSalmon being smoked at an ‘Indian camp’–Yukon River, AK
Flowers#n1-1-IrwReverse of Flowers#n1-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
Flowers#n1-IrwDelphinium next to steps–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Delphinium Palmer, Alaska”
Flowers#s2-IrwPink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s3-IrwPink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s5-IrwPink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s6-IrwRed flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s7-IrwRed flower on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s8-IrwRows of pink, white, yellow, and orange flowers, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Flowers#s9-IrwRows of flowers with a road beyond
Flowers#s10-IrwRows of pink, white, yellow, and orange flowers
Flowers#s11-IrwWhat appears to be tiger lilies and another kind of flower. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s12-IrwPink flowers on a bush. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s13-IrwAn unidentified woman behind a flowering bush
Flowers#s14-IrwA flowering rose bush in front of a white house
Flowers#s15-IrwA plot planted with flowering bushes next to a white house–Matanuska Valley, AK
Flowers#s16-IrwA flower on a rose bush
Flowers#s17-IrwFlowers on a rose bush
Flowers#s18-IrwFlowers on a rose bush
Flowers#s19-IrwA hand holding a rose hip next to its plant
Flowers#s20-IrwA rose bush with yellow flowers, identified as Harrison Yellow, 4 year plant
Flowers#s21-IrwWhite flowers next to a railing
Flowers#s22-IrwPink roses next to a house
Flowers#s23-IrwBushes with small pink flowers, people in the background
Flowers#s26-IrwOrange and white poppies, red and pink flowers beyond and delphinium in the background
Flowers#s27-IrwAmy Irwin behind red flowers. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s28-IrwUnidentified woman standing next to delphinium, with white flowers in the foreground
Flowers#s29-IrwRows of what appears to be poppies next to a house
Flowers#s30-IrwFlowers next to a house
Flowers#s31-IrwDelphinium–Matanuska Valley, AK
Flowers#s32-IrwRed peonies next to a house
Flowers#s33-IrwSunflowers
Flowers#s34-IrwRed flowers in boxes
Flowers#s39-IrwRows of flowers, some of which are tiger lilies, with a greenhouse in the background
Flowers#s40-IrwRows of orange and yellow flowers
Flowers#s41-IrwFlower demonstration plot near the Palmer territorial school (now the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Building)–Palmer, AK
Flowers#s43-IrwField of shooting stars and dandelions
Flowers#s44-IrwShooting stars and dandelions
Flowers#s45-IrwShooting stars (Dodecatheon pulchellum) on Eklutna Flats, AK
Flowers#s46-IrwForget-me-nots
Flowers#s47-IrwWild bluebells
Flowers#s48-IrwFlowering tree
Flowers#s49-IrwPale pink roses
Flowers#s50-IrwPale pink roses
Flowers#s51-IrwPink flower by a road. Photo is blurry
Flowers#s52-IrwRoadside flowers, bluebells and fireweed–AK, 1956
Flowers#s53-IrwLarkspur and fireweed–AK, 1956
Flowers#s54-IrwStrawberry plant flowering
Flowers#s55-IrwBushes
Flowers#s56-IrwRed foliage
Flowers#s57-IrwTrees with fall colors
Flowers#s58-IrwFall colors. Photo is out of focus
Flowers#s59-IrwFelton Pink x Double Red Rugosa roses, four years old. Flower trials at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Flowers#s60-IrwIcelandic poppy breeding work at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–Matanuska, AK
Flowers#s61-IrwRose, Delphinium, Columbine, Oriental Poppy, and Icelandic Poppy trials–Palmer, AK, 1968
Flowers#s62-IrwRose developed by Don Irwin. Unnamed-5yr (his cross)-Fra Dagmar x Wassagaming
Garden#1-1-IrwReverse of Garden#1-Irw. Writing reads “A potato patch in Unalakleet”
Garden#1-IrwA potato patch, with houses beyond–Unalakleet, AK
Garden#2-1-IrwReverse of Garden#2-Irw. Writing reads “James Sampsell, AHS Teacher, Beaver and the School Garden”
Garden#2-IrwMan, identified as James Sampsell, and a young girl in a garden
Garden#3-1-IrwReverse of Garden#3-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Ivy (Eskimo) and her garden in McGrath”
Garden#3-IrwA woman, identified as Mrs. Ivy, in her garden–McGrath, AK
Garden#4-1-IrwReverse of Garden#4-Irw. Writing reads “Chief James in his potato patch [illegible]”
Garden#4-IrwA man, identified as Chief Esias James, in his potato patch
Garden#5-1-IrwReverse 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#5-IrwChief Esias James standing in a small garden next to the east fork of the Chandalar river
Garden#6-1-IrwReverse of Garden#6-Irw. Writing reads “Mr. Solomon, father of 14 children and his garden, Ft. Yukon”
Garden#6-IrwMan, identified as Mr. Solomon, standing in his garden–Ft. Yukon, AK
Glacier#1-1-IrwReverse of Glacier#1-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Glacier#1-IrwMatanuska River, Bodenburg Butte, Knik Glacier, and Knik River
Glacier#s2-IrwUnidentified man standing next to the Mendenhall Glacier–Juneau AK, July 1, 1950
Glacier#s3-IrwMendenhall Glacier–Juneau, AK, July 1, 1950
Glacier#s4-IrwMatanuska Glacier viewed from the Glenn Hwy–north of Palmer, AK
Glacier#s5-IrwMatanuska Glacier viewed from the Glenn Hwy–north of Palmer, AK
Glacier#s6-IrwMatanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK
Glacier#s7- IrwMatanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK
Glacier#s8-IrwMatanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK
Glacier#s9-IrwMatanuska Glacier–north of Palmer, AK
Gold Rush#s1-IrwPeople hiking up Chilkoot Pass–Chilkoot Pass, AK, 1898
Gold Rush#s2-IrwUnidentified man standing on White Pass Trail–Dead Horse Gulch
Gold Rush#s3-IrwUnidentified people building boats on the shore of Lake Laberge–Canada
Gold Rush#s4-IrwThree unidentified people with baggage in front of them. Stampeders on the trail to the Klondike
Gold Rush#s5-IrwMining camp of Dawson on the Klondike river–Dawson City, Canada
Gold Rush#s6-IrwCrowd of people on the street of Dawson City for obstruction races–Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada, May 24
Gold#1-1-IrwReverse of Gold#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Gold#1-IrwPan of gold–AK
Graves#1-1-IrwReverse of Graves#1-Irw. Writing reads “Native Indian graves Eklutna, Alaskas, near Russian orthodox church”
Graves#1-IrwTwo unidentified men in uniform look at graves. Text on the bottom of the image reads “Photograph approved by theatre censor”–Eklutna, AK
Greenhouse#n1-1-IrwReverse of Greenhouse#n1-Irw. Blank
Greenhouse#n1-IrwUnidentified woman in a greenhouse
Greenhouse#n2-1-IrwReverse of Greenhouse#n2-Irw. “079D” is stamped on it
Greenhouse#n2-IrwUnidentified woman in a greenhouse. Writing below image reads “Green House, Palmer, Alaska Romain (sic) Lettuce tests”–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s3-IrwTwo unidentified men building a greenhouse at the Palmer Exp. Station–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s4-IrwDr. Winston Laughlin, biochemist, in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s5-IrwDr. Laughlin and Mrs. Harrington working on fertilizer trials at the Palmer Exp. Station–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s6-IrwDr. Laughlin and Mrs. Harrington in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s8-IrwMrs. M. Harrington working in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s9-IrwAlfalfa parent strain growing in the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s10-IrwExperimental tomato variety tests at the Palmer Exp. Station Greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s11-IrwTwo unidentified men constructing the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s13-IrwIrwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s14-IrwIrwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s15-IrwInterior of a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus
Greenhouse#s16-IrwInterior of a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus
Greenhouse#s17-IrwFlowers in a greenhouse
Greenhouse#s18-IrwFlowers in a greenhouse. Photo is out of focus
Greenhouse#s19-IrwFlowers in the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK
Greenhouse#s20-IrwFlowers in the Irwin-Albrecht private commercial greenhouse–north of Palmer, AK, 1954
Greenhouse#s21-IrwPlants growing in a greenhouse–Fairbanks, AK, 1952
Hearse#Ls1-IrwHorses pulling a hearse in a cemetery–unknown location
Hoonah#s1-IrwAerial photo of Hoonah, AK
Hospital#s1-IrwCrowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953
Hospital#s2-IrwCrowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953
Hospital#s3-IrwCrowd at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Palmer Presbyterian Hospital–Palmer, AK, April 9, 1953
House#n1-IrwHouse with a garage
House#n2-IrwPeople getting out of a car in front of a house with a garage
House#s3-IrwUnidentified woman standing on the doorstep of a house–Palmer, AK
House#s4-IrwUnidentified woman standing on the doorstep of a house–Palmer, AK
House#s5-IrwThe Irwin house, with Mrs. Irwin on the doorstep–Palmer, AK
House#s6-IrwThe Irwin house, with Mrs. Irwin on the doorstep–Palmer, AK, 1952
House#s7-IrwIrwin house–Palmer, AK
House#s8-IrwHouse, 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-IrwExperiment Station Staff house under construction–Palmer, AK
House#s10-IrwStan and Mardi Frosts’ house from the east window of another house–Palmer, AK
House#s11-IrwHouse with an unidentified woman on the doorstep and two cars in front–Palmer, AK
House#s12-IrwStan Frosts’ house pictured from the window of another house–Palmer, AK
House#s13-IrwFrosts’ home–Palmer, AK
House#s14-IrwHouses next to a road–near Palmer, AK
House#s15-IrwIrwin’s house on Colony Tract #17–Palmer, AK
Hunters#n1-IrwUnidentified man holding a dead wolf
Hunters#n2-IrwUnidentified man holding a dead wolf
Hunters#n3-IrwUnidentified man holding a dead wolf
Hunters#n4-IrwUnidentified man with a dead mountain goat
Hunters#n5-IrwUnidentified man with a dead mountain goat
Juneau#s1-IrwJuneau, as seen from Douglas Island–Juneau, AK
Juneau#s2-IrwWaterfront–Juneau, AK
Juneau#s3-IrwFloat plane at the floatplane dock, with eleven unidentified people in front of it–Juneau, AK
Juneau#s4-IrwJuneau Municipal Airport–Juneau, AK
King’s Lake#1-1-IrwReverse 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#1-IrwCrowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for a Preybyterian church service–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944
King’s Lake#3-1-IrwReverse of King’s Lake #3-Irw. “19” is written on it
King’s Lake#3-IrwNine unidentified people swimming in and on the shore of King’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
King’s Lake#n2-1-IrwReverse of King’s Lake#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Church Service at Kings’ Lake Camp Early Picture about 1944”
King’s Lake#n2-IrwCrowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for a Preybyterian church service–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944
King’s Lake#n4-IrwCrowd of people on the shore of King’s Lake for church services–Matanuska Valley, AK
King’s Lake#n5-IrwPeople at a church service at King’s Lake Camp–Matanuska Valley, AK
Knik#1-1-IrwReverse of Knik#1-Irw. Writing reads “Old Knik 19010”
Knik#1-IrwFour unidentified men in front of a log cabin–Old Knik, AK, 1910
Knik#4-1-IrwReverse of Knik#4-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Knik#4-IrwFourth of July parade–Knik, AK, July 4, 1914
Knik#5-1-IrwReverse of Knik#5-Irw. Writing reads “Knik Road House 1935”
Knik#5-IrwKnik Road House–Knik, AK, 1935
Knik#6-1-IrwReverse of Knik#6-Irw. Blank
Knik#6-IrwSeven unidentified men on what appears to be a dry dock. Boat to the right of the dock–Knik, AK
Knik#n2-1-IrwReverse 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#n2-IrwKnik Road House–Knik, AK, 1937
Knik#n3-1-IrwReverse 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#n3-IrwTwo crosses marking graves in a grassy field
Kodiak#1-1-IrwReverse 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”
Kodiak#1-IrwPostcard. Cattle in a field. Text at the bottom of the image reads “Beef Cattle-Kalson Bay-Alaska”
Lake#1-1-IrwReverse 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#1-IrwPostcard. Lake reflecting clouds, with mountains in the distance–near Anchorage, AK
Lake#2-1-IrwReverse 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#2-IrwAn aerial photo of a lake. Not Finger Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Lake#Ls32-IrwLake with trees in background–unknown location
Lake#Ls33-IrwLake with field beyond–unknown location
Lake#Ls34-IrwFour men in a canoe leading a horse into water–unknown location
Lake#n3-IrwWasilla lake viewed from Odsather’s cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#n4-IrwWasilla lake viewed from Odsather’s cabin–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#n5-IrwWasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#n6-IrwWasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#n7-IrwWasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#n8-1-IrwReverse of Lake#n8-Irw. “B 567”is stamped on it
Lake#n8-IrwWasilla lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#s9-IrwCrowd of people on the shore of a lake and on a dock on the lake
Lake#s10-IrwWasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Lake#s11-IrwWasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Lake#s12-IrwWasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Lake#s13-IrwWasilla lake speedboat races. Unidentified man on the shore of the lake–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Lake#s14-IrwWasilla lake speedboat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Lake#s15-IrwWasilla lake–Wasilla, AK
Lake#s16-IrwWasilla lake–Wasilla, AK
Lake#s17-IrwFive unidentified people on a dock in a lake
Lake#s18-IrwA person in a rowboat on Wasilla lake–Wasilla, AK
Lake#s19-IrwThree unidentified people in a canoe on Kings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948
Lake#s20-IrwKings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948
Lake#s21-IrwKings Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1948
Lake#s22-IrwLake
Lake#s23-IrwWasilla Lake with the Chugach Mts. in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#s24-IrwA floatplane and boat–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#s25-IrwLakes, possibly the Bradley-Kepler complex–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lake#s26-IrwThree unidentified people picnicking on the shore of Eklutna Lake–Eklutna, AK
Lake#s27-IrwAn unidentified person picnicking on the shore of Eklutna Lake–south of Palmer, AK
Lake#s28-IrwSummit Lake along the Seward Hwy–south of Anchorage, AK
Lake#s29-IrwPaul Ellis taxiing his plane on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954
Lake#s30-IrwTwo unidentified people canoeing on King’s Lake–near Wasilla, AK, September 1948
Lake#s31-IrwPeople on a dock on Wasilla Lake, preparing for boat races–Wasilla, AK, 1951
Land Clearing#2-1-IrwReverse of Land Clearing#2-Irw. Blank
Land Clearing#2-IrwPeople clearing land
Land Clearing#3-1-IrwReverse of Land Clearing#3-Irw. Blank
Land Clearing#3-IrwTwo unidentified people in the forest
Land Clearing#5-1-IrwReverse of Land Clearing#5-Irw. Blank
Land Clearing#5-IrwCrowd of people watching a tree fall, clearing land at saw mill site, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Land Clearing#n1-1-IrwReverse of Land Clearing#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Stumps upset by bulldozing on Pete Johnson Place Matanuska Valley Four Corners”
Land Clearing#n1-IrwRecently cleared land covered with stumps
Land Clearing#n4-1-IrwReverse of Land Clearing#n4-Irw. “253” is stamped on it
Land Clearing#n4-IrwRecently cleared land with horses behind a fence to the right–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#n6-IrwNewly cleared land–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#n7-IrwNewly cleared and planted land–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#n8-IrwCleared land–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#n9-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer
Land Clearing#n10-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer
Land Clearing#s11-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer
Land Clearing#s12-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer
Land Clearing#s13-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer
Land Clearing#s14-IrwUnidentified man clearing land with a bulldozer, with a barn in the background
Land Clearing#s15-IrwTwo unidentified men clearing land with a bulldozer and picking roots with a horse and stone boat–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#s16-IrwClearing land–stumps tipped over and partly windrowed–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#s17-IrwLand clearing, trees pushed by Cat unto windrow for burning–Matanuska Valley, AK
Land Clearing#s18-IrwStump tipping method of land clearing on the Pete Johnson Farm–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#1-1-IrwReverse of Landscape#1-Irw. Text reads “KODAK VELOX PAPER”
Landscape#1-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a small building
Landscape#n2-IrwLandscape view from train between Palmer and Fairbanks, AK
Landscape#n3-IrwSouth view from Meekin’s lodge, Matanuska Glacier in center–north of Palmer, AK
Landscape#n4-IrwSouth view from Meekin’s lodge, Matanuska Glacier in center–north of Palmer, AK
Landscape#n5-IrwEast view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#n6-IrwEast view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#n7-IrwEast view from Bodenburg Butte, Knik glacier and river, Chugach Mts–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#n9-IrwField with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#n17-IrwField, with two cars to the left of it
Landscape#n18-IrwCar on a road, with a mountain beyond it
Landscape#n19-IrwZig zagging wooden fence next to a road
Landscape#n20-IrwCar on a road with a wooden fence to the right
Landscape#n21-IrwSnow bank next to a road. Valley and mountains beyond
Landscape#n22-IrwField of snow, mountains in the distance
Landscape#n23-IrwCows in a field, with a hill in the background
Landscape#s8-IrwEast view from Bodenburg Butte up the Knik river valley–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#s10-IrwField 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-IrwEastern view across Knik Flats and Knik Arms of Cook Inlet to Chugach Mts–near Knik, AK
Landscape#s12-IrwCar on the Glenn Hwy with mountains beyond
Landscape#s13-IrwFall along the Alaska railroad
Landscape#s14-IrwAerial view of the Little Susitna River and Alaska railroad tracks–near present-day Huston, AK
Landscape#s15-IrwMatanuska Valley, looking east. Little Susitna River and AK railroad tracks in foreground, Meadow lakes in middleground–near present-day Huston, AK
Landscape#s16-IrwMt. Sheep County
Landscape#s24-IrwAerial photo of the Matanuska Valley, looking east across the Matanuska River and Knik river to Knik glacier–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#s25-IrwIce field near Icy Strait, AK
Landscape#s26-IrwTanana Valley, looking west to Dunbar, AK
Landscape#s27-IrwAerial photo of the Alaska range between Fairbanks and Anchorage, AK
Landscape#s28-IrwField with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Landscape#s29-IrwField with Talkeetna Mts. in the background
Livestock Chickens#1-1-IrwLivestock Chickens#1-Irw. “00” is stamped on it
Livestock Chickens#1-IrwChickens
Livestock Cows#1-1-IrwReverse of Livestock Cows#1-Irw. Blank
Livestock Cows#1-IrwTwo cow calves with an unidentified man in the background
Livestock Cows#2-1-IrwReverse of Livestock Cows#2-Irw. Writing reads “Guernsey Cattle Matanuska, Ag. Exp. Sta. Palmer, Alaska”
Livestock Cows#2-IrwTwo cows with a house beyond
Livestock Cows#3-1-IrwReverse 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#3-IrwTwo unidentified men riding horses surrounded by cows
Livestock Cows#4-1-IrwReverse of Livestock Cows#4-Irw. Writing reads “unloading @ [illegible] 250 [illegible] from [illegible]”
Livestock Cows#4-IrwThree unidentified men unloading a cow from a plane–McGrath, AK
Livestock Cows#n5-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n6-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n7-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n8-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n9-IrwCows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Livestock Cows#n10-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n11-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n12-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n13-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#n14-IrwCows in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Livestock Cows#n15-IrwCow in a field
Livestock Cows#n16-IrwCow in a field
Livestock Cows#n17-IrwCow in a field
Livestock Cows#n18-IrwCows in a pen. Buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#n19-IrwTwo cows next to a building
Livestock Cows#n20-IrwCow next to a building
Livestock Cows#n21-IrwCow next to a building
Livestock Cows#n22-IrwCow with a building beyond
Livestock Cows#n23-IrwUnidentified man next to a cow, with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#n24-IrwCow with building beyond
Livestock Cows#n25-IrwUnidentified man next to a cow, with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#n26-IrwCow
Livestock Cows#n27-IrwCow
Livestock Cows#n28-IrwUnidentified man standing next to a cow
Livestock Cows#n29-IrwUnidentified man standing next to a cow
Livestock Cows#n30-IrwCow, with buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#n31-IrwTwo cow calves
Livestock Cows#n32-IrwCow with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#n33-IrwCow calf with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#n34-IrwCow calf with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#n35-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n36-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n37-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n38-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n39-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n40-IrwCow calf
Livestock Cows#n41-IrwCow calf with buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#n42-IrwDead cow calf in the snow
Livestock Cows#n43-IrwDead cow calf in the snow
Livestock Cows#s44-IrwCattle on summer range–Gold Mint Valley, Talkeetna Mts, near Palmer, AK, 1952
Livestock Cows#s45-IrwTwo 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-IrwSeven 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-IrwFour 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-IrwSix cows in a field
Livestock Cows#s49-IrwCow in a field
Livestock Cows#s50-IrwCow with a building in the background
Livestock Cows#s51-IrwCows in a field with a lake in the background
Livestock Cows#s52-IrwCow on a chain. With a fence in the background
Livestock Cows#s53-IrwCows with buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#s54-IrwCows with buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#s55-IrwCows with buildings in the background
Livestock Cows#s56-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#s57-IrwCows in a field, with a house in the background–Matanuska Valley, AK
Livestock Cows#s58-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Cows#s59-IrwCows in a field
Livestock Horses#s1-IrwHorses in a pen on Matanuska Colony Tract #17–near Palmer, AK, 1945
Livestock Sheep#1-1-IrwReverse of Livestock Sheep#1-Irw. “258” is stamped
Livestock Sheep#1-IrwSheep and cows in a field by a gate–Matanuska Valley, AK
Livestock Sheep#n2-1-IrwReverse of Livestock Sheep#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Sheep. Grazing on Summer Pasture Matanuska Valley Knik. (2)”
Livestock Sheep#n2-IrwSheep in a field with a building in the background
Livestock Sheep#n3-IrwSheep in a field with a barn in the background
Livestock Sheep#n4-IrwFour sheep in a pen, with buildings in a background
Livestock Sheep#n5-IrwHerd of sheep with an unidentified man behind them and buildings in the background
Livestock Sheep#n6-IrwThree unidentified men standing next to a sheep
Livestock Sheep#n7-IrwUnidentified man giving liquid to a sheep
Livestock Sheep#s8-IrwHerd of Hampshire sheep in a field–Matanuska Valley, AK
Livestock Sheep#s9-IrwThree unidentified men with a herd of sheep on summer range in the upper Little Susitna River Drainage–Talkeetna Mts. near Palmer, AK
Logs#n1-IrwPile of logs
Logs#s2-IrwBirch tree cants ready for shipment to planing mill–Matanuska Valley, AK
Lumber#1-1-IrwReverse of Lumber#1-Irw. Blank
Lumber#1-IrwLumber for the Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK. Writing reads “105 Lumber for the Colony at Palmer, Alaska”
Lumber#2-1-IrwReverse of Lumber#2-Irw. Writing reads “Moving Lumber Palmer, Alaska 1935 4”
Lumber#2-IrwUnidentified men moving lumber–Palmer, AK, 1935
Lumber#3-1-IrwReverse of Lumber#3-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Lumber#3-IrwTwo unidentified men on a machine moving lumber. Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Man#1-1-IrwReverse of Man#1-Irw. Writing reads “Ray Herman ARRC butcher 1935 at Commesary (sic) Palmer, Alaska”
Man#1-IrwRay Hermann, ARRC Butcher–1935 at Commissary, Palmer, Alaska, Matanuska Colony Project
Man#2-1-IrwReverse of Man#2-Irw. “4” is written on it
Man#2-IrwUnidentified man wearing a parka
Man#3-1-IrwReverse of Man#3-Irw. “Lloyd Bell. working with his bees”
Man#3-IrwLloyd Bell working with bees
Man#4-1-IrwReverse 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#4-IrwMan, identified as Hank, standing next to a tall snow bank on a road
Man#5-1-IrwReverse of Man#5-Irw. Blank
Man#5-IrwUnidentified man next to a stack of hay
Man#7-1-IrwReverse of Man#7-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Man#7-IrwNick Nichols at the Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK, 1935 or 1936
Man#8-1-IrwReverse of Man#8-Irw. Blank
Man#8-IrwNobert Nathe, Asst Trading Post Mgr.–Palmer, AK, 1935
Man#9-1-IrwReverse of Man#9-Irw. “35” is stamped on it
Man#9-IrwDon Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Man#10-1-IrwReverse 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#10-IrwRoss 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#11-1-IrwReverse of Man#11-Irw. Writing reads ““The Old Trapper” himself. Ed. Ueeck This is a World War veteran.”
Man#11-IrwEd Ueeck, portrait–Palmer, AK
Man#12-IrwTrapper Ed Ueeck, portrait, with wolf pelts–Palmer, AK, 1938
Man#13-1-IrwReverse of Man#13-Irw. Writing reads “Bill Ising”
Man#13-IrwBill Ising
Man#14-1-IrwReverse of Man#14-Irw. Writing reads “Dan Dalva”
Man#14-IrwDan Dalva
Man#15-1-IrwReverse of Man#15-Irw. Writing reads “Howard Estelle Matanuska Exp. Station About 1936”
Man#15-IrwHoward Estelle, bee keeper, next to bee hives at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1936
Man#16-1-IrwReverse of Man#16-Irw. Writing reads “Dr. Ernest H. Gruening Governor of Alaska 1935 Taken at Palmer”
Man#16-IrwDr. Ernest H. Gruening, Governor of Alaska–Palmer, AK, 1935
Man#17-1-IrwReverse 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#17-IrwUnidentified man holding crops in each hand, with a building behind him
Man#18-1-IrwReverse 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#18-IrwDon Irwin behind a cultivated dandelion variety
Man#19-1-IrwReverse 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#19-IrwAn unidentified man holds a cabbage
Man#20-1-IrwReverse of Man#20-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Man#20-IrwUnidentified man leaning on a car
Man#21-1-IrwReverse of Man#21-Irw. Writing reads “Louie Odsather”
Man#21-IrwLouie Odsather standing in a road–Matanuska Valley, AK
Man#22-1-IrwReverse of Man#22-Irw. Writing reads “Earl McHenry Donald Irwin near house”
Man#22-IrwMan, possibly Earl McHenry, next to the Irwin house–Matanuska Valley, AK
Man#23-1-IrwReverse of Man#23-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley Director of Extension Work for Alaska College 1934”
Man#23-IrwRoss Sheely standing next to a building
Man#24-1-IrwReverse of Man#24-Irw. Writing reads “Leo Jacobs. Architect ARRC. Palmer Alaska 1935 Irwin”
Man#24-IrwLeo Jacobs sitting on wooden beams
Man#26-1-IrwReverse of Man#26-Irw. Writing reads “John Bugge at Home Palmer, Alaska One of the Earliest Pioneers in the Matanuska Valley, Alaska”
Man#26-IrwJohn Bugge in front of his house–Palmer, AK
Man#27-1-IrwReverse of Man#27-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
Man#27-IrwUnidentified man next to a car holding rhubarb
Man#28-1-IrwReverse of Man#28-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
Man#28-IrwUnidentified man next to a car holding rhubarb
Man#29-1-IrwReverse of Man#29-Irw. Writing reads “Manley Sweazey – brings in his bear. Irwin”
Man#29-IrwManley Sweazy brings in his bear
Man#Ls48-IrwUnidentified man
Man#n6-1-IrwReverse of Man#n6-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it
Man#n6-IrwDr. Geo. W. Gasser in a field–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Dr. Geo. Gasser Palmer”
Man#n25-1-IrwReverse of Man#n25-Irw. Writing reads “Robert Atwood owner + Editor Anchorage Daily Times Anchorage, Alaska”. “B 567” is stamped on it
Man#n25-IrwRobert Atwood with a camera. Writing below the image reads “Robert B. Atwood, Taking Farm Picture”
Man#n30-IrwMan, possibly Bill Bouwens–Palmer, AK, 1935
Man#n31-IrwUnidentified man
Man#n32-IrwRev. Bert Bingle, Presbyterian Minister–Palmer, AK
Man#n33-IrwUnidentified man surveying
Man#n34-IrwLouie Odsather–Palmer, AK, 1935
Man#n35-IrwLouie Odsather with a field beyond–Palmer, AK
Man#n36-IrwUnidentified man on a horse
Man#n37-IrwUnidentified man on top of a colony tent, securing the chimney–Palmer, AK
Man#n38-IrwUnidentified man on top of a colony tent, securing the chimney–Palmer, AK
Man#n39-IrwUnidentified man holding a frame from a bee hive
Man#n40-IrwUnidentified man next to rows of crops
Man#n41-IrwUnidentified man balancing a pike pole on his chin
Man#n42-IrwUnidentified man balancing a pike pole on his chin
Man#n43-IrwUnidentified person sitting on a stump in a field
Man#n44-IrwUnidentified man sitting on a couch next to a small dog
Man#n45-IrwUnidentified man sitting in a rocking chair in front of a fireplace
Man#n46-IrwUnidentified man sitting in a rocking chair in front of a fireplace
Man#n47-IrwUnidentified man standing on a cobblestone street with a truck and businesses in the background
McKinley Park#s1-IrwUnidentified woman next to an Alaska Railroad bus in front of the McKinley Park Hotel–AK, 1952
McKinley Park#s2-IrwStage coach, McKinley Park Hotel–Alaska, September 1952
Men#1-1-IrwReverse 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#1-IrwFive people, identified as Ed Cronin, Howard Ling, Donnie Irwin, Don Irwin, and ? Atwood, in front of a tent–Palmer, AK, 1935
Men#2-1-IrwReverse of Men#2-Irw. Blank
Men#2-IrwTwo unidentified men with a large bundle of grass
Men#3-1-IrwReverse 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#3-IrwSix men, five of them identified, as O. Schaleben, F. Carr, S. Campbell, Pollard, and Givens
Men#4-1-IrwReverse of Men#4-Irw. “5” is stamped on it
Men#4-IrwTwo unidentified men holding fish on a string, next to a river
Men#5-1-IrwReverse of Men#5-Irw. Blank
Men#5-IrwLouie Odsather, Manager, and an unidentified man in the Colony Trading Post–Palmer, AK
Men#6-1-IrwReverse of Men#6-Irw. Writing reads “Vern Hiasch, ANS reindeer supervisor, John Ivanof, on the tundra near Unalakleet river”
Men#6-IrwVern Hiasch and John Ivanof in a field
Men#7-1-IrwReverse of Men#7-Irw. Writing reads “Transient Timber choppers, Matanuska Valley 1935”
Men#7-IrwTwo transient timber choppers next to a tree–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Men#8-1-IrwReverse of Men#8-Irw. Writing reads “Dr. C. Earl Albrecht writes a prescription for a Colonist. 1935”
Men#8-IrwDr. C. Earl Albrecht writes a prescription for a colonist–Palmer, AK, 1935
Men#9-1-IrwReverse of Men#9-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley and G.W. Gasser”
Men#9-IrwRoss Sheeley and G.W. Gasser at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1936
Men#10-1-IrwReverse of Men#10-Irw. Writing reads “Ross Sheeley sitting + Bartley Howard on narrow guage (sic) R.R. moose Creek Alaska”
Men#10-IrwRoss Sheeley and Bartley Howard on a narrow gauge R.R.–Moose Creek, AK
Men#11-1-IrwReverse of Men#11-Irw. Writing reads “Bartley Howard and Ross Sheeley”
Men#11-IrwBartley Howard and Ross Sheeley at a coal prospect on Moose Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, March 1937
Men#12-1-IrwReverse 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#12-IrwBartley Howard and Ross Sheeley at a coal prospect on Moose Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, March 1937
Men#13-1-IrwReverse of Men#13-Irw. Blank
Men#13-IrwThree unidentified men in front of a car, holding rifles and grouses
Men#15-1-IrwReverse of Men#15-Irw. Writing reads “John Osguthorpe + Don L. Irwin at Fairbanks Ag Exp Station.”
Men#15-IrwJohn Osguthorpe and Don Irwin at the Fairbanks Agriculture Exp. Station
Men#16-1-IrwReverse of Men#16-Irw. Writing reads “ARRC Board Meeting at Palmer Nov. 1935. Irwin [illegible] Luther Hess Lawartes McDonald alaska
Men#16-IrwSeven men, the ARRC Board, some identified as Don Irwin, Luther Hess, Lawartes, McDonald–AK [illegible]”
Men#17-1-IrwReverse 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#17-IrwSixteen unidentified men, the St Louis County Minnesota delegation, sightseeing in San Francisco on their way to the Matanuska Colony, AK–San Francisco
Men#18-1-IrwReverse of Men#18-Irw. Writing reads “Eddie Barber Louis Odsather Harry Furgison”
Men#18-IrwEddie Barber, Louis Odsather, and Harry Ferguson in front of cars with buildings in the background
Men#19-1-IrwReverse 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#19-IrwLorin T. Oldroyd, Don L. Irwin, Jimmie Simpson in front of a building
Men#20-1-IrwReverse of Men#20-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin Two of right Winfield Irwin Sr. and Andy (IMC) Anderson”
Men#20-IrwFour men, Winfield, Don Irwin, Andy (IMC) Anderson, and an unidentified man on the steps of a building
Men#22-1-IrwReverse of Men#22-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Men#22-IrwThree unidentified men next to a cutout of a crescent moon
Men#23-1-IrwReverse of Men#23-Irw. Writing reads “Hi Kliring Matanuska Assn. Matanuska Valley, Alaska”
Men#23-IrwTwo unidentified men on a powerline pole
Men#24-1-IrwReverse of Men#24-Irw. Writing reads “High Linemen Matanuska Electric Assn. Palmer, Alaska”
Men#24-IrwTwo unidentified men on a powerline pole
Men#25-1-IrwReverse of Men#25-Irw. Yellow stain
Men#25-IrwDon Irwin receives Honorary Dr. of Humanities degree from University of Alaska College, Alaska–May 18, 1959
Men#31-IrwTwo unidentified men in front of a building
Men#32-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a car
Men#n14-1-IrwReverse of Men#n14-Irw. Writing reads “Nobert Nathey Harry Ferguson Louis Odsather Archie Betts”
Men#n14-IrwFour 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#n21-1-IrwReverse of Men#n21-Irw. Writing reads “C.C. Brix Irwin”
Men#n21-IrwMan, identified as C.C. Brix
Men#n26-IrwRoss Sheely and an unidentified person–Palmer, AK, 1935
Men#n27-IrwArchie Betts and Ray Haire, ARRC Accountants, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Men#n28-IrwFour unidentified men, survey crew, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Men#n29-IrwThree unidentified men on a dirt road
Men#n30-IrwHoward Estelle, I.M.C. Anderson, and two unidentified men examining soils in the Fairbanks Area
Men#n33-IrwI.M.C. Anderson and a unidentified man collecting stream sediment to be panned out for gold content
Men#n34-IrwDon Irwin, Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, and an unidentified man
Mill#1-1-IrwReverse of Mill#1-Irw. Blank
Mill#1-IrwTen unidentified men in a lumber yard with buildings in the background
Mining#1-1-IrwReverse of Mining#1-Irw. Writing reads “Premier Coal-mine and buildings, on Moose Creek, about 10 miles from Palmer, Alaska”
Mining#1-IrwPremier coal mine and buildings–Moose Creek, AK. Writing below image reads “Premier Alaska”
Mining#s2-IrwEven Jones Coal Mines–Jonesville community north of Palmer, AK
Mining#s3-IrwFour unidentified men driving steam points to thaw permafrost for hydraulic gold mining–Nome, AK
Mining#s4-IrwHydraulic gold mining operation–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s5-IrwHydraulic removal of overburden in preparation for gold dredging–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s6-IrwGold dredge operating in goldstream–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s7-IrwGold dredge on Ester Creek–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s8-IrwGold dredge on goldstream–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s9-IrwGold dredge on Ester Creek–near Fairbanks, AK
Mining#s10-IrwAbandoned gold dredge–Nome, AK
Mining#s11-IrwTwo unidentified men digging in a mine–Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada
Mining#s12-IrwOver half a million dollars in gold bars from the Klondike
Mink#Ls1-IrwA stuffed mink with a tree behind it
Moose#s1-IrwA moose standing in a stand of shrubs
Moose#s2-IrwA moose standing in a stand of shrubs
Moose#s3-IrwA moose standing in a stand of shrubs
Moose#s4-IrwA moose standing in a stand of shrubs
Moose#s5-IrwMoose in a field with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Moose#s6-IrwMoose in a field with the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Moose#s7-IrwMoose in a field
Moose#s8-IrwMoose in a field
Moose#s9-IrwMoose in a field
Moose#s10-IrwMoose in a field, with a building in the background and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Moose#s11-1-IrwOne side of Moose#s11-Irw. “MADE IN U.S.A.” is stamped on it
Moose#s11-2-IrwOne 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#s11-IrwMoose browsing on shrubs on the edge of a field
Moose#s12-IrwMoose in a field
Moose#s13-IrwTwo moose in a yard
Moose#s14-IrwTwo moose in A. Pierson’s yard–near Palmer, AK, 1953
Moose#s15-IrwMoose, as seen through the window of a house
Mountains#1-1-IrwReverse of Mountains#1-Irw. Blank
Mountains#1-IrwDenali
Mountains#2-1-IrwReverse of Mountains#2-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Mountains#2-IrwByers Peak
Mountains#3-1-IrwReverse of Mountains#3-Irw. Pencil marks
Mountains#3-IrwSpring Creeks Flats near Matanuska, AK. Pioneer Peak beyond
Mountains#4-1-IrwReverse of Mountains#4-Irw
Mountains#4-IrwRoad, with Pioneer Peak in the distance
Mountains#5-1-IrwReverse of Mountains#5-Irw. “756” is stamped on it
Mountains#5-IrwField. Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK
Mountains#n6-IrwField, Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK
Mountains#n7-IrwByers Peak and Lazy Mt–Matanuska Valley, AK
Mountains#s8-IrwTwin Peak–Matanuska Valley, AK
Mountains#s9-IrwPioneer Peak–Matanuska, Valley, AK
Mountains#s10-IrwTwo unidentified people with a mountain beyond
Mountains#s11-IrwLittle Susitna River Valley–Talkeetna Mts, near Palmer, AK
Mountains#s12-IrwMt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, and Denali
Mountains#s13-IrwMt. Foraker, Mt. Hunter, and Denali
Mountains#s14-IrwMalaspina Glacier and Mt. St. Elias, Alaska Coast range between Juneau and Anchorage
Mountains#s15-IrwPioneer Peak with smoke and ash from Mt. Spur Eruption behind–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1954
Nenana#n1-1-IrwReverse of Nenana#1-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Nenana#n1-IrwRailroad track and barrels–Nenana, AK. Writing below image reads “Nenana Alaska”
Nenana#n2-1-IrwReverse of Nenana#n2-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
Nenana#n2-IrwBuildings in Nenana, AK
Nenana#s3-IrwNenana, AK
Nenana#s4-IrwNenana, AK
Nenana#s5-IrwTripod on Tanana River Ice awaiting break-up–Nenana, AK
Northern Lights#1-1-IrwReverse of Northern Lights#1-Irw. Writing reads “Northern Lights over Matanuska Valley Alaska”
Northern Lights#1-IrwNorthern lights over Matanuska Valley, AK
Ocean#n1-IrwPhoto of a ship on the ocean, taken from another ship
Palmer#1-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer street 1938 Looking north from location east of Berts Drug store.”
Palmer#1-IrwPeople on a street in Palmer. Photo taken looking north, from a place east of Bert’s Drug Store–Palmer, AK, 1938
Palmer#2-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#2-Irw. Writing reads “4th of July at Palmer 1935”
Palmer#2-IrwCrowd of people in front of the Palmer territorial school on Fourth of July–Palmer, AK, July 4th, 1936
Palmer#3-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#3-Irw. A few small stains
Palmer#3-IrwDowntown Palmer, AK. Looking north from S. Bailey St. across W. Elmwood towards Bert’s Drugstore with the theater at right–Palmer, AK
Palmer#4-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#4-Irw. Blank
Palmer#4-IrwCommunity center–Palmer, AK
Palmer#5-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#5-Irw. Blank
Palmer#5-IrwAerial photo of temporary tent city, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Palmer#12-1-IrwReverse 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#12-IrwSoldiers marching in a street next to the Palmer Drugstore–Palmer, AK, Mid 1950s
Palmer#13-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#13-Irw. Writing reads “Colonist Day, Palmer”
Palmer#13-IrwCrowd of people, with the Palmer territorial school in the background, in Palmer on Colonist Day–Palmer, AK
Palmer#16-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#16-Irw. “3” is stamped on it
Palmer#16-IrwPeople skating on a pond in a field–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935
Palmer#17-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#17-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer Alaska 1937”
Palmer#17-IrwSnowy field with Palmer in the background–Palmer, AK, 1937
Palmer#18-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#18-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Palmer#18-IrwPeople in front of the Valley City Cafe–Palmer, AK
Palmer#19-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#19-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Alaska Cooperative business center Central School and gymnasium Center background”
Palmer#19-IrwPalmer territorial school and gymnasium
Palmer#20-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#20-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Palmer#20-IrwPalmer territorial school in the background, with Lazy Mt. in the distance
Palmer#21-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#21-Irw. Blank
Palmer#21-IrwPalmer, AK. Looking east with Byers Peak in the background. Writing on photo reads “The Matanuska Project July 1936”–Palmer, AK, July 1936
Palmer#22-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#22-Irw. Blank
Palmer#22-IrwFour unidentified men with an American flag in front of the Palmer territorial school–Palmer, AK
Palmer#30-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#30-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, AK Across the street from the Co-op.”
Palmer#30-IrwHorses tied to a rail on Dahlia Ave.–Palmer, AK
Palmer#31-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#31-Irw. “6” is written on it
Palmer#31-IrwPalmer territorial school with Lazy Mt and Byers Peak in the background
Palmer#32-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#32-Irw. Writing reads “Central School. Palmer”
Palmer#32-IrwPalmer School, dormitory, and commissary–Palmer, AK
Palmer#33-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#33-Irw. Blank
Palmer#33-IrwAerial photo of Palmer, AK, 1935
Palmer#34-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#34-Irw. Writing reads “4th of July 1935 Home makers float in the Parade”
Palmer#34-IrwHomemakers float in the fourth of July parade–Palmer, AK, July 4th, 1935
Palmer#35-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#35-Irw. Blank. Lower left hand corner is torn off
Palmer#35-IrwWater tower and buildings, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1936
Palmer#36-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#36-Irw. “3” is written on it
Palmer#36-IrwWater tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#37-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#37-Irw. “3” is written on it
Palmer#37-IrwWater tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#n6-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n6-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n6-IrwDowntown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n7-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n7-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n7-IrwDowntown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n8-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n8-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n8-IrwLooking south, downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n9-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n9-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n9-IrwPiggly Wiggly in foreground–downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n10-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n10-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n10-IrwLooking north–downtown Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n11-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n11-Irw. Text reads “A KODAK Paper”
Palmer#n11-IrwKosloskys Department Store–Palmer, AK, mid 1950s
Palmer#n14-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n14-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Palmer#n14-IrwPalmer school, with Lazy Mt in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#n15-1-IrwReverse of Palmer#n15-Irw. Blank
Palmer#n15-IrwPalmer Trading Post–Palmer, AK
Palmer#n23-IrwCo-op trading post–Palmer, AK
Palmer#n24-IrwCo-op trading post–Palmer, AK
Palmer#n25-IrwCommunity center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Palmer#n26-IrwCommunity center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Palmer#n27-IrwCommunity center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Palmer#n28-IrwCommunity center under construction–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
Palmer#n29-IrwBarns, possibly on the fairgrounds–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s38-IrwWater tower and buildings, with Lazy Mt. and Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s39-IrwCoal burning freight train at the Palmer Depot–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s40-IrwBuildings with the Talkeetna Mts. in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s41-IrwBuildings with the Talkeetna Mts. in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s42-IrwBuildings, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s43-IrwSunrise, with buildings in the middle ground–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s44-IrwBuildings, with Lazy Mt and Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s45-IrwField with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s46-IrwField with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s47-IrwField with buildings beyond, Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s48-IrwMatanuska wind and blowing snow–downtown Palmer, AK, 1951
Palmer#s49-IrwUnidentified person walking in the wind and blowing snow–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s50-IrwWinter wind and blowing snow–downtown Palmer, AK
Palmer#s51-IrwSnow covered road, with Palmer beyond–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s52-IrwUnidentified person walking on a drifted in road, with Palmer beyond–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s53-IrwCar driving on Wasilla Rd at Bugge’s hill–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s54-IrwWasilla Rd plowed after a storm–Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49
Palmer#s55-IrwWasilla Rd in front of the Highland Hotel–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s56-IrwUnidentified person on a road, with the Palmer school beyond and Byers Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s57-IrwBuildings, as seen from behind snowdrifts–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s58-IrwCabin in the snow–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s59-IrwFood cache in the woods during WWII–near Palmer, AK, 1942
Palmer#s60-IrwKoslosky’s Department Store–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s61-IrwSign reading “Welcome to Palmer Farming Capitol (sic) of Alaska”
Palmer#s62-IrwCows in a field next to the Palmer dormitory–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s63-IrwCows in a field, with buildings beyond and Pioneer Peak in the distance–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s64-IrwPalmer school, dormitory, and other buildings–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s65-IrwPalmer school, dormitory, and other buildings–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s66-IrwBuildings–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s67-IrwBuilding, with water tower to the left–Palmer, AK
Palmer#s68-IrwBulldozer, with buildings beyond and the Talkeetna Mts. in the distance–Palmer, AK
People#1-1-IrwReverse of People#1-Irw. “214” is stamped on it
People#1-IrwFourteen unidentified people with a sign reading “Anchorage 99 Palmer 51” behind them
People#2-1-IrwReverse of People#2-Irw. Writing reads “Jetson Farm Training Party Palmer School gym”
People#2-IrwPeople sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer school gym
People#3-1-IrwReverse of People#3-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
People#3-IrwPeople sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer School gym
People#4-1-IrwReverse of People#4-Irw. Writing reads “Jetson Farm Training Party, School gym Palmer, Alaska”
People#4-IrwLarge group of people lined up in rows having their photo taken in the Palmer school gym
People#5-1-IrwReverse of People#5-Irw. Writing reads “Jets on Farm training party gym. Palmer Alaska”
People#5-IrwLarge group of people lined up in rows having their photo taken in the Palmer school gym
People#6-1-IrwReverse of People#6-Irw. Writing reads “Jets an farm training party”
People#6-IrwPeople sitting at wooden tables in the Palmer school gym
People#7-1-IrwReverse of People#7-Irw. “I” is stamped on it
People#7-IrwCrowd of people with Byers Peak in the background–Palmer, AK
People#8-1-IrwReverse 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#8-IrwMiss V. Louise Kellogg, Edith Turner, Mr. Brewster, Barbara Brewster in the Talkeetna Mts.
People#9-1-IrwReverse of People#9-Irw. Writing reads “Edith and Herman Turner 38th Wedding Anniversary June 27, 1956”
People#9-IrwEdith and Herman Turner on their 38th wedding anniversary–June 27, 1956
People#11-1-IrwReverse of People#11-Irw. “943181 Polaroid” is stamped on the bottom
People#11-IrwFour unidentified people: two men, a woman, and a boy
People#12-1-IrwReverse of People#12-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
People#12-IrwAn unidentified man and an unidentified woman
People#13-1-IrwReverse 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#13-IrwEstelle Irwin, Dr. G. W. Gasser, and Edna Cook at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK, 1937
People#14-1-IrwReverse of People#14-Irw. Writing reads “Miss McDonald I.M.C. Anderson Florence – Howard Estelle – – Lorin T. Oldroyd  Don L. Irwin”
People#14-IrwEight 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#15-1-IrwReverse of People#15-Irw. “4” is stamped in the lower right hand corner
People#15-IrwTwo unidentified people on a snowslide on Pioneer Peak, Knik river and bridge beyond–south of Palmer, AK
People#16-1-IrwReverse 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#16-IrwGroup of people in front of a church–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
People#17-1-IrwReverse 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#17-IrwGroup of people in from of a church–Palmer, AK, Winter 1935-36
People#18-1-IrwReverse of People#18-Irw. “00” is stamped on it
People#18-IrwInabelle Irwin with two unidentified men–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935 or 36
People#19-1-IrwReverse 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#19-IrwPeople sitting on wooden boards for a church service on Mother’s Day. Rev. Bert Bingle standing in back–Palmer, AK
People#20-1-IrwReverse of People#20-Irw. Blank
People#20-IrwTwo unidentified women and five unidentified men in front of a building
People#21-1-IrwReverse 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#21-IrwGroup photo under a sign reading “Trading Post”. Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corp Staff
People#22-1-IrwReverse of People#22-Irw. “325E” is stamped on it
People#22-IrwGroup photo in front of a cabin
People#23-1-IrwReverse of People#23-Irw. “15” is stamped on it
People#23-IrwGroup of people next to an airplane, getting their mail
People#24-1-IrwReverse of People#24-Irw. Writing reads “ARRC officers, April 1935 Palmer Alaska. Matanuska Colony Project”
People#24-IrwARRC officers, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, April 1935
People#25-1-IrwReverse of People#25-Irw. “9” is stamped on it
People#25-IrwAnchorage excursion train with band members–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#26-1-IrwReverse of People#26-Irw. “2” is stamped on it
People#26-IrwA baseball team, with Byers Peak in the distance. Thirteen unidentified men–Palmer, AK
People#27-1-IrwReverse of People#27-Irw. Writing reads “Introducing Rex. A. C. Atwood at drawing”
People#27-IrwIntroducing Rex (Rev.?) A.C. Atwood at drawing. Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#28-1-IrwReverse of People#28-Irw. Writing reads “Introducing Colonel Ohlson General Manager Alaska Railroad at the drawing.”
People#28-IrwIntroducing Colonel Ohlson, General Manager, Alaska Railroad at the drawing–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#32-1-IrwReverse of People#32-Irw. Blank
People#32-IrwSix unidentified people outside of a tent, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#34-1-IrwReverse of People#34-Irw. Blank
People#34-IrwUnidentified people sitting in a train, seen from the center of the aisle
People#35-1-IrwReverse of People#35-Irw. Blank
People#35-IrwFive unidentified men
People#39-1-IrwReverse of People#39-Irw. Writing reads “Joan Anderson/Don L. Irwin/Amy Irwin 1945”]
People#39-IrwJoan Anderson, Don Irwin, and Amy Irwin
People#40-1-IrwReverse of People#40-Irw. “2” is stamped on it
People#40-IrwTwo unidentified women and an unidentified man
People#41-1-IrwReverse of People#41-Irw. Blank
People#41-IrwThree unidentified women and two unidentified men sitting on a couch
People#44-1-IrwReverse of People#44-Irw. “7” is stamped on it
People#44-IrwEight unidentified girls
People#45-1-IrwReverse of People#45-Irw. Blank
People#45-IrwEleven unidentified people
People#46-1-IrwReverse 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#46-IrwGroup of people in front of a cake. Some people identified include: Margaret Snodgrass, M.D. Snodgrass, Fanny Werner, Irene Benson, Bill Hoskins
People#47-1-IrwReverse of People#47-Irw. “758E” is stamped on it
People#47-IrwFour unidentified men in a field
People#48-1-IrwReverse of People#48. “75 E” is stamped on it
People#48-IrwThree unidentified men in a field
People#49-1-IrwReverse of People#49-Irw. “758E” is stamped on it
People#49-IrwTwo unidentified men in a field, with buildings in the distance
People#50-1-IrwReverse 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#50-IrwColonel 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#53-1-IrwReverse of People#53-Irw. “36” is stamped on it
People#53-Irw –Large group of women and children outside a building
People#54-1-IrwReverse of People#54-Irw. Blank
People#54-IrwColonists gathering, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#55-1-IrwReverse of People#55-Irw. Writing reads “Ferber Baily (sic)/Seth Cook/Don Irwin}1935 Colonists Before the arrival of the 59 Minnesota colonists.”
People#55-IrwFerber Bailey, Seth Cook, and Don Irwin sitting on the back of a truck–Palmer, AK, 1959
People#56-1-IrwReverse of People#56-Irw. Writing reads “Grand Igloo – Pioneers of Alaska – Meeting in – Juneau Ak 1930-31, officers – [illegible] Pres. Cal [illegible]”
People#56-IrwGroup photo of the Pioneers of Alaska (?)–Juneau, AK, 1930-31
People#57-1-IrwReverse of People#57-Irw. “11” is stamped on it
People#57-IrwNorbert Nathe and Estella Irwin next to a sign reading “Willow Creek Road 11 Miles to Gold Bullion”–north of Palmer, AK, about 1937
People#58-1-IrwReverse of People#58-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
People#58-IrwAn unidentified man and woman next to a car
People#59-1-IrwReverse of People#59-Irw. Writing reads “Ed. Coffey + Mrs. Coffey 1936 Irwin”
People#59-IrwAn unidentified man and woman on a road–Palmer, AK, 1936
People#60-1-IrwReverse of People#60-Irw. “4” is stamped on it
People#60-IrwNick Nichols, Louie Odsather, and Estelle Irwin in a boat–Matanuska Valley, Alaska, about 1936
People#61-1-IrwReverse of People#61-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
People#61-IrwCrowd of people in front of the Palmer Post Office and General Store on Mail Day–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#62-1-IrwPeople#62-Irw. “1” is stamped on it
People#62-IrwUnidentified man and woman on the front porch of the trading post
People#63-1-IrwReverse of People#63-Irw. “6” is stamped on it
People#63-IrwPeople waving from cars, visiting their neighbors–Matanuska Valley, AK
People#64-1-IrwReverse of People#64-Irw. “14” is stamped on it
People#64-IrwAn unidentified man and woman in front of salmon smoking on racks
People#Ls160-IrwTwo women and a man in a cemetery–unknown location
People#Ls161-IrwCrowd of people standing in grass under trees–unknown location
People#Ls162-IrwAn unidentified man and a woman
People#n29-1-IrwReverse of People#n29-Irw. “050D” is stamped on it
People#n29-IrwChurch reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”
People#n30-1-IrwReverse of People#n30-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”
People#n30-IrwUnidentified people at a church reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”
People#n31-1-IrwReverse of People#n31-Irw. “05” is stamped on it
People#n31-IrwUnidentified people at a church reception for new teachers–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Church Reception for New Teachers Palmer, AK”
People#n51-1-IrwReverse 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#n51-IrwLarge group of women and children outside a building identified as the Irwin residence, at the Matanuska Experiment Station–near Palmer, AK
People#n52-1-IrwReverse of People#n52-Irw. Writing reads “Club putting in the Matanuska Valley after coming of the Colonists in 1935”
People#n52-IrwLarge group of women and children outside a building identified as the Irwin residence, at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
People#n65-IrwUnidentified man and woman in front of racks of smoked salmon at fish camp
People#n66-IrwRev. Bert Bingle and Amy Irwin next to flowers
People#n67-IrwRev. Bert Bingle and Amy Irwin next to rows of flowers
People#n68-IrwRev. Bert Bingle next to flowers
People#n69-IrwRev. Bert Bingle next to flowers
People#n70-IrwAmy Irwin next to flowers
People#n71-IrwAmy Irwin next to flowers
People#n72-IrwUnidentified people next to tents, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#n73-IrwUnidentified people next to tents, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
People#n74-IrwUnidentified women sitting in a row, with a woman dressed in black in the foreground, possibly a funeral
People#n75-IrwAn unidentified man and woman in front of a building
People#n76-IrwDon, Amy, and Donny Irwin
People#n77-IrwTwo unidentified men next to a train
People#n78-IrwDonnie Irwin and Jimmy Simpson holding fish on a string at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
People#n79-IrwDonnie Irwin and Jimmy Simpson holding fish on a string at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
People#n80-IrwVisitors to the Matanuska Exp. Farm. Eight men, two of whom are identified as Loren T. Oldroyd and Don Irwin, respectively
People#n81-IrwGroup of women in front of a building
People#n82-IrwGroup of unidentified men and women in front of a building
People#n83-IrwThirteen unidentified people in the snow with a hill beyond
People#n84-IrwA woman and three children
People#n85-IrwLouis Odsather, Donny Irwin, and Estella Odsather (nee Irwin)-Palmer, AK
People#n86-IrwDon Sr, Don Jr, and Amy Irwin at their home–Palmer, AK, 1951
People#n87-IrwLouis and Estella (nee Irwin) Odsather sitting next to the Little Susitna River
People#n88-IrwFour unidentified woman and a child on a street
People#n89-IrwUnidentified man and woman
People#n90-IrwTwo unidentified men and a child in front of a house
People#n91-IrwTwo unidentified women and an unidentified man
People#n92-IrwThree women and a man in a kitchen
People#n93-IrwFour unidentified women in a kitchen
People#n94-IrwMr and Mrs Bob Klem at an Extension Service Furniture Upholstery Class
People#n95-IrwTwo unidentified women next to chairs
People#n96-IrwNine unidentified people talking
People#n97-IrwTen unidentified people eating and talking
People#n98-IrwTwo unidentified men and an unidentified woman
People#n99-IrwThree unidentified men
People#n100-IrwTwo unidentified women talking
People#n101-IrwTwo unidentified women talking
People#n102-IrwGroup of people in a building. There appears to be a Christmas tree in the corner. Possibly a Grange meeting or event
People#n103-IrwUnidentified man with a plate
People#n104-IrwUnidentified woman eating
People#n105-IrwTwo 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-IrwAnn 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-IrwCrowd of people on a field with the water tower beyond on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1947
People#s111-IrwSeven people serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950
People#s112-IrwPeople serving barbecue to a crowd on Colony Day–Palmer, AK, 1950 P
People#s114-IrwKay, Bob, and Billie Pippel (with pinwheel), Governor Gruening speaking at right, Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1949
People#s115-IrwJim Wilson broadcasting from the Matanuska Valley Fair, Rusty Dow and Tom Moyer (?) at left–Palmer, AK, 1957
People#s116-IrwColonists Ferber Bailey and Seth Cook with Ferber’s new truck–1959
People#s117-IrwFerber Bailey, Amy Irwin, and Seth Cook with Ferb’s new truck–Palmer, AK, 1959
People#s118-IrwBill Stewart of KENI Radio, and Jim Wilson interview M.D. and Mrs. Snodgrass at the Matanuska Valley Fair–Palmer, AK, 1957
People#s119-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s120-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s121-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s122-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s123-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s124-IrwGathering at the Palmer school, possibly related to the 1953 fair Queen Event
People#s125-IrwGrover Fireovid talking to the Fair Queen–Palmer, AK, 1953
People#s126-IrwGrover Fireovid talking to the Fair Queen–Palmer, AK, 1953
People#s127-IrwWally Hickel in a parade–Palmer, AK
People#s128-IrwAmy Irwin, Seth Cook, and Edna Cook at Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, 1953
People#s129-IrwAmy Irwin, Seth Cook, and Edna Cook at Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, 1953
People#s130-IrwAl Saxton at Bruce Graham’s cabin on Wasilla Lake
People#s131-IrwDr. Terris Moore, University of Alaska President; Lynn Hollis, Extension Director; Don Irwin, speaking. Extension Service Conference–Palmer, AK, 1951
People#s132-IrwDon Irwin
People#s133-IrwAmy Irwin with a vase of flowers
People#s134-IrwAmy Irwin next to chicken statues with flowers beyond
People#s135-IrwAmy Irwin next to a house
People#s136-IrwAmy Irwin with chickens–1949
People#s137-IrwAmy Irwin with forest in the background
People#s138-IrwHazel and Raymond Gould with Amy Irwin
People#s139-IrwWill and Grace Moore with Amy Irwin
People#s140-IrwDon Irwin Jr. and Tommy Joseph at the Irwin House–Palmer, AK, 1951
People#s141-IrwPeople at Carolyn Johnson’s wedding, Lutheran Church–Palmer, AK, June 1949
People#s142-IrwEugene Kirsch and James Hurley at the Matanuska Exp. Station on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, August 18, 1949
People#s143-IrwFive unidentified people in the ‘chow line’ at the Matanuska Exp. Farm on Station Day–near Palmer, AK, 1948
People#s144-IrwGroup photo in front of a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station. People identified as F. Lynns, Eberts, and Irwins–near Palmer, AK
People#s145-IrwGroup photo in front of a building at the Matanuska Exp. Station. People identified as F. Lynns, Eberts, and Irwins–near Palmer, AK
People#s146-IrwPeople at a Christmas party at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
People#s147-IrwPeople at a Christmas party at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1952
People#s148-IrwArmy officers from the Aluetians visiting the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1943
People#s149-IrwFirst TV pictures taken in the Matanuska Valley, at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK
People#s150-IrwBoy scouts on the trail with packs–AK
People#s151-IrwHawaiian Chamber of Commerce delegation to Alaska–Palmer, AK, July 1951
People#s152-IrwSam and Mary Mogg with an unidentified man–Nome, AK
People#s153-IrwFour unidentified people, three wearing parkas
People#s154-Irw –Native man–Northern Alaska
People#s155-IrwNative woman–Northern Alaska
People#s156-IrwChief of the village of Eagle–Yukon River, AK
People#s157-IrwRobert Henderson, Kate Carmack, and George Camack
People#s158-IrwJohn Boss trying to waterski on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954
People#s159-IrwUnidentified man water skiing on Wasilla Lake–Wasilla, AK, June 1954
Petersburg#s1-IrwAerial photo of Petersburg, AK, viewed from an Ellis Airlines plane
Petersburg#s2-IrwHarbor–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s3-IrwHarbor–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s4-IrwHarbor and Kayler-Dahl Cannery–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s5-IrwHalibut boats in Petersburg Harbor–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s6-IrwFishing Fleet in harbor–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s7-IrwPeople in front of an Ellis Airlines Plane at the Petersburg Harbor Float–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s8-IrwEarl Ohmer–downtown Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s9-IrwEarl Ohmer–downtown Petersburg, AK, probably 1949
Petersburg#s10-IrwHerman Papke, homesteader on Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK, probably 1949
Petersburg#s11-IrwApple grafted to native crabapple on Herman Papke’s homestead–Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s12-IrwA girl feeding a blacktail deer fawn at the Exp. Station fur farm–Petersburg, AK, 1949
Petersburg#s13-IrwDr. Knoblach and Jim Leekley, fur farm manager, at the Petersburg Fur Farm Exp. Station–Petersburg, AK, 1949
Petersburg#s14-IrwA man removing snow with a snowblower at a poultry farm near Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK
Petersburg#s15-IrwA man removing snow with a snowblower at a poultry farm near Wrangell Narrows–south of Petersburg, AK
Picnic#1-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#1-Irw. Writing reads “Seth Cook Dr. Albrecht Walter Huntley Don L. Irwin”
Picnic#1-IrwSeth Cook, Dr. Albrecht, Walter Huntley, and Don Irwin picnicking. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936
Picnic#2-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#2-Irw. Writing reads “Albrecht, CE./Cook, Seth/Lynn, Frank/Huntley, Walter/Irwin, Don Irwin”
Picnic#2-IrwC.E. Albrecht, Seth Cook, Frank Lynn, Walter Huntley, and Don Irwin on a picnic
Picnic#3-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#3-Irw. Writing reads “Clyde King Dr. C. Earl Albrecht Walter Huntley and Dean Geo H. Gasser”
Picnic#3-IrwClyde King, Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, Walter Huntley, and Dean George H. Gasser. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936
Picnic#4-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#4-Irw. “1” is stamped on it
Picnic#4-IrwPeople picnicking with mountains in the background
Picnic#5-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#5-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin/Mary Ann Linn/Blanch Albrecht/Clare Johnson Irwin”. Probably Pioneer Picnic about 1936
Picnic#5-IrwAmy Irwin, Mary Ann Lynn, Blanch Albrecht, and Clare Johnson
Picnic#6-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#6-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Victor Johnson L left Amy. Irwin cinter (sic) . Mary Ann Lynn  Irwin”
Picnic#6-IrwThree women; identified as Mrs. Victor Johnson, Amy Irwin, Mary Ann Lynn”
Picnic#7-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#7-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin/Mary Ann Linn Irwin”
Picnic#7-IrwAmy Irwin and Mary Ann Irwin
Picnic#8-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#8-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Harold Thuma/Mrs. A J. Swanson ? Irwin”
Picnic#8-IrwMrs. Harold Thuma and Mrs A.J. Swanson (?)
Picnic#9-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#9-Irw. Writing reads ““Kit” Johnson, Mrs. Victor Johnson, C Earl Albrecht + Rev. Bingle  Irwin”
Picnic#9-Irw“Kit” Johnson, Mrs. Victor Johnson, C. Earl Albrecht, and Rev. Bingle
Picnic#10-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#10-Irw. Writing reads “Margaret Miller/Don L. Irwin/Colony Picnic Palmer, 1938  Irwin”
Picnic#10-IrwMargaret Miller and Don Irwin at the Colony Picnic–Palmer, AK, 1938
Picnic#11-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#11-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”
Picnic#11-IrwThree unidentified women, an unidentified man, and a baby
Picnic#12-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#12-Irw. Writing reads “(Left.) Mrs King, Mrs. Albrecht, Mrs. Andy Anderson/Mrs. Margaret Miller  Irwin”
Picnic#12-IrwFour women, identified as Mrs King, Mrs. Albrecht, Mrs. Andy Anderson, and Mrs. Margaret Miller
Picnic#13-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#13-Irw. “34” is stamped on it
Picnic#13-IrwTwelve people picnicking along Willow Creek, AK, about 1939. Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson is identified
Picnic#14-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#14-Irw. “34” is stamped on it
Picnic#14-IrwThree people, including Don Irwin, picnicking next to a stream–Matanuska Valley, AK, about 1939
Picnic#17-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#17-Irw. Writing reads “21”
Picnic#17-IrwUnidentified man and woman eating off paper plates outdoors
Picnic#18-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#18-Irw. “714” is stamped on it
Picnic#18-IrwTwo unidentified men eating off of paper plates outside
Picnic#19-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#19-Irw. “00” is stamped on it
Picnic#19-IrwFour unidentified people picnicking in the woods
Picnic#20-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#20-Irw. Writing reads “Bill Curtis + Vick Chapman Irwin”
Picnic#20-IrwTwo men, identified as Bill Curtis and Vick Chapman, eating in the grass
Picnic#21-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#21-Irw. Writing reads “Mason-Eastern star Picnic Edlunds Lake Matanuska Valley”
Picnic#21-IrwCrowd of people getting food at the Masonic/Eastern Star picnic at Edulund’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Picnic#22-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#22-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic in Matanuska Valley July 4, 1937”
Picnic#22-IrwPeople at a Fourth of July Picnic–Matanuska Valley, AK, July 4, 1937
Picnic#23-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#23-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic at. Green acres in Matanuska Valley 1937”
Picnic#23-IrwGroup photo of the people at a picnic at Green Acres–Matanuska Valley, AK. 1937
Picnic#n15-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#n15-Irw. “8” is stamped on it
Picnic#n15-IrwTwelve people picnicking alongside Willow Creek–AK
Picnic#n16-1-IrwReverse of Picnic#n16-Irw. Writing reads “Picnic at Willow Creek”
Picnic#n16-IrwNine people picnicking alongside Willow Creek–AK
Picnic#n24-IrwCrowd of people at a picnic, probably the Masonic/Eastern Star Picnic at Edulund’s Lake–Matanuska Valley, AK
Picnic#n25-IrwTen unidentified people at a Pioneers or Homemaker’s club picnic, probably at Moose Creek, AK
Picnic#n26-IrwTwelve unidentified people picnicking in Hatcher’s Pass area–north of Palmer, AK
Picnic#n27-IrwFive unidentified men and a boy pan for gold during a picnic outing in Hatcher’s Pass–near Palmer, AK
Picnic#n28-IrwFive unidentified people surrounded by brush in what appear to be Hatcher’s Pass area
Picnic#n29-IrwFour unidentified people picnicking, with what appears to be a camera in the foreground
Picnic#n30-IrwA crowd of people at a picnic
Picnic#n31-IrwA young boy with a stick, with a crowd of people beyond, at a picnic
Picnic#n32-IrwThree unidentified people sitting at a table at a picnic
Picnic#n33-IrwNine unidentified people picnicking at Willow Creek, AK
Picnic#n34-IrwAn unidentified woman splitting wood with a creek beyond
Picnic#s35-IrwFifteen unidentified people at a picnic at the Matanuska Exp.Farm–near Palmer, AK
Picnic#s36-IrwPeople, including I.M.C. Anderson scoop ice cream into ice cream cones at a picnic
Picnic#s37-IrwPeople, including I.M.C. Anderson scoop ice cream into ice cream cones at a picnic
Picnic#s38-IrwI.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-IrwPeople at a Sourdough club picnic
Picnic#s40-IrwEight women, including Edna Cook, Mrs. King, and Amy Irwin, at a Sourdough Club Picnic
Picnic#s41-IrwCrowd of people at a picnic
Picnic#s42-IrwAn unidentified man squatting on the ground in front of a row of seated women
Picnic#s43-IrwHeinie 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-IrwSix seated women, including Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson and Amy Irwin
Picnic#s45-IrwSeven unidentified men on the shore of a lake
Picnic#s46-IrwThree 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-IrwSeven people, including Karla Duff, sitting on the ground at a picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm
Picnic#s48-IrwAn unidentified woman at a food table at the Sourdough picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm
Picnic#s49-IrwSeth Cook eating at the Sourdough club picnic at Harry and Karla Duff’s farm
Picnic#s50-IrwMrs. A.J. Swanson talks to Amy Irwin, Margaret Jane Cope beyond
Picnic#s51-IrwMrs. A.J. Swanson talks to Amy Irwin, Harry Wimmer beyond
Picnic#s52-IrwAerial photo of people at the Sourdough club picnic at Moose Creek–north of Palmer, AK, 1949
Picnic#s53-IrwPeople at a Sourdough club picnic at the Albrecht home on Bailey Hill–Palmer, AK, about 1951
Picnic#s54-IrwPicnic at Dr. McKinley’s home near Bodenburg Butte–near Palmer, AK. Probably a Sourdough club picnic in the late 1950’s
Rainbow#s1-IrwRainbow with the Chugach Mts beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK
Rainbow#s2-IrwRainbow with the Chugach Mts beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK
Rainbow#s3-IrwRainbow with Pioneer Peak beyond–Matanuska Valley, AK
Reindeer#Ls1-IrwHerd of reindeer with an unidentified person
Reindeer#Ls2-IrwUnidentified person with a herd of reindeer
River#1-1-IrwReverse of River#1-Irw. Writing reads “Knik River (2)”
River#1-IrwAerial photo of the Knik river
River#6-1-IrwReverse of River#6-Irw. “55” is stamped on it
River#6-IrwCreek, with sign reading “Montana Creek” in the foreground. Probably Montana Creek
River#7-1-IrwReverse of River#7-Irw. Writing reads “Ice Pack on Matanuska River”
River#7-IrwIce pack on the Matanuska River–Matanuska Valley, AK
River#14-IrwThe Little Susitna River–north of Palmer, AK
River#Ls19A river with trees around it
River#n2-1-IrwReverse of River#n2-Irw. “05 D” is stamped on it
River#n2-IrwHurricane Gulch as seen from an Alaska rail car. Writing below image reads “Hurican (sic) Gulch from Alaska Rail car”
River#n3-1-IrwReverse of River#n3-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
River#n3-IrwA river
River#n4-1-IrwReverse of River#n4-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
River#n4-IrwMatanuska River in flood–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “Matanuska River in Flood”
River#n5-IrwSusitna River and Alaska Range beyond viewed from the train
River#s8-IrwPeople fishing at Bird Creek on the Seward Hwy–south of Anchorage, AK
River#s9-IrwAerial photo of the Tanana River
River#s10-IrwAerial photo of the Tanana River–near Nenana, AK
River#s11-IrwMatanuska River Valley in autumn–north of Palmer, AK
River#s12-IrwMatanuska River Valley–north of Palmer, AK
River#s13-IrwMatanuska River with Knik Glacier in background–near Palmer, AK
River#s15-IrwLittle Susitna River and Hatcher Pass Road at “the Thumb”–north of Palmer, AK
River#s16-IrwAerial photo of the Matanuska River–near Palmer, AK
River#s17-IrwNorthwest view of the Matanuska River and Valley farms from the Bodenburg Butte–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1944
River#s18-IrwThe Little Susitna River in the Talkeetna Mts.–north of Palmer, AK
Road#1-1-IrwReverse of Road#1-Irw. Blank
Road#1-IrwLooking east down a road, with Byers Peak in the distance–near Palmer, AK
Road#2-1-IrwReverse of Road#2-Irw. Pen marks in the lower right hand corner
Road#2-IrwPalmer-Wasilla Road west of Palmer, AK. Byers Peak in the distance
Road#3-1-IrwReverse of Road#3-Irw. “714” is stamped on it
Road#3-IrwTelephone or telegraph line along a road–AK
Road#n4-IrwRoad construction
Road#s5-IrwRoad between Palmer and Wasilla–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s6-IrwEastern view on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s7-IrwPalmer-Wasilla Hwy looking east, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s8-IrwGlenn Hwy near Bodenburg Butte, with Pioneer Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s9-IrwGlenn Hwy above King River in the fall
Road#s10-IrwGlenn Hwy with Wishbone Hill in the distance–north of Palmer, AK
Road#s11-IrwAlaska Hwy
Road#s12-IrwCar on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s13-IrwCar on the Palmer-Wasilla road, with Byers Peak in the distance–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s14-IrwByers Peak and Chugach Mts. from Monaghan Hill–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s15-IrwSnowdrift on the fairgrounds fence along Fireweed Ave.–Palmer, AK, Winter 1950-51
Road#s16-IrwRoad–south of Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49
Road#s17-IrwRoad–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49
Road#s18-IrwRoad–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49
Road#s19-IrwRoad–near Palmer, AK, Winter 1948-49
Road#s20-IrwSnow slide on the Palmer-Anchorage road below Pioneer Peak near the Knik River bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK
Road#s21-IrwSnow slide on the Palmer-Anchorage road below Pioneer Peak near the Knik River bridge–Matanuska Valley, AK
Roadhouse#s1-IrwFire Lake Roadhouse on the Glenn Hwy between Palmer and Anchorage, AK
Roadhouse#s2-IrwTok lodge at the junction of the Alaska Hwy and the Glenn Hwy–Tok, AK
Seward#s1-IrwHarbor–Seward, AK
Seward#s2-IrwProbably the Seward waterfront at the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake–Seward, AK
Ship#1-1-IrwReverse of Ship#1-Irw. Writing reads ““North Star”, Indian Affairs motorboat bringing in supplies for colonists”
Ship#1-IrwThe North Star taking on lumber for the Matanuska Colony–probably Ketchikan, AK, 1935
Ship#2-1-IrwReverse of Ship#2-Irw. Blank
Ship#2-IrwThe U.S. Army Transport St. Mihiel–Seward, AK, 1935
Ship#3-1-IrwReverse of Ship#3-Irw. Blank
Ship#3-IrwU.S. Army Transport St. Mihiel steaming up Resurrection Bay, AK, 7:45 AM, May 22, 1935
Ship#4-1-IrwReverse of Ship#4-Irw. “1” is stamped on it
Ship#4-IrwUnloading the North Star–Seward, AK, 1935
Ship@5-IrwAlaska steamship Yukon–March 11, 1940
Sign#n1-IrwSign reading “ALASKA”
Sign#n2-IrwSign half buried in snow reading “Welcome to Alaska Help Prevent Forest Fires”
Sign#s3-IrwSalmon register at Fish Creek–Matanuska Valley, AK, Summer 1949
Sitka#1-1-IrwReverse of Sitka#1-Irw. Writing reads “Sitka Alaska showing Water front, business area, Pioneers Home, (center foreground with tall flag pole.”
Sitka#1-IrwAerial photo of Sitka, AK
Snow Plow#2-1-IrwReverse of Snow Plow#2-Irw. “36” is stamped on it
Snow Plow#2-IrwCar moving snow drifts off of a road–Writing below image reads “Moving snow drift of (sic) of road
Snow Plow#3-1-IrwReverse of Snow Plow#3-Irw. Writing reads “Snow plow (rotary) clearing snow drifts from road.”
Snow Plow#3-IrwA rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road
Snow Plow#n1-1-IrwReverse of Snow Plow#n1-Irw. Writing reads “Rotary Snow plow clearing roads in the Matanuska Valley, Alaska”
Snow Plow#n1-IrwA rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road
Snow Plow#n4-IrwA rotary snow plow removes snow drifts from a road
Snow Plow#n5-IrwA snow plow removes snow drifts from a road
Snow#1-1-IrwReverse of Snow#1-Irw. Writing reads “Road cut through a snow slide on Little Susitna road to Independence gold mine near Palmer, Alaska”
Snow#1-IrwTwo unidentified men on a road cut through a snow slide on Little Susitna road to Independence gold mine near Palmer, Alaska
Snow#2-1-IrwReverse of Snow#2-Irw. “21” is stamped on it
Snow#2-IrwTwo unidentified people on a road
Snow#3-1-IrwReverse of Snow#3-Irw. Writing reads “Snow storm – Looking west on Palmer-Wasilla highway from alaska RR track”
Snow#3-IrwLooking west on the Palmer-Wasilla Hwy from the Alaska Railroad track during a snowstorm–near Palmer, AK
Song#Ls1-1-IrwFirst slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”
Song#Ls1-2-IrwSecond slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”
Song#Ls1-3-IrwThird slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”
Song#Ls1-4-IrwFourth slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”
Song#Ls1-5-IrwFifth slide of lyrics to the song “My Wild Irish Rose”
Song#Ls2-1-IrwFirst slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-2-IrwSecond slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-3-IrwFourth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-3A-IrwThird slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-4-IrwSixth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-4A-IrwFifth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-5-IrwSeventh slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-6-IrwEighth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls2-7-IrwNinth slide of lyrics to the song “Mister Gallagher & Mister Shean”
Song#Ls3-1-IrwFirst slide of lyrics of the song “Three O’Clock in the Morn”
Song#Ls3-2-IrwSecond slide of lyrics of the song “Three O’Clock in the Morn”
Southeast AK#s1-IrwSouth end of Douglas Island, house on Marmion Island, south end of Gastineau Channel–south of Juneau, AK
Southeast AK#s2-IrwFlying coastal airlines between Juneau and Petersburg, AK, September 1949
Southeast AK#s3-IrwIcefield near icy strait–Southeast AK
Still Life#n1-IrwLamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table
Still Life#n2-IrwLamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table
Still Life#n3-IrwLamp shades, flowers, and what appears to be a box of beets on a table
Still Life#n4-IrwFlowers in a vase on a table
Still Life#n5-IrwA diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “consumer’s milk dollar”
Still Life#n6-IrwA diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “Anchorage Area Milk Production”
Still Life#n7-IrwA diagram on top of a book shelf labeled “Matanuska Valley – Farm Sales”
Sunset#n1-IrwSunset behind trees
Sunset#n2-IrwSunset behind trees
Tent City#1-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Colonist tents 1935”
Tent City#1-IrwColonist tents–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#2-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#2-Irw. Blank
Tent City#2-IrwTransient workers erecting tents for colonists–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#3-IrwTent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#4-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#4-Irw. Writing reads “A 0”
Tent City#4-IrwTent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#5-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#5-Irw. Writing reads “To the best Mother in the world Your son, Clare Palmer, Alaska July”
Tent City#5-IrwTent City, Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#6-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#6-Irw. Writing reads “Eugen Carr U.S. Commissioner Ross L. Sheely U.S. Depty. Marshal”}
Tent City#6-IrwTent with signs reading “U.S. Commissioner Mr. Carr” and U.S. Marshal Mr. Sheely”–Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#7-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#7-Irw. Writing reads “Tent city of Palmer, Alaska, 1935”
Tent City#7-IrwTent city of Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#8-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#8-Irw. Blank
Tent City#8-IrwTent city of Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#9-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#9-Irw. Blank
Tent City#9-IrwTent city of Palmer, AK, 1935
Tent City#10-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#10-Irw. Blank
Tent City#10-IrwMen unloading a cart at the tent city of Palmer, AK
Tent City#11-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#11-Irw. Stain in the upper right corner
Tent City#11-IrwMen in a field, assembling what appear to be colonist tents
Tent City#12-1-IrwReverse of Tent City#12-Irw. Tape in the upper left corner
Tent City#12-IrwMen assembling tents for the colonists
Tent City#n13-IrwLumber for the Matanuska Colony Project–Palmer, AK, 1935
Text#Ls1-IrwSlide of text reading “Flash— It is reported that Charlie Bush and Loslosky are going into partner-ship in the grocery business”
Text#Ls2-IrwSlide 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-IrwSlide of text reading “Forty four miles of hot dogs will be served ala-la-grab down stairs in the kitchen.”
Text#Ls4-IrwSlide 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-IrwSlide of text reading “Take a slant at Craig, does he not remind you of a hand painted peanut”
Text#Ls6-IrwSlide of text reading “As a Representative of this grand and glorious country Olfin will make a lovely waltzer.”
Text#Ls7-IrwSlide of text reading “They do say:— That there is “stiff” competition between Williams and Loudermilch”
Text#Ls8-IrwSlide of text reading “Yes—— Fred Peterson has now paid his transfer license
Train#1-1-IrwReverse of Train#1-Irw. Text reads “POST CARD”
Train#1-IrwTrain on the tracks at Curry Station, with a banner on one car reading “University of Alaska Student Special”
Train#3-1-IrwReverse of Train#3-Irw. “12” is stamped on it
Train#3-IrwTrain car school, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK, 1935
Train#4-1-IrwReverse of Train#4-Irw. “97” is written on it
Train#4-IrwTrain car school, Matanuska Colony–Palmer, AK. Writing below image reads “First School House:Palmer, Alaska”
Train#n2-1-IrwReverse of Train#n2-Irw. “620D” is stamped on it
Train#n2-IrwMan standing next to an Alaska Railroad train car–Wasilla, AK. Writing below image reads “Alaska Railroad, Wasilla”
Train#n5-IrwPeople standing next to a train at a station
Train#s6-IrwAlaska Railroad train–Healy, AK
Tree Roots#s1-IrwWind toppled tree showing shallow root system–Matanuska Valley, AK
Tree#Ls5-IrwTrees in a graveyard–unknown location
Tree#Ls6-IrwField with trees beyond–unknown location
Tree#Ls7-IrwField with trees beyond–unknown location
Tree#n1-IrwOld cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK
Tree#n2-IrwOld cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK
Tree#n3-IrwOld cottonwood tree, Kepler Park–south of Palmer, AK
Tree#n4-IrwRed cedar stump, hollowed out so that it can be driven through–Washington state
UAF#s1-IrwEntrance sign to the University of Alaska–College, AK
UAF#s2-IrwUniversity of Alaska–College, AK, 1952
UAF#s3-IrwUniversity of Alaska–College, AK
UAF#s4-IrwEilson building, University of Alaska–College, AK, 1951
UAF#s5-IrwGeophysical Institute building, University of Alaska–College, AK
UAF#s6-IrwUniversity of Alaska from front of new engineering building–College, AK
UAF#s7-IrwCoast and Geodetic Survey building, University of Alaska–College, AK, 1951
UAF#s8-IrwMasonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK
UAF#s9-IrwMasonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK
UAF#s10-IrwMasonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK
UAF#s11-IrwMasonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK
UAF#s12-IrwMasonic Lodge lay cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg, at the University of AK
UAF#s13-IrwPres. Emeritus Chas. E. Bunnell sets the cornerstone for Geophysics Bldg at the University of Alaska–College, AK, July 1, 1949
UAF#s14-IrwPres. Emeritus Chas. E. Bunnell with unidentified people
UAF#s15-IrwPeople gathering for the laying of the Geophysical Bldg cornerstone–College, AK, July 1, 1949
UAF#s16-IrwGraduation Exercises at the University of Alaska–College, AK, 1952
UAF#s17-IrwAmy 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-IrwDr. Andrew Nerland, Pre. of Univ. of Alaska Board of Regents–1952
Valley-Alaska”. –Matanuska Valley, AK
Vegetable#n8-IrwPotatoes in a hole. Writing below image reads “Potatoes, Over size. Scabby & Clean”
Vegetables#1-1-IrwReverse of Vegetable#1-Irw. Writing reads “46”. “10” is stamped on it
Vegetables#1-IrwVegetables lined up next to building. Crop samples–Matanuska Valley, AK
Vegetables#3-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#3-Irw. Writing reads “Peas-Tall Telephone Garden Peas Matanuska Experiment Station 1934”
Vegetables#3-IrwPicked tall telephone garden peas in a box at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, 1934
Vegetables#5-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#5-Irw. “91” is stamped on it
Vegetables#5-IrwRoot vegetables in boxes on a truck at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Vegetables#6-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#6-Irw. Writing reads “Vegetables Matanuska Valley”
Vegetables#6-IrwLettuce, peas, and parsnips on a table
Vegetables#7-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#7-Irw. Writing reads “Big turnips grown at the Matanuska Agr. Exp. Station Matanuska, Alaska”
Vegetables#7-IrwTurnips at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Vegetables#9-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#9-Irw. Writing reads “A 30 pound head of cabbage. Raised at the Matanuska Agr. Experiment Station 1934.”
Vegetables#9-IrwA 30 lb head of cabbage at the Matanuska Exp. Station–near Palmer, AK, 1934
Vegetables#n2-IrwSamples of the fall vegetable harvest
Vegetables#n4-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#n4-Irw. “15” is stamped on it
Vegetables#n4-IrwRoot vegetables at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK
Vegetables#n8-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#n8-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Vegetables#n10-IrwMatanuska Valley cabbages in the back of a truck
Vegetables#n11-IrwMatanuska Valley cabbages next to a truck
Vegetables#n12-IrwWoman standing with a rhubarb leaf
Vegetables#n13-IrwWoman standing with a rhubarb leaf
Vegetables#n14-IrwPotatoes in a box
Vegetables#n15-IrwPotatoes in a box
Vegetables#n16-IrwPotatoes in a box
Vegetables#n17-1-IrwReverse of Vegetables#n17-Irw. “868D” is stamped on it
Vegetables#n17-IrwPotatoes in a hole in the ground. Writing below image reads “Big Spuds, Glenn Woods’ Field Scabby & Clean”
Vehicles#1-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#1-Irw. Blank
Vehicles#1-IrwA car
Vehicles#4-IrwMatanuska school bus stuck in mud–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1932
Vehicles#n2-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#n2-Irw. Writing reads “Farmers Coop panel delivery Palmer, alaska”
Vehicles#n2-IrwA Matanuska Maid delivery van
Vehicles#n3-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#n3-Irw. Writing reads “Oil Truck, Stuck on Long Lake Hill Glenn Highway”
Vehicles#n3-IrwThree men standing next to an oil truck stuck on Long Lake Hill on the Glenn Hwy–Matanuska Valley, AK
Vehicles#n5-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#n5-Irw. Blank
Vehicles#n5-IrwTruck with a man in the passenger seat and two men sitting by the side of the road
Vehicles#n6-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#n6-Irw. Small mark in lower left corner
Vehicles#n6-IrwMan in the passenger seat of a truck, speaking to a man sitting on the side of a road
Vehicles#n7-1-IrwReverse of Vehicles#n7-Irw. Small mark in lower left corner
Vehicles#n7-IrwFour unidentified men next to a truck bed loaded with boxes
Vehicles#n8-IrwThree men posing on and around the bed of truck loaded with boxes
Vehicles#n9-IrwThree men posing on and around the bed of truck loaded with boxes
Vehicles#n10-IrwTrucks and tents
Vehicles#n11-IrwARRC Pickup #00–Palmer, AK
Vehicles#n12-IrwA car in a field
Vehicles#s13-IrwA man next to a tractor, mowing brush along a road–Matanuska, AK
Vehicles#s14-IrwA man next to a tractor, mowing brush along a road–Matanuska, AK
Warehouse Fire#1-1-IrwReverse of Warehouse Fire#1-Irw. Writing reads “Warehouse fire Palmer, Alaska spring 1936”
Warehouse Fire#1-IrwMatanuska Colony warehouse fire, with a man in foreground–Palmer, AK, April 27, 1936
Warehouse Fire#2-1-IrwReverse of Warehouse Fire#2-Irw. Writing reads “Warehouse fire Palmer, Alaska”
Warehouse Fire#2-IrwFive men in front of the Matanuska Colony warehouse fire–Palmer, AK, April 27, 1936
Wasilla#1-1-IrwReverse of Wasilla#1-Irw. Writing reads “Wasilla Alaska”
Wasilla#1-IrwPeople sitting outside the Wasilla Cocktail Bar, with a bus to the right of the building–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#2-1-IrwReverse of Wasilla#2-Irw. Blank
Wasilla#2-IrwStreet with businesses on it–Wasilla, AK. Writing on photo reads “Wasilla to Willow Creek Goldmines”
Wasilla#3-1-IrwPage three. Title of text reads “Sept. 6, 1948 Dinner Menu”
Wasilla#3-2-IrwPage two. Title of text reads “Lunches”
Wasilla#3-3-IrwPage one. Text reads “8th ANNUAL MATANUSKA VALLEY FAIR Palmer, Alaska Sept. 4-5-6 1948”
Wasilla#3-IrwWasilla 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#n4-IrwWasilla Public Library–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#n5-IrwA man watching a man with a dog sled on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#n6-IrwA dog sled racing down a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s7-IrwA dog race on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s8-IrwPeople on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s9-IrwPeople on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s10-IrwA sled dog race on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s11-IrwA man racing a dog sled on a street–Wasilla, AK
Wasilla#s12-IrwA man racing a sled dog team–Wasilla, AK, December 1953
Water Tower#1-1-IrwReverse of Water Tower#1-Irw. Writing reads “Palmer, Alaska Water tower under construction 1936 Irwin”
Water Tower#1-IrwWater tower under construction–Palmer, AK, 1936
Well Drilling#1-1-IrwReverse of Well Drilling#1-Irw. Blank
Well Drilling#1-IrwThree unidentified men helping drill a well
Wildlife Moose#1-1-IrwReverse of Wildlife Moose#1-Irw. Text reads “Kodak VELOX Paper”
Wildlife Moose#1-IrwA moose in the woods
Wildlife Sheep#1-1-IrwReverse of Wildlife Sheep#1-Irw. Writing reads “Big Horn Sheep (Dahl) McKinley Park., Alaska Picture by Manley Sweazey”
Wildlife Sheep#1-IrwThree Dall sheep in Denali National Park and Preserve, AK
Will Rogers#1-1-IrwReverse of Will Roger#1-Irw. Text reads “VELOX”
Will Rogers#1-IrwUnidentified man, Wiley Post, and Will Rogers–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935
Will Rogers#2-1-IrwReverse 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”
Will Rogers#2-IrwColonel Leroy Hunt greets Will Rogers and Wiley Post as they land at Palmer–Palmer, AK, August 14, 1935
winds sweep these fields bare of snow, providing a good enviornment (sic) for selecting winter hardy plants———— ”
with ten extra iron bingles to boot.”
Woman#1-1-IrwReverse of Woman#1-Irw. Writing reads “Ruth De Armond Irwin”
Woman#1-IrwRuth DeArmond, Extension service home demonstration agent for Matanuska Valley, AK, 1936
Woman#2-1-IrwReverse of Woman#2-Irw. Writing reads “Mrs. Leo Jacobs 1935 Wife of Chief Architect of Matanuska Federal Colonization Project Palmer, Alaska”
Woman#2-IrwMrs. Leo Jacobs, wife of the chief architect of the Matanuska Colony Project–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1935
Woman#3-1-IrwReverse of Woman#3-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin”
Woman#3-IrwInaBelle Irwin at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Woman#4-1-IrwReverse of Woman#4-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin 1935”
Woman#4-IrwInaBelle Irwin with a train in the background
Woman#5-1-IrwReverse of Woman#5-Irw. Writing reads “Maxine Branham, nee Schalaberger. Born + raised in Skwentna. Father was Max Schalaberger. (Not sure of Schalaberger spelling.)
Woman#5-IrwMaxine Branham
Woman#6-1-IrwReverse of Woman#6-Irw. Writing reads “Lucille Wimmer Irwin”
Woman#6-IrwLucille Wimmer
Woman#7-1-IrwReverse of Woman#7-Irw. Writing reads “Lois Spencer secretary to Ross L Sheeley Manager. of Matanuska Colony”
Woman#7-IrwLois Spencer, secretary to Ross L. Sheely, manager of the Matanuska Colony, seated at a desk
Woman#8-1-IrwReverse of Woman#8-Irw. Writing reads “Amy Irwin among the ferns on Fishhook road Matanuska Valley”
Woman#8-IrwAmy Irwin in a field on Fishhook Rd–Matanuska Valley, AK
Woman#9-1-IrwReverse 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#9-IrwInaBelle Irwin in front of a garage–Mar 17
Woman#10-1-IrwReverse of Woman#10-Irw. “40” is stamped on it
Woman#10-IrwGirl and dog at the Matanuska Experiment Farm–near Palmer, AK
Woman#11-1-IrwReverse of Woman#11-Irw. “0” is stamped on it
Woman#11-IrwPublic health nurse Pearl Williams making her rounds on a horse-drawn cart–Matanuska Valley, AK, 1936
Woman#12-1-IrwReverse of Woman#12-Irw. Stamp reads “This is a KODACOLOR PRINT Made by Kodak  June 963 PAF”
Woman#12-IrwAmy Irwin in front of Meekin’s Lodge–near Sheep Mt. north of Palmer, AK
Woman#n13-IrwUnidentified woman on a porch
Woman#n14-IrwUnidentified woman holding millet. Writing below image reads “Millet grown 1915”
Woman#n15-IrwInaBelle Irwin
Woman#n16-IrwAmy Irwin
Women#1-1-IrwReverse of Women#1-Irw. Writing reads “Irwin”
Women#1-IrwFour unidentified women
Women#2-1-IrwReverse of Women#2-Irw. “C78” is stamped on it’
Women#2-IrwNine women in front of a house
Women#3-1-IrwReverse of Women#3-Irw. Has a stain and pencil marks on it
Women#3-IrwA group of women posing on a doorstep
Women#4-1-IrwReverse of Women#4-Irw. “214” is stamped on it
Women#4-IrwEight women in front of a train, two identified as Mrs. I.M.C. Anderson and Inabelle Irwin, respectively
Women#8-1-IrwReverse of Women#8-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin Tudey Hunt and _ _ _”
Women#8-IrwAn unidentified woman, Tudey Hunt, and InaBelle Irwin–Matanuska Valley, AK, about 1936
Women#9-1-IrwReverse of Women#9-Irw. “877” is stamped on it
Women#9-IrwA group of women in formal dress posing for a photo in a building
Women#10-1-IrwReverse of Women#10-Irw. Writing reads “InaBelle Irwin/Mary Ebert/Margaret Anderson/Joan Anderson/Edna Cook.”
Women#10-IrwInaBelle Irwin, Mary Ebert, Margaret Anderson, Joan Anderson, and Edna Cook
Women#11-1-IrwReverse of Women#11-Irw. Writing reads “Dorothy Sheeley + InaBelle Irwin”
Women#11-IrwDorothy Sheeley and InaBelle Irwin”
Women#12-1-IrwReverse of Women#12-Irw. Writing reads “Ing + Stella Irwin Matanuska Alaska 1934”
Women#12-IrwTwo women, probably InaBella and Estella Irwin–Matanuska, AK, 1934
Women#13-1-IrwReverse of Women#13-Irw. Writing reads “Ina Belle + Stella Irwin Monkey Shiners”
Women#13-IrwInaBelle and Estella Irwin
Women#14-1-IrwReverse of Women#14-Irw. Writing reads “Tudy Hunt + InaBelle Irwin Taken summer 1935 Exp. Farm. Matanuska, Alaska V.H. + I.B.I.”
Women#14-IrwInaBelle Irwin and Tudy Hunt at the Matanuska Exp. Farm–near Palmer, AK, summer 1935. Writing below image reads “What’s so funny gals?”
Women#15-1-IrwReverse of Women#15-Irw. “8” is stamped on it
Women#15-IrwTwo unidentified women and a young girl with a dog
Women#n16-IrwTwo unidentified women in front of a building
Women#n17-IrwTwo unidentified women in front of a building covering their faces with their hands
Women#n18-IrwTwo women sitting at a table in a building
Women#n19-IrwMrs. I.M.C. Anderson, an unidentified women, and Amy Irwin
Women#n20-IrwTwo unidentified women
Women#n21-IrwMabel Bingle and Any Irwin next to a cabin
Women#n22-IrwMabel Bingle and Amy Irwin with a young girl
Wood Chipping#s1-IrwWood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54
Wood Chipping#s2-IrwWood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54
Wood Chipping#s3-IrwWood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54
Wood Chipping#s4-IrwWood chipper demonstration–Palmer, AK, Winter 1953-54
Wood Cutting#s1-IrwP. Stringfield, Seth Cook, W. Ebert, and an unidentified man cutting firewood with a “Cat”-driven buzzsaw
Wood Cutting#s17-IrwP. Stringfield, Seth Cook, W. Ebert, and an unidentified man cutting firewood with a buzzsaw