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 Ad (1936)

Submitted by on August 9, 2012 – 9:26 pmOne Comment
1936 Ad from Eatonville Lumber Company

1936 Ad from Eatonville Lumber Company

Here’s a great ad for the Eatonville Lumber Company. It ran in the March 1936 Dispatch. This was the week to pick up some pork or milk-fed veal. The prices seem cheap, but the average wage in 1936 was $1,713.00 a year.

The phone number is easy to remember too — 8-R-3.

Photo courtesy of the Dispatch.

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