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 School Secretary Out for a Drive (ca. 1915)

Submitted by on November 28, 2015 – 9:00 amNo Comment
Mrs. Norwood, School Secretary driving a Whippet car

Mrs. Norwood, School Secretary driving a Whippet car

Eatonville’s school secretary, Mrs. Norwood, is out for a drive in her Whippet car, along with a dog (I assume it’s hers) in the back seat.

Wikipedia has this to say about the car, “In 1908, John Willys bought the Overland Automotive Division of Standard Wheel Company and in 1912 renamed it Willys-Overland Motor Company. From 1912 to 1918, Willys was the second-largest producer of automobiles in the United States after Ford Motor Company.”

Photo courtesy of the Parnell family.

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