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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter Place, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

This series of photographs represent the south porch rehabilitation of Grinter Place in Wyandotte County, Kansas by Kansas Historical Society staff. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape. Grinter Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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Governor and Mrs. William Henry Avery at Cedar Crest, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph showing Governor and Mrs. William Henry Avery in the living room of Cedar Crest in Topeka, Kansas. Avery was born August 11, 191, near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966.

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William Henry Avery and family

A photograph of Governor William Henry Avery and his family on the snow covered lawn in front of the Governor's mansion, Cedar Crest. The photograph was used on the Governor's Christmas card. Avery was born August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. A Republican, Avery served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1950 to 1955. In 1954, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives and served until 1964. During his 10 years in Congress, he served on numerous committees. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966. After an unsuccessful bid for the United States Senate, Avery returned to private life.

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Easter egg hunt, Topeka, Kansas

A photograph of children and adults at the Governor's Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cedar Crest, Topeka, Kansas. Hazel Vivian Bowles Avery, Governor Avery's wife, is standing on the platform.

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William Henry Avery

A photograph of Governor William Henry Avery with two young boys in wheelchairs. This photograph of Avery was probably campaigning for a second term as governor. He was born August 11, 1911 near Wakefield, Kansas, and graduated from Wakefield High School and the University of Kansas. In 1964, Avery was elected the 37th governor of Kansas. He served one term as governor, losing a re-election bid to Robert Docking in 1966.

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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter Place, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

These photographs represent the rehabilitation of the south porch at Grinter Place in Wyandotte County, Kansas by the Kansas Historical Society staff. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape. Grinter Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter Place, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

These photographs represent the rehabilitation of the south porch at Grinter Place in Wyandotte County, Kansas by the Kansas Historical Society staff. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape. Grinter Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter Place, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

These photographs represent the rehabilitation of the south porch at Grinter Place in Wyandotte County, Kansas by the Kansas Historical Society staff. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape. Grinter Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter House, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

These photograph represent the work by the Kansas Historical Society staff on the rehabilitation of the south porch at the Grinter House in Wyandotte County, Kansas. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape.

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South porch rehabilitation, Grinter Place, Wyandotte County, Kansas

Kansas State Historical Society

These photographs represent the work by the Kansas Historical Society staff to rehabilitate the south porch of Gritner Place in Wyandotte County, Kansas. This was the home of Annie and Moses Grinter. Annie, a Lenape (Delaware), helped farm, raise poultry and livestock, and plant an apple orchard. Moses operated a ferry and a trading post, where he traded with the Lenape. Grinter Place was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.

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