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This black and white photograph shows a view of the H. W. Avery farm in Clay County, Kansas. When the Avery family first acquired the 1,000 acres of land it was used for raising Percheron draft horses. It later became a feed and livestock operation. In 1964, the red brick house with the green Spanish tiles and surrounding buildings were dismantled to make way for the Milford Reservoir on the Republican River. Some years later William H. Avery, former Governor of Kansas, return to the family farm to build a home on the remaining land.

Date: Between 1900s and 1920s

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Item Number: 212099
Call Number: FK2.C6.75 A *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212099

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