Sam Packwood & wife, ca.1885



Citation

“Sam Packwood & wife, ca.1885,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed October 25, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7062.

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Title

Sam Packwood & wife, ca.1885

Subject

Roslyn, Washington; Ellensburg, Washington; Kittitas County (Wash.) - History; Packwood, Samuel T.; Sheriffs

Description

Samuel T. Packwood and his wife Margaret Holmes Packwood were early pioneer in Kittitas County. He was the County Sheriff during the strikes of 1888 and 1889. He was often called to Roslyn to execute the law in order to ease the explosive relationship between striking miners and the newly arrived African-American strike breakers.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1885

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 June 2001, DPI- 600, JPEG, with a Microtek Scanmaker 6400 XL.

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Washington (State) - Kittitas County - Roslyn