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This is a daguerreotype portrait of Cyrus Kurtz and Mary Holliday. Cyrus was one of the original founders of Topeka, Kansas, served Kansas as Adjutant General during the Civil War, and later as a State Senator. He owned the "Topeka Tribune" and was also a member of the Board of Regents. Holliday was the first president of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and served on its board of directors for thirty-seven years.

Date: Between 1855 and 1860

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Item Number: 197
Call Number: B Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz *8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 197

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