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Catalog Number 2008.027.0001
Object Name Postcard
Title Completed Dam
Scope & Content Black and white RPPC Ellis photo postcard with white border. "Completed Dam" in white on bottom of image. "Pub By Ellis / 11910" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Image of illustration of a completed Grand Coulee Dam, WA with hills and vegetation in background.

Reverse of card: " POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE / ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. Canceled United States of America Industry Agriculture For Defense one cent stamp in stamp box. "Dearce (illegible): I had thot I'd get / a good long letter off to / you - I think of you all / every day. Am here / for this PM. Am leaving / Spokane at 7 AM. tomorrow / for home - Hope this finds / You all well. Love / Aunt Jessie" in ink written vertically on correspondence side. "Mrs. Frank Costello / 86 Church St. / Oswego / New York." in ink on address side. Postmarked, "MASON CITY, WASH / JUN 28 / 10-AM / 1942."
Creator J. Boyd Ellis
Dates of Creation Postally used in 1942.
Extent of Description 1 paper postcard with image on one side and blank space for correspondence and address on the other.
Archival History Purchased on 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
Mason City
People Ellis, J. Boyd