On this day, May 15, 1947

The Columbia Washateria in Kennewick, a "help yourself laundry," opening this week is owned by Roy and Oma White, of Pasco. Equipped with six new Bendix automatic washers, the laundry is now available to customers who wish to come in and do their own laundry. It is located at 22 N. Benton Street in Kennewick.