"D" Street and the Ramsay House.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Asahel Curtis 1874-1941., “"D" Street and the Ramsay House.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8394.

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Title

"D" Street and the Ramsay House.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Residential streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Ramsay (David) House (Ellensburg, Wash.); Maclure, Samuel; Dwellings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg

Description

Looking west across "D" Street between Eighth and Tenth Streets from the tower of Barge Hall on the Washington State Normal School campus, this photographic view shows much of the residential area north of the Ellensburg business district. Many of the city's professional families lived in this area often referred to as "the college houses." The large David Ramsay house on the right was designed by the noted Canadian architect Samuel Maclure (1860-1929) in 1903. The house was constructed between 1903 - 1905 and was often called "the finest home in the city" The Ellensburg Capital October 24, 1904.Asahel Curtis photograph number #23669.

Creator

Asahel Curtis 1874-1941.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

1912.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

7 3/4" x 9 3/4" b/w reprint of original photograph glass plate negative.

Identifier

STS-041