Coal Mining Town.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs



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Citation

Unknown., “Coal Mining Town.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs,” Brooks Library Digital Collections, accessed September 1, 2014, http://digital.lib.cwu.edu/items/show/8444.

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Title

Coal Mining Town.Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection Photographs

Subject

Kittitas County (Wash.) -- Cityscapes; Historic districts -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County; Cityscapes -- Washington (State) -- Kittitas County; Roslyn (Wash.) -- Cityscapes; Coal mines and mining -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; Residential streets -- Washington (State) -- Roslyn; School buildings Washington (State) -- Roslyn

Description

The rich coal deposits in the Roslyn area fostered the rapid growth of the town. Twenty years after its creation, Roslyn had a population of nearly 4,000. As the business district grew, the residential areas spread in all directions. The large public school buildings (left) provided education for the children of many different nationalities.Postcard titled "Roslyn, Wash."

Creator

Unknown.

Source

Ellensburg Public Library

Publisher

Ellensburg Public Library

Date

ca. 1905.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be requested from the director of the Ellensburg Public Library Local History Collection. Please contact at 209 N. Ruby St.. Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7252.

Type

5"x7" b/w enlarged photograph of original postcard.

Identifier

TNV-031