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A portrait of Simeon Montgomery Thorp, who resided in Lawrence, Kansas, and was State Superintendent of Public Instruction. He served as Kansas State Senator in 1863. In that same year, Thorp was killed in Quantrill's raid.

Creator: Fassett, S. M.
Date: 1862

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Senator Thorp's portrait can be used along with other material concerning Quantrill's raid on Lawrence to provide students with a sense of who was affected by the attack, as well as some of the reasons why the raid made national headlines.

KS: 7th: 2.6.: important events in Kansas during the Civil War

Item Number: 211736
Call Number: B Thorp, Simeon Montgomery *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211736

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