Smith Block.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

West Shore Print (magazine) Portland, Oregon & Spokane Falls, Washington., “Smith Block.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed July 31, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8551.

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Title

Smith Block.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Historic buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg; Ellensburg (Washington) -- Buildings, Historic; Smith Block (Ellensburg, Wash.); Ellensburg City Jail (Wash.); Public buildings -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg

Description

The Smith Block was located on the southeast corner of Fifth and Main Streets. Very little information is available about this building, according to early accounts, the Smith Block housed the city jail during the mid 1890s.A supplement to West Shore (magazine) commissioned by Leonhard & Ross of Ellensburgh, Washington. A 24 1/2" x 34 1/2" poster of the Ellensburgh building built or being built after the July 4th 1889 fire. Twenty-six buildings or blocks illustrated. Reverse side contained two full pages of information about Ellensburg and the Kittitas Valley. F. Leonhard and P. H. W. Ross Real Estate advertisement.

Creator

West Shore Print (magazine) Portland, Oregon & Spokane Falls, Washington.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

December 1889.

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 photographic reproduced illustration from original lithograph poster.

Identifier

BLD-033