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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EHS Class of 1926
August 23, 2012 – 9:57 pm | 2 Comments
EHS Class of 1926

This is a nice shot of the EHS Class of 1926. Their motto was “Quality, not Quantity”. (Thank you too to the person that wrote down all the names!)
First Row: Harold Westby, Fay Williams, Nell …

Logging in National (1926)
July 12, 2012 – 4:01 pm | 6 Comments
Logging in National (1926)

These shots of the Pacific National Lumber Company were taken in National, Wash., August 1926 by C. Kinsey of in 1926.
The first is an extremely steep incline, with tracks running at least half the way …

National Loggers (1926 – 1928)
May 27, 2012 – 4:17 am | 5 Comments
National Loggers (1926 – 1928)

Here are a few incredible shots taken in the 1920s of the loggers in Mineral and National, Wash.
The first shot is of the guys at Westfork Logging Company of Mineral, Wash. The picture was taken …

Community Day (aka May Day)
May 4, 2012 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Community Day (aka May Day)

Growing up, I was confused about May Day. Why did some people call it Community Day and others May Day? Why did only our town celebrate it? And what was with the Maypole?
Now that I’ve …

First May Day (1926)
January 28, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
First May Day (1926)

Eatonville’s first May Day Court was held in 1926. Fay Williams is surrounded by the rest of court and being crowned queen, but the first king, Bill Smith.
Photo courtesy of Bob Walter.
Click on image to …

Big Incline – National, Wash.
January 25, 2012 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Big Incline – National, Wash.

This image was recently donated to the Eatonville Historical Society. It was taken by photographer C. Kinsey in August 1926 of the “Big Incline” at Pacific National Lumber Company in National, Wash.
There were a number …

The Pour House was once an ice cream shop
November 19, 2011 – 9:00 am | 10 Comments
The Pour House was once an ice cream shop

The buildings around Eatonville have housed quite a few different businesses over the decades.
Ruth and Waddell’s Confectionery was probably today’s Pour House. The store was gutted in 1923 by a fire that tore through town.
I’m …

Center Street 1926
October 7, 2011 – 5:22 pm | One Comment
Center Street 1926

This picture has a little wear and tear, but it’s one of my favorites of Center Street, taken around 1926. You can clearly see Christensen’s Clothing (now the Sears building), and kitty corner from it …

Christmas Dinner at Ohop Grange, 1926
September 5, 2011 – 4:38 pm | No Comment
Christmas Dinner at Ohop Grange, 1926

Folks are gathered here in the Ohop Grange for Christmas dinner, probably around 1926 when the building went up.
The Ohop Grange was chartered October 24, 1924, and has been active every since.
The first meetings were …

Class of 1926 — And their 1976 50th reunion
August 24, 2011 – 4:32 pm | One Comment
Class of 1926 — And their 1976 50th reunion

Time marches on all all of us. Here is the EHS graduating class of 1926, followed by their 50th reunion in 1976.
Graduating in ’26 were:
Front row (left to right): Harold Westby, class president, Fay Williams, …