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Franklin Crane, 1808-1884, was a prominent citizen in Topeka, Kansas Territory. He was a member of the Topeka Association and he helped to build the first bridge across the Kansas River from Topeka. He also established the Topeka Cemetery and served as director of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad beginning in 1860. This picture was most likely taken after Kansas was admitted to the Union in 1861.

Creator: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
Date: Between 1861 and 1884

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Item Number: 3919
Call Number: B Crane Franklin *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3919

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