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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Clyde Williams (1971)
September 23, 2016 – 5:53 pm | No Comment
Clyde Williams (1971)

This shot of Clyde Williams was taken in 1971 by Joe Larin. You only have to search Clyde’s name on this blog to find out he and his family were a big piece of the …

First Eatonville School House (ca. 1905)
July 3, 2016 – 7:34 pm | No Comment
First Eatonville School House (ca. 1905)

The Eatonville School District has come a long way in the last 100+ years. This was Eatonville’s first schoolhouse. You can find it today at Glacier View Park. 
Here is some information about the little school house …

Sunday School – 1900
December 29, 2013 – 8:55 pm | No Comment
Sunday School – 1900

Sunday school has probably changed a bit over the years. At the very least, you don’t see many Sunday school teachers wearing all black anymore.
Herd is Clyde Williams‘ Sunday school class of 1900. If anyone …

Big Smile by Hazel Joy Williams (ca. 1920)
November 27, 2013 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
Big Smile by Hazel Joy Williams (ca. 1920)

This may be the cutest picture posted to-date. Just zoom in and tell me you don’t smile.
Rich Williams provides wonderful background on everyone.
“In the front row making the funny face is my father’s (Cecil Williams) …

Clyde & Cesil on Horse Back (early 1900s)
November 15, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Clyde & Cesil on Horse Back (early 1900s)

It’s a little hard to image a father and son taking off today on horseback. But here we have Clyde Williams and his son Cecil Williams during the days before automobiles ruled the roads.
Photo courtesy of …

Sitting Pretty in 1961
September 28, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Sitting Pretty in 1961

Here’s Clyde Williams kicking back with his faithful dog, Pal, in August of 1961 (The same year John F. Kennedy becomes president.).
Clyde was part of the community all is life. For a fun story about …

Frank Van Eaton & Clyde Williams at the Fair (1908)
September 23, 2013 – 3:32 am | No Comment
Frank Van Eaton & Clyde Williams at the Fair (1908)

The 2013 Washington State Fair has just come to an end. In 1908 two boys from Eatonville, Clyde Williams and Frank Van Eaton were on their way home after having a good time.
This postcard shows …

Taking down those BIG trees
September 10, 2013 – 3:22 am | No Comment
Taking down those BIG trees

These three men were photographed taking down one of the large trees near Eatonville. On the right, on the springboard, is Clyde Williams.
They made the men tough back then. I don’t know about you, but …

Van Eaton’s Garage (ca.1947)
August 8, 2013 – 4:18 pm | 7 Comments
Van Eaton’s Garage (ca.1947)

Before it was Eatonville Auto Center (on Mashell Ave. and Carter Street) it was Van Eaton’s garage. Here’s a great picture from the 50s. The cars have changed a bit and there aren’t any gas …

The Williams Men (early 1900s)
July 3, 2013 – 6:06 pm | 2 Comments
The Williams Men (early 1900s)

Someone was able gather up the Williams men for this early 1900s shot. Pictured in the back, left to right, is Clyde Williams and Charlie Williams. Front, left to right, is Leon Williams and Nate …