James Shepperson, labor recruiter, ca. 1915



Citation

“James Shepperson, labor recruiter, ca. 1915,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed April 23, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7049.

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Title

James Shepperson, labor recruiter, ca. 1915

Subject

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

Description

James Shepperson, Kittitas County businessman and labor recruiter in the 1880s and 1890s, was an early spokesman for the black community. He was the original founder of the Black Mason group in Washington State. Shepperson was also one of the Seattle branch of the International Council of the World in 1901. This ca. 1915 photograph was from a newspaper article.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1915

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