John Brown, Jr. was one of abolitionist John Brown's sons. He came to Kansas Territory in February, 1855, along with his brothers Jason, Owen, Salmon, and Frederick, and settled near Osawatomie. He was involved in numerous free state activities and, for a time, was one of the free state prisoners held near Lecompton, Kansas Territory. He also served as the commander of a free state militia company.
Item Number: 90638
Call Number: B Brown John Jr. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90638
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1854-1860
Date - 1861-1869
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Tintypes
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, John, Jr.
Places - Cities and towns - Osawatomie
Places - Counties - Lykins (1855-1861)
Places - Counties - Miami
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Tintypes