East View of Fourth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Johnston., “East View of Fourth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed November 22, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8407.

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Title

East View of Fourth Street.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Streets, Historic; Historic streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; City & town life -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Commercial streets -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Fourth Street (Ellensburg, Wash.); Davidson Building (Ellensburg, Wash.); Phoenix Building (Ellensburg, Wash.); Ben Snipes Bank (Ellensburg, Wash.)

Description

Looking east on Fourth Street at the intersection of Fourth and Pearl Streets, the distant western slope of Craig's Hill is in the background. The towered Davidson Building often referred to as the Phoenix Block is an Ellensburg landmark. The ornate stone fa├žade of the Ben Snipes Bank on the right had been removed and remodeled in to a modern streamlined bank building.Postcard titled, "#1952 Street Scene - Ellensburg, Wn." Handwritten note in ink to Mrs. H. A."Mary" Mosher, 6600 Broadway, West New York, New Jersey from Henry postmarked 1943.

Creator

Johnston.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1942.

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

3 1/2" x 5 1/2" sepia colored original photograph postcard.

Identifier

STS-053