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Name MacDonald, Jessie
Places of residence Moses Lake, WA
Notes In Grant County Journal on 07/13/1934: "The Moses Lake postoffice which has been in charge of Miss Jessie MacDonald for the past 29 years, was notified recently that it would be discontinued and the mail handled by the Neppel postoffice."
Occupation Miss Jessie MacDonald was postmistress of the Moses Lake Post Office in the early 1900s. Appointed to position in 1906.

Associated Records

Image of 2004.008.0001 - Postcard

2004.008.0001 - Postcard

Black and white photo postcard. "This is at Moses Lake The 4th of July / When they were at dinner" hand written in cursive in black ink on bottom of postcard. Image of probable Caucasian men, women, and children sitting under a covered picnic site. Food on cloths on tables. People appear to be dressed in formal attire. Banner/cloth with stars and stripes hangs across shelter. Body of water and sagebrush in background. Postmark on image: "KEWANEE / OCT 10 / PM / 1907 / ILL." Cancelled green 1 cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / OCT / 7 / A.M. / 1907 / WASH" and is near stamp. Reverse of card also has: "POST CARD / CORR

Image of 2005.007.0002 - Postcard

2005.007.0002 - Postcard

Color illustrated postcard. "Greetings from / Moses Lake, Wash." written or printed in cursive in gold across image. Illustrated image of possible steamboat with plume of steam with passengers in body of water with trees, hills, sky, and birds in background. Water contains lily pads, cattails, reeds, and other vegetation floating on surface. Cancelled dark green 1 cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / FEB / 12 / A.M / 1909 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Partial illegible upside down postmark near Moses Lake postcard on reverse. Reverse of card: "Post- Card. Postkart. Carte postale" printed on top h

Image of 2005.007.0001 - Postcard

2005.007.0001 - Postcard

Color illustrated postcard. "Greetings from / Moses Lake, Wash." written or printed in cursive in gold across image. Illustrated image of nine grazing sheep in grassy field with deciduous trees and sky with clouds in background. Cancelled dark green 1 cent Benjamin Franklin stamp in proper upper right hand corner on reverse. Postmark is "MOSES LAKE, / OCT / 30 / A.M / 1908 / WASH." and is near stamp on reverse. Partial illegible upside down postmark on stamp on reverse. Reverse of card: "Post- Card. Postkart. Carte postale" printed on top half of postcard and "Th. E. L. 'Theochrom' Serie No. 1120 / Printed in Germany" printed near bottom edge of postcard. Illustrated