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Free State Hotel, Lawrence, Kansas Territory

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Creator: Gibbons, Robert O.

Date: Unknown

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.D4 L.721 Fre *2

Unit ID: 90253

Summary: A painting of the Free State Hotel, Lawrence, Kansas Territory, by Robert O. Gibbons. In May 1856, the proslavery sheriff of Douglas County, Samuel Jones, led a posse into Lawrence, the major Free-State stronghold. The chief damage was the burning of the Free State Hotel as shown in this painting.

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Title (Main title): Free State Hotel, Lawrence, Kansas Territory

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100049