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Authors: Storm, F. D.
Albert Dwight Searl was a surveyor and map maker in Kansas Territory. He was a resident of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas Territory. This image was taken a number of years after the territorial era.
Keywords: Card photographs; Cartographers; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Photographs and Illustrations; Searl, Albert D.; Storm, F. D.; Surveyors
Photograph, William H. Seward
Authors: No authors specified.
William H. Seward represented New York in the U. S. Senate during the territorial era. He was a strong anti-slavery advocate and opposed the Kansas Nebraska bill. He visited Kansas Territory in 1860.
Keywords: Antislavery; Cabinet photographs; New York; Photographs and Illustrations; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; United States. Congress. Senate
Photograph, Wilson Shannon
Authors: Martin, H. T.
Wilson Shannon was commissioned to serve as governor of Kansas Territory on August 10, 1855. He was sworn in on September 7, 1855 and served until June 24, 1856. He took a second oath of office on June 13, 1856 and served from July 7 until August 18, 1856. He was generally viewed as a proslavery partisan, but he took the initiative to end the Wakarusa War when he first became territorial governor.
Keywords: Cabinet photographs; Kansas Territory. Governor; Martin, H. T.; Photographs and Illustrations; Shannon, Wilson, 1802-1877; Wakarusa War, November-December 1855
Photograph, George Luther Stearns
Authors: Pach Brothers
George Luther Stearns lived in Boston, Massachusetts, and was a supporter of the free state cause. He was a member of the National Kansas Committee and president of the Massachusetts State Kansas Committee. He donated money to the cause and helped raise funds and arms, and he lent his support to John Brown for the raid on Harper's Ferry, Virginia.
Keywords: Cabinet photographs; Free state cause; Massachusetts; Massachusetts State Kansas Committee; National Kansas Committee; Pach Brothers; Photographs and Illustrations; Stearns, Geo. L. (George Luther), 1809-1867
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