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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Kids get into Operation Bootstrap

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Bootstrap Juniors - Seattle Times - April 1954

Bootstrap Juniors - Seattle Times - April 1954

This photo and caption on Bootstrap Juniors appeared in the April 17, 1954 issue of the Seattle Times.

Operation Bootstrap — a movement to improve the Eatonville community — appeared in t

“Miss Margit Thorvaldson looked on as her pupils assembled mimeographed reports for Eatonville’s “Operation Bootstrap” community-action organization. Pupils are permitted to participate as “Bootrap Juniors” as a reward for good classwork. The project’s objective is social and economic betterment of the area.

Image courtesy of Rich Williams.

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