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Burying dead insurgents after Harpers Ferry insurrection

Burying dead insurgents after Harpers Ferry insurrection
Creator: Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
A sketch of the dead Harpers Ferry insurgents being buried.


City of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory

City of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: December 25, 1858
This view of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, was copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. It shows a number of buildings and steamboats on the river.


Colonel Sumner arriving at Constitution Hall in Topeka, Kansas Territory

Colonel Sumner arriving at Constitution Hall in Topeka, Kansas Territory
Date: 1856
Exterior view of Constitution Hall with Col. Edwin Vose Sumner dispersing the Free-State Legislature in Topeka, Kansas Territory, on July 4, 1856. This is a copy of an illustration from the July 26, 1856, issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." This illustration depicts Constitution Hall differently than most other illustrations of the same time period.


Free-State prisoners near Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Free-State prisoners near Lecompton, Kansas Territory
Creator: Robinson, Sara T. L. (Sara Tappan Lawrence), 1827-1911
Date: 1856
The Kansas controversy over slavery rocked the nation when Pro-slavery forces arrested several Free-State leaders. This illustration shows the Free-State prisoners George W. Brown, John Brown, Jr., Jedge Smith, Charles Robinson, Gaius Jenkins, Mr. Williams, and George W. Deitzler near Lecompton, Kansas Territory.


James Henry Lane

James Henry Lane
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: August 17, 1861
An illustration depicting James Henry Lane, 1814-1866, as copied from the August 17, 1861 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper."


John Brown

John Brown
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
Sketch of John Brown ascending the scaffold preparatory to being hanged, copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.


Leavenworth, Kansas Territory

Leavenworth, Kansas Territory
Creator: Beaulieu,
Date: 1858
An illustration of the City of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, copied from the December 25, 1858, issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper."


Lecompton,  Kansas Territory

Lecompton, Kansas Territory
Creator: Beaulieu,
Date: 1858
A view of the city of Lecompton when it was the capital of Kansas Territory. This is a copy of an illustration from the December 25, 1858 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper."


Longhorns in Dodge City, Kansas

Longhorns in Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Rapier, Edward
Date: July 27, 1878
A drawing depicting Texas Longhorns being driven down a street to a cattle rendezvous, Dodge City, Kansas. A sketch by Edward Rapier published in Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper.


Prisoners Shields Green, Copeland, and Haslett in a jail cell following the Harpers Ferry insurrection

Prisoners Shields Green, Copeland, and Haslett in a jail cell following the Harpers Ferry insurrection
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
Illustration showing prisoners Shields Green, Copeland, and Haslett, in a jail cell after the Harpers Ferry insurrection. At the time of the insurrection, Harper's Ferry was located in Virginia; however, in 1863, it became part of West Virginia.


Richard Realf

Richard Realf
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
A sketch of a portrait of Richard Realf, appointed secretary of state in the new constituition planned by John Brown of the Harpers Ferry Insurrection. Copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.


Scenes and incidents of the Great Indian Council at Medicine Lodge Creek

Scenes and incidents of the Great Indian Council at Medicine Lodge Creek
Creator: Taylor, James E., 1839-1901
Date: November 23, 1867
Seven illustrations portraying scenes at the Medicine Lodge Creek Council as United States Indian Peace Commissioners met with several Indian tribes in late October 1867. These illustrations were published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on November 23, 1867. Funds for digitization provided by Mr. Steve Peckel in memory of William Chalfant.


Shooting of Gaius Jenkins

Shooting of Gaius Jenkins
Date: July 24, 1858
A page from "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper," July 24, 1858, describing the June 3, 1858, shooting of Gaius Jenkins by James H. Lane of Lawrence, Kansas Territory. The page also contains an illustration of the shooting and portraits of James H. Lane and Gaius Jenkins.


Sketch of the prisoners Cook, Coppic, Greene, and Copeland

Sketch of the prisoners Cook, Coppic, Greene, and Copeland
Creator: Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
Sketch of the prisoners Cook, Coppic, Greene, and Copeland receiving sentence to death, copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.


Street scene in Charles Town, Virginia, during John Brown's trial

Street scene in Charles Town, Virginia, during John Brown's trial
Creator: Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Date: November 19, 1859
A sketch of a street scene in Charlestown, Virginia, during the trial of John Brown. The prison, the gurad house and the courthouse are all in view. Copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.


The execution of Cook and Coppic in Charlestown

The execution of Cook and Coppic in Charlestown
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: 1859
A sketch of the execution of Cook and Coppic in Charleston, as military and citizens look on. Copied from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.


The far west: shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas Pacific Railroad

The far west: shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas Pacific Railroad
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: June 3, 1871
An illustration titled "The far west: shooting buffalo on the line of the Kansas Pacific Railroad".


Topeka Constitutional Convention

Topeka Constitutional Convention
Creator: Orr, J. W.
Date: 1855
A view of a session of the 1855 Topeka Constitutional Convention in Topeka, Kansas Territory. This is a copy of a illustration from the December, 15, 1855, issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper."


Topeka, Kansas Territory

Topeka, Kansas Territory
Date: December 25, 1858
A panoramic view of Topeka, Kansas Territory, December 25, 1858, copied from the December 25, 1858, issue of Leslie's Weekly.


Topeka, Kansas Territory

Topeka, Kansas Territory
Creator: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper
Date: December 25, 1858
A distant view of Topeka, Kansas Territory, copied from the December 25, 1858 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. There is a bridge in the background and people having a picnic in the foreground.


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