Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak – Steve Carlson

Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak is a writer and artist living in Eau Claire WI. Her great grandfather, Klemenz Platek, was one of the 19 miners murdered on September 10, 1887, in Lattimer Pennsylvania. Her great grandmother Magdalena was seven months pregnant with her grandmother, Katerina, at the time of Klemenz murder. Magdalena’s brother, Adelbert Czaja, was also murdered that day and her brother Mattias Czaja was gravely wounded. Lynn can be reached at Steve Carlson is a semi-retired union/community/political organizer, educator, social worker and occasional songwriter. He is the former Wisconsin state volunteer coordinator for Progressive Democrats of America. He can be reached at 

That Day in Lattimer