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Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an ardent Northern abolitionist. He also served as an agent for the Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee, procuring rifles, powder, cartridges and other materials for free state settlers in Kansas. He was from Worcester, Massachusetts, but he made a trip to Kansas in 1856.
Creator: Notman Photo Co.
Item Number: 3904
Call Number: B Higginson Thomas Wentworth *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3904
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Clubs and organizations - Charitable - Relief - National Kansas Committee
Date - 1854-1860 - 1856
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Military - Weapons - Ammunition - Cartridges
Military - Weapons - Firearms - Rifles
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Other States - Massachusetts
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Photographs