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



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Citation

Otto Pautzke or Willis Zetzsche, Ellensburg, Washington photographers., “The Ellensburg Public School II.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed October 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8509.

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Title

The Ellensburg Public School II.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 Washington or Central Public School (1890-1924) was located on East Fifth Avenue between Sprague and Anderson Streets. This view is looking northeast from the southwest corner of the schoolyard. During the early morning hours of November 7, 1924, in the Domestic Science Room on the third floor a fire started which destroyed the Washington School. Originally, the school housed the entire school population of Ellensburg, but in later years served as a Junior High and Grade School. Everything above the first floor was a total loss with an estimated cost of damages at $50,000.

Creator

Otto Pautzke or Willis Zetzsche, Ellensburg, Washington photographers.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1900.

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

8" x10" b/w copy of original photograph.

Identifier

BLD-092