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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Western Washington Fair 1910 and the Eatonville Band
September 10, 2013 – 4:55 pm | No Comment
Western Washington Fair 1910 and the Eatonville Band

The Washington State Fair is in full swing right now and Eatonville has been involved in it for over a century. This is a picture of school band ready to play at was then called …

Eatonville Baseball (ca. 1910)
May 24, 2013 – 3:43 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Baseball (ca. 1910)

This group of boys look like they are just aching to play a game of baseball.
Frank Van Eaton is in the front row, second to the left. If you spot other familiar faces, please let …

Van Eaton’s General Store (ca. 1910)
April 10, 2013 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Van Eaton’s General Store (ca. 1910)

T.C. Van Eaton built the first general store — where Kirk’s Pharmacy stands today — and in 1912 sold it to A. Y. Lindsey Co. 
This appears to be the back half of the store, and …

Willie Boettcher Showing off in Alder (ca. 1915)
July 19, 2012 – 3:54 pm | 14 Comments
Willie Boettcher Showing off in Alder (ca. 1915)

Willie Boettcher showing off a little on the streets of Alder (I previously had posted it was Elbe) in front of the railroad depot. He has at least one fan.
If you look closely, you can see …

Williams Lineup (ca. 1910)
July 18, 2012 – 8:46 pm | One Comment
Williams Lineup (ca. 1910)

Here’s a great lineup of some of the Williams clan — an Eatonville pioneer family. Left to right is Tom Williams, Nate Williams, Hazel Williams and Clyde Williams.
Photo courtesy of Rich Williams.
Click on image to …

Eatonville Lumber Company facts
April 26, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Lumber Company facts

Here are a few things you might know about the Eatonville Lumber Company, which operated in Eatonville from 1907 until 1954.
• Tacoma Eastern/Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad arrived in 1904 — followed by the …

Morgan and Ray Williams (ca. 1910)
March 12, 2012 – 5:08 pm | 2 Comments
Morgan and Ray Williams (ca. 1910)

These two little kids are Morgan and Ray Williams.
Ray was the son of Charley Williams, who owned the Pioneer Garage — known today at the Tall Timber Restaurant. Ray graduated from Eatonville High School in 1923 …

Langberg Farm Meeting (1910)
March 11, 2012 – 5:59 pm | No Comment
Langberg Farm Meeting (1910)

There isn’t a lot of information on this photo, except that is was taken in front of the Langberg farmhouse in 1910 and is the farmer’s meeting. I think it’s interesting that they brought a …

Those Beautiful Ohop Valley Women (ca. 1915)
February 3, 2012 – 5:37 pm | 2 Comments
Those Beautiful Ohop Valley Women (ca. 1915)

I love this shot taken in the early 20th century. Pictured here are Hilda and Ester Faulk, Ella Ericksen, Anna Peterson (flat hat), Amelia Harstad, Mary Jacobson, Ida Anderson. They women and dressed up and ready …

Marie Lutkens Postcard (1910)
January 16, 2012 – 9:43 am | 6 Comments
Marie Lutkens Postcard (1910)

Marie Lutkens Drussel, the daughter of Henry Lutkens, was one of the pioneering families of Elbe. Here’s a postcard sent to her from her sister Minnie.
The postcard is dated 1910, and was probably stamped by …