Black Pioneers, ca. 1890



Citation

“Black Pioneers, ca. 1890,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 2, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/7064.

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Title

Black Pioneers, ca. 1890

Subject

African-American; Roslyn, Washington; Kittitas County (Wash.) - History

Description

Many African-American families left poor social and economic conditions to seek new oportumitiesin the coal mines of the Pacific Northwest. This family from Alabama was related to Lula Echols who was born in Alabama in 1878 and arrived in Roslyn in 1907 with her husband Moses P. Echols and two daughters, Octavia and Maude.

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

Type

Photograph

Coverage

Washington (State) - Kittitas County - Roslyn