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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May Day 1937

Submitted by on May 2, 2013 – 3:23 pmNo Comment
The 1937 May Day Court

The 1937 May Day Court

Eatonville’s May Day (aka Community Day) celebrations will be held tomorrow. To get folks in the mood, here’s a look at May Day in 1937 — the same year Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.

Included is the 1937 program, which included a track meet, school exhibits, picnic lunch, free ice cream, Pet Parade, baseball game, free movies in the afternoon in auditorium, and a vaudeville, music, dancing and specialty acts in the auditorium in the evening.

The king and king were Themla Ostrom and Clarence Osborn.
Court included:
Seniors — Rahma Hendricksen, Glenevieve Hecht, Jim Buti, Dennis Gallagher.

1937 May Day Program - Page 1

1937 May Day Program – Page 1

Juniors — Billy Jean Knowles, Mary Haugen, Harlan Snow, Lewis Newton.
Sophomores — Myrta Murray, Prances Cox, Glenn Botsford, Herbert Nordstrom
Freshmen — Billie Reid, Bettijane O’Hara, Harry Hitchcock, Ted Christensen

Images courtesy of Richard and Ruthie Williams.

Click on images to enlarge.

1937 May Day Program - Page 2

1937 May Day Program – Page 2



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