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Catalog Number 2005.011.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wn.
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wn." in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 4513" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is of a street scene in Moses Lake, WA. Image of paved street with crosswalks and 1950s style automobiles parked on both sides. Buildings on both sides of street with telephone poles, street lamps, sidewalks and trees in background. Automobiles driving in both directions on street. Person walking away from viewer on sidewalk on proper right hand side of street. Buildings identifiable in image are Rexall Drugs, Hills Jewelry, cafe, grill, Gambles Western Auto, Chase Shoe Store, and a grocery. Image appears to be Broadway Avenue and Alder.

Reverse of card: "PHOTO POST CARD / ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "Kodak / PLACE / STAMP / HERE / Paper" printed in box in proper upper right hand corner.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
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 David Grossnickle and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 09/13/2005 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
People Ellis, J. Boyd