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A uncased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of John James Ingalls. He came to the Kansas Territory in the late 1850s. Ingalls, a lawyer and politician, represented Atchison County at the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, July, 1859. In January, 1860 and 1861, he was an officer of the council when the legislature met at Lecompton. At the Republican Convention at Lawrence, April, 1860, Ingalls was elected to represent the Kansas Territory at the Chicago National Convention. He later served in the Kansas and the United States Senate.
Item Number: 3987
Call Number: B Ingalls, John James *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3987
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Lawyers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1854-1860 - 1858
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - Senate - Ingalls, John J.
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Lecompton Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Ambrotypes
People - Notable Kansans - Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900
Places - Cities and towns - Atchison
Places - Counties - Atchison
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Photographs
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Ambrotypes