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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Aerial of Eatonville – 1954
August 30, 2011 – 3:45 pm | 11 Comments
Aerial of Eatonville – 1954

It’s a snapshot of Eatonville in 1954 — not much in the way of housing developments and the mill is in operation at the end of town.
The school is the centerpiece and there is open …

Phones Come to Eatonville
June 16, 2011 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Phones Come to Eatonville

With a cell phone in every pocket and purse, it’s hard to imagine that there was time when phones were rare.
In fact, in 1912 there were only 30 phones in Eatonville and it cost $1.50 …

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 …