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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Eatonville Lumber Company in Action (ca. 1942)

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Eatonville Lumber Co. (ca. 1942)

Eatonville Lumber Co. (ca. 1942)

This areal shot, taken by C. K. Kinsey, of the Eatonville Lumber Company, shows a company in full operation.

WWII was in full force. “Eatonville’s Japanese, both native and foreign born, prepared to move to concentration camps. The Eatonville Lumber Company found it difficult to fill their places, due to the pull of men into war industries.” (History of Southeastern Pierce County.)

The image is one of the University of Washington’s special collection. If you’d like to get a print, just click HERE.

 

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