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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Hiking on Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920s)

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Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

Paradise Glacier (ca. 1920)

People probably started hiking on Mount Rainier the day the found out there was a mountain.

Here’s a postcard  of hikers in the early 1900s on Paradise Glacier (Little Nisqually Glacier). This particular glacier has been receding over the last 100 years. Today it looks quite a bit different from this shot.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Nisqually Glacier evolution

Nisqually Glacier evolution

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