Eatonville’s May Day (aka Community Day) celebrations will be held tomorrow. To get folks in the mood, here’s a look at May Day in 1937 — the same year Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean.
Included is the 1937 program, which included a track meet, school exhibits, picnic lunch, free ice cream, Pet Parade, baseball game, free movies in the afternoon in auditorium, and a vaudeville, music, dancing and specialty acts in the auditorium in the evening.
The king and king were Themla Ostrom and Clarence Osborn.
Seniors — Rahma Hendricksen, Glenevieve Hecht, Jim Buti, Dennis Gallagher.
Juniors — Billy Jean Knowles, Mary Haugen, Harlan Snow, Lewis Newton.
Sophomores — Myrta Murray, Prances Cox, Glenn Botsford, Herbert Nordstrom
Freshmen — Billie Reid, Bettijane O’Hara, Harry Hitchcock, Ted Christensen
Images courtesy of Richard and Ruthie Williams.
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