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This is a black and white photograph of survivors from the border ruffian attacks on Lawrence, Kansas. The first attack took place on May 21, 1856, when approximately 800 pro-slavery advocates descended upon the Kansas town and proceeded to destroy anti-slavery forces. The second attack, led by William Clark Quantrill on August 21, 1863, resulted in the death of nearly 200 people and the burning of many business and homes within the community.

Date: Between 1890 and 1900

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Survivors of the border ruffian attacks, Lawrence, Kansas - 1

Item Number: 219481
Call Number: FK2.D4 L.2 *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 219481

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