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Capitol, Topeka, Kansas

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Date: 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.1 C. 1917 *1

Unit ID: 214131

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows from left to right: Charles Henry Chandler state architect for the capitol and Rollin J. Blazo statehouse carpenter. The men are discussing the remodeling work to the east wing of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The original construction of the east wing began on October 17, 1866 when the first cornerstone was put in place. Thirty-seven years after that historic day, the statehouse was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.

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Title (Main title): Capitol, Topeka, Kansas


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