|Title||Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wa.|
|Scope & Content||
Black and white RPPC Ellis photo postcard on Kodak Paper with white border. "Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wa." 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.
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|
|Dates of Creation||Possibly 1955. This style of Kodak Real Photo Postcards were printed between 1950-Present.|
|Extent of Description||1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.|
|Archival History||Hank & Dorothy Rittierodt lived in Moses Lake, WA from December 1945 to June 1961. They gave the postcards to the City of Moses Lake in November 2003. The City of Moses Lake transferred the postcards to the Museum on May 13, 2004.|
|Collection||Hank & Dorothy Rittierodt Collection|
|Credit line||Given in memory of Mike Rittierodt|
Ellis, J. Boyd