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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Center Street – 1971
October 1, 2012 – 5:53 pm | 2 Comments
Center Street – 1971

Shot of Center Street, July 18, 1971. This is the same year the Disneyland resort opened in Florida, and there was a poll taken that claimed 60% of people in the U.S. were against the …

Van Eaton Log Cabin School and Girls (1971)
September 4, 2012 – 4:10 pm | No Comment
Van Eaton Log Cabin School and Girls (1971)

This photo of Eatonville’s log cabin school, along with the snippet of article, appeared in a publication in 1971, although I’m not sure which one. The girls in the photo are Andrea Tardiff, Diane Henley, …

Weyerhaeuser Elementary School — Back when
August 7, 2012 – 4:38 am | 11 Comments
Weyerhaeuser Elementary School — Back when

The Weyerhaeuser Elementary School wasn’t always the modern structure you see today. In fact, changed a couple times before becoming the facility it is today.
The first one was an older school house. The second, brick …

Eatonville Elementary School Dressed Up (ca. 1930s)
July 29, 2012 – 3:38 pm | One Comment
Eatonville Elementary School Dressed Up (ca. 1930s)

I love this photo because of the incredibly creepy, and realistic bear masks. I’m not sure what production required bears, candy cane sticks, and girls is summer dresses, but I wish I’d seen in.
My best …

“Our Gang” at the Gymnasium
July 19, 2012 – 4:05 pm | 2 Comments
“Our Gang” at the Gymnasium

I’m not sure who these kids are outside the Eatonville Gymnasium, but they look like they’ve been caught in the act of something fun. If you know who these young guys are, please speak up.
Photo …

Olava Kjelstad and her Fawns
June 21, 2012 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
Olava Kjelstad and her Fawns

Just a wonderful shot of Olava Kjelstad and two fawns. For those of you not familiar with Olava, she was one of the early pioneers of Ohop Valley, having come from Norway. She spearheaded the …

1959 EHS Football Stars
May 31, 2012 – 5:50 pm | 4 Comments
1959 EHS Football Stars

These pages were ripped straight from the Eationville High School 1959 yearbook.
The senior class football stars of ’59 were:
• Bill Fitzer
• Aron Langberg
• Jim Mettler
• Jess Dawkins
• Ray Parrish
• Dale Rahier
• Harold Noe
• Dave Ratko
• Pat …

Eatonville Basketball Champions (1920-21)
May 24, 2012 – 4:48 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Basketball Champions (1920-21)

It wouldn’t be until 1923 when Eatonville had the champion basketball team that made headlines and put Eatonville on the map. But in 1920-21, the team was honing its skills. This group of guys were …

Kids on School Bus No. 4 (1920s)
April 28, 2012 – 4:14 pm | 4 Comments
Kids on School Bus No. 4 (1920s)

Before there were big yellow school buses, Eatonville transported kids in busses like these. They look a little like trolley car glued to the front end of a truck, but the kids seem to like …

More on Hazel Williams
April 23, 2012 – 3:57 pm | 4 Comments
More on Hazel Williams

After putting a post up on Hazel Williams, I received this from Rich Williams (I think he’d be her grand nephew). Here are a few more images and words on Hazel.
“Hazel Williams was born in …