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A photograph of Lizzie Cardish, a United States civilian prisoner at Fort Leavenworth and housed at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas. Cardish, a Native American, was found guilty of arson on a government reservation in Wisconsin and sentenced to life in prison. At the time she was sentenced, Cardish was age 15. Her sentence was commuted six years later at age 21.

Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Corrections
Date: June 15, 1906

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Item Number: 223379
Call Number: Kansas State Penitentiary, Series II, inmate number 2039 and negative number 2901
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 223379

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