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Catalog Number 2007.003.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wash.
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wash." in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 4512" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is of a street scene in Moses Lake, WA. Image of dirt/gravel road with automobiles parked on both sides and buildings and telephone poles and trees in background. Street lamps and traffic light are visible. Buildings in image are Chevron Gas Station, a tavern, a garage, and others that cannot be identified. Automobiles include 1940s cars. Image appears to be Broadway Ave.

Reverse of card: "POSTCARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "EKC / PLACE / STAMP / HERE" in stamp box. Reverse of postcard has no stamp, address, or correspondence.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation This style of EKC Real Photo Postcards were printed between 1930-1950.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Owned by James & Patricia Dickens and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 04/17/2007 through EBAY website auction.
Collection Moses Lake Museum & Art Center Purchases
Credit line Purchased for the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center's collection.
Search Terms Moses Lake
Washington
People Ellis, J. Boyd