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This sepia colored cabinet card shows John Lewis Waller, 1850-1907. Born into slavery, Waller overcame his humble beginnings to become an accomplished lawyer, journalist, politician and diplomat. He migrated to Kansas in the spring of 1878, after hearing of Pap Singleton's efforts to colonize Blacks in the state.

Creator: Martin, H. T.
Date: Between 1887 and 1888

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Item Number: 213105
Call Number: B Waller, John L. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213105

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