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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Japanese Workers at the Mill

Submitted by on February 28, 2013 – 9:00 amOne Comment
Japanese mill workers

Japanese mill workers

Before WWII, Eatonville had a significant Japanese population. Here is a picture of some of the Japanese men working at the lumber mill.

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, in 1942, the Japanese were moved to camps, including those in Eatonville. For a full story on Eatonville’s Japanese and their internment, just click HERE. Abbi Wonacott has done a fabulous job of collecting pictures and information.

Photo courtesy of Rick Parnell and the Parnell family.

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