Eatonville Hospital – 1921
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Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Mashell Telephone and Telegraph Company (1929)

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Mashell Telephone and Telegraph Company

Mashell Telephone and Telegraph Company

It’s the day after Christmas and I, like many I’m sure, took pictures yesterday day with my phone. Things have come a long way since May 3, 1929, when this ad for The Mashell Telphone & Telegraph Company that appeared in the Cruiser News.

Telephones were a relatively recent thing all around the U.S. As of 1905, there were only a few places with phones because of  weak signals. In 1912, there were only 30 phones in Eatonville and the owner of the telephone company was N. P. Christensen.

For those that didn’t have phones, I guess they could still use  telegraphs

1929 Phone

1929 Phone

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.

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