Ellensburg High School III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Unknown., “Ellensburg High School III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 17, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8519.

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Title

Ellensburg High School III.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

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

Description

The east side and main entrance of the Ellensburg High School, built in 1912 on South Sprague Street. The building housed grades 9-12 and was the first our year high school building in Ellensburg. After 1930, when the Morgan Junior High School was built facing the high school, the two schools shared facilities. The high school used the Morgan Auditorium and the junior high used the cafeteria in the high school. After many uses, the old high school was torn down in 1991. The large house in the background is located on Ruby Street.Postcard titled: "New Ellensburg High School, Ellensburg, Wash." Street in front of high school is S. Sprague. In the photograph it is incorrectly labeled Capital(sic) Ave.

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1920.

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 1/2" x9 1/2" b/w copy of original photograph.

Identifier

BLD-096