Ramsey Hardware, Fitterer Brothers, Clayton Lowe, Louis Fitterer, James Snowden

Title

Ramsey Hardware, Fitterer Brothers, Clayton Lowe, Louis Fitterer, James Snowden

Document Type

Book

Description

This unknown speaker describes businesses in the Kittitas Valley of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including Ramsey Hardware and the Fitterer Brothers. He also discusses banking in the valley, describing the work of Clayton Lowe, Louis Fitterer and James Snowden.

The cover image shows the view from North Pearl Street in Ellensburg, Washington, looking south toward the business district, circa 1914. Two large houses on the right belonged to the John Davidson family and the G. E. Dickson family. The two-story brick building in the center was the Antlers Hotel, formerly the Horton Hotel, which was built in 1889. At the end of Pearl Street on the left can be seen the two towers of the Davidson and Kreidel Buildings. The Fitterer family home was located on the southeast corner of Pearl and Eighth Streets.

Publication Date

1-3-2015

Approximate Date

circa 1950s-1980s

Rights

Educational use only; no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

City

Ellensburg, Washington

Keywords

Businessmen--United States--History, Kittitas Valley (Wash.), Washington (State)--History

Language

English

Format

audio/wav

Ramsey Hardware, Fitterer Brothers, Clayton Lowe, Louis Fitterer, James Snowden

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