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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
The photograph of Charles Sumner, the leader of the anti-slavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War, depicts Sumner in a dark suite and tie with a white shirt. A lock of Sumner's hair is attached to a card date, August 25, 1876, collected by his niece, India Hastings.
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photograph; lock of hair
Mississippi State University Libraries, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Original Manuscript Collection, Series 5: Miscellaneous Materials, 1838-1931, Box 1, Folder 210
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Photograph and Lock of Hair, Charles Sumner, August 25, 1876, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.