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William Inge

A portrait of playwright William Motter Inge, 1913-1973. Born in Independence, Kansas, Inge graduated from the University of Kansas, worked for a Wichita radio station, and taught in both high school and college. His play "Come Back, Little Sheba" brought him fame in 1949. In 1953, the play "Picnic" won a Pulitzer Prize and in 1955, "Bus Stop" received rave reviews. Inge drew upon his Kansas background for the characters and storylines in his plays.

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George Docking

This portrait shows George Docking, 1904-1964, a native of Clay Center, Kansas. He served as the Democratic governor of Kansas from 1957 to 1961. His son, Robert B. Docking, 1925-1983, also served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1967 to 1975.

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Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States

This is a portrait of Dwight David Eisenhower, 1890-1969, President of the United States. He brought to the presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II, Dwight D. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the cold war. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world." He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

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George Docking

This portrait shows George Docking, 1904-1964, a native of Clay Center, Kansas. He served as the Democratic governor of Kansas from 1957 to 1961. His son, Robert B. Docking, 1925-1983, also served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1967 to 1975.

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George Docking

This is an informal portrait of Governor George Docking, 1904-1964, sitting at his desk signing paperwork at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kansas. Docking, a native of Clay Center, Kansas, served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1957 to 1961. His son, Robert B. Docking, 1925-1983, served as a Democratic governor of Kansas from 1967 to 1975.

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William Inge's childhood home, Independence, Kansas

William Inge's childhood home, located at 514 N. 4th Street in Independence, Kansas.

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Frederick (Fred) Lee Hall

A portrait of Frederick Lee Hall (1916-1970), seated at the governor's desk, who served as Kansas governor from 1955 until his resignation, on January 3, 1957, to accept an appointment to the Kansas Supreme Court.

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William Inge at the typewriter

Pippin, Wilbur

Portrait of William Inge, 1913-1973, born in Independence, Kan., graduated from the University of Kansas, worked for a Wichita radio station, and taught in both high school and college before his play Come Back, Little Sheba brought him fame in 1949. In 1953, the play Picnic won him a Pulitzer Prize and in 1955, Bus Stop received rave reviews. Inge drew upon his Kansas background for the characters and storylines in his plays. This photograph shows Inge at the typewriter.

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Frank Leslie Hagaman at governor's desk

Kansas. Dept. of Economic Development

Photograph of Frank Leslie Hagaman (1894-1966), Kansas governor from 1950 to 1951. The photograph shows Governor Hagaman sitting at the governor's desk.

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Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States

This portrait of Dwight David Eisenhower, President of the United States, shows him sitting at a desk with a flag and book cases in the background. He brought to the presidency his prestige as commanding general of the victorious forces in Europe during World War II. Eisenhower obtained a truce in Korea and worked incessantly during his two terms to ease the tensions of the cold war. He pursued the moderate policies of "Modern Republicanism," pointing out as he left office, "America is today the strongest, most influential, and most productive nation in the world." He grew up in Abilene, Kansas.

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