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  Quindaro Desk
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1856-1861

Walnut desk used by abolitionist Fielding Johnson in Quindaro, Kansas. The word "Quindaro" is painted on the back of the desk. The town of Quindaro was settled by anti-slavery activists. Johnson, a merchant and agent to the Delaware Indians, was known to aid fugitive slaves.

Location of Original: KSHS/Kansas Museum of History         Call Number: 1899.26.1, F/Desk
Item Number: 102539              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Abolitionists; Daily life; Delaware Indians; Fugitive slaves; Furniture; House furnishings; Immigration (see Emigration and immigration); Johnson, Fielding; Merchants; Objects; Quindaro, Kansas Territory; Settlement; Underground railroad; Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory
Additional Information: http://www.kshs.org/cool/coolquin.htm
 
 

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