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This is a photograph of Brinton Webb Woodward who came to Lawrence in May, 1855 and opened a drug store that later became Round Corner drug store. Woodward took an active part in the Free State cause. He was Secretary of the first Territorial Convention and a delegate to the Free State Convention. At the time of the Wakarusa War in December 1855, Mr. Woodward joined Company F Kansas Guards, commanded by General James Lane. On Aug. 21, 1863, when Quantrill raided Lawrence, Woodward narrowly escaped with his life and his stock of goods was destroyed. He was the first superintendent of schools in Lawrence and was president of the School Board. Woodward was a member of the University Board of Regents from 1876 to 1880.

Date: Between 1880 and 1890

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Item Number: 215434
Call Number: B Woodward, Brinton W. *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 215434

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