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Richard E. Hickock

Kansas State Penitentiary

An inmate photograph of Richard Hickock copied from his Kansas State Prison inmate file. Hickock and his accomplice, Perry Smith, were convicted of first degree murder for the brutal 1959 killings of Herb and Bonnie Clutter, their daughter, Nancy, and son, Kenyon, in Holcomb, Kansas. The murders inspired the true-crime novel "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote.

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Gallows, Kansas State Penitentiary, Lansing, Kansas

This photograph shows the gallows at the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas. The gallows are now part of the collections of the Kansas History Museum, Topeka.

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John Anderson, Jr.,

This colored portrait shows John Anderson, Jr., a lawyer and politician from Olathe, Kansas. He begins his political career in 1946 when he is elected as a Republican for county attorney of Johnson County. In 1952 Anderson is elected to the Kansas Senate representing District Sixth of Johnson County. A position he serves from 1953 to 1956 before his appointment as Attorney General of Kansas. He serves from 1956 to 1961 and wins the elections of 1956 and 1958. In the November general election of 1960, Anderson defeats Democratic incumbent George Docking to become the thirty-sixth governor of Kansas serving from 1961 to 1965. He is also the first governor to occupy Cedar Crest, which became the official home of the Kansas Governor.

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Aerial view of the State Industrial School for Boys

State Industrial School for Boys opened its doors in 1881 to educate young men who had committed criminal acts. The school was located north of the capitol building on about 170 acres of land that was given by the city of Topeka.

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John Anderson, Jr.

This formal portrait shows John Anderson, Jr., a lawyer and politician from Olathe, Kansas. He begins his political career in 1946 when he is elected as a Republican for county attorney of Johnson County. In 1952 Anderson is elected to the Kansas Senate representing District Sixth of Johnson County. A position he serves from 1953 to 1956 before his appointment as Attorney General of Kansas. He serves from 1956 to 1961 and wins the elections of 1956 and 1958. In the November general election of 1960, Anderson defeats Democratic incumbent George Docking to become the thirty-sixth governor of Kansas serving from 1961 to 1965. He is also the first governor to occupy Cedar Crest, which became the official home of the Kansas Governor.

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John Anderson Jr.

This is a portrait of Governor John Anderson Jr. inscribed to "Monte Canfield with personal regards", dated May 22, 1961. Anderson served in the Kansas Senate from 1953 to 1956, was Attorney General of Kansas from 1956 to 1961, and was the thirty-sixth Governor of Kansas from 1961 to 1965. Anderson was the first governor to occupy Cedar Crest, which became the official residents of Kansas Governors.

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Topeka, Kansas, looking North East

Kansas. Dept. of Transportation. Aviation Division

An aerial view of Topeka, Kansas, showing the capital grounds and the downtown commercial district. The city of Topeka was founded in 1857 along the banks of the Kansas River in present day Shawnee County.

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John Anderson, Jr.

This formal portrait shows John Anderson, Jr., a lawyer and politician from Olathe, Kansas. He begins his political career in 1946 when he is elected as a Republican for county attorney of Johnson County. In 1952 Anderson is elected to the Kansas Senate representing District Sixth of Johnson County. A position he serves from 1953 to 1956 before his appointment as Attorney General of Kansas. He serves from 1956 to 1961 and wins the elections of 1956 and 1958. In the November general election of 1960, Anderson defeats Democratic incumbent George Docking to become the thirty-sixth governor of Kansas serving from 1961 to 1965. He is also the first governor to occupy Cedar Crest, which became the official home of the Kansas Governor.

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Governor John Anderson Jr. in Governors' Office

This is a photograph of Governor John Anderson Jr., the thirty-sixth governor of Kansas, surrounded by a group of people holding a U. S. centennial flag in the Governors' Office at the State Capital.

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Aerial view of the Pottawatomie Indian Mission and surrounding area, Topeka, Kansas

Kansas. Dept. of Transportation

An aerial view of the area west of Wanamaker Road, south of the Kansas River, north of 10th Street, and east of Urish Road showing the Pottawatomie Indian Mission and property. The Kansas State Historical Society's complex is located on this property.

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