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Catalog Number 2008.019.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Grand Coulee Dam Washington
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC postcard with white border. "Grand Coulee Dam / Washington / In June, 1948 the Columbia River, always high in early summer, reached its greatest flow since 1894. At that time five hundred eightyfour thousand cubic feet of water (about 16,000 ton) poured over the spillway of the Grand Coulee Dam every second. In the future more of the summer surplus will be stored up stream for use in winter. 595" on proper left hand side of image. "Copyrighted Western Souvenirs Inc. Spokane, Wash." in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is a close up of water spilling over Grand Coulee Dam.

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.
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 QRS Ventures, Inc. and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 01/05/08 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 Grand Coulee Dam