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Catalog Number 2015.016.0002
Object Name Postcard
Title Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wn
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis photo postcard with white border. "Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wn," in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 4515" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is of a street scene in Moses Lake, WA. Image of paved street with automobiles parked on both sides, and buildings and street lights, telephone poles, and trees in background. Street has two crosswalks with three probable Caucasian women crossing street and three cones. One storefront has a probable Caucasian woman and child walking by. Buildings in image are Diamond, a hardware store, a furniture store, Brownies Shoe Stores, a jewelry store, Chinese American Restaurant, a Lodge, and Casey Music Store. Automobiles include 1950s cars. Image appears to be corner of Third Avenue and Ash Street. "1956" written in blue ink along bottom edge on front of postcard.

Reverse of card: "PHOTO POST CARD / ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "Kodak / PLACE / STAMP / HERE / Paper" in stamp box. Reverse of postcard has no stamp, address, or correspondence.
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 Object belonged to donor's mother, Ila Wiser.
Collection Madonna Engle Collection
Credit line On behalf of my mother Ila Wiser.
Search Terms Moses Lake
Washington
People Wiser, Ila
Engle, Madonna
Ellis, J. Boyd