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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Martin Carlson and family (1909)

Submitted by on January 19, 2012 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Martin Carlson Family - 1909

Martin Carlson Family – 1909

This early photograph shows Martin Carlson at his Mount Vernon farm a couple years before he moved to Alder.

Carl Linden says, “Left to right — Martin’s wife, Elsa, holding Margaret, Helen, Ruth, Einar, David and the man is unknown to me, probably a hired hand for the haying. Three more girls were born after that…in Eatonville: Elsie (1911), Esther  (1914) and Alice (1917).

Photo courtesy of Carl Linden.

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2 Comments »

  • Michael Bromm says:

    Hallo.
    I ‘m a German teacher. For a text in a music book for about folk music I would rather like to use this lovely photo of the Carlson Family 1908. Could you send me a permission or a contact to ask for it.
    Thank you very much.
    Best wishes
    Michael Bromm

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