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Catalog Number 2007.019.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wash.
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Street Scene - Moses Lake - Wa." in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 733" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is of a street scene in Moses Lake, WA. Image of dirt/gravel road with automobiles parked on both sides and buildings and telephone poles in background. Buildings in image are Moses Lake Hardware, Moses Lake Garage, Rainbow Gas, Rexall Drugs, O.K. Cafe, Texaco, and Washington Gasoline. Automobiles include 1940s cars and an Army jeep. Image appears to be Broadway Avenue.

Reverse of card: "POSTCARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "EKC / PLACE / STAMP / HERE" 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 Owned by James Synnott, Jr. and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 12/11/2007 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