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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Elbe IOOF, 1954
March 15, 2018 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Elbe IOOF, 1954

The exact date of this image is unknown, but was probably taken around January, 1954.
The writing on the photo reads “Elbe BM – across from Depot – CMP.S.”
To the right is a a clear view …

Nisqually-Alder Reservoir, 1954
March 10, 2018 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Nisqually-Alder Reservoir, 1954

This is an aerial shot, taken from Elbe on October 6, 1954. Below is the Nisqually-Alder Reservoir.
Construction on the Alder dam we see today was started in 1942 and completed in 1945. (There was an …

Red Men Hall (1954)
April 24, 2016 – 7:00 am | One Comment
Red Men Hall (1954)

This shot, taken of the Redmen Hall (or Redman Hall as it was also referred) in 1954, was at the end of its illustrious life. It had been I.O.R.M meeting place, but also housed countless …

Images from Robin Hood Day (1954)
January 4, 2016 – 7:30 pm | One Comment
Images from Robin Hood Day (1954)

Robin Hood Day was an idea created by Eatonville residents during a down time in the economy. The lumber mill had closed and they were looking for ways to bring businesses and people to the …

Postcard to John J. Falk (1911)
October 25, 2014 – 8:24 pm | No Comment
Postcard to John J. Falk (1911)

This postcard was sent to John J. Falk back in 1911 from Sweden.
Translation: Wish you a happy and good Pentecost. I am well and of good health. Lots of greetings with this card. To you from …

Alder Community Club Fundraiser (1953)
October 16, 2014 – 3:09 am | No Comment
Alder Community Club Fundraiser (1953)

“Amby Potts is the Ringleader looking character,” says Carl Rotter.
By today’s standards this is uncomfortable (to say the least), but back then folks hadn’t heard the term politically correct yet.
Did they raise money? They sure …

Eatonville Prepares for Robin Hood Day (News Tribune, July 18, 1954)
August 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Prepares for Robin Hood Day (News Tribune, July 18, 1954)

This article appeared in the Sunday News Tribune on July 18, 1954. — This is worth a read. Not only is there information on the Robin Hood Day, but you can see that papers were …

Eatonville’s Entry in the Daffodil Parade (1954)
August 15, 2014 – 8:50 pm | No Comment
Eatonville’s Entry in the Daffodil Parade (1954)

This article ran in the Dispatch, April 22, 1954.
“Eatonville’s entry in the daffodil parade is seen as it made its way through Puyallup. Pictured on the float are Florence Parrish as Maid Marian; Dick Logston …

Bootstrap BBQ for Robin Hood Day
July 29, 2014 – 5:47 pm | No Comment
Bootstrap BBQ for Robin Hood Day

Eatonville Dispatch announcing a Operation Bootstrap BBQ to support Robin Hood Day (ca. 1954).
Operation Bootstrap to Sponsor Barbecue on Robin Hood Day
The Operation Bootstrap advisory council met Monday evening at the high school in emergency session …

Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store
February 12, 2013 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store

Where the Eatonville Outdoor sits today, on the corner of Center and Mashell, was once the Hearon Jeweler. Both H. L. Hearon and Wayne Hearon served as town councilmen sometime between 1909 and 1954 and H. …