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James Davenport/Thomas Johnson House
James Davenport/Thomas Johnson House
TitleJames Davenport/Thomas Johnson House
DescriptionFull frontal and side view; located at 2907 E. 35th.
Item TypePhotograph, b/w
CollectionGeneral Collection (P1), Residences--Davenport, James, Number 1
NotesFrom back of photograph: "House that stood at 2907 E. 35th St. from the date of its erection in 1853, by James Davenport, to Dec. 1st, 1916, when it was torn down. Davenport sold it to Rev. Thos. Johnson, then in charge of Shawnee Mission and the man after whom Johnson County, Kansas was named. He moved in with his family in 1857. On Jan. 3, 1865, a band of robbers tried to break in the house but failed, shooting through the door, wounding Mr. Johnson, who died in a short time.
Local SubjectJames Davenport Residence
Johnson Residence
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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