Roslyn mining strike, 1888



Citation

“Roslyn mining strike, 1888,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7019.

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Title

Roslyn mining strike, 1888

Subject

African-American; Roslyn, Washington; Kittitas County (Wash.) - History; Labor disputes; Mining; Strikes

Description

Telegram sent from Tacoma, Washington Territory on December 30, 1888 to John Kangley of Streator, Illinois: "In taking the new drivers to Roslyn this afternoon Ronald and Williamson were surrounded and knocked senseless by strikers and disarmed. Afterwards run out of town. Several of new men badly used up. Mob rule reigns in Roslyn tonight and..." Alexander Ronald was Superintendent of the Northwestern Improvement Company (N.W.I.) in the 1880's and for whom the town of Ronald was named.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

1888

Contributor

Ellensburg Public Library

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection.

Format

Scanned photographic print March 2001, DPI- 300, JPEG, with a Microtek Scanmaker 6400 XL.

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Washington (State) - Kittitas County - Roslyn