Harry E. Chrisman, former Liberal author and historian, donated a large collection of his writings, photographs, and other items to Liberal Memorial Library for the purpose of research. This database searches the contents of the Chrisman Collection.  
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CallNo: E27  
Descriptive Title: Harry + Glen Love   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin: 1980   Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On front of envelope: [Return address] THE STANLEY FOUNDATION 420 EAST THIRD STREET MUSCATINE, IOWA 52761 USA Address Correction Requested Return Postage Guaranteed; [Handwritten] Harry + Glen Love - 1925; [In a box that is x out] Non-Profit Organization U.S. POSTAGE PAID Permit No. 296 MUS CATINE, IOWA; [In red ink] THIRD CLASS MAIL; Harry E. Chrisman Maverick Publications 10245 West Fourteenth Avenue Denver, CO 80215; Red ink postage meter stamp for 40 cents from Muscatine, Iowa dated Oct 27, 1980
Misc Info: This envelope had two pictures in it.
Subject: Envelope
Harry Chrisman
Glen Love
1925
Horses
Buildings
Trees
  Related to:  P307
P291
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CallNo: M/F4  
Descriptive Title: Robbers Roost Montana   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: On front: "Robbers Roost" - Mont.
Misc Info: This mat/frame had a negative envelope with a negative. These were inside the mat/frame.
Subject: Robbers roost
Montana
Vigilante trail
House
Building
Trees
  Related to:  P443
P444
E20
N204
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CallNo: M/F5  
Descriptive Title: Billy Custer and Lee Larrabee   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On front: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher and Store Owner (derby hat) 2. Lee Larrabee, Store clerk, later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it.
Misc Info: There was negative in a negative envelope with: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher - Store keeper 2. Lee Larrabee, clerk (later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it. This negative envelope was in this mat/frame.
Subject: Billy Custer
Lee Larrabee
Store owner
Businessman
Liberal, Kansas
Wagon
Horses
Building
Store
  Related to:  P442
E21
N205
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CallNo: M/F8  
Descriptive Title: Liberal Band   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: 
Subject: Liberal Band
Men
Instruments
Buildings
Street
  Related to:  P449
N208
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CallNo: N102-A1a  
Descriptive Title: Main Street in Beaver Oklahoma in 1893   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1893   Provenance:
Size: 5 7/8 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [on negative] Main St. Beaver OK 1893 [on side of negative] Kodak -- Safety -- Film 437 [on side of building] GARRI/GENE
Misc Info: Street scene of Beaver, Oklahoma. The buildings are made of wood. There is a large dirt street running in between the buildings. There is a row of buildings, very close together, on both sides of the street. The first building on the right might be a general store according to the partial lettering on the side. Can see a small path in the brush leading to the general store in the foreground of the negative.
Subject: Beaver Oklahoma
Main Street
street scene
wood buildings
businesses
general store
dirt street
scrub grass and other brush
dirt path
Kodak
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CallNo: N117-F2b5  
Descriptive Title: Family stands behind rabbits hung on stick   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [at bottom] No. 28 You need not starve in the Southwest. [written toward bottom left] The crop that never fails. [balloon that looks like it's coming from one mule's mouth] Sure Mike [balloon from other mule's mouth] Are we all here? [written toward bottom right] Poor Mans Paradise
Misc Info: Eight rabbits hang upside down from a stick. Man holding rifle or other gun stands behind them, with his wife who is holding a child. Three children are on mule at right; two children on mule at left. Looks like a house or other building in the background.
Subject: family
rabbit
man
woman
children
mules
building
house
gun
rifle
  Related to:  P63
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CallNo: N127-A6  
Descriptive Title: Remnants of brick building   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 15/16 x 4 15/16   Condition: good
Text: 
Misc Info: Remnants of building, most likely brick. Part of a wall still standing, and several columns of brick from corners of building. No other buildings around it, but is some yucca plants and other plains shrubs.
Subject: brick building
remains
wall
plains
yucca plant
Ruins
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CallNo: N128-A6  
Descriptive Title: Large building on the plains   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/16 x 5 5/16   Condition: good
Text: 
Misc Info: Large building on the plains -- no other buildings around it or in the background. It has square features and many windows. There are two main stories, plus two more towers on back side.
Subject: building
school
church
plains
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CallNo: N133-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle behind large tree   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle and house in the background.
Misc Info: A herd of longhorn cattle are in the background. In foreground is a large tree. There is a house or other building also in the background, along with a telephone pole and lines. Four cows are standing and several are laying down in the field. A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle and house in the background.
Subject: longhorn cattle
tree
house
building
telephone pole
telephone pole lines
Kodak
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CallNo: N136-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Cattle herd with some longhorns   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a red box drawn around the closest group of cattle.
Misc Info: A herd of cattle stand among trees on a pasture or on the plains. There is a house or other building in the background, and a telephone pole and lines. There is one longhorn visible in the bunch. There is a red box drawn around the closest group of cattle.
Subject: cattle
longhorn cattle
telephone pole
telephone pole lines
trees
house
building
pasture
plains
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CallNo: N141-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: Herd of cattle on the plains or in a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the cow laying down and the cattle behind it.
Misc Info: Herd of cattle in a pasture or on the plains. There is one large cow (longhorned, perhaps) sitting on the ground. There is a house or building on the far left side of the negative, with trees and a telephone pole and telephone lines in the background. A dirt road or path is in the foreground of the negative. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the cow laying down and the cattle behind it.
Subject: cattle
longhorn cattle
house
building
trees
telephone pole
telephone pole lines
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N14-E1a1  
Descriptive Title: Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" at Norton, Kansas, rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" Norton, Kans. Copyright 1921 (R.R. Doubleday) 10 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Cowboy is thrown from longhorned bull at rodeo; horses, cowboys, and spectators line the fence; other cowboys on horses at far left
Subject: Tommie Douglas
"Teddy"
Norton, Kansas
R.R. Doubleday
fence buildings trees
longhorned bull
bull riding
cowboys
horses rodeo rodeo arena
spectators Kodak
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CallNo: N163-A3b1  
Descriptive Title: Rock Island Depot or other railway building   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: Rock Island
Misc Info: Words written on the ground say Rock Island in front of a building, looks like it is probably a depot. Don't think it is the Liberal, Kansas, Rock Island Depot. There are other buildings in the background, and the automobiles look like they are from the 1950s era. There is a large, bare tree in front of depot building.
Subject: Rock Island Depot
buildings
trees
automobiles
railroad
telephone poles
  Related to:  E15
Other: Negatives N163 and N164 are together on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N164-A6  
Descriptive Title: Electric box outside of a Rock Island Depot or other building   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Some kind of metal structure; looks like an electric box with slats in the sides. Buildings in the background look like the same buildings from N163, so the box is probably in front of the Rock Island Depot or other building in the same area.
Subject: electric box
metal structure with slats
buildings
trees
telephone poles
  Related to:  E15
Other: Negatives N163 and N164 are together on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N193-D1f  
Descriptive Title: Donkeys or mules in a pen   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [on bottom of negative] JAPAN (upside down and backwards)
Misc Info: A large herd of donkeys or mules in a pen. There are approximately 17-20 animals. There is a building or shed behind the animals, and they are enclosed in the pen with a fence. Some of the animals are grazing, others are gathered in a corner of the negative; could be at a water or food trough. The word JAPAN is written at the bottom of the negative, and it is upside down and backwards.
Subject: donkeys
mules
pen
building
fence
grazing
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CallNo: N194-F2b3  
Descriptive Title: Enclosed building on wheels with flowers and people on it   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: A building or small, enclosed house is on top of wheels like a wagon. The building has a roof, door and windows. The bottom part of the building is made of brick. There are several people in the building: a man with a child sitting on his lap and a woman behind in the door, two people in the first window, a person in the second and third windows, and a man in a suit standing beside the wagon. There are flowers and vines around the doorway and windows on the wagon. There are names written at the bottom of the negative, but it's cut off and can't be read.
Subject: building
wagon
wheels
flowers
vines
people
men
women
children
Hancock
  Related to:  P523
P495
P276
P543
Other: There is a sign to the right in the negative that says "Own Your" and the initials CE. Not sure if this is hand-written or part of the original photo.    

CallNo: N203-H1g  
Descriptive Title: Two women with wheelbarrow   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 11/16 x 2 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] (two red lines) x crop x, x crop x
Misc Info: Negative of 2 women with wheelbarrow full of chips. Wagon in background and 2 buildings
Subject: Women
wheelbarrow
chips
wagon
building
No Man's Land
  Related to:  P134
M/F3
E19
Other: Negative was in a negative envelope with "Kansas women gathering cow chips" written in red ink. This envelope was in a mat/frame which says "Kansas women gathering cow chips - 1880-90 era Neg only"    

CallNo: N204-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Robbers roost   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: On negative: Robbers roost on Vigilante trail 10
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with "Negative - 'Robbers Roost' ; 4 with a circle around it ; 2 V copies = 2 - 5x7 1 each" written on it. This negative envelope was in a mat/frame with "Robbers Roost" - Mont. written on it.
Subject: Robbers roost
Montana
House
Trees
Vigilante trail
Building
  Related to:  P443
P444
M/F4
E20
Other: Negative is of a building with trees on the side of it. There appears to be another building behind and to the side of it. Appears to be 2 story with decks on each level.    

CallNo: N205-A3p  
Descriptive Title: Billy Custer and Lee Larrabee   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 11/16   Condition: excellent
Text: 
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher - Store keeper 2. Lee Larrabee, clerk (later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it. This negative envelope was in a mat/frame with: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher and Store Owner (derby hat) 2. Lee Larrabee, Store clerk, later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it.
Subject: Billy Custer
Lee Larrabee
Store owner
Rancher
Liberal, Kansas
Horses
Wagon
Building
Store
  Related to:  P442
E21
M/F5
Other: Negative is a picture of 2 men in a wagon pulled by 1 or 2 horses. There is a big building in the background.    

CallNo: N213-A5e  
Descriptive Title: Old Fort Union ruins   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: Negative has red lines and x's on it and "Make 5x7" and another word not legible [pas shiver]
Misc Info: Negative is of building ruins possible brick.
Subject: Fort Union
Ruins
Buildings
New Mexico
Rocks
  Related to:  P437
E26
M/F12
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CallNo: N216-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Green Stone house   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 3/8 x 4 5/16   Condition: poor
Text: In red barely legible: The old Green Ranch House
Misc Info: Labeled as Plastics. It looks like a negative but feels like plastic, smooth on one side and rough on the other. Was in a folded Southwest Daily Times advertising copy paper with 3 other plastics.
Subject: Green Stone house
People
Building
Fence
  Related to:  C18
N215
N217
N218
Other: This is in very poor condition. It is hard to see the picture. There is a house and 1 or 2 people standing in front of the house. There is a possible fence also.    

CallNo: N32-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Garfield Daniels riding bucking mule at North Platte, Neb., rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Garfield Daniels riding "Cases" Famous Bucking Mule North Platte, Nebr. (Doubleday) 90668
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bucking mule; man walks to the right in arena; two cowboys on horses at left; crowd gathered by fence
Subject: Garfield Daniels
Case's bucking mule
North Platte, Nebraska
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
rodeo
rodeo arena
fence
spectators building
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CallNo: N33-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud twirls a lasso   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Leonard Stroud 0675
Misc Info: Cowboy twirls lasso, possibly at a rodeo; buildings and telephone poles in background
Subject: Leonard Stroud
lasso
lariat
rope
rodeo
cowboy
buildings
trees
telephone poles
cowboy boots
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CallNo: N36-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Bob Hall on "Benjamine Franklin" at Ritzville Roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1923   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: "Benjamine Franklin" goes over backward with Bob Hall, Ritzville Roundup (copyright 1923 R.R. Doubleday) 90661
Misc Info: Man rides bucking horse; horse is standing almost straight up and tilted back; lone horse stands in background by fence.
Subject: Bob Hall
Benjamine Franklin
Ritzville Roundup
Ritzville
R.R. Doubleday
cowboy
horses
fence
building
trees posts rodeo rodeo arena
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CallNo: N39-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Ranch long view   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 4 3/4"   Condition: very good
Text: 3, Kodak Safety Film, Kodak
Misc Info: Picture of a broad view of buildings, with a car and electric poles.
Subject: buildings
land
electric poles
fence
car
  Related to:  N38-A2b11
N40-A2b11
N41-A2b11
P132-A2b11
P133-A2b11
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CallNo: N40-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: House side view   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: good
Text: Kodak
Misc Info: Negative has scratches on the top. Picture of side and front view with building in the back.
Subject: house
trees
chairs
buildings
  Related to:  N38-A2b11
N39-A2b11
N41-A2b11
P132-A2b11
P133-A2b11
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CallNo: N41-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Back of house   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: A1, Kodak Safety Fill, Film
Misc Info: Picture of back of house with building behind it and tree to the side. Overturned chair on porch.
Subject: house
buildings
trees
porch
chair
  Related to:  N38-A2b11
N39-A2b11
N40-A2b11
P132-A2b11
P133-A2b11
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CallNo: N52-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Bareback riding at Alliance Nebraska rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Bareback riding Alliance Rodeo (Doubleday); 90685
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bareback at rodeo; horse is facing left, with back legs in air to kick; cowboy on horse at right; other cowboys and horses at left; cars line fence in background
Subject: bareback riding
Alliance rodeo
Alliance, Nebraska
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
rodeo arena
fence
automobiles
building poles
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CallNo: N76-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Man working with dog at side   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/4"   Condition: very good
Text: >5; VP (triangle with top pointing right)6; VP; Kodak VP6041; Kodak VP6041; AT-18-#20
Misc Info: Man is working with unknown tools at stand, which has items draped over it; dog standing at right and holding something in it's mouth. (Can't identify a lot of the things in pic).
Subject: man
dog
tools
pot
stand
kettle
shirt
jacket towel building
carpet cabinets counter
shelves Kodak collar bow tie
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CallNo: N77-B1a1  
Descriptive Title: Men in car with travel trailer   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak VP6041; Kodak VP6041; VP (triangle with top pointing right)17; VP (triangle with top pointing right)18 [tag] California 4W1764 [building] [?] Hofbrau
Misc Info: Two men sit in convertible automobile; car is pulling travel trailer; car parked in front of building
Subject: automobile
men
travel trailer
building
car
windows
doorway
steps railing fence
Hofbrau trees shrubs Kodak
street driveway California
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CallNo: N98-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys and their horses in front of home or building   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [side of negative] 3 B Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Two cowboys stand beside their saddled horses in front of a building or home. There are many trees in front of the home, as well as a fence.
Subject: cowboys
horses
home
building
trees
Kodak
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CallNo: P116-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Bob Hall on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1923   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] "Benjamine Franklin" goes over backward with- Bob Hall, Ritzville Round-up (copyright 1923 R.R. Doubleday) [back] 11
Misc Info: Cowboy gets bucked off saddlebronc; horse looks like it's standing almost straight up and about to tip backward. There is an automobile on other side of fence. Next to automobile is a horse.
Subject: Bob Hall
Benjamine Franklin
Ritzville Roundup
Ritzville
R.R. Doubleday
rodeo
rodeo arena
fence
windmill
buildings cowboy horses automobile saddlebronc
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Other: copy    

CallNo: P119-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Douglas on   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] [G]rand PA Douglas on Eddie Wells," North Platte, Nebr. (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo event. He is riding in an open area. There is a fence in the background and some kind of buildin g farther back than fence.
Subject: Grand Pa Douglas
North Platte, Nebraska
Doubleday
saddlebronc
cowboy
horse
rodeo
rodeo arena
fences buildings
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Other: copy    

CallNo: P132-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: House with fence and trees   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] May - 61 [back] Kodak Velox paper (three times)
Misc Info: Picture of front and side view of house with fence in front and trees in back, chairs on porch.
Subject: house
fence
chairs
trees
buildings
  Related to:  N38-A2b11
N39-A2b11
N40-A2b11
N41-A2b11
P133-A2b11
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CallNo: P133-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Side view of house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] May . 61 [back] Kodak Velox paper
Misc Info: Picture of side view and front of house. Chair is overturned, building in background, trees in background.
Subject: house
chairs
trees
buildings
  Related to:  N38-A2b11
N39-A2b11
N40-A2b11
N41-A2b11
P132-A2b11
Other:    

CallNo: P134-H1g  
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Descriptive Title: Two women with wheelbarrow   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 3/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] (two red lines) x crop x, x crop x [back] Credi[?] SW Daily Times [??] [Credi[?] SW Daily Times [??]are crossed out] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [stamped twice] - XII [in red] [note] To keep the home fires burning... "Pickin' up bones to keep from starving, Pickin' up chips to keep from freezin' Pickin' up courage to keep from leavin' 'Way out west in No Man's Land --- From an old song of the settlers, - photo courtesy Southwest Daily Times, Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Picture of 2 women with wheelbarrow full of chips. Wagon in background and 2 buildings
Subject: Women
wheelbarrow
chips
wagon
building
No Man's Land
  Related to:  N203
E19
M/F3
Other: Unable to detach note from photo. Is glued on. Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P14-B1b2  
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Descriptive Title: Passenger train   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:Southwest Daily Times
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back note] "The Last Highball." Here the news photographer catches the last passenger train as she gets ready to leave Liberal, Kansas. The "no seats available" policy finally ended passenger service to this busy southwest Kansas town. Photo by Joe Cannon, Southwest Daily Times. 25 40 75% [back] 25 [25 is circled] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Railroad worker stands beside passenger train with one arm raised and hand pointing toward depot in background. Worker is in shadow.
Subject: Passenger train
railroad workers
depot building
cars
old wagon
Liberal Kansas
The Last Highball
train track light poles
Joe Cannon Southwest Daily Times
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Other: Photo has stains on back. Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P161-B1b1  
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Descriptive Title: Rock Island's last steam locomotives   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1969   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] [emblem] Rock Island; The Rock Island's last steam locomotives were the twenty 5100-series, 4-8-4, Northerns, purchased from Alco in two seperate orders. Oil burners 5100-5109 were delivered in 1944, and two years later the railroad received coal burners 5110-5119. The engines were 109 feet long, weighed in at nearly 423 tons fully loaded, had 74-inch, roller-bearing-equipped drivers and operated on 270 pounds of steam pressure. [back] cancell this order 4/28/69 Mb
Misc Info: Print with two trains and caption at the bottom; top train is 5100; bottom is 5119; Rock Island logo at left of caption; back writing in purple and pencil.
Subject: Rock Island locomotives
Rock Island Railroad
steam locomotive
5100-series
telephone poles, buildings
Northerns
Alco roller-bearing-equipped drivers
oil burners 5100-5109 S-1920 S-1984
coal burners 5110-5119
railroad engines railroad tracks
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CallNo: P166-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Chrisman sitting down in front of run down building   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1960   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] at old J.P. Olive Ranch, north of Utica, Kans. 1960; [four symbols or parts of letters]
Misc Info: Picture is of Chrisman sitting down in front of a run-down building. There is a window behind him.
Subject: J.P. Olive Ranch
J.P. Olive
Utica, Kansas
building
trees
Ruins
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CallNo: P171-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Street scene   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 3/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Carr (part of a letter) Gene; ? [st.] Beaver Ok. 1893
Misc Info: Picture of street scene with overgrown street. Has buildings. Red lines on picture.
Subject: town
street
building
brush
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CallNo: P172-A2a3  
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Descriptive Title: T.T. Boles' last residence   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 4 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [Front] T. T. Boles' Last Residence, Liberal, Kansas 1909. (age 85.) [back] 2 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Picture is of a home with a chiminay. Picture is very fuzzy.
Subject: Boles
Building
Liberal, Kansas
1909
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CallNo: P192-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Main Street in Garden City, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 13/16 x 4 13/16   Condition: fair
Text: [front] [?] Main Street - The; A616 [back] Main St. Garden City 1916 year we landed in the town. An uncle had been there since 1905 in Real Estate Biz. Photo from Ottis B. Zirkle P.O. Box 102 Brownton, W.Va.; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas.
Misc Info: Picture is of a main street with cars parked in front of the store fronts. There are street lamps.
Subject: Garden City, Kansas
Main Street
automobiles
buildings
store fronts
1916
Ottis B. Zirkle
Brownton, West Virginia
Street scene
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CallNo: P245-A2a11  
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Descriptive Title: mud road or flood waters   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: good
Text: [front] 5 col [back] 5 col 2.2 [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of a street scene. Bottom of photo has curves in the corners. Maybe looking out of a pipe. Sky looks cloudy.
Subject: Flood water
road
buildings
fence
poles
trees
water
street
street scene
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CallNo: P246-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: house and family   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [back] 2 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of a family sitting and standing on their front porch. Photo is taken from a distance. It is a one story home with another building directly behind it. There is a chimney on the roof and a windmill in the far right behind the house. There are trees behind the house and bushes in front.
Subject: Family dwelling
House
Family
Home
Building
Trees
Windmill
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CallNo: P254-A3b1  
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Descriptive Title: Rock Island   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Rock Island [island only top half of letters visable] APR 61 [back] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a building with a tree in front of it. In the foreground is a mound with the letters ROCK ISLAND in the ground.
Subject: Rock Island
Depot
Building
Automobiles
Trees
  Related to:  P251-
Other:    

CallNo: P258-A3h  
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Descriptive Title: Bank building at Arkalon, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 3/4 x 5 11/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] 3 col HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [note] Bank building at Arkalon, Kansas from an original photo owned by Mrs. Frank Stefan, 711 N. Grant, Liberal, Kans
Misc Info: Photo is of a huge building with people standing on the porch and people on horseback. There are 2 wagons. There are 2 pigs in the foreground.
Subject: bank
Arkalon, KS
Building
  Related to:  P259-
Other: Photo has tape tear mark and tape on top back.    

CallNo: P260-A3p  
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Descriptive Title: W. C. Stout Store at Arkalon, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1896-7   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 6 1/8   Condition: good
Text: [back] 3 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LAND D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [note] W.C. Stout Store at Arkalon, Kansas circa 1896-7. This is a view showing the north view, the street here running north and south. This was one of the largest buildings in the town. From orginial photo owned by Mrs. Frank Stefan, 711 N. Grant, Liberal, Kansas.
Misc Info: Photo is of a two story building with porches on both stories. looks like porches may go all the way around the building. There is a person on the porch on the left side of picture and a windmill in the background on the right top corner of photo.
Subject: store
Arkalon, Kansas
W. C. Stout
Building
  Related to:  P258
P259
Other: Photo has tape tear mark and tape on top back.    

CallNo: P263-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Railroad and crowd of people   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6 3/4 x 9 7/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] 5 col "Four" [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D. APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of a huge group of people standing between a train and a railroad track. There are buildings behind the train. There is one automobile in the left side of photo and horse and buggys on the right side of photo. There is a man standing on the rail of the track. There are people on the train. There are electric or telephone poles by the buildings.
Subject: railroad train
train
crowd
people
car
Automobile
Buildings
Horses
Wagons
Poles
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CallNo: P264-A3j  
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Descriptive Title: Red Cross Livery and Hospital   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6 15/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [front] +RED CROSS+ LIVERY AND HOSPITAL [there is a sign in the left of the photo hanging in a doorway--unable to read--looks like it says Dr. McClure Veterinarian] [back] Built by Will McClure + Marion Eidson in 1906 [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [newspaper clipping glued to back of photo] "BUILT IN 1905 BY WILL McCLURE AND MARION EIDSON" is the inscription on the back of this old picture sent to friend here by Mrs. Ella Furnas of 533 Franklin St., Whittier, Calif. Mrs. Furnas, whose maiden name was Ella McClure, is a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. P. McClure, who were very early pioneer residents of Southwest Kansas, and who in later years lived in a two story house at the corner of Grant Ave. and Third St., where the Campion Clinic now stand. Mrs. Furnas is the widow of Marion Eidson, and Will McClure was her brother. She writes: "The picture was of the livery stable and animal hos-pital which was built on the lot on the north side of Second St. (200 block) where Bill Lampe's livery stable had been in the early days of freighting from Liberal to the distant ranches. It marked the change from 'cattle country' to the 'wheat era,' which Southwest Kansas became with the advent of the automobile and oil in-dustry." SWDT - July 19, 1960
Misc Info: Photo is of a huge building with a man standing in a doorway. A man holding a horse. A man standing in front of huge opening in front of building. A man in a 2 horse buggy. The building looks like it's made of huge bricks. On the far right there are buildings in the background. Looks like a person is in a hay pile sitting.
Subject: Red Cross Livery
Stable
Building
Horses
Buggy
Men
Hospital
Animals
Veterinarian
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Other: Photo has yellowed newspaper clipping glued to back. Unable to remove.    

CallNo: P265-D2a  
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Descriptive Title: Broom Corn   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back] Broom corn? 5 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of 11 men standing. One is the foreground in holding broom corn. There is a women with 3 children standing beside her. They are on back right side of photo. There are 2 wagons loaded with broom corn in the right background. There are 2 buckets in the right foreground.
Subject: Broom corn
Harvest
Farmers
Family
Building
Wagons
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CallNo: P272-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Downtown street scene   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1920's   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/16 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] [sign on store front] QUINLAN & TAYLOR REAL - ESTATE INSURANCE [there are more signs, but unable to read them] [back] 5 col 2.2 [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of a street scence. There are people in automobiles and people standing. There is one wagon with two horses and a man standing in wagon. There is a dog running across the street. There is an empty wagon with 2 white horses hooked up to it. There are 2 men sitting in the front right corner of photo.
Subject: Street
Downtown
Buildings
People
Automobiles
Horses
Wagon
Poles
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CallNo: P273-A2a3  
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Descriptive Title: Moving a house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: early 1900 - 1920   Provenance:
Size: 5 3/4 x 7 3/4   Condition: good
Text: [back] 4 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of a two-story house with a porch on second floor. There are 13 men and 1 boy standing in front of house. There is one man holding 2 horses. There is a team of horses in the foreground. There are buildings and trees in the background. The main house is raised in the air possibly on wheels.
Subject: House movers
Buildings
Horses
Men
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CallNo: P274-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: House-moving outfit   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 5/16 x 7 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] House-moving outfit 4 col [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of 4 teams of horses attached to a trailor with wood beams on it. There are men sitting on the beams. There are 2 men holding the reins of the front horse teams. There is a long picket fence in the foreground. There are buildings in the background. There are telephone or electric poles and lines in the air. Looks like a ladder in the foreground laying down in front of the picket fence.
Subject: House movers
picket fence
lumber on trailer
horses
Mules
Men
Buildings
Poles
Trees
Bushes
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CallNo: P275-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Street Grader   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 9/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Street grader 4 col. [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Photo is of an 8 horse and mule team hooked to a street grader. There are two men on the street grader, one is sitting and one is standing. There is a huge building in the background. There are buildings on both side of the huge building. These are in the background.
Subject: street grader
horses
men
building construction
dirt road
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CallNo: P282-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Flory (Mook) Dunlap   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 x 4   Condition: good
Text: [no content on front or back]
Misc Info: Photo is of an elderly woman standing in front of flowers. There is a building behind her.
Subject: Flory Mook Dunlap
Flowers
Building
Trees
  Related to:  P277
P278
P279
P280
P281
P283
P284
P285
P286- to P290-
Other: Photo has glue tear spots all over back.    

CallNo: P289-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Earl Hardeman   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 5/8 x 4   Condition: good
Text: [there is no text on front or back]
Misc Info: Photo is of a man sitting down on a porch. Appears to be the beginning of stairs to the right. There is a building directly behind him. You can see part of a window.
Subject: Earl Hardeman
man
building
  Related to:  P277-
P278
P279
P280
P281
P282
P283
P284
P285- to P290-
Other: There is clear tape on the top and bottom of photo.    

CallNo: P295-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Wright   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/8 x 3 1/8   Condition: fair
Text: [back] Harry Wright Cullen's [?] son x
Misc Info: Photo is of a young man in a suit and tie. His arms are behind his back. He is standing in front of stairs. There is a porch and house behind him.
Subject: Boy
Stairs
Building
  Related to: 
Other: Photo was glued to something. It has black paper and glue marks on the back.    

CallNo: P303-A5e  
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Descriptive Title: Fort Sam at Houston, Texas   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1917   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/16 x 4   Condition: very good
Text: [stamped on front of photo] Copyrighted by C.W. Henningsen, San Antonio, Texas. [back of photo] Part of Ft. Sam, Houston, Texas 1917
Misc Info: Buildings, automobiles and houses in the background of a town scene. There is a line of automobiles and trucks in the forefront of the photo, and visible are the tops of several buildings, possibly bunkers. Large houses are in the background.
Subject: Fort Sam
Houston, Texas
automobiles
buildings
houses
trees
telephone poles
C.W. Henningsen
San Antonio, Texas
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CallNo: P304-F2j2  
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Descriptive Title: Militia riding to break up striking miners at Ludlaw, Colorado   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [on back] militia used to break up (& kill some) striking miners at Ludlaw, Colorado. [left facing arrow] man at right supposed to have killed at least 2 miners and was head man of militia. [address sticker] W. Thayer collection, Box 2175, Wenatchee, Wash. 98801
Misc Info: Large group of men on horseback riding into a town. There is a street and buildings on the side. Man in front, on left, is carrying a flag. Most have on military uniform.
Subject: militia
miners
Ludlaw, Colorado
W. Thayer
Wenatchee, Washington
men
flag
horses
buildings
street front
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CallNo: P312-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant home   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] One of the first houses in Liberal. The home of Mrs. Hattie Merchant who is shown before the building.
Misc Info: 2 copies of this photo exist. Copy 2 has no writing on it.
Subject: Merchant
Hattie Merchant
Liberal, Kansas
Building
House
Home
Bushes
Chimney
Rocking chair
Windows
  Related to:  P313
P314
P315
P316
P317
P318
Other: Copy 2 photo is of a woman standing in front of a house. The house has two chimneys, 3 windows showing, and 1 door showing. There is a rocking chair and a regular chair on the porch. There is some kind of table with a cloth over it and flowers on it. Looks like some kind of garden to the left of woman. Garden has some kind of chicken wire fence around it.    

CallNo: P317-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1893   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] Merchant Ranch 23 Mi[les] So[uth] Liberal 1893
Misc Info: Photo is of a herd of cattle with loose horses. There is a woman in a buggy with a horse attached to it. There is a man on a horse directly behind the buggy. There is another man on a horse standing behind the buggy in the background. There is a building in the far right background. There is a wagon amongst the cattle in the left background. There is a windmill in the middle background. There is a line of brush or trees in the far background. There is a tall solid wooden fence or gate in the left foreground.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Horses
Cattle
Cows
Calves
Horse drawn buggy
Building
House
Horse and rider
  Related to:  P312
P313
P315
P316
P314
P318
Other: Photo looks like a photo of a picture. There is wood showing in the bottom right corner. Like the photo was placed on it to take a picture of a picture.    

CallNo: P321-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Arkalon   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 3 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] ARKALON [back] Arkalon, Taken 1955 750 [750 circled] 240 [240 circled] 2 col time Picture No. 4 [crossed out] View out into patio back of old commercial establishment shows only dwarfed trees and the old pump. E934
Misc Info: Photo is looking off the side of a building. There is a doorway in the forground and trees in the background. There is a pump in front of the trees.
Subject: Arkalon
Pump
Trees
Building
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P322
Other: Photo has tape on top and bottom. Has yellow spots on back. Photo has reference to a scrapbook 56-61 p. 1R-B Scrapbook    

CallNo: P335-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 5/16 x 2 1/4   Condition: good
Text: [back] 1962 May
Misc Info: Photo is of a ruined building. There is a stone or rock wall with a window in it. To the left of that is another standing wood wall. Next to the wood wall is more wood walls that have fallen. There is a pile of wood pieces laying in the brush in the front left corner of photo.
Subject: Building
Ruins
House
Ranch
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P334
P333
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p.2RB Photo has tape on right side front.    

CallNo: P336-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox ranch (ruins)   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] PHOTO OF "THE SISTERS HOUSE Ra[?] [Ra crossed out] Taken March 1980 By Elias Candell
Misc Info: Photo is in color of a ruined building in the open plains. Looks like buttes in the background. There are a few trees in back and to right side of building.
Subject: Ruins
Sisters house
Elias Candell
Hills
Open plains
Trees
Building
Scrapbook
Tub
  Related to:  P337
P338
P339
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Tub Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P340-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 3/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] This taken by Bob Hedrick [ob Hed underlined] Old OX Ranch H.Q. Guymon, Okla [mon, O underlined] We went to OX Hq in spring of 1958 + took pix. This view is back of Ranch house, looking south toward river. HEC
Misc Info: Photo is taken looking out a window or doorway. There are stones or rock wall on both sides of window or doorway. There is a wood brace with more rocks above the window or doorway. The photo is of building that is framed by wall picture was taken through. The building is rock or stone with a roof. There is a fence in front of building. On back right side of building is a white thing that appears to run behind and longer than building. White thing has the shape of a propane tank. This has a slender bush or tree in front of it on the right side of building.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Building
Stone
Rock
Headquarters
Guymon, Oklahoma
Ranch house
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
P337
P338
P339
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P343-A3h  
Descriptive Title: National Bank in Ashland, KS   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: good
Text: [front] [sign on huge building] FIRST NATIONAL BANK 1887 [sign on building next to bank] [?] [possibly says Ashland] DRUGS SODAS [there is 3 words under the other sign, but am unable to read it. [back] [Firs]t National Bank Building [A]shland, Kansas [bui]lt 1888 [1888 crossed out] 1887 [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a huge building on a street corner. It is ornately covered and has many windows. There are businesses attached to it going down both sides of street. The huge building has a clock above the door. Photo has yellow glue stain on back.
Subject: Bank
First National Bank
Ashland, Kansas
Building
Street scene
Drug store
Sodas
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 3-A 2 [2 is circled]    

CallNo: P347-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Site of old Springfield   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 x 4 3/16   Condition: fair
Text: [back] Site of Old Springfield ; 3 Col time ; 750 [750 is circled] ; 240 [240 is circled] ; Picture No. 4 [Picture No. 4 is crossed out] ; Looking north toward Northern N[rest of word is cut off]
Misc Info: Photo is of a lone tree. On the horizon is alot of buildings. May be some kind of factory or town. Foreground is open plains.
Subject: Springfield
Site
Building
Factory
Scrapbook
Tree
Horizon
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 5 2 [2 is circled] Photo has yellow glue stain covering back.    

CallNo: P348-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Wreck of old ranch SE of Fargo Springs   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/2   Condition: fair
Text: [back] Wreck [wreck underlined twice] of old ranch build southeast of Fargo Springs 2 miles. 3 Col time 750 [750 is circled] [+ or x] 240 [240 is circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 buildings that have caved in. Small building on the left is behind a wood fence. The roof is bowed in. The building on the right has one wall standing. The rest is the roof on the ground. Looks like a round stock tank with a barrel in it, in the far right bottom corner. Photo has yellow glue stain covering the back.
Subject: Gurney Ranch
Ranch
Ruins
Fargo Springs
Building
Scrapbook
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 6-A Gurney Ranch    

CallNo: P352-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Green Stone House   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] The Green Stone House March 1980 Photo by Elias Caudell Lakewood, Colo
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a two story stone house. There are windows visible on two sides of house. The front has a door. There is a chimney on the roof. Looks like its on a open plain.
Subject: Stone house
Building
Elias Caudell photo
Lakewood, Colorado
Open plains
Windows
Door
Scrapbook
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 24-A Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P363-F1ab  
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Descriptive Title: Ralph and Viola Weber   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1964-1970   Provenance:
Size: 3 3/16 x 3 1/4   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Ralph and Viola Weber 782B
Misc Info: Photo is of a man and woman standing in front of an automobile. There is a building with a ladder behind them. There are trees or bushes to the right of the building. Photo has glued paper circles in all corners on back.
Subject: Ralph and Viola Weber
Man
Woman
Couple
Automobile
Formal dress
Building
Scrapbook
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 62-64 p 54    

CallNo: P392-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Harry and his sister Esper   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May-June 1986   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/4   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Harry + Esper May - June 1986 [May-June 1986 underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of Harry Chrisman and sister. Harry has his hands on woman's shoulders. He is looking down at her adoringly. There is a house behind them. Can see a tree trunk directly behind Harry. There are more trees in the left background. There are bushes along the house and green lawn on all sides of people.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Esper Chrisman
Sister
Brother
Scrapbook
Building
House
Trees
Lawn
Bushes
  Related to: 
Other: Photo has tape on all corners, left side, and bottom front.    

CallNo: P399-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Don Bell   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1938   Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] To Harry E Chrisman Don Bell 1938 [back] 72
Misc Info: Photo is of a man standing in front of a building. He is holding a saddle in his right hand and a bridle in his left hand. There is a window directly behind him. He is wearing a cowboy hat, boots, and jacket.
Subject: Don Bell
Cowboy
Harry E. Chrisman
Saddle
Bridle
Building
Window
  Related to:  P394
P395
P396
P397
P398
Other: Photo has tape on top front corners and tape marks on left bottom front side.    

CallNo: P3-B1b  
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Descriptive Title: Orange train wreck   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1902   Provenance:Chrisman Collection - private
Size: 4 9/16 x 6 5/16   Condition: fair
Text: [front] An other picture of the orange train wreck. [back note] In 1902 the engine of one train crashed into the caboose of a fruit train. Oranges were scattered all over the tracks at Liberal, KS. Dr. J.C. Watkins was obliged to use an axe in cutting a trainman's leg off to extract him from the wreckage near the boiler. The man was deadheading back to his home. Dr. Watkins later lived at Harlingen Texas. Photo from Chrisman Collection. 8 24 65 % [on back] Train wreck on Chi & Rock Island at Liberal, Kansas, circa 1902. Engine of one train hit caboose of second train. Trainman's leg had to be cut off to free him from engine. Several carloads of oranges were scattered [pell mill] over the right-of-way. 8 Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts, Liberal, KS Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of a wrecked caboose, train engine. Cars sit on tracks. Crowd gathered, some working on train. Debris and other items litter the ground.
Subject: orange train caboose
train engine
gathered crowd
debris
Liberal, Kansas
telephone poles
steam from engine
train cars Harlingen Texas barrel
building train track Dr. J.C. Watkins
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Other: Photo is on thick cardboard.    

CallNo: P407-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman at Camp Hill with cotton bales   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Harry at Camp Hill. Cotton Bale April 1934 [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of a man standing next to cotton bales. His left hand is resting on top of the cotton bales. There is a brick wall on the right of cotton bales. There are buildings behind him.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Cotton
Cotton bales
Brick wall
Buildings
Poles
Camp Hill, Alabama
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CallNo: P435-A5e  
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Descriptive Title: Sentinels at Old Fort Union   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] IX [back] IX On pg. 236 Return Photo to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return Photo to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [job form] Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page 23 c Half-Tone [check mark] 65% 6 - 9
Misc Info: Photo is of ruins. They are tall pillars of rock or stone.
Subject: building remains
rock
settlement
Fort Union
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CallNo: P437-A5e  
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Descriptive Title: Sentinels at Old Fort Union   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1959   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [front] Make 5x7 Crop as shown [photo has red lines and x's in front] [back] "Sentinels at Old Fort Union" Fort Union, N. Mex. View along "Officers Row," looking southwest. 36% Harry E. Chrisman Land D Apt. 74 BBC Liberal, Kansas [Harry E. Chrisman Land D Apt. 74 BBC Liberal, Kansas is crossed out and his Denver address stamp is stamped over it] ; [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; ent. 4-20-59 [env.]
Misc Info: Photo is of ruins. There are tall pillars in decay. Looks like rock and brick.
Subject: Fort Union
building remains
rocks
settlement
New Mexico
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N213
E26
M/F12
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P43-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Bucking mule   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] A Nebr-mule with Texas idea's (D.F.P.Co.) [sign on building] [Tire Mileage Doubled] [can't read next line] [? repair & ? ALL ????] [? Schafer Bros] [back] "A Nebraska mule with Texas ideas" North Platte, Nebr. (1921?) © D.F.P.Co., Inc.
Misc Info: Man on bucking mule, man on horse, crowd of people gathered outside and inside of an open building with sign on front.
Subject: bucking mule
cowboy
crowd
horse
building
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P444-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Robbers Roost   Type: Print
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Robbers Roost on Vigilante Trail [back] XII [XII is crossed out] ; VIII ; VIII ; p. 198 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK ; Return Photo To [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return Photo To [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [note] Job Name Ohio Univ. Job No. 43044 Page 198 Half-Tone [check mark] 65% 16-52
Misc Info: Photo is of a two-story building with a porch/deck on both stories. There are trees in front of building. There is a building behind it with a ladder going up to the roof.
Subject: Robbers Roost
Vigilante trail
house
building
Montana
trees
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N204
E20
M/F4
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P449-F2d1  
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Descriptive Title: Liberal Band   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1888-1889   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of 8 men and 3 boys lined up on a wooden sidewalk. They each hold instruments. There is a building directly behind them. There are buildings on either side of main building.
Subject: Liberal Band
Men
Instruments
Buildings
Wooden sidewalk
Street
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Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P450-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Abandoned Kansas Farm   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1930-1950   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] "...my old claim on the Cimarron river was a disappointment of weeds, stunted trees, an abandoned shack and a broken-down windmill tower... It is painful for one of my age to return to the scenes of 40, 50 and 60 years ago."
Misc Info: Photo is of an abandoned farm. There are two buildings and a windmill. There is a wagon wheel in the foreground.
Subject: farm
wagon wheel
wind mill
buildings
prairie
kansas
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P451
E18
M/F2
N174
N175
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P452-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Kansas women gathering cow chips   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880-1890 era   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] #2 ; sub for C[?] [word was on tape that was torn off] ; on pg. 270 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK ; Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14TH Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14TH Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [note] Job Name Ohio Wuniv Job No. 43044 Page 270 Half-Tone [check mark] 93% 9-40
Misc Info: Photo is of two women standing by a wheelbarrow. One woman is holding a stack of chips in her left hand. The other woman is dumping a bag of chips into wheelbarrow. There is a wagon behind them and a building to the left.
Subject: women
cow chips
wheelbarrow
wagon
building
barn
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CallNo: P480-A2a11  
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Descriptive Title: House   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of a two-story house. It has a covered porch. There is 2 chimneys on roof. There are bushes in front of house and trees around it. There is a tree in front of stairs to front door.
Subject: house
Two-story house
Trees
Porch
Buildings
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Other: Photo has tape on top back. Photo has stains on left side.    

CallNo: P49-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Main Street in Ellsworth, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Ellsworth, KAN. South Main Looking East 1872 In picture: there are signs on some buildings DROVERS COTTAGE; RESTUARANT; others are illegible. [back] Property of [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS ; Photo by Webb's Studio, Ellsworth, Kansas Reproduced From Original By Courtesy of George Jelenek, Ellsworth
Misc Info: Picture of Main Street with buildings and people in front of buildings.
Subject: Main Street
1872
Drovers Cottage
buildings
George Jelenek
Ellsworth, Kansas
Webb's photo studio
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CallNo: P514-M  
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Descriptive Title: Covered wagon replicas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] at Whittier Home ; KODAK VELOX PAPER ; CRH
Misc Info: Photo is of several covered wagon replicas. There are several wooden horses in front of the wagons. There is a building behind and a building to the left. There are wires and poles and trees.
Subject: covered wagon
Hancock
wooden horse
Replicas
Buildings
Trees
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P505
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CallNo: P545-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Military group   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 9/16 x 2 1/4   Condition: good
Text: Writing on back is cut off. Readable words are: big siste was a Wac at tona [Daytona] Beach.
Misc Info: This photo was taped on a thin piece of cardboard with 5 other pictures. Photo has tape on top front and left bottom corner is cut off.
Subject: Military
Men
Catherine Chrisman
Building
Trees
Book
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C17
P544
P546
P547
P548
P549
Other: Photo is of a group of people 3 men are in military dress, Catherine Chrisman is in military dress and one man in civilian clothes holding a book.    

CallNo: P548-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Military women   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 7/8 x 2 3/8   Condition: good
Text: [back] Eva [Sassola]. Ohio Rose Aisenberg Miller - Moss Shirley [Jewett] Pasadena, C [/vy Guest] - L.A. Calif. Grace Myers - Chicago [Ca]therine Chrisman - Nbr. V - F Day
Misc Info: Photo was taped onto a thin piece of cardboard with 5 other photos. All but one has been cropped. Photo has tape on front left side.
Subject: Military
Women
Catherine Chrisman
Building
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C17
P544
P545
P546
P547
P549
Other: Photo is of a group of 8 women with arms around shoulders. Appear to be in military dress. There is a building behind them.    

CallNo: P80-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Sacajawea Memorial Ceremony   Type: Print
Date of Origin: February 25, 1970   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/8 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [front] [?] Sacagawea Memorial tablet. Three Forks, Mont., Oct. 2, 1914 [back] Frame No. 22 Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Feb. 25 1970
Misc Info: Photo is of a crowd gathering around marker in Three Forks, Mont. Train is coming through town in background. There are automobiles and horse drawn carriages in the photo. Buildings and electric or phone poles are visable.
Subject: Sacajawea Memorial Marker
gathered crowd
Three Forks, Montana
buggies
cars
horses
buildings
silo
telephone poles
houses train mountains
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CallNo: P85-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Billie Kingham riding "A Nice Gentle Saddle Pony" at North Platte, Neb.   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: [front] LIE KINGHAM Riding "A Nice Gentle Saddle Pony" Doubleday North Platte, Nebr. [back] Billie Kingham riding "A Nice Gentle Saddle Pony" North Platte, Neb. © Doubleday 4
Misc Info: Cowboy rides a saddlebronc during a rodeo; two cowboys on ground by a horse, one on horseback in background. Pic is a copy - words are cut off.
Subject: Billie Kingham
"A Nice Gentle Saddle Pony"
North Platte, Nebraska
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
saddlebronc
buildings
fence
rodeo rodeo arena
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Other: Copy or reproduction    

CallNo: P89-E1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Jack Brown on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Brown on "One Step" Y FORD, Colo. right, 1921, R.R. Doubleday) [back] Jack Brown clowning on "One Step" Rocky Ford Colo. 1921 © Doubleday 10
Misc Info: Cowboy on bucking horse [can't tell if saddle or bareback]. The horse is facing camera and leaning to the left. One back hoof is on ground. Rider has right arm up. There is a line of something in the background. Trees and buildings?
Subject: Jack Brown
Rocky Ford, Colorado
R.R. Doubleday
buildings
rodeo
trees
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Other: copy    

CallNo: P92-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Bareback riding at Alliance Rodeo   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1923   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Bareback riding Alliance Rodeo (Doubleday) 1923(?) [back] 1
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bareback at rodeo; other cowboys on horses stand by; vehicles lined up behind fence.
Subject: Alliance Rodeo
bareback
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
fence
rodeo arena
vehicles
windmill
buildings
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CallNo: P93-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Jessy Roberts at Scottsbluff, Neb., rodeo   Type: Print
Date of Origin: July 4, 5, 6 1922   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] By C.F. Smith Jessy Roberts Scotch Bluffs, Rodeo July 4-5-6 1922 [back] Jessy Roberts Scottsbluff, Nebr., Rodeo July 4-5-6 1922 Photo by C.F. Smith, 1922
Misc Info: Woman rides saddlebronc at rodeo with spectators in the background.
Subject: Jessy Roberts
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
rodeo
rodeo arena
C.F. Smith
saddlebronc
grandstands
spectators
light or telephone poles
building
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CallNo: P95-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Garfield Daniels on bucking mule at North Platte, Neb., rodeo   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: Garfield Daniels Riding 'Case's' Famous Bucking Mule North Platte, Nebr. (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc mule at rodeo; cowboys on horses stand by; spectators watch from fence.
Subject: Garfield Daniels
Case's
bucking mule
North Platte, Nebraska
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
rodeo
rodeo arena
spectators fence building saddlebronc
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CallNo: PC29-F2f4  
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Descriptive Title: Buffalo Bill Show   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Buffalo Bill Show 112 [back] 2nd from left is Ned Buntline 6th from right is Henry Purvis, Cody, Wyo. HP; Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D., Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: No correspondence; performers in Buffalo Bill show line up from left to right. Teepees and indians in background.
Subject: Buffalo Bill Show performers
cowboys
Indians
horses
tepees teepees
wagons
trees
buildings
Ned Buntline
Henry Purvis fence Cody, Wyoming
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CallNo: PC33-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Myron Goodwin   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] signs say "Arkansaw Traveler" and "Home or Bust." [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Correspondence Here; Name and Address Here; Myron Goodwin
Misc Info: No correspondence; single traveler in goat-pulled wagon. Signs say "Arkansaw Traveler" and "Home or Bust"
Subject: Myron Goodwin
one-passenger wagon
goat
luggage
crumbling building or mine
hand-made signs on wagons
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CallNo: PC45-D2c  
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Descriptive Title: Wheat, Food for the World   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: 
Text: [front] Wheat, Food for the World; No. 34 [back] POST CARD; Made in U.S.A.; Place Stamp Here; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Has various pictures of things relating to wheat. There is a young boy and girl eating something in the middle.
Subject: wheat
children
boy
girl
waffles
pies
bread
rolls
cookies
farm machine building man woman
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CallNo: PC47-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Early day transportation in Dodge City, 1878   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Early Day transportation in Dodge City, 1878; No. 28 [back] Post card; printed in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Place Stamp Here; J.P. Kiniry & Associates.
Misc Info: Picture is of a four horse wagon with 2 men in driver's seat. There are houses in picture.
Subject: transportation
wagon
horses
buildings
men
lamp post
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CallNo: PC51-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Robbers Roost   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 3 7/16 x 5 9/16"   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Robbers Roost on Vigilante Trail ; 10 [back] PHOTO POST CARD Kodak Paper PLACE STAMP HERE ADDRESS [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of a 2 story building with a porch/deck on both floors. There are trees in front of it. There is a building behind and on the right of it.
Subject: Robbers Roost
Vigilante trail
house
building
Montana
Trees
Postcard
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N204
E20
M/F4
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: PC5-D2a  
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Descriptive Title: Broom corn crop in Liberal   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:private collection - Maurine and Crompton Tate
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] #53 Always Something (letter "s" is backwards) doing at Liberal. [back note] A Saturday street scene during the booming broom-corn years in Southwest Kansas. Photo courtesy Maurine and Crompton Tate. Don't mark photo! [back] When hardware its hardware, can't even buy a snap in it, was in the harness shop also, but did not talk with the owner Edison. Was in the court house also. Aug had some business there in regards school bonds he is treasure of their district. Aug. is having quite a time out here. Sunday we are invited out to dinner. There is a family here from Chester, Neb., by the name of John Preifert. Harry E. Chrisman - Return Pic; Post Card Correspondence here (short vertical line) Place Stamp Here; Name and address here; Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Liberal, Kansas (word ACTUAL written on right side)
Misc Info: Busy street scene with wagons full of broom corn. Downtown Liberal, Kansas, street scene.
Subject: broom-corn
downtown Liberal, Kansas
wagons horses farmers
Southwest Kansas Lands building
Star Grocery building
Edison owner of hardware store
John Preifert
telephone poles street-side shops
Chester, Nebraska
Maurine and Crompton Tate
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CallNo: PC9-E1c  
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Descriptive Title: Dover Days Maypole Dances   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1960   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] (copyright symbol) 1960 Ken-Del Productions [back] Dover, Del. - Dover Days on Historic tree - shaded Dover Green Fairs and markets were held here in years gone by, on Dover Days Maypole Dances, the minuet, and eighteenth century games take their place. A Day in Old Dover is observed on the first Saturday in May, annually. No. DD84; Ektachrome by Ed Kennedy. Pub & copyrighted 1960 by Ken-Del Productions, Inc., Wilmington, Del. Postcard; Place Stamp Here. 6919-B
Misc Info: Color postcard; no correspondence; women in colorful dresses dance around a maypole; crowd watches.
Subject: Maypole dance
Dover Days
Dover, Delaware
Dover Green
Ed Kennedy
dancing women men at pole
Ken-Del Productions minuet
Wilmington, Delaware Ektachrome
gathered crowd homes
buildings trees grass
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