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This is a photograph of Martha Van Orsdol Shaw Farnsworth in middle age. She grew up in Winfield and moved to Silver Lake and then Topeka. She married John W. Shaw in 1889. He died in 1893 and she married Fred Farnsworth in 1894. Several of Martha's diaries are included in Kansas Memory.
Date: Between 1880 and 1900
Item Number: 213138
Call Number: B Farnsworth, Martha *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213138
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1880s
Date - 1890s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Silver Lake
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Cities and towns - Winfield
Places - Counties - Cowley
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917