Portrait of Henry Ward Beecher,1813-1887. Beecher was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman and social reformer, and famous speaker who was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, the son of famous evangelist Lyman Beecher and brother to Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Another well-known sister was Isabella Beecher Hooker, a suffragist. He also had a brother, Charles Beecher, who was a renowned Congregationalist minister. Henry Ward Beecher and his congregation in the East contributed Sharp's carbines and Bibles to the Beecher Bible Rifle Colony in Wabaunsee, Kan.
Creator: Mora, J. M.
Date: Between 1860 and 1865
Item Number: 208686
Call Number: B Beecher, Henry Ward *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208686
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Religion - Ministers
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1854-1860
Date - 1861-1869
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Cabinet cards
People - Notable People - Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854 - 1861
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Cabinet cards