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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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 …

Otto Haynes and his Cougars Kills (1915)
January 25, 2012 – 10:45 pm | No Comment
Otto Haynes and his Cougars Kills (1915)

Otto Haynes (Anne Haynes‘ husband) stands here in 1915 with his two cougar kills and his faithful hunting companion Potlatch at his feet.
Bob Walter says Potlatch would tree them and then Otto would shoot. In …

High School Under Construction (1915)
December 15, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
High School Under Construction (1915)

The Eatonville high school was under construction in 1915. When it was complete, there was no other school like it in the state. The dedication was huge.
Dedication
On dedication day, April 29, [1916], E. W. Shimmons wrote, …

La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)
November 22, 2011 – 10:09 pm | 6 Comments
La Grande Dam (ca. 1915)

This shot of the La Grande dam, built in 1910, was taken from unique angle to include some farming of the day.
i’m only guessing as to the 1915 date. If anyone has a better one, …

Eatonville Evacuation: The Removal of the Japanese
October 9, 2011 – 5:20 pm | 6 Comments
Eatonville Evacuation: The Removal of the Japanese

This article comes from guest blogger, Abbi Wonacott. Thanks!
As early as the 1910’s, Japanese men were recruited to come and work at the Eatonville Lumber Company. These men labored worked hard and embraced their little …

Eatonville School Diagram and 1917 Budget
September 24, 2011 – 5:40 pm | No Comment
Eatonville School Diagram and 1917 Budget

This cool diagram of the Eatonville campus was drawn by Fred Chamberlin for Superintendent B. W. Lyon back around 1915. There are a number amenities you won’t find today, like a barn, cow pen, pig …

Eatonville School Plant, ca. 1915
September 19, 2011 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Eatonville School Plant, ca. 1915

In 1915, when the Eatonville high school was construction, the Eatonville school was one of the best around.
Here is a small write up. I’m not sure where it was published, but it reads . . …

1915 4th of July & Cornerstone Parade
September 10, 2011 – 5:45 pm | 3 Comments
1915 4th of July & Cornerstone Parade

It wasn’t just average 4th of July parade. This one was different — it commemorated the laying of the cornerstone of new school. This school would turn out to be something special and make the headlines in …

Bill Oxley or Mark Twain?
September 2, 2011 – 3:46 pm | 4 Comments
Bill Oxley or Mark Twain?

Every since my post yesterday on Tall Timber, I’ve been thinking Bill Oxley looked like someone familiar. It dawned on me this morning — Mark Twain. Is it just me? You be the judge.
Photos courtesy of …

Tall Timber started as a garage (1915)
September 1, 2011 – 4:48 pm | 5 Comments
Tall Timber started as a garage (1915)

The Tall Timber wasn’t always a restaurant. It started as a garage. Here are some shots from 1915 of Nate Williams and crew — including his brother Ed and Bill Oxley — building the structure.
Photos …