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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Early Dispatch (ca. 1920)

Submitted by on February 20, 2013 – 9:00 amOne Comment
Eatonville's early printing press

Eatonville’s early printing press

The Eatonville Dispatch got its start in 1916. The press was possibly a 1908 Chandler & Price Gordon press.

Hard Work
There’s a video on YouTube that shows hand typesetting and printing in 1947. Within minutes you understand what work went into putting out a paper — long before the computer or printer.

1908 Printing Pree Ad

1908 Printing Pree Ad

When you see all the steps — espeically typesetting — that went into printing a paper, it’s amazing that there was time to write, layout, print and deliver the paper in a week.

Photo courtesy of Rick Parnell and the Parnell family.

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