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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Christensen’s Store – 1942
April 19, 2018 – 5:13 pm | One Comment
Christensen’s Store – 1942

With the old Christensen’s store, (which also became the Sears store) being currently remodeled into a thrift store, this seemed like a good time to post this shot taken in 1942.
Alice Wingrove writes, “My parents …

Sachs Corner in Elbe, December 2, 1942
March 9, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Sachs Corner in Elbe, December 2, 1942

Here we have Sachs Corner located in Elbe, Washington. The information with this photo reads — December 2, 1942, Alder Basin showing logging donkey upset at Elbe.
Adam Sachs starting logging operations in the area in …

Mashell Ave. in 1942
August 2, 2016 – 3:55 pm | No Comment
Mashell Ave. in 1942

Josie Johnston posted this picture on Facebook the other day. It inspired some memories from locals.
Josie: I’m just messing around on some historical research sites today and found this very cool view of what the Hotes …

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 …

Pelton Water Wheel at Nisqually Dam (ca. 1942)
January 17, 2016 – 10:37 pm | No Comment
Pelton Water Wheel at Nisqually Dam (ca. 1942)

As I write this, the image here is for sale on Ebay. The information on the photo reads: “Photograph shows a workman standing next to a Pelton water wheel case for La Grande Dam on …

The Dinwiddle Home, 1942
January 29, 2014 – 10:11 pm | No Comment
The Dinwiddle Home, 1942

This picture was provided by Carol Block. You wouldn’t recognize the house, because it’s currently being torn down (on Mashell Ave., on the corner past Roxy).
Carol says, “This is a picture of my grandparents and …

EHS Dance (1942)
July 26, 2013 – 2:57 pm | 6 Comments
EHS Dance (1942)

This picture of a Eatonville High School dance was taken in the 1940s. Cool decorations — a glass of bubbly on the wall. Live four-piece band too with saxophone player.
The person marked “ME” is Arne Haynes. …

Projectionist at the Eatonville Roxy (ca 1920s)
March 1, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Projectionist at the Eatonville Roxy (ca 1920s)

Eatonville has almost always had a theater. In 1922 Angelo Pecchia bought the theater from Frank Van Eaton.
In 1942 he built the Roxy theater that operates today, although its film projector is being replaced by a …

June (Duffy) Carney’s WWII War Ration Book Four
October 10, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
June (Duffy) Carney’s WWII War Ration Book Four

War fation books were common place during WWII. Here’s June (Duffy) Carney’s booklet.
The Start of the Rationing
By summer 1941 the Office of Price Administration believed,that with factories converting to military production and consuming many critical supplies, …

Removal of Eatonville’s Japanese Students (1942)
July 9, 2012 – 8:47 pm | 6 Comments
Removal of Eatonville’s Japanese Students (1942)

World War II and the Japanese internment touched Eatonville in the 1940s.  Abbi Wonacott shares these photos over her mother’s (Lois Daly Brown’s) elementary classes. In the 5th grade class (1941-42) taught by Miss Stinnette there …