Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

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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Christensen’s Store – 1942
April 19, 2018 – 5:13 pm | One Comment
Christensen’s Store – 1942

With the old Christensen’s store, (which also became the Sears store) being currently remodeled into a thrift store, this seemed like a good time to post this shot taken in 1942.
Alice Wingrove writes, “My parents …

Acting Out During Robin Hood Days – 1956
April 9, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Acting Out During Robin Hood Days – 1956

During the 1950s, after the the Eatonville mill shut down, the town went into kind of a panic. How would it survive with its major industry gone? How could …

Rainier School and Mrs. Williams (ca. 1950s)
April 8, 2018 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Rainier School and Mrs. Williams (ca. 1950s)

Joe Larin captured this image. The information I have with it is “Mrs. Williams outside the Rainier School.” I’m not entirely sure of the year, but the schoolhouse (and the school teacher) look a little …

Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)
April 7, 2018 – 4:47 pm | No Comment
Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)

We did a post a while back about the flag pole going up in 1914. Roni Johnson had an even better photo (from her family album) of the event. Here is Henry Christensen waiving from …

Nisqually River at Elbe – 1950
April 7, 2018 – 3:59 pm | No Comment
Nisqually River at Elbe – 1950

This photo of Nisqually River in Elbe was taken January 1, 1950 — the same year the Peanuts comic strip began.
Off to the right you can see the tiny Elbe Church and the IOOF building.
Photo …