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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The Native Americans

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1987 Article – Sale of George Dean Home Prompts Flood of Recollections
March 31, 2014 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
1987 Article – Sale of George Dean Home Prompts Flood of Recollections

This article ran in the Eatonville Dispatch , July 22, 1987. It’s about the George Dean home, the Swan Lake Dairy, Robert Fiander and more.
Courtesy of the Eatonville Dispatch.
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1928 EHS Basketball Team
March 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
1928 EHS Basketball Team

The 1928 EHS basketball team was small buy mighty. Pictures left to right: Beaureau, Williams, Hortenstine, Fitzer, Smith, Brown, Webster and coach Hugh Beckett.
Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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Mashell Ave. ca. 1917
March 29, 2014 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Mashell Ave. ca. 1917

Sometimes it feels like Mashell Ave. has been photographed more than any other street in Pierce County. Here’s another shot of Mashell Ave. looking up toward the high school.
This photo was taken around 1917. Amazingly, …

Mashell Ave. – ca. 1910
March 28, 2014 – 5:16 pm | No Comment
Mashell Ave. – ca. 1910

The photo of the east side of  Mashell Ave. isn’t great, but you can see the wooden sidewalk at the bottom. Judging by the horse and wagon and the dirt roads, cars hadn’t arrived yet.
Photo …

Logging Accident in Eatonville (ca. 1940s)
March 21, 2014 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Logging Accident in Eatonville (ca. 1940s)

These pictures come straight from the Eatonville History Facebook group. This accident took place at the intersection of Washington Ave. and Center St., in the 1940s. Hope no one was in the vehicle.
Even though logging …

Randolf Fyfe (ca. 1905)
March 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Randolf Fyfe (ca. 1905)

Randolf Fyfe and this young Alder lady are dressed up for something in the early 1900s. The black gloves were a symbol of mourning.
There is another playful picture taken at the same time with Arthur …

Cheerleader Mildred Fyfe (1943)
March 19, 2014 – 11:39 pm | No Comment
Cheerleader Mildred Fyfe (1943)

As long as there have been sports games, there have been cheerleaders. Here is Mildred Fyfe at the Andrew Fyfe home in Alder back on 1943.
The boots. The baton. She had it all going on.
Photo …

1924 – A. W. Bridge’s X-ray Facility
March 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
1924 – A. W. Bridge’s X-ray Facility

This photo comes from the Tacoma Public Library Archives.
The caption reads: “These are believed to be medical facilities used by Dr. Albert W. Bridge, pioneer Tacoma and Eatonville physician and surgeon, in 1924. This equipment …

Eatonville School Houses
March 12, 2014 – 9:33 pm | No Comment
Eatonville School Houses

This shots of an early Eatonville school house came to me with the note “from the Tacoma Public Library“. (They have a great image archive.)  If anyone knows anything about this picture, like where the …

Haying at the Larson Farm (ca. 1925)
March 11, 2014 – 8:47 pm | No Comment
Haying at the Larson Farm (ca. 1925)

Not that long ago, you threw hay on the wagon instead of bales. Here is young Clint — with his pup — helping hay at the Larson family farm in Ohop Valley. The home is …