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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Rural Map of Eatonville Area (1963)
April 20, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Rural Map of Eatonville Area (1963)

Love maps, and this one is a “rural map” of the area from 1963 — from about the Nisqually River to Lake Kapowsin. You can see the tacks where it was pinned to a wall.
If anyone knows what …

The Cruiser News 1972
April 13, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
The Cruiser News 1972

A page from The Cruiser News, December 21, 1972. This was long before there was layout software . . . or computers. Everyone was skilled at typing with manual typewriters, cutting and pasting.
Thank you Karen Svinth …

Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Clean Up – July 1966
April 11, 2016 – 5:17 pm | 2 Comments
Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Clean Up – July 1966

Joe Larin captured this group cleaning up at the Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Shaker Church. Anyone have any names?
The Indian Henry grave monument is there today in La Grande, Wash.
This isn’t something new to Eatonville. In …

Parnell’s 1965 (aka Plaza Market)
April 8, 2016 – 2:44 pm | No Comment
Parnell’s 1965 (aka Plaza Market)

If you were shopping at the Plaza Market back in 1965, this is what you would have found. You’d also have called it Parnell’s.
1965 was also the year Cool Whip was introduced.
Photo taken by Joe Larin and …

Eatonville Theater (ca. 1957)
April 5, 2016 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Theater (ca. 1957)

This shot of the old Eatonville Theater taken in the late 50s, taken by Joe Larin, makes the town look like a ghost town. A new theater had been built but this time, just down …

Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)
April 1, 2016 – 7:35 pm | No Comment
Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)

“An oldie but goodie for some of my long-time Eatonville classmates. I think it was about 3-4 years before girls finally got to wear slacks (no jeans!) to school. How times have changed,” says Sally …

Class of 1966 . . . in 1981
March 31, 2016 – 6:01 pm | No Comment
Class of 1966 . . . in 1981

Some of the class of 1966 got together in 1981 at Glacier Parl.
Left to right. Joyce McBride, Mike Elston, Marlayne (Allison) Elliff, Susan (Porter) Hutchison, George Gollehon, John Hale, Bobbie (McCarty) Ross, Lynn (Rave) Dow, …

Moore Family Mountain Crafts (1970s)
March 29, 2016 – 10:00 pm | One Comment
Moore Family Mountain Crafts (1970s)

Remember these folks — Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford? The back of this postcard reads: Family dream turned into family business. Pooled talents and resources have created a place for craftsman — glass blowers, …

FFA 1979
March 22, 2016 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
FFA 1979

FFA was a part of Eatonville teens for decades. Pictures here (right to left) is Linda Rasmussen, Ed (Mooch) Smith, LaDonna Summer, Mike Rasmussen and Lisa Rasmussen.
Trust me, this group of kids (the Rasmussen had a …

Victor Byrd – 1966 Calendar
February 24, 2016 – 11:14 pm | No Comment
Victor Byrd – 1966 Calendar

Calendar have been a great giveaway for decades. Here’s a 1966 calendar from Victor Byrd, Standard Distributor.
Frank Hurlburt, a 1968 EHS grad says, “They delivered gas to our place. We had 500 gal gas tank.”
This …