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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Kissing in Kapowsin (ca. 1918)

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Early 1900 Kapowsin postcard (front)

Early 1900 Kapowsin postcard (front)

Here’s a postcard from Leo out of Kapowsin from the early 1900’s (based on the dress) and the age of the card.

The first post office in Kapowsin was called Kapousen, which was open from 1890 to 1899.

The City of Tacoma coveted Kapowsin Lake as a municipal water supply and acquired considerable land about it, thus forcing the mills to quit, which “murdered” the little town of Kapowsin. Enough was left to to sustain a fourth class post office. (Postmarked Washington Pierce County)

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler.

Early 1900 Kapowsin postcard (back)

Early 1900 Kapowsin postcard (back)

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