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Name Larson Air Force Base
Details This WWII air base is three miles northwest of the community of Moses Lake, WA in central Grant County. Once used largely for testing air equipment, it was named for Maj. Donald A. Larson of Yakima, who was killed in a flight over Germany in 1944. It is now the Moses Lake Airport.

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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 1992.002.0003 - Print, Photographic

1992.002.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of Farm-in-a-Day. Image of Air Force and Moses Lake officials. Image of seven Caucasian men and one woman sitting around a table talking. U.S. flag, unknown flag, curtains, and bulletin board in background.] "AIR FORCE PHOTO / RELEASED BY / LARSON AIR FORCE BASE / MOSES LAKE, WASHINGTON" stamped on reverse of photograph.