Alaska Far Away: The New Deal Pioneers of the Matanuska Colony

  • 2010
  • TV-PG

A New Deal program in which some 200 struggling families from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin moved to Alaska's Matanuska Valley and started an experimental farming colony is recounted.

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  • Premiered: August 12, 2010
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A New Deal program in which some 200 struggling families from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin moved to Alaska's Matanuska Valley and started an experimental farming colony is recounted.