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: C7-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Carl Smith obituary comment   Type: Comments
Date of Origin: 2-26-1976   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 6"   Condition: good
Text: obituary 2-26-76 Carl Smith (age 117) of Seattle, Wash., was a rider at one time for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and Pawnee Bill Wild West Show. Not photo available adn just brief editorial in local paper from ass. press. Denver Post might have picked this up on their ass. press wire. Probably the last one of the old show group to die. Walt Thayer
Misc Info: hand-written note on white paper; ink is mostly blue; it's black where the author wrote over words. Looks like it was folded in half at some time. (This was found with Smith Ranch negatives.)
Subject: Carl Smith
Seattle, Washington
Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
Pawnee Bill Wild West Show
Associated Press
Denver Post
Walt Thayer
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C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
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CallNo: E4-F1  
Descriptive Title: Stell's old photos manila envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 9 1/2 x 12"   Condition: 
Text: [front] Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Social Security Administration District Office Scottsbluff, Nebraska 69361 Official Business Postage and fees paid U.S. Department of H.E.W.; Stell's letters (crossed out); Stell's Old photos: 1. Delaware Postcards 2. Montana Pix 3. Robt. E. Lee (circled) - Put in genealogy collection w/Va Pix 4. Ulysses S. Grant and Abe Lincoln (circled) 5. Montana cowboys 6. Montana wheat harvest (Head? & boys) 7. Pix of Pattison Log Homestead, Geri?? 8. Geo. Stephenson + "Sankey Gospel Singers" 9. Mother & Aunt Delphy, Uncle Lou & Dad 10. 2- photos old Edison Phonograph & moving picture "Music" man (Joe Fairchild pix)
Misc Info: All pictures listed were not found in the envelope.
Subject: photographs
Delaware postcards
Montana
Robert E. Lee
Estelle C. Laughlin
Ulysses S. Grant
Abe Lincoln
cowboys Edison phonograph music man
wheat harvest Pattison log homestead
George Stephenson "Sankey Gospel Singers"
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P8-F1b
P4-D1d
P5-F2f1 P6-F2f1
P144-F1b P145-F1b
P146-F1b P147-F1b
P148-F1b P149-F1b P150-A2b11 P151-A3p
L7-F1ab L8-F1b
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CallNo: M/F9  
Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone + Cowboys   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: On front: Cy Hagadone + Cowboys - Montana
Misc Info: This mat/frame had a negative in it.
Subject: Cy Hagadone
Doc Hagadone
Frank Hagadone
Cowboys
Montana
Card playing
Trail
  Related to:  P440
P441
N209
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CallNo: N125-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboy at a card game   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 13/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: #32 Cow Boys "Quiet Game." Cow Boy Life After (written below other text and fuzzy, might be from another photo)
Misc Info: Group of cowboys playing a card game. One looks like he's drawing poker chips to him, while all others around him have a gun or knife drawn on him. At least 12 men in photo.
Subject: cowboys
men
game
cards
guns
knives
pistol
rifle
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CallNo: N209-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone and cowboys   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8   Condition: good
Text: "Doc" Hagadone written on negative.
Misc Info: "Doc" Frank Hagadone, half-brother of Cy Hagadone, old Olive ranch foreman for Olive Brothers in the 1880s. The men are enjoying a friendly card game and a drink along the cattle trail. The time appears to be the late Eighties and no others in the photograph are identified.
Subject: Cy Hagadone
Cowboys
Horses
Card playing
Doc Hagadone
Frank Hagadone
Trail
Montana
  Related to:  P440
P441
M/F9
Other: This negative was in a mat/frame with: Cy Hagadone + Cowboys - Montana written on it. NOTE: Negative says Doc Hagadone and Mat/Frame says Cy Hagadone.    

CallNo: N30-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Frank Carter on "Two Step" at North Platte, Neb. Roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Frank Carter on "Two Step" North Platte Roundup 19 Stryker 90665
Misc Info: Cwoboy rides saddlebronc; 3 cowboys on horseback in background
Subject: Frank Carter
"Two Step"
North Platte Roundup
North Platte, Nebraska
Stryker
cowboys
horses
saddlebronc
poles
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: N46-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Frank Carter on "Slipery Pete" at North Platte, Nebraska, rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 90667; Frank Carter on "Slipery Pete" North Platte, Neb., (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo; cowboy and horse face left; horse's front feet tucked under head; back legs on ground; rider has one arm in air.
Subject: Frank Carter
"Slipery Pete" Slippery Pete
North Platte, Nebraska
rodeo
Doubleday
cowboy
horse
saddlebronc
rodeo arena
poles fence
  Related to:  P110
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CallNo: N47-F1a  
Descriptive Title: Donna Card   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 90699; "Donna Card" (D.F.P.Co.Inc.)
Misc Info: Woman stands in what might be a campsight; she's holding a wide-brimmed hat; tent and trees in background
Subject: Donna Card
D.F.P.Co.Inc.
woman
hat
trees
tent
shadow
campsite
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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: N71-F1b  
Descriptive Title: cowboy and horse   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 11; H; Kodak Safety Film; Kodak Safety Film; A son of the Plains No. 22 Day Photo
Misc Info: Man (cowboy) stands at right, horse to his left; man holding rope to horse's bridle; horse is facing man.
Subject: cowboy
horse
plains
Day
Kodak
saddle
cowboy hat
scarf
gun belt
gun rope
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CallNo: N74-B1a1  
Descriptive Title: Automobile with trailer in front of residential home   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: VP (triangle with top pointed right) 3; VP (triangle with top pointed right) 4; VP (triangle with top pointed right); 6041; Kodak 6041 [tag] 4G23
Misc Info: Car with trailer sits in driveway in front of residential house; trees, shrubs and bushes around house; large house with tile shingles. Other car in driveway.
Subject: automobiles
trailer
residence
home
trees
shrubs
driveway
yard garage Kodak
pillars bushes car roof
shingles windows archways
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CallNo: N75-F24  
Descriptive Title: Man getting in car, woman standing beside car   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1935   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: VP (triangle with top pointing right) 1; VP (triangle with top pointing right) 2; Kodak VP 6041; Kodak VP; [tag] 1935 California 1H (DLR, each letter on top of the next, in a line) 743
Misc Info: Man about to get in car; automobile pulling trailer; woman at right wearing robe, hair possibly in curlers; man wearing suit
Subject: man
woman
automobile
trailer
driveway
trees
Kodak
California
suit dress hat
robe curlers car
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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: N80-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 11 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile trees
car windmill
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P208-A2b11
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CallNo: NC8-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Carl Smith Obituary   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: 2-26-1976   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 3 7/8"   Condition: good
Text: W. Thayer, Box 2175, Wenatchee, Wash. 98801; Wenatchee (Wa.) World, Thursday, Feb. 26, 1976 13; Former Wild West Show rider, 117, dies; Seattle (AP) - Former Buffalo Bill Wild West Show rider Carl Smith, the son of a slave and a Cherokee Indian mother, has died here at age 117. Smith said he was born on Christmas Day in Cherokee, Kan., in 1858. His father fled to Kansas after escaping slavery in Virginia. (next paragraph) He rode in the Pawnee Bill wild west show, and served in the Army for 30 years. He fought in frontier Indian skirmishes before the turn of the century and also served in Cuba and the Philippines. (next paragraph) Smith, who died Sunday, worked as a longshoreman for 23 years after coming to Seattle in 1916. (next paragraph) Services are planned for today. There are no known survivors.
Misc Info: Newspaper clipping of obituary; address label, white at top; headline in italic font
Subject: Carl Smith
W. Thayer
Wenatchee, Washington
Wenatchee World
longshoreman Cherokee, Kansas
Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
Seattle, Washington Cherokee Indian Cuba
Philippines
Pawnee Bill Wild West Show
Army Virginia
  Related to:  C7-F1b
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CallNo: P107-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Donna Card   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] "Donna Card" (D.F.P.Co. Inc.)
Misc Info: Woman stands in her bloomers, holding a cowboy hat. She has a ribbon in her hair. There are trees and teepees behind her.
Subject: Donna Card
D.F.P.Co.Inc.
cowboy hat
bloomers
ground
tent
trees
Tepee
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CallNo: P110-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Frank Carter on   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Frank Carter on "Slipery Pete" North Platte, Nebr. (Doubleday) [back] 12
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc in open area. There are pens in the far background.
Subject: Frank Carter
North Platte, Nebraska
Doubleday
saddlebronc
rodeo
rodeo arena
fence
corrals
  Related to:  N46
Other: copy    

CallNo: P117-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Frank Carter on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1919   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] "Frank Carter on Two Step" North Platte Roundup: 19. Stryker [back] North Platte 1919 Photo by Stryker
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc; three cowboys on horses in background.
Subject: Frank Carter
North Platte Roundup
North Platte, Nebraska
Stryker
saddlebronc
rodeo
rodeo arena
cowboys
horses
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Other: copy    

CallNo: P11-B1b1  
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Descriptive Title: Rock Island Train and workers   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Jim Miller Ed Campbell (in cab) Mexican laborers O.B. Wimmer on tender [back] Jim Miller lived at Liberal, Kansas when he won this Carnegie medal for trying to rescue man and boy buried in cesspool. HEC 6 [6 is circled] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver Colo. 80125 [back note] Harry: I wrote Geo. Miller asking if he wanted this old picture of his father, and he didn't mention it in his reply, so guess he didn't. It would be worthy preserving in museum, because he's (Jim Miller) the one who got the Carnegie Medal for trying to rescue those w men buried in cave-in. I had the complete acct. in Times not too long ago. -- Maurine
Misc Info: Four men in front of engine No. 1442. Attached car 1442 (both of Rock Island Railroad) sits in front of elevator. Car has load of rock or some other material (tender?)
Subject: Rock Island Railroad train
Jim Miller
Ed Campbed
O.B. Wimmer
Mexican laborers
elevator train track tender Carnegie Medal
railroad cars railroad engine No. 1442
Liberal Kansas George Miller
Southwest Daily Times
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Other: Note says the photo is from Maurine, possible Maurine Tate? Photo is in a mat/frame. Frame is 7 7/8 x 9 15/16"    

CallNo: P142-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field has a car in it.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Ogalalla Cattle Trail
plains
fields
open range
cattle trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
car
  Related to:  P140-H1e
P141-H1e
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CallNo: P146-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: 2 cent stamp   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 4-13-69   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [face of stamp] U.S. Inter.REV. 2; Two Cents; Playing cards. [front] No. Negative, A.S. Morse, photographer. Dep't of the Cumberland, Branch of Hd. Qrs., 25 Cedar Street, Nashville, Tenn. Gen. Grant [back] Frame No. 44A copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Apr. 13 1969
Misc Info: Picture is of a stamp with George Washington on it. Picture was in manila envelope.
Subject: stamps
George Washington
playing cards
A.S. Morse
Nashville, Tennessee
  Related to:  E4-F1
P7-F2f1
P8-F1b
P4-D1d
P5-F2f1
P6-F2f1
P144-F1b
P145-F1b; P147-F1b; P148-F1b; P149-F1b; P150-A2b11
P151-A3p; L7-F1ab; L8-F1b
Other: Photo has stains on 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: P151-A3p  
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Descriptive Title: Man writing at desk cartoon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [Misc. signs in cartoon] [Picture is of a man sitting at a desk behind a counter. He is writing. There are 4 people standing at counter and 4 people behind a window. There is a stove with a kettle going and the steam burned a cat. Picture was in manila envelope]
Misc Info: {Scope's trial in Tennessee in the early 1900s; maybe picture of monkey that says My Grandpa. Was in manila envelope.
Subject: Man
customers
Justice of the Peace
Mayor
bank director
telephraph operator
President of school board
Leader brass band
mail carrier real estate agent
Express agent creamery association baggage master
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P7-F2f1
P8-F1b
P4-D1d
P5-F2f1
P6-F2f1
P144-F1b
P145-F1b; P146-F1b; P147-F1b; P148-F1b; P149-F1b
P150-A2b11; P151-A3p; L7-F1ab; L8-F1b
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CallNo: P15-A3b1  
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Descriptive Title: Rock Island Railroad Depot   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1890s   Provenance:Private Collection -- Maurine and Crompton Tate
Size: 4 11/16 x 6 5/8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Don't mark photo! [back] Reduce photo to 4 x 2 3/4" [back note 1] Copy G-3 The Rock Island railway depot was one of the fine buildings in Liberal. A fine masonry building was at the east end, where the group stands. Photo courtesy Maurine and Crompton Tate. [back note 2] Harry: Crompton said to give his copy of the picture to the museum, too. Mrs. Watson Rogers at Rock Island (granddaughter of the McDermotts) said she might be able to identify some of the people from old pictures she has. -- Maurine Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [on building] Liberal Lunch, cigars and tobacco Hotel Lunch Lunchroom
Misc Info: Three men and seven women stand in front of Rock Island Depot in Liberal, KS.
Subject: Rock Island Railroad Depot
Liberal Kansas
men women
McDermott's Hotel Dining Room
Greer House
Maurine and Cromptom Tate
train tracks wooden deck flags
Depot fire cart
Mrs. Watson Rogers
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Other: Photo is on carboard mat/frame. Frame is 6 15/16 x 8 15/16"    

CallNo: P169-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Three women standing in front of car   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [back] Lorraine, Mom Bell + Cathy 1957
Misc Info: Picture is of 3 women standing together with a car behind them. One woman is holding plates and a book.
Subject: women
car
trees
Catherine Chrisman
Bell
Lorraine
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Other: Photo is stained front and back.    

CallNo: P180-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Charles Rath   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [back] Property of Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; 36E; Charles Rath [note] Bob Rath worked at Liberal, KS Drug Store and I knew him well. Had many interesting talks with him. HEC Charles Rath 1838 - ? Dodge City - Rath City- Mobeetie - Fort Griffin [paragraph starts] Merchant, Indian trader, hide buyer, Charles Rath was one of the best-known men in the Southwest Plains area. He married Carrie Markely in Sweet Wine, Ohio, in 1870, came to Kansas in 1871, to Dodge City in 1872. Carrie returned to Ohio in 1873 where their first child, Jesse Crane, a son, was born. Had she remained in Dodge he would have been the first white child born there. [next paragraph] Rath had two brothers at Dodge ---- Criss and William. Wm lived over the old frame store building, corner of Bridge (Second) and Front Streets. [next paragraph] Rath had two other children by Carrie Markley Rath --- a son Robert and a daughter Bertha. Robert was a popular Dodge pharmacist for many years. Charles Rath later had a second wife, an Indian maiden. Photo courtesy original Robert E. Eagen Collection, Dodge City, Kansas. [Photo courtesy original Robert E. Eagen Collection is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is a portrait of a man in a suit with short hair and moustache. Came with a clipping and note.
Subject: Charles Rath
merchant
Indian trader
hide buyer
Southwest Plains
Carrie Markley
Sweet Wine, Ohio Bertha Rath
1870 Bridge Street Front Street Robert Rath
Dodge City, Kansas Criss Rath William Rath
1871 Jesse Crane Indian maiden pharmacist
  Related to:  NC11-F1b
Other: Photo has 4 glue spots on top back. Photo has tape on top and right back.    

CallNo: P203-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Tepee in front of houses   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] V.A. Kear builder of sod town; 2 miles east of Dighton, Kansas; Return to Harry C; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Picture is of 4 buildings with a tepee in front of them. There are 3 cars, 1 wagon, 1 buggy, 1 windmill and 1 American flag. Photo has stains on back.
Subject: Tepee
houses
cars
automobiles
windmill
wagon
V.A. Kear
sod town
Dighton, Kansas
Teepee
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CallNo: P208-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: Old Rock House on Hardesty Ranch Okla. Panhandle NW 1/4, Sec. 23, in Twp.[Turp.] 1, North of Range 19, East of Cimarron Meridian.
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house. Photo has tape on top left back.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile
trees
car windmill
  Related to:  N80-A2b11
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CallNo: P211-D2b  
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Descriptive Title: Seeding watermelons   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Taken about the of 1896 or 1897; F.M. Steele. Artist. Liberal, Kansas. One watermelon is circled with an arrow pointing to it. It has 60 lbs written on it. [back] SUN MAG; 79; 79 (circled); Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; 3 vol-32 Picas; Cash Crop. [note] Seeding Watermelsons --- Circa 1896-97 Photo by F.M. Steele, Liberal, KS. Man on knees at left: Shannon Bowman. Norton Hockett, owner of melons. Andrew " (ditto marks) son of owner. Buggy with 3 girls: Ethel Hockett, Bell Bowman and Bell Hanner, Tom Smith's future wife. Ethel was Will Bowaman's (a crossed out) future wife. Mr. Dillon Gideon Hockett Sitting or kneeling: Will Bowman Standing by barrell: John R. Cook lumber wagon and horses: Johnny Wright and Asa Hockett. carrying melon: Fred Bowman and John Crothers. seeding melons: Ancel Hampelton and Elvin Carr. On Norton Hockett Farm, Front melon market 60 lbs. (arrow points to 65 lb melon)
Misc Info: Photo is of people standing, sitting, and kneeling beside watermelons. They are scooping the center out of the rinds. Possible seed harvest. There is one buggy with 3 people in it and one wagon with barrels on it. There is a watermelon that is circled in white with an arrow pointing to it. Photo has tape on the top back.
Subject: Watermelon seed harvest
F.M. Steele photographer
Shannon Bowman
Norton Hockett
John R. Cook
Andrew Hockett Ethel Hockett Bell Bowman
Johnny Wright Asa Hockett Fred Bowman
John Crothers Ancel Hampelton Elvin Carr
Bell Hanner Tom Smith Will Bowman Mr. Dillion
Gideon Hockett
  Related to:  P206-D2b
Other:    

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: P305-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Denver City Railway Company's horse-drawn street car   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1914   Provenance:Denver Public Library Western Collection
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on street car] Good Values in Shoes at Strauss; 17th St. 17th Ave. & Pearl St.; Colfax Avenue; Union Depot 125; Colfax Ave; 125. [on back of photo] If reproduced use credit line: Denver Public Library Western Collection Photo by; Denver City Railway Company's horse drawn street car about 1914; [address sticker] W. Thayer collection, Box 2175, Wenatchee, Wash. 98801 [was placed over writing]
Misc Info: Street car with two people in the front, one man holding the reins to a horse in front. One man on a white horse standing beside the horse pulling the car. There is a road or street with railroad tracks on it. There are trees and a fence in the background. The horses are blurry.
Subject: Denver City Railway Company
horse-drawn street car
W. Thayer collection
Denver Public Library Western Collection
Wenatchee, Washington
17th Street
17th Avenue
Pearl Street
Colfax Avenue
Union Depot
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Other: W. Thayer collection    

CallNo: P379-E1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry and Catherine Chrisman in antique car   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1974   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] MEADE COUNTY 1874 1974 [no text on back]
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry and Catherine Chrisman in antique automobile. The auto has Meade County 1874 1974 sign taped to the door. Harry is in drivers seat. His left hand is hanging down holding his hat. There are 2 women and a boy standing in front of a building behind the car. The building is huge with 2 windows and glass double doors. There is an air conditioner or swamp cooler box above the right door.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
parade
model T car
Meade, KS
Meade County
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p 27L B Photo has tape on top and bottom front. Photo is stained on right side front. Photo is stained brown on back.    

CallNo: P383-E1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry and Catherine Chrisman in antique automobile   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1974   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] MEADE COUNTY 1874 1974 [sign on door of auto]
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry and Catherine Chrisman sitting in an antique automobile. Harry is holding his arm up and his hat is in that hand. There is a huge building behind the auto. It has 2 windows and a double glass door. Above the door is an air conditioner or swamp cooler box.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
parade
model T car
Meade, KS
Meade County
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p. 27 D Photo has tape on top front. Photo is stained on front and back.    

CallNo: P389-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry E. Chrisman   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May 1975   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 15/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Harry E. Chrisman Wolcott, NY May 1975 Billie and I took each other's pix. [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [stamped several times]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of Harry E. Chrisman holding a camera in his left hand and waving with his right hand. He is standing next to the front of an automobile. There is another automobile behind him. There is a tree and house behind him. There are more trees and another building to the rear left of him.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
man
car
house
camera
Wolcott, New York
Scrapbook
Billie Powell
  Related to:  P388
P387
P390
P391
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p. 33L C Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

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: P421-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud jumping his horse over an old Hudson touring car.   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1966-1967   Provenance:
Size: 4 3/4 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [Front] LEONARD STROUD WORLD CHAMPION TRICK RIDER ROCKY FORD COLO. [back] Leonard Stroud jumping his horse [insert symbol] (Chief?) over an old Hudson touring car. Believe this was at Las Vegas, N. Mex (about 1966-67). The governor and his wife and a cowboy occupy the rear seat. Photo by Doubleday. Information and Photo from - [Information and Photo are underlined] Jack Bailey [brand symbol] 615 Storey Blvd Apt. 317 Cheyenne, Wyo. 1989 2
Misc Info: Photo is of a man and horse jumping over an automobile. There are 3 people in the front seat and 3 in the back seat. The spare tire on the auto has a sign on it. There are people in the background watching the trick.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
horse
hudson touring car
Las Vegas, NM
Trick rider
Chief (horse)
Governor
Cowboy
Jack Bailey
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P440-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone and cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880s   Provenance:
Size: 4 3/4 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Crop ; "Doc" Hagadone [photo has red lines and x's] [back] III [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS is crossed out] ; Return to - [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 50 [50 is crossed out] ; 49% ; 189 ; 150 18 ____ 132 3426 [note] "A Friendly Game along the Cattle Trail" This old photograph shows "Doc" Frank Hagadone, half-brother of Cy Hagadone, old Olive ranch foreman for Olive Brothers in the 1880s. The men are enjoying a friendly card game and a drink along the cattle trail. The time appears to be the late Eighties and no others in the photograph are identified. "Doc" Hagadone was familiarly known by many Texas and Montana cowboys, having ridden the trails as a cowboy many years. Cy Hagadone ranched in Nebraska in his later years. Cy passing on to his reward at Lexington (Old Plum Creek) not many years ago. Photo courtesy Mrs. George Hledik, Roundup, Mont., daughter of "Doc" Frank Hagadone. [Photo courtesy Mrs. George Hledik, Roundup, Mont., daughter of "Doc" Frank Hagadone. is underlined] Return Photo to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of 5 men sitting on the ground playing cards. There are 3 saddled horses behind them. Three of the men are drinking out of bottles. There is open range behind them.
Subject: Cy Hagadone
cowboys
horses
card playing
prairie
Frank Hagadone
Doc Frank Hagadone
Olive Ranch
Mrs. George Hledik
  Related to:  P441-D1a2
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P441-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone and cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880s   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] "Doc" Hagadone ; III [back] III ; on pg. 62 ; Return To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [note] Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page 62 Half-Tone [check mark] 65% 12-5 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of five men sitting on the ground playing cards. Three of the men are drinking from bottles. There are three saddled horses behind the men. They are in an open range.
Subject:
horses
cowboys
card players
prairie
Cy Hagadone
Olive Ranch
Mrs. George Hledik
  Related to:  P440-D1a2
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P454-B1b1  
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Descriptive Title: Pride of the Prairie   Type: Print
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] PRIDE of the PRAIRIES Engine 35...vintage of 1882...rolled up an incredible mileage in its day and is still in perfect running condition. The little Mail Car is a replica of one in which on July 28, 1862, enroute from West Quincy to St. Joseph, Missouri, over what is now a part of the Burlington main line from Chicago to Kansas City and St. Joseph, United States Mail was first sorted while in transit. The purpose was to speed the departure of the overland stage coach from St. Joseph to California. This was the forerunner of the present-day Railway Mail Service. [back] XII [XII is crossed out] ; 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] Q. Has there ever been a book about Otto Kuhler, artist and designer of railroad engines? Where may I get one? A. Yes. Kuhler, before his death in 1977, completed his work, My Iron Journey. [My Iron Journey. is underlined] Illustrated with some of his finest oils in full color, it was published by Johnson Publ., Co., Box 990, Boulder, Co. 80306, where it may still be obtained at $18.50. In 1980, his wife Simonne published her story of their romantic and adventurous lives in her book, The Day That Changed My World. [The Day That Changed My World is underlined] Their lives in WW I in Europe, then in the U.S.A., as ranchers and creative people make fine reading. --Photo courtesy Burlington Route. ; XII [XII is crossed out] [front of picture] Pride of the Prairies Engine 35...vintage of 1882..rolled up an incredible mileage in its day and is still in perfect running condition. The little Mail car is a replica of one in which on July 28, 1862, enroute from West Quincy to St. Joseph, Missouri, over what is now a part of the Burlington main line from CHicago to Kansas CIty and St. Joseph, United States Mail was first sorted while in transit. The purpose was to speed the departure of the overland stage coach from St. Joseph to California. This was the forerunner of the present-day Railway Mail Service.
Misc Info: Photo is of a train engine, tender and a car. There is a sign on top of train with words on it. The train is on a track.
Subject: railroad engine
Mail car
Railroad track
Otto Kuhler
My Iron Journey
Simonne Kuhler
The Day That Changed My World
Burlington Route
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Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P45-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Indians and women   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] [?] card, Lorena Tricky, Mable Strickland and [??] - Cheyenne Frontier Days. [back] Left: Donna Card 2nd: Indian (Sioux) unknown 3rd: Lorena Tricky, star rider 4th: Indian (unknown) 5th: Mable Strickland 6th: Indian boy (unknown) Cheyenne Frontier Days © Doubleday No date
Misc Info: Picture of 3 women, 2 adult male Indians and one Indian boy.
Subject: Indian men and white women
boy
Donna Card
Sioux Indian
Lorena Tricky
Mable Strickland
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P481-F2f4  
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Descriptive Title: Lonesome Trailer movie photo   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4   Condition: excellent
Text: [photo has a line and x on top of photo]
Misc Info: Photo is of a man getting into an automobile. He is looking back towards a woman who looks angry. The automobile has a trailer on the back. There are trees behind auto and trailer. Woman is in a robe with hair in curlers.
Subject: car
man
woman
movie
trailer
actors
El Brendel
Edna Bennett
Warner Brothers
  Related to:  P479
P491
P492
P494
P498
P502
P503
P507
P508, P518, P531
Other: Lonesome Trailer movie    

CallNo: P482-B13  
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Descriptive Title: Travel Trailer   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: good
Text: [back] One of his folding trailers about 35'. CRH C203
Misc Info: Photo is of an automobile with a trailer in the back. There is a house behind it. There are trees and bushes. There is a smaller trailer behind the big trailer.
Subject: automobile and trailer
house
car
travel trailer
trees
Hancock trailer
  Related to:  P483-B13
Other: One of Hancock's trailers.    

CallNo: P494-F2f4  
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Descriptive Title: Lonesome Trailer movie photo   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4   Condition: excellent
Text: [no text on photo] Photo has line and x on top front.
Misc Info: Photo is of a man getting into an automobile with a trailer on back. He is looking back towards a woman. The woman is in a robe and curlers. She looks mad at him. Auto has California plates.
Subject: car
man
woman
movie
trailer
El Brendel
Actors
Warner Brothers
Edna Bennett
  Related to:  P479
P481
P491
P492
P498
P502
P503
P507
P508, P518, P531
Other:    

CallNo: P496-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: C. E. Hancock in front of house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1934   Provenance:
Size: 7 13/16 x 10   Condition: poor
Text: [front] D [D is circled] [back] Photo D
Misc Info: Photo is of a man standing beside an automobile with a trailer behind it. The auto and trailer is parked in a driveway of a Spanish style house with Spanish roof tiles. There are bushes and a tree around house. Auto has 1934 California plates 4G 23
Subject: C. E. Hancock
car
trailer
house
  Related to:  P497-
P484-
P485-
P486-
P487-
P488-
P489-
P493-
Other: Photo is torn and taped. There are creases in front and right bottom corner is torn. Edges are worn. Back of photo has tape and stains. There is a paper clip mark on front and back top.    

CallNo: P527-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Photograph of drawing, horses and wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Thomas Connell [back] Reduce to 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" ; Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; [there is a square drawn on the back] ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [yellow sticky note] Front Flap .16 [.16 is underlined twice] 42%
Misc Info: Photo is of a drawing. The drawing is of a wagon being pulled by two horses. There is a man driving the horses and there is cargo in the back of the wagon. There is a barbed wire fence on the hill above the wagon. There are hills in the background and brush in the foreground.
Subject: Horse-drawn wagon
Prairie
Horses
Brush
Fence
Hills
Thomas Connell
Man
Cargo
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Other: Photo has tape on back covering the address stamp. Yellow sticky note has tape on back.    

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: PC14-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cattle round-up   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] "Round-Up Time." Cattle, Great Western Industry. No. 37 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in USA; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas. Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: No correspondence; many cattle on the plains; cowboys on horses rounding up livestock.
Subject: cattle
cowboys
horses
plains
Dodge City, Kansas, area
tree
Hetzel Photos
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC17-D2c  
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Descriptive Title: 300,000 bushels of wheat on ground   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] 300,000 bushels wheat piled on ground waiting for shipment to market. No. A-24 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here. Made in U.S.A. Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: No correspondence; wheat piled on ground; man in front holding gun and wearing a hat. The wheat is taller than he is.
Subject: 300,000 bushels of wheat
man
hat
shotgun rifle
Dodge City, Kansas
Hetzel Photos
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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Other:    

CallNo: PC19-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Jas. Carr's teams   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] 22. Jas. Carr's teams 148 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Teams of mules stand in line from stream to rocky hill; teams pulling wagons (possibly loaded wiht rock?)
Subject: Jas. Carr's teams
teams of mules stream
brush
rocky hill
wagons
rocks
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CallNo: PC21-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Saddlebronc rider at a rodeo   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] "Rid 'em Cowboy," Real sport, western rodeo No. A-20 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Saddlebronc rider at a rodeo; spectators in stands watch
Subject: saddlebronc rider
horse
rodeo arena
light pole
stands
spectators
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
trees
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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Other:    

CallNo: PC22-F2f6  
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Descriptive Title: Wheat harvest in the west   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Wheat Harvest Scene in the West; No. A-22; [back] Post Card; Made in U.S.A.; Place Stamp Here; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Wheat harvest - three farmers cutting wheat using grain truck, tractor and cutting implement
Subject: farmers
wheat - cut and uncut
grain truck
tractor
harvest
implement old fashioned combine
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC23-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Chuck wagons at roundup   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1878   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Chuck wagons at Roundup, Early days of the west, 1878 No. A-25 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Several cowboys sit at campsite and eat. Chuckwagons in background.
Subject: Cowboys sitting eating
chuckwagons
dishes
saddles
blankets
plains
trees
campsite
round-up Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas
early west Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC2-C2c  
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Descriptive Title: Freight train wreck   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 8/13/38   Provenance:private collection - Turtle Studio, Liberal KS
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Wrecked freight train on R.I. RR at Arkalon Bridge - 8-18-38. Engine 5036. Cost $115,000. Wt. 733200 lbs. Power 67000 Drawbar. Booster 70000 lbs. Turtle Studio. 28 [back] Post Card Turtle Studio Kodak Finishing and Gift Shoppe Liberal, Kans. 14 S. Kans. Ave. Correspondence. Address. Place Stamp Here. Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [back note] Oil tankers and box cars were piled up like children's toys when Engine 5036 (cost $115,000; wt. 73,320 lbs) plunged through the bridge on flood-swollen Cimarron River. Turtle Studio, Liberal, Kansas photo. (sentence underlined) 32 (circled) 24 75%
Misc Info: Oil tanker, box car and engine wreck on bridge. Debris and cars in river.
Subject: freight train
oil tanker
box car - NYC 181306
Arkalon bridge
Cimarron River
Rock Island railroad
Engine 5036
Turtle Studio
box cars oil tanker GATX6538 Kodak finishing
trees debris oil tanker 5340 Liberal, Kansas
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CallNo: PC34-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Four women in bathing suits   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Beautiful Bathing Beauties, Out in the West No. A-31 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Four women in bathing suits beside a lake. Men in boat on lake.
Subject: women in bathing suits
lake
trees
rock
bushes
boat
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
men in boat
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC35-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Two men fishing   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Finest Fishing in the World Out in the West. No. A-32 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: No correspondence; two men fishing along river bank.
Subject: Two men fishing
fishing poles
river
rocks
bushes
trees
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC41-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: General Robert E. Lee   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: 
Text: Postcard is in two pieces. Front piece has picture of General Robert E. Lee. [back] Frame No. Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date. 40 Jun 26 1970. Back piece has a description of Lee, Tucks Postcard, Austin Tex Jan 10-08 JGB (in cursive) [to] Col. C.W. Richardson Broken Bow. Nrbr. [back] Frame No FN-43 copied Fairfield Foto Film date 7-3-70
Misc Info: Has 1 cent stamp and postmark from Broken Bow Neb Jan _ 7 AM 1908
Subject: Robert E. Lee
Raphael Tuck
Post card
Col. C.W. Richardson
Broken Bow, Nebraska
Austin, Texas
January 10, 1908
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CallNo: PC46-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Range cattle   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Range Cattle Dodge City, Kansas [back] POST CARD; Correspondence; Place postage stamp here; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; This space for the address.
Misc Info: Picture is of cattle standing next to a fence. There are more in the background with a holding pen behind those. Also has a windmill.
Subject: range cattle
cattle
Dodge City, Kansas
postcard
Harry E. Chrisman
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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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CallNo: PC6-A5c  
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Descriptive Title: The Old State House in Dover, Delaware   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1963   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Dover, Del. - The Old State House borders the historic Dover Green. It is the second oldest in America still in use. Here Delaware ratified the Federal Constitution in 1787, whereby this state was first to enter the Union. Dover has been the State Capitol since 1777. Ektachrome by Ed Kennedy No. DD75; Pub. & copyrighted 1963 by Ken-Del Productions, Inc. 515 Shipley St., Wilmington, Del. Post Card. Place Stamp Here. 93043
Misc Info: No correspondence; state house in Dover, Del. Old car sits in front; lots of trees.
Subject: Old State House
Dover, Delaware
Federal Constitution
Ed Kennedy
large tree old car
Dover Green
street state capital
Ektachrome
Ken-Del Productions
515 Shipley Street Wilmington, Delaware
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