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Catalog Number 2005.008.0004
Object Name Postcard
Title Moses Lake - WN In The Heart of The Columbia Basin
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis postcard with white border. "Moses Lake - WN In The Heart of The Columbia Basin" in white on bottom of image. "Ellis / 718" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard is Moses Lake in Moses Lake, WA. Image of Moses Lake with shore, buildings, and trees in background.

Cancelled green 1 cent George Washington stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / JUL 11 / 8 -AM / 1947 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Reverse of card: "POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "Dear Marilyn: / Just received your / good letter & sure glad / to get it. I've sure / been waiting to hear / from you. Next time / put one of those cookies / in a box and mail it / to me for I'll bet they / were really good. I / sure wish I could be / home but 'am going / to have a lot of work / here. Love Daddy " is handwritten in cursive in pencil on correspondence side on reverse of postcard. "Miss Marilyn Routh / 240 Pierce St., / Twin Falls, Idaho / c/o L.W. Routh" is handwritten in cursive in pencil on address side on reverse of postcard.
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation Postmarked 07/11/1947.
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 Becky Frey and sold to Moses Lake Museum & Art Center on 06/22/2005 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
Washington
People Ellis, J. Boyd