Powell Barnett, Sr. Roslyn miner, ca. 1895



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“Powell Barnett, Sr. Roslyn miner, ca. 1895,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed April 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7029.

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Title

Powell Barnett, Sr. Roslyn miner, ca. 1895

Subject

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

Description

Powell Barnett, Sr. on December 15, 1854 in Fork Union, Virginia, was one of the original African-American miners who arrived in Roslyn, Washington Territory in August 1888. Barrett with his wife and children played an active role in the Roslyn African-American community.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1895

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