Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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T.C. Van Eaton Runs for Office (1912)

Submitted by on October 30, 2011 – 9:00 am9 Comments
TC Van Eaton & Wife Nellie

TC Van Eaton & Wife Nellie

T.C. Van Eaton ran for Congress on the Republican ticket back in 1912. His wife, Nellie was right behind him. However, she was a mother first.

I’m not sure who this letter was specifically addressed to, but she tells the woman she will be T.C.’s secretary and communicate to the women what’s going on in Congress, but right now she has a child she needs to take care of and won’t “appear in the campaign”.

Images courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Nellie Van Eaton's Letter 1912

Nellie Van Eaton's Letter 1912

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