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This is a stereographic photo of the Bender house in Labette County, Kansas. The "Bloody Benders" as the family would later be known, killed at least eleven people and buried them in the surrounding yard. A massive manhunt for them stretched over several states but the Benders were never caught.
Creator: Tresslar Brothers
Item Number: 211552
Call Number: FK2.L1 .77 *6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211552
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1870s - 1873
Government and Politics - Crime and Punishment - Crimes - Murders
Home and Family - Death and funerals
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Stereographs
People - Criminals - Bender Family
Places - Counties - Labette
Thematic Time Period - Cattle Drives, 1867-1885
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Stereographs