A Page From Madora Dawkins’ (1940) Photo Album

Mr. Poppa John (above) and Madora Dawkins (below)
Mr. Poppajohn (above) and Madora Dawkins with friends (below)

This page take straight from Madora Dawkins‘ photo album gives us a glimpse of what it was like in 1940 working up at the Inn at Mount Rainier.

Madora says that Mr. Poppajohn (man dressed in a toga in the top photo) would help kids unwind with employee parties. Many of the kids she said were homesick, this was sometimes their first time away from home.

In the lower photo, Madora is the young woman in the dark blouse talking to her girlfriend.

Photos courtesy of Madora Dawkins.

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