The Frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony

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During the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt gave more than two hundred families from some of the poorest areas in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan the opportunity to start their farms anew in the undeveloped land of Matanuska in Alaska. These transplanted midwesterners soon found themselves in a startling new climate and landscape that presented many unexpected challenges. Available for the first time in paperback, "The Frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony" examines several case studies of these original ...

The Frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony 2009, University of Alaska Press

ISBN-13: 9781602230538

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The Frontier in Alaska and the Matanuska Colony 1975, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300016383

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