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’s Budget for 1938

Submitted by on March 28, 2013 – 9:00 amNo Comment
1938 Eatonville Town Budget

1938 Eatonville Town Budget

Check out the cost of running the town in 1938. This budget was adopted by the Town Council on October 27, 1937.

It’s a far cry from today’s budgets, but then so are the salaries. The entire firemen’s salaries in 1938 were $120, and the meter reader made $300.

It was definitely a simpler time.

Image courtesy of the Eatonville Dispatch.

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