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Catalog Number 2004.024.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title High School - Moses Lake - Wn
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "High School - Moses Lake - Wn" in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 4516" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Image of large brick building with several windows and three covered door entrances and four antennas on top of building. "MOSES LAKE HIGH SCHOOL" in letters on front of building, near top of wall. Lawn in front of building with trees and stop sign on proper left hand side of building. Road in front of building with three 1950s automobiles parallel parked on left side of road. Image is of Third Avenue and Dogwood.

Cancelled red 2 cent Thomas Jefferson stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE / FEB 12 / 7 AM / 1955 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Reverse of card: "PHOTO POSTCARD / ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "In Moses Lake, Washington / tonight. Found Teddies / place okay; she left a key / and letter for us that we / should stay but we that / we would start for Yakima / she won't be back until / Sunday nite. Went to / Lamont to see Dick was / he ever glad we visited / with him about an hour. / Got to dark to go to / Yakima, Love / Wally & Hilda" is handwritten in cursive in blue ink on correspondence side on reverse of postcard. "Fri. evening." is handwritten in cursive in pencil near top line of correspondence on reverse of postcard. "Miss Gladys Timm / 1008 So. Minn. St. / New Ulm, Minnesota" is handwritten in cursive in blue ink on address side on reverse of postcard.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation Postmarked February 12, 1955.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Wally and Hilda mailed postcard to Gladys Timm.
Owned by Paul Tordoff and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 10/10/04 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