Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Letter from the White House (Bootstrap)
May 21, 2011 – 6:15 am | No Comment
Letter from the White House (Bootstrap)

This is a wonderful letter from The Assistant to the President (Dwight D. Eisenhower) dated December 21, 1954.
It’s addressed to Mr. Tone, regarding Eatonville’s Bootstrap efforts. Mr. Tone had sent “Robin Hood” hats for the President’s …

A look at Eatonville, 1957
March 29, 2011 – 1:11 am | 2 Comments
A look at Eatonville, 1957

These two pictures were taken in the 1950s.
The first is of the Eatonville Lumber company. It closed February 1954. On December 2, 1953, the following statement was published:
“Announcement was made today by G.E. Karlin, representing …