The Matanuska Valley Colony - Letter from Leo Jacobs
- Not everything ran smoothly in the early days of the Matanuska Valley Colony. Leo B. Jacobs described some of the problems in this letter to an official in Washington, D.C.
New personnel on arrival
Gordon Astrole, enrollee, outfitted in official uniform issued to all men
Gateway to Construction Corps tent camp
Portrait of Ross Sheely
(L to R) Sheely, Biggs and Bliss survey blueprints upon arrival at Palmer
Mr. Bliss speaking to enrollees at a mass meeting
Tent construction, Palmer
Tank at Camp No. 1
Camp from top of water tank
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