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Catalog Number 2014.004.0065
Object Name Postcard
Title Marketing Potatoes - Moses Lake - Wash
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis photo postcard with white border. "Marketing Potatoes - Moses Lake - Wash" in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 738" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Image of nine large flat bed trucks on proper right hand side of image loaded with full burlap sacks parked on side of unimproved road in single file line facing away from photographer. Trucks appear to be parked outside building with "WESTERN COLD STORAGE CO." sign near top of wall of building. Two 1940s style vehicles driving on road, one in each direction. 1940s style vehicle parked on side of road opposite of trucks, facing photographer. Field, trees, telephone poles, and houses in background.

Reverse of card: "POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "EKC / PLACE / STAMP / HERE" in stamp box. Reverse of postcard has no stamp, address, or correspondence. "MOSES LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY / MOSES LAKE, WASHINGTON" stamped in black ink near top of postcard on reverse. "1945" written in pencil along proper right hand edge.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation Possibly 1945.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Collection Moses Lake Library Collection
Search Terms Moses Lake
People Ellis, J. Boyd