|Title||Arthur Devoe's ranch east of Eatonville, Washington, August 17, 1893 |
|Photographer||Waite, Alvin H. (Alvin Henry), 1862-1929 |
|Notes||Notes in inventory: Arthur Devoe's ranch east of Eatonville.|
Eatonville is southeast of Tacoma near the Pack Demonstration Forest. T.C. Van Eaton platted the townsite in 1888. His store served as the first post office when it was founded June 25, 1890. Van Eaton hall, the second story of the building was the town's early social center. T.C. Van Eaton was born in Pope County, Minnesota, June 27, 1862. He came to Eatonville where he served as post master for eighteen eyars and in the state legislature from 1894 to 1895. He died in October of 1951 and is buried in Eatonville.
PH Coll 291.072
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Ranches--Washington (State)|
|Subjects (LCSH)||Devoe, Arthur--Homes and haunts--Washington (State)--Pierce County|
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Pierce County |
|Digital Collection||Alvin H. Waite Photographs|
|Order Number||WAT027 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Alvin H. Waite Photograph Collection. PH Coll 291|
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 150 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003. |