These huts born of one crisis, served for two - and were never really recognized for either. Lest we let the story of those they served be testimony to their role in America History.
- Chris Chiei

The Book

Quonset Hut: Metal Living For A Modern Age tells the story of this unique architectural phenomena, from its birth during WWII as a mass-production shelter to its new status as an icon of American pragmatism, ingenuity, perseverance, and individuality.

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The Exhibition

In October 2006, the exhibition received The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies/Western Museum Association Award for Exhibition Excellence.

The 5,000sf exhibition debuted at the Anchorage Museum of History in October of 2005.

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