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Catalog Number 2006.013.0001
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 / 4503" 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 street lamps, parking meters, and sidewalks visible. Traffic light visible near top of image. Automobiles parked and driving in both directions on street. Woman walking on sidewalk on proper left hand side of street. Buildings identifiable in image are Baumgarten & Rowrk Furniture, a drug store, a hardware store, Rexall Drugs, Irgens Appliances & TV, Moses Lake Electric Co., a shoe repair store, and Elmer's American & Chinese Restaurant. Image appears to be of West Third Avenue and Division Street.

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 Gary Bonello and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 08/29/2006 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