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Copper nameplate from the desk of U.S. Senator Arthur Capper. Originally from Garnett, Kansas, Capper established a large publishing enterprise in Topeka. In 1915 he was elected Governor and later served 30 years in the U.S. Senate. This nameplate adorned Capper's desk in the Senate chamber in Washington, D.C. It was later given to the Capper Foundation for Crippled Children, a treatment center for disabled children founded by Arthur and Florence Capper in Topeka in 1920.

Date: between 1919 and 1949

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Item Number: 225231
KSHS Identifier: 1960.155.1

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