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This is a photograph showing people on the north or front side of the Bender house. The Bender family operated a remote road house on a farm near Cherryvale, Kansas. When several travelers disappeared, local residents became suspicious of the Benders. A search of the property revealed eleven bodies buried in the yard and all of them died of injuries consistent with blows to the head. The Bender family members escaped and were never found.

Creator: Gamble, G. R.
Date: 1872

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Item Number: 447487
Call Number: FK2.L1 .77 *8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447487

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