Roslyn Black mining family, ca. 1890



Citation

“Roslyn Black mining family, ca. 1890,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed December 18, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7054.

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Title

Roslyn Black mining family, ca. 1890

Subject

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

Description

Guns were used by the original Roslyn Black settlers and miners for protection against the striking miners , who were known to use violence at times. The man on the left is pictured wearing a gun belt and holding a rifle. Photograph was taken circa 1890.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1890

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