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Name Columbia Basin

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Image of 2006.001.0035 - Report

2006.001.0035 - Report

Report, "Population Distribution / Columbia Basin Project," comparing 1948 and 1974. Report in envelope "Welcome to the Columbia Basin Project" published by U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Reclamation.

Image of 2006.001.0036 - Report

2006.001.0036 - Report

Report, "Changes of Economic Significance / Columbia Basin Project Area and Comparison Area, 1948-1963," dated April 1965. Report in envelope "Welcome to the Columbia Basin Project" published by U.S. Department of the Interior and Bureau of Reclamation.

Image of 2006.001.0039 - Newspaper

2006.001.0039 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Columbia Basin Herald" from June 19, 1997.

Image of 2006.001.0041 - Newspaper

2006.001.0041 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Columbia Basin Herald" from June 23, 1997.

Image of 2006.001.0043 - Newspaper

2006.001.0043 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "How Sweet it Is!" Published by Columbia Basin Herald from September 1998.

Image of 2006.001.0044 - Newspaper

2006.001.0044 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Moses Lake and The Columbia Basin: Try It . . . You'll Like It." Progress Edition published by Columbia Basin Herald from June 23, 1972. Newspaper contains Front Page describing Progress Edition 1972, pages 11-22, and separate sections for History, Agriculture, Communities, and Recreation.

Image of 2006.001.0047 - Newspaper

2006.001.0047 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Make Mine Moses Lake and the Columbia Basin" Progress Edition published by Columbia Basin Herald from June 26, 1970. Newspaper contains separate sections for Agriculture and History.

Image of 2006.001.0048 - Pamphlet

2006.001.0048 - Pamphlet

Exhibit guide/brochure: "Reflecting on a Vision: Moses Lake and the Columbia River Dams" from the Adam East Museum & Art Center, circa 1996.

Image of 2006.001.0051 - Newspaper

2006.001.0051 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Columbia Basin Herald" from December 31, 1992.

Image of 2006.001.0052 - Newspaper

2006.001.0052 - Newspaper

Newspaper: "Columbia Basin Herald" from September 10, 1998.

Image of 2006.008.0001 - Pamphlet

2006.008.0001 - Pamphlet

Booklet, published in December 1952 by Standford University and prepared for the Board of Directors of Moses Lake Consolidate School District No. 161. Booklet discusses history of the school district of Moses Lake, WA and plans for its future. Topics covered include Moses Lake History, population trends, Moses Lake school enrollment, present facilities, future building needs, financial problems and requirements, administrative organization and the look ahead to future for the Moses Lake school district. Front cover is a black and white photograph of an irrigation canal with vegetation, telephones, and clouds in background. "MOSES LAKE" in white near top edge on front cover. "

Image of 2006.012.0001 - Pamphlet

2006.012.0001 - Pamphlet

Brochure, published by Great Northern Railway Company. Brochure front cover has title of brochure near top of page in red box and Great Northern Railway logo near bottom of page with black and white photograph of Grand Coulee Dam in background. Main colors of brochure are red, turquoise blue, white, and black. Brochure discusses Columbia Basin Irrigation Project and the prosperity in farming with irrigation in the Columbia Basin Area. Brochure supplemented with black and white photographs of fields of crops, farming equipment, livestock, orchards, and Grand Coulee Dam; illustrations of Grand Coulee Dam and crops; and a map of the Columbia Basin Irrigation Project highlighting irrigabl

Image of 2008.023.0007 - Postcard

2008.023.0007 - Postcard

Black and white postcard "Perspective View Grand Coulee Dam and Vicinity" on bottom of image. "Pub By Ellis / 1942" in white in proper lower left hand corner. Postcard features map of Columbia Basin Project in Washington. Map shows portion of Washington state with the Columbia Basin Project highlighted. The image of Washington is shown with north at the bottom of card looking south. Town names, bodies of water, Yakima Irrigation Project, and Grand Coulee Dam are named. Reverse of card: "POST CARD / MESSAGE / ADDRESS" printed on top half of postcard. "PLACE / STAMP / HERE" in stamp box. Reverse of postcard has no stamp, address, or correspondence.

Image of 2001.004.0001 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0001 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin", Set #13. First slide of series (color), has words "DEVELOPMENT / OF THE / COLUMBIA BASIN" printed over image. Image of man-made container of red flowers surrounded with sidewalks and grass with mountain and trees in background. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide.

Image of 2001.004.0002 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0002 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Second slide of series (color), "Map of the most active part of the Columbia Basin, with location of the Grand Coulee Dam at the very top." Image of a mostly yellow map of the Columbia Basin Irrigation System with the Grand Coulee Dam, water sources, wasteways, and siphons of the Columbia Basin labeled. "Map" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0013 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0013 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Thirteenth slide of series (color), "At the conclusion of the lecture, the audience, for a small fee, is given a trip through the dam itself. Here is a typical crowd that is conducted hourly during the tourist season." A large group of men and women, who range in age of child to senior, are lined up outside a building. The majority of the pictured people appear Caucasian. Hill and wall and possible vehicle in background. "Trip through the dam" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Ba

Image of 2001.004.0003 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0003 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Third slide of series (color), "A roadside sign on the right hand side of the highway between Vantage and Quincy." Image of a road sign with an illustration of a Caucasian male and Caucasian female standing together with a farm in the background. The sign reads: "COLUMBIA BASIN IRRIGATION PROJECT / FOR INFORMATION / BUREAU OF RECLAMATION / EPHRATA." "Sign" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0004 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0004 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fourth slide of series (color), "Behind the sign lie thousands of acres of sagebrush waste land, destined to become fertile farms in the near furture." Image of shurb-steppe landscape with mostly sagebrush photographed. "Sagebrush - wasteland" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "EKTACHROME / TRANSPARENCY" on other side of slide frame. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0005 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0005 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Fifth slide of series (color), "This once properous ranch flourished during a period when sufficient snow and rain fell in this region to support farms and ranches. Then came the dry years, rains failed, and the rancher moved away, and the element took over." Image of a brown, possible wood house with at least four bare trees and dry grass surrounding the house. Hills seen in the distance. "Abandoned Farm" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on other side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.

Image of 2001.004.0006 - Transparency, Slide

2001.004.0006 - Transparency, Slide

From the slide series "Development of the Columbia Basin," Set #13. Sixth slide of series (color), "Another ranch deserted and in ruins near the old town of Burke. But in the distant, the visible white line is a canal under construction that will soon change this into a productive farm as never before." Image of a brown, possible wood house in disrepair and falling apart with grass surrounding the house. "Abandoned Farm" written in ink on bottom half of slide frame. "KODACHROME / TRANSPARENCY / PROCESSED BY KODAK" on one side of slide. Description of slide from "Development of the Columbia Basin" slide script.