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This front page of The Topeka State Journal reports Carry Nation's attack on the Senate Saloon located at 406 Kansas Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Nation and her followers entered the saloon and billiard parlor at 6:00 am. They smashed furniture and spilled liquor, wrecking the building. Local authorities arrested Nation and charged her with disturbing the peace.

Creator: Topeka State Journal
Date: February 5, 1901

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Item Number: 220106
Call Number: T1364
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 220106

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