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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Boy’s Life Magazine – 1927

Submitted by on February 1, 2012 – 9:00 am4 Comments
Boy's Life magazine cover, 1927

Boy's Life magazine cover, 1927

John Van Eaton was a Boy Scout back in 1927 and received Boys’ Life, the Boy Scout’s magazine. You could get one for 20 cents or a annual subscription for $2.00.

The magazine has legs. It’s still published today, although it looks a little different. And it includes a interactive website, that would have been unimaginable in 1927 — the year the first talking pictures came out.

If you’d like to see some of the past covers, click HERE.

Images courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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Boy's Life cover - 1927 (back side)

Boy's Life cover - 1927 (back side)

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