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This black and white photograph shows a group of stonemasons on the steps of the capitol in Topeka, Kansas. The men cut and shaped the limestone used to construct the building. Work began on the capitol October 17, 1866 when the first cornerstone was laid for the east wing. Thirty-seven years later the statehouse was completed at a total cost of $3,200,588.92.

Date: August 10, 1888

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Item Number: 214074
Call Number: FK2.1 C. 1888 *4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 214074

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