Looking Back: The Ellis farm in 1950

This photo, part of the Daviess County Museum collection, is a 1950 aerial photograph of a rural home, two barns and other outbuildings. Written on the backside paper was, “1950 – Ellis Farm – Bogard Twp.” In the 1950 Washington City Directory listed are Wesley Ellis at R.R. 3 and William E. and Audrey Ellis at R.R. 4. The photo had been framed at Martin Studio in Washington, Indiana.

The Ellis farm in 1950