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James Henry Lane

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Date: Between 1858 and 1861

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: B Lane, James *18

Unit ID: 199

Summary: This is a portrait of James Henry Lane, 1814-1866. Lane was a leader of the abolitionist movement during the turbulent period before Kansas Territory was admitted to the Union as a free state in 1861. Lane was Kansas's first U. S. Senator and served from April 4, 1861, until his death on July 11, 1866.

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Title (Main title): James Henry Lane


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    Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866