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  Stereograph, Eldridge Hotel, Lawrence, Kansas
Author: No authors specified.
Date: c. 1860s

Photo images featuring the Eldridge Hotel, located "323 miles West of St. Louis, Missouri". The Eldridge House (or Hotel) was built in Lawrence, Kansas Territory by the New England Emigrant Aid Society. It was something of a headquarters for the free state movement and as such it was targeted for destruction by Sheriff Jones' proslavery posse, which sacked Lawrence on May 21, 1856.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH PH 137A:13
Item Number: 101623              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Eldridge House; Hotels; Lawrence buildings; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Stereographs

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