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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Hannah Olden Washing Clothes (early 1900s)

Submitted by on March 5, 2012 – 9:00 amOne Comment
Hannah Olden doing her wash

Hannah Olden doing her wash

Women’s work in the early 1900s was backbreaking. Pictured is Eatonville pioneer, Hannah Olden (John Larson’s sister) doing the wash in a wash bucket. This kind of washing required a bar of soap, a washing board and lots of muscle.

If you want to read more on the history of laundry, just click HERE.

Photo courtesy of Linda Lewis.

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