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  Anniversary Ball
Author: No authors specified.
Date: May 20, 1859

The citizens of Lawrence, Kansas Territory, were giving this ball to benefit the fire department but the event was to be held on the anniversary of the destruction of the Free State Hotel on May 20, 1856. The event was to be held at the Eldridge House and music was provided by the Lawrence Quadrille Band.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: K 394 So1 Vol. 1
Item Number: 102581 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Balls (parties); Community life; Daily life; Dance parties; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Eldridge House; Free State Hotel; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Parties

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