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Allen T. Ward

Allen T. Ward
Date: Between 1850s and 1860s
Cased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of Allan T. Ward.


Charles Bates

Charles Bates
Creator: Eby, S.M. & Son
Date: Between January 01, 1860 and December 31, 1864
Charles Bates, a Civil War soldier.


Charles Journeycake

Charles Journeycake
Date: Between 1860 and 1870
Cased ambrotype of Charles Journeycake.


Charles King Holliday

Charles King Holliday
Date: Between 1850s and 1860s
Cased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of Charles King Holliday and an unidentified cousin.


Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook
Date: Between 1850s and 1860s
Half cased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of Daniel Cook.


Emanuel Rhodes

Emanuel Rhodes
Date: 1860s
Ambrotype of Emanuel Rhodes.


Frank Moon

Frank Moon
Date: Between 1860 and 1870
Cased tintype (left) and ambrotype (right) portraits, possibly of Frank Moon in Civil War uniform.


Frank Moon

Frank Moon
Date: Between 1850s and 1890s
Cased ninth plate ambrotype (left) and tintype (right) portraits possibly of Frank Moon and his wife.


Gaius Jenkins

Gaius Jenkins
Date: Between 1854 and 1858
An ambrotype showing Gaius Jenkins, who was born in New York state in 1812. He and his wife came to Kansas City, Missouri in 1853, and they moved to Lawrence, Kansas Territory, in 1854. Jenkins was active in the free-state cause, serving as a colonel in the Free State Militia. He was taken prisoner along with John Brown, Jr., Charles Robinson and several others and held near Lecompton, Kansas Territory. On June 3, 1858, Jenkins was killed by James Lane over a land dispute in Lawrence.


J. B. Remington

J. B. Remington
Date: 1850
Cased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of J. B. Remington.


James Montgomery

James Montgomery
Date: August 12, 1860
Cased ninth plate ambrotype portrait of James Montgomery, 1814-1871. Montgomery came to Linn County, Kansas Territory, early in the territorial period after living in Ohio, Kentucky and Missouri. He was active in the free state cause and was involved in most of the conflicts between pro-slavery and free state forces in that area. He raised a militia troop that was active in 1857.


James Russell Oldson

James Russell Oldson
Date: 1860s
Cased sixth plate ambrotype portrait of James Russel Oldson in his Civil War uniform.


Joel Hobble

Joel Hobble
Date: 1860s
Ambrotype of Joel Hobble.


John B. Baumberger

John B. Baumberger
Date: Between 1856 and 1860
This is an ambrotype showing John B. Baumberger who came to Kansas from St. Louis, Missouri. He was born May 3, 1834 and he died in 1892. Baumberger is buried in Washington Cemetery in Washington County, Kansas. Baumberger is the father of Elizabeth Barbara Baumberger Thiele who is the mother of Kansas Supreme Court Justice Walter Thiele.


John Doy and rescue party

John Doy and rescue party
Creator: DaLee, Amon Gilbert
Date: 1859
On January 25, 1859, free state activists Dr. John Doy and his son, Charles, left Lawrence, Kansas Territory, for Nebraska with 13 slaves. They were captured when only twelve miles out of Lawrence, and were taken to Weston, Missouri. The two Doys had an examination at Weston and were committed to jail at Platte City, Missouri, for the crime of abducting slaves. They remained in jail until March 20, 1859, then moved to St. Joseph, Missouri, where Dr. Doy was tried. After the trial, Charles Doy was set free. However, the first jury could not agree on a verdict for Dr. Doy, and he was tried a second time. At the second trial, he was convicted and sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. While being held in the St. Joseph jail, he was freed by friends from Kansas Territory on July 23, 1859. People in the ambrotype are: (l to r) Major James B. Abbott, Captain Joshua A. Pike, Jacob Senix, Joseph Gardner, Thomas Simmons, S. J. Willis, Captain John E. Stuart [Stewart], Charles Doy, Silas Soule, George R. Hay, and Dr. John Doy (seated in front). The ambrotype was taken at Lawrence, Kansas Territory, in the summer of 1859.


John Doy and rescue party

John Doy and rescue party
Creator: DaLee, Amon Gilbert
Date: 1859
This ambrotype shows John Doy and his rescue party. On January 25, 1859, Dr. John Doy and his son, Charles, left Lawrence, Kansas Territory, for Nebraska with thirteen slaves. They were captured twelve miles outside of Lawrence and were taken to Weston, Missouri. The two Doys were arraigned at Weston and were committed to jail at Platte City, Missouri, for the crime of abducting slaves. They remained in jail until March 20, 1859, when they were taken to St. Joseph, Missouri, where Dr. Doy was tried. After the trial, his son, Charles, was set free. The jury could not agree on a verdict for Dr. Doy, however, and he was tried a second time. At the second trial, he was convicted and sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. While being held in the St. Joseph jail, Doy was freed by friends from Kansas Territory on July 23, 1859. People in the ambrotype are: (l to r) Major James B. Abbott, Captain Joshua A. Pike, Jacob Senix, Joseph Gardner, Thomas Simmons, S. J. Willis, Charles Doy, Captain John E. Stuart [Stewart], Silas Soule, George R. Hay and Dr. John Doy (seated in front). The ambrotype was taken at Lawrence, Kansas Territory, in the summer of 1859.


John Ehrhart

John Ehrhart
Date: 1860s
Ambrotype of John Ehrhart, insurance agent with the Phoenix Fidelity Company.


John James Ingalls

John James Ingalls
Date: 1858
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.


Joseph Benner

Joseph Benner
Date: 1860s
Cased ninth plate ambrotype portrait of Joseph Benner dressed in Civil War uniform.


Joseph Forrest

Joseph Forrest
Date: 1860s
Cased ambrotype of Joseph Forrest.


Joseph Forrest

Joseph Forrest
Date: 1857
Ambrotype of Joseph Forrest, taken in St. Louis, Missouri.


Joseph Forrest

Joseph Forrest
Date: 1859
Ambrotype of Joseph Forrest, while in Illinois.


Joseph Schacht

Joseph Schacht
Date: Between 1850s and 1860s
Cased tintype copy of an ambrotype portrait of Joseph Schacht.


L. Richmond Elliot and Thomas Ryner

L. Richmond Elliot and Thomas Ryner
Date: 1858
Cased ninth plate ambrotypes of L. Richmond Elliott and and Thomas Ryner.


Lady cousin of Joseph Forrest

Lady cousin of Joseph Forrest
Date: 1860s
Ambrotype of a cousin of Joseph Forrest, possibly Josephine Forrest McKinley, taken during the Civil War.


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