The Matanuska Valley Colony - Mary Nan Gamble's Report
- In 1934, Mary Nan Gamble, an administrative assistant with the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, helped with the planning and criteria for selecting 200 families to participate in the Matanuska Colony project.
Transients disembarking from passenger cars
Site of camp No. 1 before construction
Men working on tent frames; box cars in background
Temporary kitchen for Construction Division
Camp completed, 22 tents.
(L to R) Alan Perkins, Mrs. Irwin, F. V. Bliss, Mrs. R. Atwood, and Mr. Don L. Irwin
Interior of temporary office
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