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  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.  
CallNo: P523-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Charles Ed Hancock Family and trailer house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] Charles Ed Hancock, Boy Charles Hancock, Mildred Hancock (Schmidt) daughter, Pauline Hancock (Franklin), Clarence E.(Bud)Hancock, Mrs. Lottie Grace Hancock, Merna Hanock (Morris), and the elderly man who bought the house ; [there are x's across the bottom front of photo] [in photo] This House insured by Griffith & Baughman ; [sign] OWN YOU[R] ; LET HANCOCK BUILD ; EASY TERMS [SUNNYSIDE ADDITION] PHONE [?] [back] Signature 3 Page 1 ; Make 7 x 3 1/4" ; Photo Only -- Not names at bottom [hoto Only is underlined] ; [photo has lines on back] [note] Copy A-3 [A-3 is circled] ; Shown above is the little "home on wheels C. E. Hancock built in 1916 to advertise his home construction business in Liberal, Kansas. The house was drawn about town behind his Apperson 8 "Jackrabbit" automobile. Shown in the photo is the Hancock family: left to right: C.E. Hancock with baby. Mildred, Pauline and Clarence (Bud); Lottie Grace in window; Merna in window. At right the elderly man who eventually bought the "little home on wheels" for his own residence. [job form] Job #302760H Ref # 28 .24/1.35 Page #144-Q HT [HT is circled] Shoot at 114%
Misc Info: Photo is of a trailer with people in it. There is foilage decorating the porch and windows of trailer. There is an elderly man standing on the right. There are houses behind the trailer. There is one man, three women, two boys, and one girl.
Subject: Hancock Family
Charles Hancock
Trailer House
house on wheels
  Related to:  P495-F2b3
Other: Photo has tape residue on back left side. Note has tape on top front. Job form has tape on top front. Job form has crease on top.