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.
"African American Mining Family, Roslyn, Washington" (1890). Roslyn African American History Photographs. 84.
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African-American, Roslyn, Washington, Kittitas County (Wash.) - History, Labor disputes, Mining, Strikes, Coal mines