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: E24  
Descriptive Title: Issuing Cattle on Rosebud Reservation   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: Negative envelope says: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation ; 1 circled ; 1 V odd = 1-5x7 ; 1 each
Misc Info: This negative envelope had a negative in it. The whole thing was placed in a mat/frame.
Subject: Rosebud Reservation
Indians
Reservations
Cattle
Horses
Todd County, S.D.
Texas trail herds
Pens
Fence
  Related to:  P201
N210
M/F10
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CallNo: M/F10  
Descriptive Title: Issuing Cattle on Rosebud Reservation   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: Issuing Cattle to Indians on Rosebud Reservation - (neg. only)
Misc Info: This mat/frame had a negative in a negative envelope that was placed in it. Negative envelope says: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation ; 1 circled ; 1 V odd = 1-5x7 ; 1 each
Subject: Rosebud Reservation
Indians
Cattle
Horses
Reservations
Todd County, S.D.
Texas trail herds
  Related to:  P201
N210
E24
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CallNo: N210-D1a1  
Descriptive Title: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 15/16 x 2 5/16   Condition: very good
Text: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation
Misc Info: This negative was in a negative envelope that was placed in a mat/frame. Negative envelope says: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation ; 1 circled ; 1 V odd = 1-5x7 ; 1 each Mat/frame says: Issuing Cattle to Indians on Rosebud Reservation - (neg. only)
Subject: Rosebud Reservation
Indians
Cattle
Horses
Longhorns
Pen
Fence
Todd County, S.D.
Texas trail herds
Reservations
  Related to:  P201
E24
M/F10
Other: Negative is of corralled cows. There are people on horseback and standing outside of the corral.    

CallNo: N29-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Pendleton, Oregon, roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Pendleton Roundup (Doubleday) 90664
Misc Info: Cowboys and others gather inside arena for rodeo; grandstands in background are packed with people.
Subject: Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton, Oregon
Doubleday
cowboys
trees fence poles
Indians
horses
rodeo rodeo arena
grandstands
spectators
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CallNo: N4-F2a4  
Descriptive Title: Donna Card, Lorena Tricky, Mabel Strickland and Indians at Cheyenne Frontier Days   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 6 Kodak safety film Kodak safety film Doubleday (7) Donna Card Lorena Tricky Mabel Strickland and their Indian friends Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Misc Info: Three women stand with 2 indians and 1 indian child
Subject: Donna Card
Lorena Tricky
Mabel Strickland
Indians
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne Wyoming
Doubleday
fence
Kodak
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CallNo: O1- (O=Other)  
Descriptive Title: Drawings by Bonnie Farmer Tyrone, Oklahoma   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1950-55   Provenance:
Size: 24" x 36"   Condition: excellent
Text: Drawings by Bonnie Farmer Tyrone, Okla. Circa 1950-55
Misc Info: 6 sketches shaped like Kansas with various scenes inside. Trees, buffalo, indian, pioneers, sunflowers
Subject: Kansas Prairie
indians
buffalo, bison
trees
pioneer
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CallNo: P109-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Three Indians on horses watching a roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1920-1923   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] watching the round-up [back] Watching the roundup (Doubleday) Probably Pendleton, Ore. Circa 1920-1923
Misc Info: Three Indians sit on horseback; each wears a hat and other Indian attire.
Subject: Indians
horses
roundup
Doubleday
Pendleton, Oregon
blankets
beaded harness
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CallNo: P201-D1a1  
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Descriptive Title: Issuing cattle on Rosebud Reservation   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [front] VI [?] Cattle on Rosebud Reserv. [back] VI Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] VI; 5 x 7"; Q. How were cattle issued to the Indians on the Reservations? A. When the Texas trail herds arrived, the animals were corraled. Each Indian family entitled to a beef was called, a steer turned out the gate and the Indian family killed it and butchered it right there on the prairie. The above scene is from an issue at the Rosebud Reservation, Todd County, S.D. -- photo from author's collection (line and markings; unreadable)
Misc Info: Picture is of corralled cows. There are people on horseback and standing outside of the corral. Photo has tape on top back.
Subject: Reservations
Indians
cattle
Rosebud Reservation
Todd County, S.D.
Texas trail herds
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CallNo: P210-J2  
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Descriptive Title: Mrs. William Wyant at Adobe Walls, Texas, Monument   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1929   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 4 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: Adobe Walls Mrs. Wm Wyant 1929 Scene of Battle of 'Dobe Walls between Buffalo Hunters and Indians 1874 Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Adobe Walls monument surrounded by fence; woman in hat stands beside fence; grass is tall, trees in background
Subject: Adobe Walls monument
Mrs. William Wyant
fence
grass
trees
Battle of 'Dobe Walls
buffalo hunters
Indians
woman
Adobe Walls, Texas
  Related to:  N81-J2
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CallNo: P234-K2  
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Descriptive Title: Indian Chief's visit to Dodge news clipping   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 7/16 x 5 1/4   Condition: good
Text: [front] JUL 59 [first article] Indian Chief's Visit To Early Dodge Recalled...[has entire article] [second article] Indian Survivors Of Dobe Walls to Visit Old Scene... [has entire article] [back] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [there is a stamp of partial numbers or letters] KODAK VELOX PAPER [stamped several times, very faint]
Misc Info: Picture is of 2 seperate articles 1 is on the top, to the right of that article is another article. Below the first article is a photo with a caption that reads: Part of Chief "Dull Knifes" band of captured northern Cheyennes, at Dodge City, Kansas 1879.
Subject: Indians
Dodge City
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Other: Call Dodge to see if we can get copy of news article in full size.    

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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