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Return to:   "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."

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Transients disembarking from passenger cars
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Site of camp No. 1 before construction
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Men working on tent frames; box cars in background
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Temporary kitchen for Construction Division
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Camp completed, 22 tents.
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(L to R) Alan Perkins, Mrs. Irwin, F. V. Bliss, Mrs. R. Atwood, and Mr. Don L. Irwin
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Interior of temporary office

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