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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FFA (ca. 1947)

Submitted by on October 14, 2016 – 10:54 pmOne Comment
FFA, ca. 1947

FFA, ca. 1947

I was eating at the Cruiser Cafe and saw my dad’s picture in one of the table photos. (If you haven’t eaten there, they have old Eatonville annual photos on the surfaces of all the tables.)

This one of the FFA (Future Farmers of America) was probably taken around 1947. The guy in the top row, far left, is Louie Mettler. The young man right below him is Frank Hoffman. The others I don’t know. Please feel free share if you know their names.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Louie Mettler Center, Frank Hoffman bottom

Louie Mettler Center, Frank Hoffman bottom

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  • Richard Logston says:

    I can name a few.
    Row 1 3rd from left David Smith?
    Row 2 far right Tom O’Brien
    Row 2 2nd from right Charles Campbell
    Row 2 3rd from right Alvin Reiten
    Row 3 3rd from right Rudy Sanders
    Back row 4th from left Franz Rasmussen

    Hope this helps. Maybe someone else can fill in the rest.
    Dick Logston

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