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Return to:   "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."

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New personnel on arrival
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Gordon Astrole, enrollee, outfitted in official uniform issued to all men
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Gateway to Construction Corps tent camp
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Portrait of Ross Sheely
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(L to R) Sheely, Biggs and Bliss survey blueprints upon arrival at Palmer
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Mr. Bliss speaking to enrollees at a mass meeting
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Tent construction, Palmer
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Tank at Camp No. 1
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Camp from top of water tank

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