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Aerial view of housing for the Civil Aeronautics Administration, Kenai 1946

The CAA (Civil Aeronautics Administration), a federal agency, controlled flights on airports and is now known as the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). It was built on a historical site the local Dena'ina natives used known as Skituk'tuk. The housing was on the river bluff with a beautiful view. Young families who lived there were the chief, Larry Lawton and his wife, Lou, aircraft communicators: Joanna Hollier, Harry & Marie Griffiths , Ken & Norma Jordan, and a couple named Pomeroy; tech Frank Hall, his wife Opal; and the mechanic Bruce Wright and his wife Elaine.

Individuals

n/a

Collection

Cheechako News

Location

Kenai, Alaska

Date

1946

Photographer

Cheeckako file photo

Image Type

B&W

Dimensions

14x9cm

Condition

Good

Identified By

Marge Mullen

Date Cataloged

2002-01-29

Archive Location

KPC Anthropology Lab


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