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Newspapers, Maps and Documents

Newspapers, Maps & Documents

About This Collection

The Palmer Museum of History and Art collects newspapers, magazines, and article clippings with content that helps to tell the story of the Palmer area. Our collection includes material from early print sources, such as the Matanuska Valley Pioneer and the Anchorage Times, to papers still in circulation today. The scanned articles and excerpts are made available here for your reading, research, and enjoyment, and are sorted by the name of the paper and then by the publication date, earliest to latest.

Inventory

Item #Publication NamePublication DateVol#PagesHistoric?CollectionNotesArticle Title
4Anchorage Daily News Magazine6/9/1985N/AN/A16N/AAnchorage Daily News CollectionWe Alaskans magazine“Valley of Hope”
5Anchorage Daily Times5/23/1935XIX2014HistoricConnell CollectionFront page, and pages 2, 7, and 8. “Anchorage Welcomes New Colonists Home”
6Anchorage Daily Times5/23/1935XIX2014HistoricConnell CollectionPages 3,4,5, and 6. Names of Matanuska colonists from Wisconsin and Michigan.“Full List of Names Of Wis. and Mich. Party Matanuska Colonists”
7Anchorage Daily Times11/11/1935N/AN/A4HistoricConnell CollectionFront page of section 2, and pages 2, 11, and 12.“Colony Passes First Milestone”
210Anchorage Daily Times6/18/1965N/AN/AN/AN/AFound in CollectionArticle about people joining Igloo No. 31“Pioneers Hold Initation”
208Bert Bingle’s PaperUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionHeadlines from major cities around the worldBert Bingle’s Newspaper
66Bert’s Drug Store Christmas CardUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricConnell CollectionBert’s Drug Store Christmas Card“Bert’s Drug Store Ad”
169Colony Tract TagN/AN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionColony Tract Tag No 58Tract Tag: Tract 58
65Koslosky’s Store AdvertisementUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricConnell CollectionFull page Koslosky’s Store Christmas advertisement.“Koslosky’s Store Ad”
36Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman1985N/AN/A16N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 1-16 of the Frontiersman Golden Anniversary Colony Days Edition. Articles about the Matanuska Colony.“Frontiersman Golden Anniversary Colony Days Edition Edition
30Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 11 and 12. Article about the Matanuska Colony“Celebrating the bygone days”
31Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 3, 4, 9, and 10. Article about the Matanuska Colony“Matanuska Colony Project celebrates 70”
32Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 5, 6, 7, and 8. Articles about the Matanuska Colony.“Early days in the Matanuska Valley”
33Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 1, 2, 11, and 12. Celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Matanuska Colony Project.“Celebrating the bygone days”
34Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 3, 4, 9, and 10. Article about the Matanuska Colony“Matanuska Colony Project celebrates 70”
35Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman6/7/2005N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 5, 6, 7, and 8. Articles about the Matanuska Colony.“Early days in the Matanuska Valley”
50Matanuska Valley Pioneer8/22/1935115HistoricEckert CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Bodies of Rogers and Post Flown Outside by Joe Crosson”
72Matanuska Valley Pioneer8/22/1935113HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Bodies of Rogers and Post Flown Outside by Joe Crosson”
51Matanuska Valley Pioneer9/12/1935144HistoricBorough CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Doctor Albrecht and Bride Welcomed Home — And How!”
52Matanuska Valley Pioneer9/19/1935155HistoricBorough CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Lt. Col. Hunt Gets O. K. on Main School Building”
53Matanuska Valley Pioneer9/26/1935165HistoricBorough CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Construction of Last House Gets Under Way”
55Matanuska Valley Pioneer9/26/1935161HistoricFound in CollectionPage 1 of Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Construction of Last House Gets Under Way”
58Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/3/1935171HistoricFound in CollectionPage 2 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Church Notices”
59Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/3/1935175HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Governor Troy is Please with Progress of Project”
61Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/10/1935185HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Difficulties Ironed Out at Two Colonist Meetings”
62Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/16/19351N/A1HistoricConnell CollectionPage 1 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Difficulties Ironed Out at Two Colonist Meetings”
57Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/24/1935N/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionPage 4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“First Pet Show is a Success”
63Matanuska Valley Pioneer10/24/1935N/AN/A2HistoricFound in CollectionPage 2 and 3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Valley to Have Game Warden”
54Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/14/1935N/AN/A1HistoricBorough CollectionPage 4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“No Catholic Church Service on Sunday”
64Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/19/1935244HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Colonists Now To Pay All Labor They Hire”
75Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/21/19351145HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Board Acts on Vital Issues”
67Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/28/1935N/AN/A2HistoricFound in CollectionPages 3 and 4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Council Primary Election Returns”
68Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/28/19351153HistoricBorough CollectionPages 1-3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Project Construction Program Now Well Advanced”
60Matanuska Valley Pioneer12/5/1935N/A165HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Fire Brings Death and Serious Injury to Emberg Family of #21”
71Matanuska Valley Pioneer12/5/1935N/AN/A3HistoricBorough CollectionPage 1-3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Fire Brings Death and Serious Injury to Emberg Family of #21”
70Matanuska Valley Pioneer12/12/19351171HistoricBorough CollectionPage 1 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer.“Little Dixie Joins Mother After Most Valiant Fight”
74Matanuska Valley Pioneer12/12/19351174HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Little Dixie Joins Mother After Most Valiant Fight”
73Matanuska Valley Pioneer12/19/19351185HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news. Top of first page is missing pieces.“No Marketing Problems at Fairbanks Experiment Farm”
76Matanuska Valley Pioneer1/2/1936119-208HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-8 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Holidays a Pleasant Interlude at End of Busy Summer and Fall”
77Matanuska Valley Pioneer1/16/19361224HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Alaska, Land of Promise!”
78Matanuska Valley Pioneer1/23/19361234HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Good Fight Promised in our Beauty Queen Contest”
79Matanuska Valley Pioneer1/30/19361244HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Large Crowd Assured for Dedication Dance”
80Matanuska Valley Pioneer2/6/19361254HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Close Race Promised in Beauty Queen Contest”
81Matanuska Valley Pioneer2/13/19361264HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“First Colonist Wedding is Culmination of a Real Romance”
82Matanuska Valley Pioneer2/13/1936N/AN/A1HistoricBorough CollectionPage 4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“President’s Birthday Ball”
84Matanuska Valley Pioneer2/20/19361274HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Pioneers Take Anchorage — Fairbanks takes Pioneers in Fast Hockey Matches”
85Matanuska Valley Pioneer2/27/19361284HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Legion Purchases Homesite near Main Highway Turn”
86Matanuska Valley Pioneer3/6/19361295HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Look Before You Shoot”
87Matanuska Valley Pioneer3/12/19361306HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-6 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Palmer Makes Herself Known at First Ice Carnival Visit”
88Matanuska Valley Pioneer3/19/19361316HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-6 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Tent Destroyed by Fire”
89Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/2/19361334HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Mr. Irwin to Resign”
90Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/9/1936N/AN/A2HistoricConnell CollectionPages 3 and 4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Here’s That Man Again”
91Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/16/19361355HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Clinton Johnson Home on Tract 148 a Total Loss”
92Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/16/1936N/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionPage 5 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Cupid on the Job”
93Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/25/19361364HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Fire Destroys Old Warehouse and Radio Station”
94Matanuska Valley Pioneer4/30/19361373HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Safety Board Appointed”
95Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/7/19361386HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-6 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“May 16th Chosen as “Colony Day” for This First Year”
83Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/14/1936N/AN/A1HistoricBorough CollectionPage 3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Hospital Notes”
96Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/14/19361394HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“All Plans Completed for Colony Day Celebration”
97Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/21/19361404HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Wind and Dust Fail to Dampen Colony Day Spirit”
98Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/21/19361404HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Wind and Dust Fail to Dampen Colony Day Spirit”
99Matanuska Valley Pioneer5/28/19361414HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news.“Leo B. Jacobs to Be New Assistant to the Gen. Mgr.”
101Matanuska Valley Pioneer7/23/1936N/AN/A2HistoricFound in CollectionPages 2 and 3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Palmer Needs an Air Field”
49Matanuska Valley Pioneer8/6/19361536HistoricEckert CollectionPages 1-6 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Alaska Bureau Man Visits Valley”
100Matanuska Valley Pioneer11/12/1936236HistoricConnell CollectionPages 1-6 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Zelda Pilkington Dies From Gun Wound”
56Matanuska Valley PioneerUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionA page of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer.“Legion Meeting Dates are Permanently Established”
69Matanuska Valley PioneerUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricBorough CollectionA page of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer.“Legion Meeting Dates are Permanently Established”
102Matanuska Valley PioneerUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionPage 3 of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer. Matanuska Colony news“Immunization and Vaccination”
103Matanuska Valley PioneerUnknownN/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionA page of the Matanuska Valley Pioneer.“Anchorage-Matanuska Road is Allotted $100,000.00”
104Matanuska Valley Post7/31/1946192HistoricFound in CollectionPages 1 and 2 of the Matanuska Valley Post.“Palmer To have Temporary Hospital; Quonsets to be Used”
105Matanuska Valley Post11/27/19461264HistoricFound in CollectionPages 1-4 of the Matanuska Valley Post.“Hold Up At the Alpine Inn; $800 Lost”
145Senior VoiceAug-858824N/AOdsather CollectionContains article about the 50 year anniversary of the Matanuska Colony Project“Palmer fair honors colonists”
24The Anchorage Times5/25/1975N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages C-1, C-2, C-7, and C-8. Article about the Matanuska Colony.Colonists: A Cooperative Effort to Begin Again”
25The Anchorage Times5/25/1975N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages C-3, C-4, C-5, and C-6. Arcticle about the Matanuska Colony.“Trials: Settlers Meet Down-To-Earth Drawbacks”
10The Anchorage Times5/17/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionFront page of section I, and pages I-2, I-11, and I-12. Articles about the Matanuska Valley.“Matanuska Valley settler recalls half-century of Alaska farm history” 1
11The Anchorage Times5/17/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages I-3, I-4, I-9 and I-10. I-10 is a page of comics.“Heinze selected head of United Way”
12The Anchorage Times5/17/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages I-5, I-6, I-7, and I-8. Articles about the Matanuska colonists.“Matanuska Valley settler recalls half-century of Alaska farm history” 2
13The Anchorage Times5/31/1985N/AN/A1N/AAnchorage Times CollectionColony Jubilee advertisement“Colony Jubilee”
14The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-1, L-2, L-27, and L-28. Section L is about looking back on the Matanuska Colony as it celebrates 50 years since its founding.“The Colony”
15The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-3, L-4, L-25, and L-26. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Program brought hardy, new breed”
16The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-5, L-6, L-23, and L-24. Articles and photos about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Money, hope lured Depression-weary transients”
17The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-7, L-8, L-21, and L-22. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Pessimistic New Deal foe finds thriving camps”
18The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-9, L-10, L-19, and L-20. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Pockets jingled with bingles after issue of colony coinage”
19The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-11, L-12, L-17, and L-18. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Pioneer physician arrives in Matanuska…”
20The Anchorage Times6/6/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages L-13, L-14, L-15, and L-16. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Colony government began with meeting in tent”
2The Anchorage Times6/21/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about state fair theme honoring colonists“State fair theme honors colonists”
21The Anchorage Times10/6/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AAnchorage Times CollectionArticle about homesteads disappearing in the Matanuska Valley.“Pioneers watch homesteads disappear”
8The Anchorage Times11/19/1987N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Times CollectionFront page of Section C, and pages C-2, C-5, and C-6. Article about Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, Matanuska Colony doctor.“Albrecht honored as circumpolar health medical pioneer” 1
9The Anchorage Times11/19/1987N/AN/A2N/AAnchorage Times CollectionPages C-3 and C-4. Continuation of article about Dr. C. Earl Albrecht. Matanuska Colony doctor.“Albrecht honored as circumpolar health medical pioneer” 2
1The Frontiersman5/22/19853944N/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Colony coins (bingles)“Colony coins back in circulation”
37The Frontiersman6/15/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 9 and 10. Articles about the Matanuska Colony Project.“Death of Will Rogers inspired Valley’s first newspaper”
39The Frontiersman6/28/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about an auto railer that was used to transport people and goods from Chitina to McCarthy.“Auto railer got new life: Copper miners escaped mines in it”
40The Frontiersman6/28/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Dr. C. Earl Albrecht and an article about the Matanuska Colony hospital by Arville Schaleben. Pages 9 and 10.“On call at the colony”
41The Frontiersman7/31/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 7 and 8. Article about the Matanuska Colony and an article about hitch-hiking in the Matanuska Valley.“Alaska Railroad played key role in Matanuska colonization project”
42The Frontiersman8/2/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska Colony. Two were orginally printed in the Minneapolis Journal in July 1935.“Some gathered fortunes in the Matanuska valley”
43The Frontiersman8/2/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionPhotos and article about the opening of the Colony Village at the Alaska State Fairgrounds.“Colony Village–A taste of Alaska’s historical past”
45The Frontiersman8/7/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionTwo articles about Walter Pippel.“The farmer who challenged the co-op”
44The Frontiersman8/9/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionPhoto of a Colony barn being moved by truck.“Moving a colony barn”
46The Frontiersman8/9/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska Colony. Two are about the children of the colony.“Colony Children: Their yesterdays and todays”
47The Frontiersman8/14/1985N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 21 and 22. Three articles, one about Matanuska Valley weather, and two which orginally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal in 1935 about the Matanuska Colony.“Battling the elements in the Valley”
48The Frontiersman8/16/1985N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionPages 11, 12, 21, and 22. Three articles about the Matanuska Colony, two from 1935 that were orginally printed in the Milwaukee Journal.“Oldtimers tell hunters of Matanuska”
29The Frontiersman6/27/2008N/AN/A8N/AFrontiersman CollectionSection C, pages C-1 through C-8.“Mat-Su played large role in statehood”
27The Frontiersman8/15/2010N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Lee Hartley, one of the Matanuska colonists“Pioneer Spirit: Lee Hartley helped build Palmer through hard work and strong family business” 1
28The Frontiersman8/15/2010N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Lee Hartley, one of the Matanuska colonists“Pioneer Spirit: Lee Hartley helped build Palmer through hard work and strong family business” 2
109The Milwaukee Journal1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists by Arville Schaleben on the front page of the Milwaukee Journal“Alaska Holds Great Hopes, Says Hopkins”
111The Milwaukee Journal4/26/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Families Heed Alaska’s Call”
112The Milwaukee Journal4/26/1935N/AN/A1HistoricConnell CollectionArticle about and photos of the Matanuska colonists“First Wisconsin Families Selected for Alaskan Colonization Program”
117The Milwaukee Journal5/15/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionSketches of the Matanuska colonists on their way to Alaska“Life With the Wisconsin and Michigan Delegations as Modern Pilgrims Head for Alaskan Farmlands”
116The Milwaukee Journal5/19/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionPhoto of the colonists on a train“Clicking Rails Tire State’s Pioneers”
121The Milwaukee Journal6/16/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaskan Pioneers Start First Log Building, Clear Townsite”
129The Milwaukee Journal6/19/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonists“One Alaska Thorn Gone”
130The Milwaukee Journal6/30/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticles about the Matanuska colonists“Crops Grow Magically in Alaska’s Magic Soil”
133The Milwaukee Journal7/1/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionPhotos of the first funeral in the Matanuska colony and the construction headquarters“Sorrow Strikes Alaska Colony–First Funeral Is Held; Construction Headquarters Completed”
132The Milwaukee Journal7/7/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionPhotos of the first funeral in the Matanuska colony and the construction headquarters“Sorrow Strikes Alaska Colony–First Funeral Is Held; Construction Headquarters Completed”
134The Milwaukee Journal7/24/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony Project“Sudden Shift in House Plans Brings Howl From Colonists”
136The Milwaukee Journal7/29/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony Project“Alaska Colony in Gear Now, Problem Is to Make It Run”
137The Milwaukee Journal8/1/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony with photos“Colonists Sign New Petition”
140The Milwaukee Journal8/2/1935N/AN/A2HistoricConnell CollectionArticles about the Matanuska colonists“Colony’s Chief Topic: Where Is Our Market?”
141The Milwaukee Journal8/14/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Colony Outlook Better as Everyone Works in Unity”
106The Milwaukee Journal6/2/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFound in CollectionArticle about the 50 year anniversary of the Matanuska Colony Project“North to Alaska: Colonists from Wisconsin mark 50th year in Matanuska”
143The Milwaukee JournalUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionPhotos of a colonist and the skin of a bear shot in the Matanuska Valley“Now This Looks Something Like the Oldtime Pioneering”
144The Minneapolis Journal6/2/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionPhoto of the colonists arriving in the Matanuska Valley“the Alaskan Frontier”
3The Valley Press6/13/1985N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about the golden jubilee of St. Michael’s Parish in Palmer.“Parrish celebrates 50 years”
146The Valley Press6/13/19852112N/AValley Press CollectionArticle about Matanuska colonist reunion. Pages 1 and 2“Colonists return to good old days”
147The Valley Press6/13/19852112N/AValley Press CollectionPages 11 and 12. Article about the Matanuska Colony“Colonists return to Palmer”
148The Valley Press10/3/1985N/AN/A19N/AValley Press CollectionPages 9-28. Article about the Odsather family“Couple’s lives shaped by Colony”
151The Valley Settler2/3/19392910HistoricPowerhouse CollectionArticles about the Matanuska Valley and the goings-on of the people living there“Annual Report of the Board of Directors of the Matanuska Valley Coop Association”
152The Valley Settler3/3/19392109HistoricPowerhouse CollectionArticles about the Matanuska Valley and the goings-on of the people living there“Sheely Outside”
149The Valley Settler3/10/19392149HistoricPowerhouse CollectionArticles about the Matanuska Valley“Getting Down to Business”
150The Valley Settler5/30/194691614HistoricPowerhouse CollectionArticles about the Matanuska Valley and the goings-on of the people living there“Palmer Will Have a New Hospital If Present Plans Materialize”
107Unknown1935N/AN/A1HistoricFound in CollectionSketches of what the Matanuska colonists may have done before they left for AlaskaDrawings of Palmer Colonists
119Unknown1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists leaving the Midwest by Arville Schaleben“1935 Pioneers Ready to Tell State Goodby”
131Unknown1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about Wiley Post and Will Rogers potentially visiting the Matanuska colony“Rogers May Pay Visit to Matanuska”
158Unknown1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony. Writing in pencil over some of the text“Alaska Colony Lags; Labor Badly Needed”
194Unknown1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“Dance Night in Alaska New Thrill for Colony”
154Unknown2010N/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony Project“Matanuska Colony”
113Unknown3/19/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticles about the Matanuska colonists“State Families Will Emigrate”
172UnknownMay-35N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colonists“Colonists Voice Thanks for New chance in North”
173UnknownMay-35N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonists“Colonists Near Alaskan Goal”
175UnknownMay-35N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colonists“Pioneers Steaming North to New Destiny in Alaska”
108Unknown5/11/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionSketch of people next to a hay wagon with “Matanuska” written in the sky above them“The Spirit of ‘On, Wisconsin'”
115Unknown5/15/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Bound Colonists Weclomed at Seattle”
118Unknown5/15/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists’ journey to Alaska by Arville Schaleben“Pioneers Find Way to Sleep in Day Coach”
114Unknown5/16/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Colonists Nearing Coast and Seattle Celebration”
177Unknown5/17/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Officials Beam, Crowds Cheer State Pioneers”
176Unknown5/19/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Colonists Eagerly Await Command to Board Ship”
174Unknown5/23/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Pioneers in Alaska; Off for New Homes”
171Unknown5/30/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Colony Grumbles About Shortage of Tents”
125UnknownJun-35N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonists’ experiences in the Matanuska Valley“The Sad Alaskan Tale of Charlie’s Blue Milk”
180UnknownJun-35N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“Hopkins Sure Colonists to Have Winter Shelter”
170Unknown6/3/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“One Alaska Pioneer Just an Old Hand at It”
183Unknown6/4/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Find Thieves in Matanuska”
182Unknown6/7/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Law in Alaska Colony Is the Law of the Gun”
166Unknown6/9/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the temperatures in the Matanuska colony“Matanuskan Heat Records Broken”
181Unknown6/9/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“‘Chaos Rounding Into Form’ in the Boom City of Palmer”
179Unknown6/11/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“22 Men Quit Colony Jobs”
122Unknown6/14/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about what the wives of the Matanuska colonists are doing“Tent Becomes Home, if There’s a Housewife”
123Unknown6/14/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about what the wives of the Matanuska colonists are doing“Tent Becomes Home, if There’s a Housewife”
178Unknown6/14/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony“Colony Faces Log Shortage”
120Unknown6/16/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticles about the Matanuska colonists“Rare Characters Aid Settlers in Matanuska”
127Unknown6/20/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonistsPioneer Life Full of Work”
128Unknown6/20/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonists, one about the first funeral and the other about the colonists’ experiencesColony’s First Funeral Described by Reporter”
124Unknown6/21/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the colonists wanting an investigation of the colony project“Project is Hurt by Politics at Juneau, Claim”
126Unknown6/29/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Colony Gets Promise of Real Action”
209Unknown8/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticles about the Matanuska Colony“Local Man Snaps Picture of Will and Wiley Day Before Their Death”
185Unknown8/11/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony getting ready for winter“Colony Ready to ‘Hole-In’ for Long Winter”
142Unknown8/13/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists’ interactions with the local wildlife“Alaska Colonists Warned Against Vicious Brownies”
164Unknown10/22/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Matanuska Failure Seen by Workers”
161Unknown11/5/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Matanuska Officer Views It As Bonanza”
168Unknown2/14/1936N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Views Matanuska As ‘Political Joke'”
156Unknown5/19/1970N/AN/AN/AN/AConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Mataniska Valley Families Left Rhinelander Just 35 Years Ago”
22UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AAnchorage Times CollectionArticle about students at the Central School in Palmer writing proverbs.“He Who Writes Proverbs Must Have A Pencil”
23UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AAnchorage Times CollectionArticle about the road from Palmer to Anchorage and its effect on the Matanuska Colony Project“Road Paved the way for early Matanuska Valley colonists”
26UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about the Matanuuska Valley“It Will Take a Good Job to Keep Harry Telder Home”
38UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionNewspaper clipping. Two articles about the Matanuska Colony Project. One by Arville Schaleben.“Colonists went north 50 years ago”
110UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists.Colonists’ Journey
135UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about agriculture at the Matanuska colony“Freight Cuts Aid Colonists”
138UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about colonists leaving the project“Brings to 21 Total Now Off Relief Project”
139UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska Colony Project“Desertions Threatened as Work Lags in Colony”
155UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AConnell CollectionArticle about the Eckert Family“Alaska gamble paid off for Minnesota family”
157UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Colonists Voise Thanks for New Chance in North”
159UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the soil in the Matanuska colony.“Best of Land Given Settlers”
160UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Little Is Done in Six Weeks, Telegram Says”
162UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionPhoto of the largest family in the Matanuska colony“Biggest Brood Among Alaskan Pioneers”
163UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Special Train to Leave Here in Early Morn”
165UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Pioneers Given Party Here”
167UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Matanuskans Cut Loose”
184UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colony“Hail and Rain Slash Colony”
186UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about houses being built in the Matanuska colony“50 Dwellings Rise in Colony”
187UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about a log shortage at the Matanuska colony“Colony Faces Log Shortage”
188UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about houses being built in the Matanuska colony“Colony Houses Rushed in Big Push by Officials”
189UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Pioneers Get Plots but Some Trade, Now for Hard Work”
190UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Pioneers in Alaska Off in New Homes”
191UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonyProblems with Colony Construction
192UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“Short of Labor and Necessary Working Tools”
193UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“A City Booms as of Yore in Alaska Wilds”
195UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“Best of Land Given Settlers”
196UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colony“Stray Hounds, Cow Shortage Other Worries” 1
197UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colony“Stray Hounds, Cow Shortage Other Worries” 2
198UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colony“Law in Alaska Colony Is the Law of the Gun”
199UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“One Alaska Pioneer Just an Old Hand at It”
200UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionTwo articles about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska Perils Have Altered”
201UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colonists“Led by Minister, Pioneers Hold Memorial Day Rites in New Community Building”
202UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Officials Beam, Crowds Cheer State Pioneers” 1
203UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Officials Beam, Crowds Cheer State Pioneers” 2
204UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colonists“Families Heed Alaska’s Call”
205UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionThree articles about the Matanuska colonists“Pioneers Get Touch of Sea”
206UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska colonists“Alaska’s Modern Pioneers”
207UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AHistoricFound in CollectionPhotos of the Hennepin families“Hennepin Families Thrill to Poineer [sic] Call, Pack for Alaska”
211UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AFound in CollectionArticle about people joining Igloo No. 31“New Pioneers Initiated June 6”
153Winnett Times6/11/1937N/AN/A2HistoricFound in CollectionArticle about the experiences of the Matanuska colonists by Thelma Caulkins, one of the colonists“Former Resident Tells Interesting Story of Trip to Alaska and Life in the Rich Matanuska Valley”
1N/A1910N/AN/A1HistoricN/AMap of the Willow Creek Mining district from 1910“Map of Willlow Creek Mining District”
2N/A1979N/AN/A1N/AN/AColony Classic Sled Dog Race Trail Map“Colony Classic Sled Dog Race Trail Map”
3N/A22-May-36N/AN/A1HistoricIrwin CollectionARRC Matanuska Valley Project Map showing proposed grazing areas“A.R.R.C. Matanuska Valley Project”
4N/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/APoster board with information about Rose Palmquist on itRose Palmquist “Senior ‘subversive’ still cheers underdog”
5N/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/APoster board with information about Louise KelloggV. Louise Kellogg “Miscellaneous specialist”
6N/A2010N/AN/A1N/AN/APoster for Colony Day celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Colony Project“Matanuska Valley Colonists 75th Colony Days”
7N/A1-Oct-87N/AN/A1N/AN/AWilliam Hermann’s Honorary Mayor of Palmer document“William Herman Honorary Mayor of Palmer”
8N/AN/AN/AN/A6N/AN/APamplet “To the Beginnings and Beyond A Timeline of Alaska Native History”“To the Beginnings and Beyond: A Timeline of Alaska Native History”
9N/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/ABread wrapper from Shamrock Bakery in Palmer“Sunny Maid Bread Shamrock Bakery”
10N/A1-May-98N/AN/A1N/AN/ADocument from the Alaska Legislature honoring the second and third grade students at Butte Elementary“Alaska Legislature: Honoring the 2nd and 3rd Graders of Butte Elementary”
11N/A6-Mar-89N/AN/A1N/AN/ADocument from the Alaska Legislature honoring the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough“Alaska Legislature: Honoring the Matanuska-Susitna Borough on its 25th Anniversary”
12N/A6-Mar-89N/AN/A1N/AN/ADocument from the Alaska Legislature honoring the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough“Alaska Legislature: Honoring the Matanuska-Susitna Borough on its 25th Anniversary”
13N/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/AMap of the historic sites of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough“Matanuska-Susitna Borough: Touring Map of Historic Sites”
14Shipping Recipt: Copper River & Northwestern RailwayN/AN/AN/AHistoricN/ACopper River & Northwestern Railway shipping recipts. Lower right corner is severely damagedShipping Reciepts: Copper River & Northwestern Railway
15Katalla Company: Report to the Superintendent–Fuel SituationN/AN/AN/A8HistoricN/AKatalla Company, operating the Copper River Railway and Copper River & Northwestern Railway, Report to the Superintendent–Fuel Situation “Katalla Company Copper River Railway and Copper River & Northwestern Railway”
16Citation: Don L. Irwin18-May-50N/AN/A1HistoricN/ADon Irwin’s citation from the University of Alaska, giving him an honorary degree of doctor of humanitiesDon Irwin’s Honorary Degree from University of Alaska
17The Anchorage Daily NewsN/AN/AN/A2N/AN/AThe Great Alaska History Quiz published in the Anchorage Daily News. With answers“The Great Alaska History Quiz”
18The Alaskan AgriculturistWinter 1952-53N/AN/AN/AN/AAgriculture magazine published for farmers in Alaska. Stories include “Reindeer for the People” and “Christmas in the Far North”.“Reindeer for the People”
19The Alaskan AgriculturistSpring 1953N/AN/AN/AN/AAgriculture magazine published for farmers in Alaska. Stories include “Alaskan Egg Factory”.“Alaskan Egg Factory”
20The Alaskan AgriculturistSummer 1953N/AN/AN/AN/AAgriculture magazine published for farmers in Alaska. Stories include “Building a Log Home”, “KENI’s Ruth Briggs”, and “Making an Alaskan Lawn”.“Building a Log Home”
21The Alaskan AgriculturistFall 1953N/AN/AN/AN/AAgriculture magazine published for farmers in Alaska. Stories include “Chinchilla…Royal Immigrant”, “A Part of the Future”, “Solitude…A Poem”, and “Moose Meat and Spuds”.“Chinchilla…Royal Immigrant”
22UnknownJul-77N/AN/A2N/AN/AArticle about Johnny Luster and his wife Jan, both sourdoughs“No need to change for a rugged life”
23The Alaska RecordApr-544116N/AN/AArticles about the different regions, people, and beliefs of Alaska“Anchorage Sand & Gravel Co.”
24The Alaska RecordFeb-543212N/AN/AArticles about Fairbanks, Palmer, Alaska politics, and Alaskans“This is Alaska”
25The Alaska RecordOct-533716N/AN/AArticles about Nome, Alaska politics, and agriculture“Nome: Cold and Gold”
26The Alaska RecordDec-533916N/AN/AArticles about Alaskans, the role the fur industry has played in Alaska, and the Matanuska Valley.“The Furs of Alaska”
27The Alaska RecordNov-533816N/AN/AArticles about Ketchikan and Alaska politics“Ketchikan: Southernmost City”
28The Alaska RecordSep-533616N/AN/AArticles about Palmer, religion, and Alaska politics“Palmer: State Capitol?”
29The Alaska RecordAug-533516N/AN/AArticles about education in Alaska, Bighorn sheep, religion, and politics“Educating Alaska’s Kiddies”
30Matanuska Valley RecordJan-5321012N/AN/AArticles about transportation in Alaska, including steamships, the railroad, airplanes, and dog sleds“Alaska Steamship Company”
31Matanuska Valley RecordFeb-5321112N/AN/AArticles about Homer and Alaska politics“Alaska Wild Berry Products”
32Matanuska Valley RecordDec-522916N/AN/AArticles about Kodiak, the Matanuska Valley, and Alaskan politics“Mining in the Valley”
33Matanuska Valley RecordNov-5228N/AN/AArticles about mining in Alaska, the Matanuska Valley, and agriculture“Kodiak: Alaska’s Navy Port”
34Matanuska Valley RecordSep-522616N/AN/AArticles about Cordova and the Matanuska Valley“Cordova: Noted Seafood City”
35Matanuska Valley RecordAug-5225N/AN/AArticles about livestock in Alaska“Alaska Livestock”
36Matanuska Valley RecordJul-5224N/AN/AArticles about fishing in Alaska, Rusty Dow, and the Matanuska Valley“Commercial Fishing in Alaska”
37Matanuska Valley RecordApr-5221N/AN/AArticles about Anchorage, John Bugge, M. D. Snodgrass, and the Matanuska Valley“How Anchorage Got Its Name”
38Matanuska Valley RecordMar-52112N/AN/AArticles about Anchorage Fur Rendezvous, Knik, and sled dogs“Knik: Then and Now”
39Matanuska Valley RecordFeb-52111N/AN/AArticles about Chugiak, the U.S. Experiment Station, and the Matanuska Valley“U.S. Experiment Stations in Alaska
40Matanuska Valley RecordJan-52110N/AN/AArticles about the Alaska Steamship company and St. Michael’s.“The Alaska Steamship Company”
41Matanuska Valley RecordDec-5119N/AN/AArticles about Christmas in the Matanuska Valley and Alaska politics“Christmas Eve Midnight Mass”
42Matanuska Valley RecordNov-5118N/AN/AArticles about Lazy Mountain Children’s Home and homesteaders“The Plight of the Homesteader”
43Matanuska Valley RecordOct-5117N/AN/AArticles about Armistice Day, Thanksgiving, and Alaska politics“Armistice Day”
44Matanuska Valley RecordSep-5116N/AN/AArticles about the Palmer schools, King’s Lake, and Koslosky’s“The Angel of the Matanuska”
45Matanuska Valley RecordAug-5115N/AN/AArticles about the Matanuska Valley Fair, moose, and Northland Pioneer Grange“The Matanuska Valley’s Great Fair”
46Matanuska Valley RecordMay-51N/AN/AN/AN/AArticles about the history of the Matanuska Valley“Alaska’s Horn of Plenty”
47Matanuska Valley RecordApr-51118N/AN/AArticles about Alaska Statehood, Colony Days, and the United Protestant Church“Some Thoughts on Statehood”
1Anchorage Daily News2/14/199348454N/AKlebesadel CollectionArticle about Peter John, the chief of the Athabascan Indians“The words he lives by” 1
2Anchorage Daily News2/14/199348454N/AKlebesadel CollectionNational news“Congressman seeks justification to research grants”
3Anchorage Daily News2/14/199348454N/AKlebesadel CollectionArticle about Peter John, the chief of the Athabascan Indians“The words he lives by” 2
4Anchorage Daily News10/18/1985N/AN/A4N/AAnchorage Daily News CollectionArticle about the Koslosky’s General Store closing in Palmer“Palmer shoppers will lose link to Valley’s pioneer past”
5Anchorage TimesMay-85N/AN/A6N/AAnchorage Times CollectionAdvertisments in the Anchorage Times“Big Safeway Memorial Day Sale”
6Fairbanks Daily News Miner1970N/AN/A2N/AFound in CollectionArticle about Palmer seeking to increase its industrial sector“Farm city seeks industrial base”
7Fairbanks Daily News Miner12/3/1958N/AN/A4N/AFound in CollectionArticles about agriculture in Alaska, including Palmer“Opportunities in Agriculture”
8Fairbanks Daily News Miner12/3/1958N/AN/A4N/AFound in CollectionArticles about agriculture in Alaska, including PalmerGiant Cabbage and Oats Harvest
9Fairbanks Daily News Miner12/3/1958N/AN/A4N/AFound in CollectionArticles about agriculture in Alaska, including Palmer“Farm Conditions Described by U of A Extension Service”
10The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 years edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1999Frontiersman Highlights of 1999
11The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 years edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1998, 1946, 1947, and 1997Frontiersman Highlights of 1998, 1997, 1947, and 1946
12The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 years edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1996, 1948, 1949, 1950, and 1995Frontiersman Highlights of 1996, 1995, 1950, 1949, and 1948
13The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 years edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1994, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, and 1993Frontiersman Highlights of 1994, 1993, 1956, 1955, 1954, and 1953
14The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1992, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, and 1991Frontiersman Highlights of 1992, 1991, 1961, 1960, 1959, and 1958
15The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1990, 1962, 1963, and 1989.Frontiersman Highilights of 1990, 1989, 1963, and 1962
16The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1988, 1964, 1965, 1966, and 1987Frontiersman Highlights of 1988, 1987, 1966, 1965, and 1964
17The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1986, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1985, 1970, 1971, and 1972Frontiersman Highlights of 1986, 1985, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, and 1967
18The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1984, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, and 1983Frontiersman Highlights of 1984, 1983, 1976, 1975, 1974, and 1973
19The Frontiersman1999N/AN/A4N/AFrontiersman CollectionFrontiersman 50 year edition. Articles of the “highlights” of 1981, 1982, 1977, 1978, 1970, and 1980Frontiermans Highlights of 1982, 1981, 1980, 1978, 1977, and 1970
20The Frontiersman6/22/199951864N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticles about dog-wolf hybrids being banned, a thieving black bear, and the city of Wasilla possibly cutting its activities budget“A wolf in dog’s clothing”
21The Frontiersman6/22/199951864N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticles about methane extraction from coal seams and flowers being stolen from the Palmer Visitor Center“Unocal tries methane extraction from coal seams this summer”
22The Frontiersman6/22/199951864N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Great Bear Brewing Company opening in the Valley“Brewing in the Valley”
23The Frontiersman6/22/199951864N/AFrontiersman CollectionLetters to the editor, and the police beat“Police Beat”
24The Frontiersman1989N/AN/A20N/AFrontiersman CollectionIditorard 1989 edition“Iditarod ’89”
25The Frontiersman5/22/1985N/AN/A11N/AFrontiersman CollectionSports section“If you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t tryin'”
26The Frontiersman6/5/1980N/AN/AN/AN/AFound in CollectionArticle about the City of Pamer ordering dogs and kids off the lawn of the Palmer Tourist Center“City orders dogs, kids to leave the lawn”
27UnknownUnknownN/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about Lydia Fohn-Hansen“Homemaking in the Valley”
28The Frontiersman9/25/1980N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about a time capsule unearthed in Palmer“Time capsule unearthed”
29UnknownUnknownN/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticles about a reunion of the 1935 colonists and potato digging in the Valley“1935 Colonists hold reunion”
30The Frontiersman8/30/1979N/AN/AN/AN/AFrontiersman CollectionArticle about the 1979 Alaska State Fair“State Fair is a record breaker!”
31The Frontiersman7/19/1979N/AN/AN/AN/AConnell CollectionArticle about the Matanuska River being near flood stage“Matanuska nears flood stage”
32The Knik News1/9/19151132HistoricFound in CollectionFront page and second page of the Knik News“Some Coal Lands Open”
33The Knik News4/10/19151262HistoricFound in CollectionFront page and second page of the Knik News“Homesteaders Hold Enthusiastic Session”
34Matanuska + Susitna Valleys Tourist GuideJul-68334N/AConnell CollectionPages 1, 2, 15, and 16. Information about the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys“Scenery Agriculture Are Lures To Tourists”
35Matanuska + Susitna Valleys Tourist GuideJul-68334N/AConnell CollectionPages 3, 4, 13, and 14. Articles promoting the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys as tourist destinations“Mt. McKinley Is Highest on Continent”
36Matanuska + Susitna Valleys Tourist GuideJul-68334N/AConnell CollectionPages 5, 6, 11, and 12. Articles promoting the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys as tourist destinations“Matanuska Valley, Fishing Paradise”
37Matanuska + Susitna Valleys Tourist GuideJul-68334N/AConnell CollectionPages 7, 8, 9, and 10. Articles promoting the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys as tourist destinations“Want to Go Fishing? Here’s Where”
38Unknown1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionArticle about Will Rogers and Wiley Post“Post, Rogers Start Second Hop of Tour”
39The Milwaukee Journal8/17/1935N/AN/AN/AHistoricConnell CollectionInfo and photos of Will Rogers and Wiley Post“Will Rogers and Wiley Post Killed in Crash on Alaska Trip”
40Palmer Community NewsletterJune-July 2010222N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticles about local businesses and artists“Palmer Is Destination Art”
41The Valley Press Visitors GuideUnknownN/AN/A4N/AValley Press CollectionVisitors guide to the Matanuska Valley. Pages 1, 2, 15, and 16“Matanuska-Susitna Valley”
42The Valley Press Visitors GuideUnknownN/AN/A4N/AValley Press CollectionVisitors guide to the Matanuska Valley. Pages 3, 4, 13, and 14. List of places to fish and accomendations“Palmer”
43The Valley Press Visitors GuideUnknownN/AN/A4N/AValley Press CollectionVisitors guide to the Matanuska Valley. Pages 7, 8, 9, and 10. Descriptions of places in the Mat-Su“Hatcher Pass”
44UnknownUnknownN/AN/A2N/AFrontiersman CollectionArticles about Palmer businesses“Always Something New at Stamp Cache”