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: C4-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: Descriptions of three pictures   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 7 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: Pic # 1 "Good neighbors help out at "Round Up Time" shown left to right are Dean Shade, Bob Mapes, Mac Johnson, Duncan Major, Clyde Taft, Bill Baker, Mrs. Duncan Major, Malcom Major and Jim Cooper ---- and all in LEVI'S! This picture is missing so far. (highlighted in yellow) Pic # 2 Left to right: Clyde Taft, Ethel Major and her (word crossed out with arcs above and below) husband Duncan Major take their seats in the buffalo grass for a noon lunch close by the chuckwagon. Pic #3 Ethel Major does a little old-fashioned wash-up before noon-day lunch on the round-up. These three photos courtesy of Lucille Crish, The Huerfans World. (sentence underlined)Walsenburg, Colorado. Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
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Subject: Round up time
pictures
Dean Shade
Bob Mapes
Mac Johnson
Duncan Major Clyde Taft chuckwagon Buffalo grass
Lucille Crish Bill Baker
Ethel Major
Malcom Major
Jim Cooper
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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: N105-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: "JJ" Outfit Ready for the Trail   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: Ready for the Trail "JJ" Outfit Day Photo (underlined) No. 2 (enclosed in box) [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film H 11
Misc Info: 9 cowboys sit on horseback looking at camera; one cowboy sits on top of chuckwagon, which is being pulled by two teams of horses. Looks like there is a cattle herd in the background. There might be a wagon-wheel rut in the foreground of the picture.
Subject: JJ Outfit
cowboys
horses
chuckwagon
cattle
Day
Kodak
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CallNo: N110-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys eating around chuckwagon on round-up   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: #52 "Chuck" at the "Round Up" [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film 7E
Misc Info: Seven cowboys sit around chuckwagons for dinner. Pots and other supplies are on the ground beside them. There are two wagons in the picture, one on the left and one on the right. A team of horses is still attached to the one on the right. Might be a herd of cattle in the background.
Subject: cowboys
chuckwagon
wagon
horses
plains
supplies
Kodak
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CallNo: N114-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: People beside their home built into a hill   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: A Home In The Hills No 23 Day Photo (underlined)
Misc Info: A sod house is built into the side of a hill. A man stands on top (?) of house with his horse and dog. A team of horses pulling a wagon looks like it is on top of another part of the house, while the woman is standing on the hill below the house.
Subject: home
Day
sod house
horses
wagon
dog
hill
scrub grass
man
woman
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CallNo: N115-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys changing mounts   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: #50 COWBOYS CHANGING MOUNTS [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film G 10
Misc Info: cowboys change horses on the plains. There are at least seven cowboys and a herd of horses behind them. There is a wagon in the background, and some of the cowboys are beside it.
Subject: cowboys
horses
wagon
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N118-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys sleeping on ground   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: #31 COWBOYS "BED ROOM" [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film 8 F
Misc Info: Several cowboys stretched out on blankets on the ground in front of a wagon. There is one cowboy sitting up beside wagon and holding a rifle or other gun. Some cowboys are leaning up on their elbows, while others are laying flat. There is a dog laying beside one cowboy. There are approximately 9-10 cowboys in the picture.
Subject: cowboys
wagon
blankets
rifle
dog
prairie
plains
  Related to:  P46
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CallNo: N120-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on negative] The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma [bottom of negative] All Rights Reserved T.R. McQuillan, GUYMON, OKLA. [on right side of negative] This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [very bottom] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: The cook is holidng a long stick or rod like he's going to throw it at the cowboy, who is crouching at left of photo. Cowboy is holding what looks like a bottle. There is a chuckwagon in the background, and pots and other supplies on its shelves. There is a horse beside the cowboy and another horse behind the cook.
Subject: cook
cowboys
chuckwagon
horses
supplies
Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
Guymon, Oklahoma
pans
plate bottle
  Related to:  P137
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CallNo: N122-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys warming up by a campfire   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 11/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: No. 21 Cow Boys "toasting their shins" [on sides of negative] Safety Film
Misc Info: Seven cowboys are sitting on the ground around a campfire while two cowboys stand up behind them. They are warming their feet and hands in the fire. There is a wagon and a tent in the background. Wagon could be a chuckwagon.
Subject: cowboys
campfire
wagon
tent
pot
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CallNo: N171-B2a  
Descriptive Title: Wooden wagon wheels   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: One large wagon wheel propped part-way up on something unforeseen. Portions of two other wagon wheels are visible in the background. According to the envelope the negatives came in, the pictures were taken at Palo Duro.
Subject: wooden wagon wheels
Palo Duro
  Related to:  E16
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CallNo: N172-B2a  
Descriptive Title: Wooden wagon wheels   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Three wagon wheels side-by-side. The one in the front is broken. There appears to be an axel or some other part from the wagon between the wheels. According to the envelope the negatives were found in, the picture was taken at Palo Duro.
Subject: Wooden wagon wheels
axel
Palo Duro
  Related to:  E16
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CallNo: N175-A2b6  
Descriptive Title: Abandoned Kansas Farm   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/8 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: On mat/frame: "Abandoned Kansas Farm" (Dust Bowl era) 1930-50 Photo by Chrisman "Kansas Pioneer Farmer + Family Photo by Day On negative envelope: "Abandoned Farm" Kansas Photo by Chrisman "Kansas Settlers" Photo by Day (Negatives)
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Subject: Farm
abandoned
Kansas
Dust Bowl era
1930-1950
Wagon wheel
Windmill
House
  Related to:  P450
P456
M/F2
E18
P451
N174
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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: 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: N214-F2f6  
Descriptive Title: Harvesting wheat   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: 
Misc Info: Negative is of men harvesting wheat with horse and mule powered machines. There are 6 men in the picture.
Subject: Harvest
Wheat
Header
Header barges
wagons
Horses
Mules
Farmers
Men
  Related to:  P427
P433
E26
M/F12
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CallNo: N60-F2fc  
Descriptive Title: Don Bons at Dinner - chuckwagon dinner   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Don Bons at dinner No. 9 (enclosed in box) J.J. Outfit Photo by R.W. Day Dory [Kay?] (enclosed in box) 8; F; Kodak Safety Film; Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Cowboys sit in front of chuckwagon eating; 9 cowboys; chuckwagon loaded with supplies at right; cows in background
Subject: Don Bons
J.J. Outfit
R.W. Day
Dory
Kodak
cowboys
chuckwagon
cows
plains food
eating utensils
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CallNo: N61-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Round-Up on Goodnight Ranch, Clark Co., Kansas   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 5/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 9; G10; Kodak Safety Film; Kodak Safety Film; Round-up on Goodnight Ranch Clark Co., Kas. "Day Photo"
Misc Info: Cowboys on horses in front of cattle herd; on the plains; two wagons, both with tops.
Subject: Goodnight Ranch
roundup
Clark County, Kansas
Day
Kodak
plains
cowboys
cow herd
cows
wagons horses
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CallNo: N72-B2a  
Descriptive Title: Jim Hagan's wagon at J.J. Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Jim Hagan's Wagons "J.J. Ranch" Day photo; No 7; A; Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Wagon loaded with supplies at left; 3 cowboys around wagon and camp; group of horses at right; livestock of some kind in background.
Subject: Jim Hagan
wagon
horses
plains
supplies
cowboys
J.J. Ranch
Day
camp
post livestock Kodak
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CallNo: N83-B2a  
Descriptive Title: Wagons pulled by several teams of mules   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 1/2"   Condition: good
Text: Kodak safety film
Misc Info: teams of mules pull three covered wagons; possibly eight mules
Subject: covered wagons
mules
mule team
person
plains
supplies
shadows
Kodak Safety Film
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CallNo: N91-H1h  
Descriptive Title: Wagon Bed Springs Historical Marker   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [marker] Kansas Historical Marker Wagon Bed Springs TWO MILES SOUTHWEST WERE THE LOWER SPRINGS OF THE CIMARRON, AN "OASIS" IN DRY WEATHER WHERE SHORTCUTS OF THE SANTA FE TRAIL CONVERGED TO CONTINUE UP THE RIVER. THE MOST POPULAR CUT-OFF TURNED SOUTHWEST FROM THE ARKANSAS RIVER IN PRESENT GRAY COUNTY. THE 60-MILE STRETCH BETWEEN THE TWO RIVERS, KNOWN AS THE "JORNADA," WAS A PERILOUS ROUTE FOR MEN AND ANIMALS IN DRY SEASONS WHEN WAGON TRAINS OFTEN RAN OUT OF WATER. HERE ALSO FIERCE PLAINS INDIANS FREQUENTLY ATTACKED AND PLUNDERED THE CARAVANS. NEAR HERE IN 1831 THE NOTED WESTERN EXPLORER AND FUR TRADER JEDEDIAH SMITH, LOST FOUR DAYS WITHOUT WATER, WAS KILLED BY COMANCHES JUST AS HE REACHED THE RIVER. LATE IN THE HISTORY OF THE TRAIL A WAGON BOX SET IN THE WATER GAVE THE SPRINGS THEIR NAME. LITTLE REMAINS OF THIS FAMOUS CAMPING PLACE, BUT WHEEL RUTS OF THE OLD TRAIL MAY STILL BE SEEN IN NEARBY AREAS. ERECTED BY KANSAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION. [side of negative] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Historical marker hangs from wooden posts. Grass and plains in background.
Subject: Kansas historical marker
Wagon Bed Springs, KS
Cimarron River
Santa Fe Trail
Arkansas River
Gray County
Jedediah Smith
Kansas Historical Society
State Highway Commission
  Related to:  N92
Other: Might have been in the Jed Smith folder. Attached on same film strip as N92    

CallNo: P106-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Pendleton Roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Pendleton Roundup (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Wide shot of Pendleton Roundup - shows rodeo arena, grandstands full of people, trees are in the background. Arena is full of horses with riders.
Subject: Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
rodeo arena
Indian
wagon
flag
fence grandstands spectators trees
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CallNo: P121-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: 6 horse freight wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Brother Walter Hill Freight Wagon 6-horse hitch pulling wagon and "trail" Courtesy Paul Custer, now of [Thermopolis], Wyo Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Walter Hill of the Custer Ranch driving a 6-horse hitch to his freight wagon. Supplemental horse and cattle feed was freighted in the winter to the ranches on the Cimarron from Arkalon, Fargo Springs, Springfield and, later, from Liberal. Note the lantern on the step on side. Many hauls extended far into the night. Photo courtesy Paul Custer (sentence underlined).
Misc Info: 6 horse team with wagon + 2nd wagon (feed bags in 2nd) attached. Man on seat looking at camera holding whip. Big building with fence.
Subject: Freight wagon
horse teams
Walter Hill
Custer Ranch
Cimarron, Kansas
Arkalon, Kansas
Fargo Springs, Kansas
feed
Springfield, Kansas
Liberal, Kansas Paul Custer photo
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Other: Photo has tape tear on top back.    

CallNo: P124-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Wagon wheels   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Make 2 Col [cut] if used No 5 2 x 3" 1.7
Misc Info: Picture of 2 or 3 wagon wheels.
Subject: Wagon wheels
plains
open range
  Related to:  N171
Other: Photo has tape on right back and tape tear marks on bottom back.    

CallNo: P129-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Lunch on a Roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:  3 3/8 x 4 1/4   Condition: fair
Text: [back] 2 [2 is circled] Food tastes; L. Clyde Taft, Ethel Major and her husband, Duncan, at lunch near chuckwagon on Roundup. Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 F 505731
Misc Info: Picture of 2 men and 1 woman sitting down eating lunch. 1 horse saddled in background and 3 cows.
Subject: Cowboys
chuckwagon
horses
cows
buffalo grass
  Related to:  C4-D1a2
Other: Picture has 2 staple marks in top left corner.    

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: P137-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cook on the Warpath   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] 'The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma All rights reserved; T.R. McQuillan, Guymon, OKLA. - (--D [brand symbol] Wagon -. This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [back] Anchor D wagon
Misc Info: Picture of a cowboy grabbing a bottle off the chuckwagon and the cook is threatening him with a long piece of wood.
Subject: chuckwagon
Anchor D Ranch
cooks
cowboys
horses
open range
Oklahoma
Guymon, Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
  Related to:  N120
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CallNo: P147-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Edison's Moving Pictures Phonograph   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 3/8/68   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] In picture Edison's moving pictures and phonograph [on picture] (2) SSP30 MAR 28; E30 [back] Frame No. Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Jan (marked out) ? (marked out) 1969 Mar. 8, 1968; photo of J.R. Tolman, taken 1902 at Stone Hall, Redington, Nebraska by Craig Gilman. Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note front] Caption for story - Rigs similar to this one traveled the western lands, bringing the new moving pictures and sounds from the Edison Phonograph to the farms and ranches. Courtesty [insert mark] Joseph Fairfield Foto Bridgeport, Nebr. [note back] Firs amatour journal personalized jo SEARCHING T bound same. but deluxe From 1949 on the Pacific Norhwest. Whidby Island, BC wleshere. Person are my own publi Search lights. lo NOSEARCHOGHTS were set you can hav 10 issues of THE ( 10 issues no 3 th? A packet of Nos. (Nos 1-11n EVening Lamps. LAS
Misc Info: Picture is of a man standing in front of a wagon with 2 horses. He is standing by a phonograph and other equipment. Picture was in a manila envelope.
Subject: Edison's phonograph
wagon
horses
J.R. Tolman
Craig Gilman
Stone Hall
Redington, Nebraska
  Related to:  E4-F1
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
Other: Photo has tape on top back. Back of photo is stained.    

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: P17-D2b  
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Descriptive Title: Watermelon farming   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1903 or 1904   Provenance:private collection - Mrs. Pearl Wartenbee Spratt
Size: 4 3/4 x 6 7/8   Condition: fair
Text: [front] Don't mark this photo! [back note] This rare old photograph taken on the Wartenbee claim in No Man's Land shows the processing of watermelon seeds from the whole melon. Man at left on wagon scoops melons into hopper of Crusher; melons are chewed up in hopper, drain pulp and seeds through the wire mesh into Pit. Rinds are thrown on pile. The Crusher is powered by horse team at right. When seeds are washed, dried and bagged they are ready for sale. Photo courtesy Mrs. Pearl Wartenbee Spratt, Mount Vernon, Mo. [back] (about 1903 or 4) 100 acres of melons grown for seeds [line with an x drawn] Al Lawder [x drawn] Jay Wartenbee [line and x drawn] Bill Love [ x drawn]Tommy Love Return to Harry Chrisman Liberal, Kansas Harry E. Chrisman 1024 W. 17th Ave. Denver, CO 80215 Harry E. Chrisman 1024 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Picture from Mrs. Pearl Spratt nee Wartenbee Mount Vernon, Mo. [map drawn on back of picture showing Old Tyrone, the Rock Island railroad and the Wartenbee farm.]
Misc Info: Photo is of watermelon farmers. They remove seeds from whole watermelons. Rinds are thrown in pile at right. There is a machine in the center and wagons with horses on both sides. There is one man in the back of wagon on the left. There is a boy and a man holding a watermelon. There is another man in front of machine with hands on hips.
Subject: watermelons
Jay Wartenbee
Al Lawder
Bill Love
Tommy Love
wagons
horses watermelon seeds hopper pulp rinds
farming equipment crusher and pit
No Man's Land
Parl Wartenbee Spratt
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Other: Photo is in a cardboard mat/frame. Frame and photo is torn and taped on upper left corner. Frame has tape on back also. Frame is 8 x 1/16"    

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: P214-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Robert Evans at Fargo Springs site   Type: Print
Date of Origin: June 30, 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] Bob Evans at Fargo Springs June 30, 1962. Copy of Picture [front] Bob Evans (Liberal) says this was Wagon [D] or [B]ody Springs [?]. Order slip from Johnson Publishing Co. 839 Pearl Street P.O. Box 990 Boulder, Colorado. #4240. [note] Old Fargo Springs? Robert Evans, son of pioneers who lived in the Fargo Springs region since boyhood, stands on the location where he heard the old Fargo xxxx Spring was located. This location is a mile to the northeast of the old town site of Fargo Springs. (Photo by author (author crossed out) Harry E. Chrisman.) 14 [ems] (straight line drawn) Make cut about 1/2 page wide (across page). "Today's News Today" (crossed out) [back] They killed Jed Smith
Misc Info: Picture is of a man standing in an open area with brush and hills behind him. Photo has tear on back top. There is a copy of this photo.
Subject: Fargo Springs
Robert Evans
Wagon Body Springs
June 30, 1962
pioneers
Jed Smith
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CallNo: P229-A3j  
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Descriptive Title: C.M. Waters Livery and Barn   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1910s   Provenance:
Size: 6 15/16 x 8 15/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Don't Mark photo! [back] C.M. Waters operated "Oklahoma Feed Yard" in Liberal in 1913 and "Oklahoma Wagon Yard" in 1914-1915-1916-1917-1918-1919-1920. His name then drops out of the old telephone directories so he must have left Liberal (or) perhaps, died. His wagon yard address was listed as "South Liberal" or South of Rock Island tracks. The street at lower right is believed to be (Liberal Iron and Metal) St. so the barn was about where lights Sporting Goods or Maliney Cleaners is in 1960.
Misc Info: Picture is attached to brownish cardboard mat/frame. Actual picture size is 5 1/16 x 7"
Subject: livery and feed barn
people
street scene
horses
wagons
Wagon yard
Feed yard
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CallNo: P24-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Jim Hagan's Wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:Day photo No. 7
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] DAY PHOTO NO 7 JIM HAGAN'S WAGON "JJ" RANCH
Misc Info: Cow herd in background, string of horses tethered, wagon with 2 men standing next to it and 1 man bending down.
Subject: Jim Hagan
wagon
JJ Ranch
horses
cowboys
Doubleday photos
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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: 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: P266-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Jerk-line mules and wagons   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back] "Eight mules were hitched to three wagons and were driven with a jerk-line. The driver rode the nigh (near or left) wheel mule. A single line extended to the nigh lead mule; the off (right) lead mule was controlled with a jockey stick. The four -[?]pans were connected with a chain. The wagons were connected with stub tongues and chain. In crossing any sandy creeks, rivers or through the sand hills north of Jim Lane's (Beaver City, Okla.) we'd always drop our trail wagon, then [then crossed out] pull through with the lead wagon, then bring up the trail wagons, one at a time." Boss Neff, telling of his freighting experiences from Beaver City to Dodge City when working for Manny Leopard, in charge of Lie and Reynolds' freight wagons.
Misc Info: Photo is of three wagons attached together. There are 8 mules attached to the wagon with a man riding the left rear mule.
Subject: Jerk line wagon
Mules
Wagons
Driver
Beaver City, Oklahoma
Freight
Freighting
Dodge City, Kansas
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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: P29-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Chuckwagon dinner on range   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Cow Boys at Dinner No 9 (enclosed in box) JJ Outfit Photo by RM Day Doby, KS Doby, KS on Cimarron (near [Liberal])
Misc Info: 6 cowboys sitting down, 2 standing. Horses in background, wagon behind men.
Subject: cowboys
wagon
horses
dinner
Day photo
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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: P453-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Trail herds   Type: Print
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Cow camp of cattle outfit on the Cimarron, N.M. ; CREDIT DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY WESTERN HISTORY DEPARTMENT PHOTO BY Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyo. [Kirkland, Cheyenne, Wyo. is crossed out] REPRODUCTION OF PRINT IS SUBJECT TO USE FEE ORDER # 03632 ; NOTICE THIS MATERIAL MAY BE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT LAW (TITLE 17 U.S. CODE) ; Cowboys (prints) ; F26325 ; 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] Q. How big was a "trail herd" of cattle, and how many riders and others did it require to move them? A. Trail herds were of various sizes, from a herd of 500 or 1,000 head to those larger herds that came from Texas to Montana, 2,500 head to 3,000 head. Seldom over 3,000 head per herd. It took a dozen men to properly move them to market, or railhead. 1. The Boss Man. 2. A cook. 3. AWrangler for the horse herd of sixy-seventy head. 4. Nine cowboys to drive the cattle, if a large (2,500-3,000) herd. The [insert mark] TV outfit in New Mexico above, has 10 riders, plus the cook, and a cavvy of about 50-60 saddle-horses. ---Denver Public Library Photo.
Misc Info: Photo is of 10 men standing or sitting on horses. There are tents or tepees behind them. Behind the tepees are a herd of horses and a wagon. There appears to be a lake or some body of water behind the horses. One horse is standing in the water. There are a herd of cattle on the opposite side of the water.
Subject: Cattle trail
horses
cowboys
tents
Wagons
Cattle
Cimarron
New Mexico
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Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P456-  
Descriptive Title: Abandoned Farm   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: Q. It must have be disappointing for old-timers who have returned to their homesteads to see them settling back to the earth? A. Positively. One old man said:"My old claim was a great disappointment of weeds, stunted trees, my abandoned shack and broken-down windmill tower. It is most painful for one my age (77) to return to those scenes of 60 years ago and find no one there to greet me. All are gone now, gone, gone." Photo from author's collection.
Misc Info: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"
Subject: farm stead
wagon wheel
windmill
weeds
prairie
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P451
N174
N175
E18
M/F2
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CallNo: P46-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Sleeping cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] #31 Cow Boys "Bedroom."
Misc Info: 8 cowboys awake but lying down in front of wagon; 1 cowboy sitting up in front of wagon wheel. There is a dog laying with cowboy on the right.
Subject: cowboys
wagon
open range
sleeping
Dog
  Related to:  N118
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CallNo: P472-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Charles Edward Hancock in his little covered wagon given to Liberal, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin: December 1960   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] DEC 60 [back of photo] Nov 1960 ; CRH ; Charles Edward Hancock in his little covered wagon given to Liberal, Kans. Coronado Museum [Coronado Museum is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a miniature covered wagon with two wooden horse. There is a man sitting in the drivers seat. The wagon and horses are on a trailer.
Subject: Charles Edward Hancock
wooden horse
covered wagon
Coronado Museum
Trailer
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P514
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CallNo: P474-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Hancock Family   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1800s   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 6 3/4   Condition: poor
Text: [back] CRH ; Pauline ; Lottie Grace ; C.E. ; Bud ; Button + Gilpin [horses] ; Early days in Liberal, Kansas CE Hancock and My Beautiful Darling wife and two Children nearly 60 years ago make megative + 16x20 Picture and now I am 88 years old and alone at home 10419 Mills Ave Whittier Calif ; Don't Mark Photo! [note] Life was austere in Liberal, Kansas [1911 is crossed out] after the Hancock's moved from their farm to town. Pauline and baby Bud are shown with the parents. Button and Gilpin munch [hay is crossed out] fodder from the wagon. Water was hauled in a barrel on sled, shown in foreground of photo. But soon Charles began to make money in the construction busi-ness and fortune smiled on the little family. Photo Courtesy Clarence R. (Bud) Hancock. [Photo Courtesy Clarence R. (Bud) Hancock. is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is of a family standing on their doorstep. The door to the house is open. There is a broom leaning against house. There is a metal tub tipped over. There is a barrel in the front yard. There are two horses eating hay from a wagon. There is another wagon in front of the horses with a barrel in it. There are buildings in the background.
Subject: Hancock family
family
homestead
horse
barrel
house
prairie
Wagon
Fodder
Liberal, Kansas
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Other: Photo is on thick cardboard. There are stains on front and back. There is a tape tear mark on back top.    

CallNo: P475-M  
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Descriptive Title: Christmas Tree   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] This was our last Christmas tree. I never took it down till I moved. You may keep it if you wish. I intended to have it enlarged but as you say There is nothing cheap anymore and you get fooled so many times one get [tired or used] of it. This picture is for you Mr. Chrisman. I will just put it in the small envelope.
Misc Info: Has letter dated Nov. 27, 1961, Hi Grandpa...Love Flo + family.
Subject: Christmas Tree
covered wagon
toys
Letter
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CallNo: P490-E1b  
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Descriptive Title: Wagon Progress   Type: Print
Date of Origin: Prior to 1948   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] [on wagon] 18th CENTURY WAGON PROGRESS MADE BY C E HANCOCK 45 ; [on buildings] ALLEY GRILL ; Rexall DRUGS PRESCRIPTIONS [back of photo] Made by C. E. Hancock. Aztec, N. Mexico.
Misc Info: Photo is of Hancock's wood wagon and horse team. It is on a trailer. There is a boy and possibly a girl in the seat of wagon. There are people lining the street on both sides. Looks like the corner of Kansas Ave and 2nd Street in Liberal, Kansas.
Subject: Wagon
parade
C. E. Hancock
Liberal, Ks.?
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CallNo: P505-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Charles Hancock and replica of covered wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Crop ; 6"x8" ; Reduce to 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 ; Crop ; [photo has red lines and x's on it] [back] FOTORITE [stamp] ; Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; Photo By Joe Cannon The Southwest Daily Times Liberal, Kansas ; [Photo has several squares drawn on back with diagonal lines going through the squares.] [note] Copy N-1 [N-1 is circled] ; Charles E. Hancock, at age 89 [89 is crossed out] 87, created these replicas of the covered wagon his father drove to Stevens County, Kansas, together with the "carpentered" horses that pulled the wagon. The animals and wagon are five-eighths normal size. Left to right in the picture are Charles E. Hancock, Sr., Robert W. Baughman and Harry E. Chrisman. The replicas were presented to the Coronado Museum at Liberal, Kansas. Southwest Daily Times photo by Joe Cannon. [Southwest Daily Times photo by Joe Cannon is underlined] ; Crop on Red lines to make 6" x 8" [Crop on Red lines to make 6" x 8" is underlined] ; Reduce to 5" x 2 1/2" [2 1/2" is crossed out] 3 3/4" [job form] Job #302760H ; Ref # 14 ; .09/1.64 ; Page #144-H ; HT [HT is circled] ; Shoot at 64%
Misc Info: Photo is of three men looking at a wooden horse. There are two other wooden horses directly in front of a replica covered wagon. All three horses and wagon are on a trailer. Harry Chrisman is pointing at the third horse. The third horse has words carved into it's side [unable to read it]. There are buildings in the background. There are telephone or electrical poles in the background.
Subject: Charles Hancock
replica covered wagon
Stevens County Kansas
Harry Chrisman
Robert Baughman
Southwest Daily Times
Joe Cannon photo
  Related to:  P472
P514
Other: Photo has tape and tape tear marks on the back. There is tape on the note and job form.    

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: 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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CallNo: P8-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Montana Cowboy   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:Private collection - Stell's Old photos
Size: 2 15/16 x 4 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] No. 7 [back] Return to E.C. Laughlin 815 P St. Gering Neb. 69341 Montana
Misc Info: Picture of cowboy on a horse with tents in background. Another horse and a wagon are behind him. Picture was in manila envelope. Picture is mounted on a cardboard mat/frame with holes in all four the corners. Frame is 4 11/16 x 5 3/4"
Subject: Cowboy
horse
tents
wagon
Montana
Estelle C. Laughlin
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P7-F2f1
P4-D1d
P5-F2f1
P6-F2f1
P144-F1b
P145-F1b P147-F1b P149-F1b P150-A2b11
P146-F1b P151-A3p L7-F1ab L8-F1b
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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: 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: 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: PC31-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Roundup - possibly cattle   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Round Up Scene [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Cowboys sit around campfire during a roundup.
Subject: cowboys
horses
chuckwagon
plains
ponds
campfire
campsite
cattle
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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: PC36-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Roundup at Saratoga, Wyoming   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Round Up Saratoga, Wyo. 103 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D., Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: No correspondence; cowboys make camp on plains during cattle roundup.
Subject: cowboys
horses
wagons
tents
stream
plains
cattle
Saratoga, Wyoming
round up
hills
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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: 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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