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Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas

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Date: 1902

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.D4 Le.76 LU *3

Unit ID: 228987

Summary: This photograph shows a class from Lane University in Lecompton, Kansas. The man in the top row, center, is John W. Burkett. The woman sitting on the far right is Bertha Blinn. This school was founded in 1865 by Reverend Solomon Weaver, the first president of the university, and was named after U.S. Senator James H. Lane. In 1902 Lane University was united with Campbell University to form Campbell College.
The parents of former president Dwight D. Eisenhower met at Lane as students. Today the building is a museum known as Lane University & Territorial Capital Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Title (Main title): Class group at Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas


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