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Catalog Number 2004.017.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Moses Lake - Wash
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Moses Lake - Wash" in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 8244" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Image of aerial view of Moses Lake, WA with houses, buildings, farm land, bodies of water, and roads visible. Victory Village, Alder fill and cross streets are visible in image.

Cancelled purple 3 cents Thomas Jefferson stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "OPPORTUNITY / MAY 12 / 1030 AM / 1949 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Reverse of card: "POSTCARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "Hi Pat. / am at Arts', & Marena's, - left / Spokane, at 9:15 this morn. No work / at Moses Lake, but a wonderful / chance for a contractor. 2 P.M. now / & will run up to the ranch. saw Don / at Moses Lake & again at Cheney. / Everyone O.K. Love. --" is handwritten in cursive in blue ink on correspondence and address side on reverse of postcard. "Mrs. C.H. Weeks / 102 - 20th Ave. / Seattle 22 Wn." is handwritten in cursive in blue ink near top edge on reverse of postcard.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation Postmarked May 12, 1949.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Postcard mailed to Mrs. C.H. Weeks.
Owned by Karen Bowers and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 07/14/04 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