The Ellensburg Public School I.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Published for Wesley Andrews, Inc., Baker, Oregon., “The Ellensburg Public School I.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed July 28, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8442.

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Title

The Ellensburg Public School I.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Ellensburg (Wash.) -- Buildings, Historic; Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Ellensburg Public School (Ellensburg, Wash.); School buildings -- Washington (State -- Ellensburg

Description

The Ellensburg Public School, known both as the Washington and the Central Public School, was built in 1890 and classes began in September 1891. The third floor of the school housed the Washington State Normal School from 1890 to 1893. Ornamental trees were used to landscape the school grounds as well as for a wind break. The school was destroyed by fire in November 1924.Postcard titled: "No. 9 Public School, Ellensburg, Washington." Two images: postcard and photographic copy.

Creator

Published for Wesley Andrews, Inc., Baker, Oregon.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1905.

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

Original b/w photograph postcard. 5" x7" b/w enlarged photographic copy of original photograph postcard.

Identifier

BLD-090