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This is a tintype showing Alexander Caldwell's home in Leavenworth, Kansas. Born at Drakes Ferry, Pennsylvania, in 1830, Alexander Caldwell came to Leavenworth in 1861 and worked in the freighting business. Later, he was involved in manufacturing and banking. Caldwell, a Republican, served in the U.S. Senate from March 4, 1871 to March 24, 1873. He resigned from office under a cloud of corruption in 1873 and pursued his business interests in Leavenworth and Kansas City until his death on May 19, 1917.
Date: Between 1885 and 1890
Item Number: 227245
Call Number: FK2.L3 L.75 BroS *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 227245
Built Environment - Function - Domestic - Single Dwelling
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1880s
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Caldwell, Alexander
Home and Family - Residences - Exteriors
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Tintypes
People - Notable Kansans - Caldwell, Alexander
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Tintypes