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Tea service

This silver tea set was given to Reverend Joseph E. and Nancy Jane (McPherson) Hopkins for their 25th wedding anniversary in 1903. The couple moved to Kansas from Illinois in the late 1870s. Their religious service took them to a number of churches around the state. In 1903, they served at the Methodist Church in Sedan where church members presented them with this tea service for their silver wedding anniversary. The set was put to good use the following year when the Hopkins hosted temperance advocate Carry A. Nation for lunch at their home.

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Comemorating the raising of the 34th star flag

Schick, Jules

A photograph showing Kansas U. S. Senator Andrew F. Schoeppel, far right; Governor John Anderson, second from right; and U. S. Senator Frank Carlson, far left, holding framed engravings of President Lincoln raising of the thirty-four star flag. The engravings were presented at the centennial commemorative ceremonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Re-enacting President Lincoln raising of the 34 star flag

A photograph showing Kansas Governor John Anderson Jr. and Rolla Clymer portraying President Lincoln raising the thirty-four star flag in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a centennial commemorative event.

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