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.
"African American Pioneers" (1890). Roslyn African American History Photographs. 94.
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Washington (State) - Kittitas County - Roslyn
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African-American, Roslyn, Washington, Kittitas County (Wash.) - History