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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.  
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CallNo: N176-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman stands in front of Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [from back of original photo]H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Harry Chrisman stands in front of old, stone home. He is standing on the small cement porch. The home is two-story. According to the envelope the negatives came in, it is the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Irvin Green home
stone home
Palo Duro
boarded windows
vacant home
porch
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
P540
P541
Other: Negatives N176 and N177 are on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N177-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Looking out the window of the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [from back of original photo] H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: A small window in a room in a house. The view is looking out the window, while the rest of the room inside is dark. Can see the plains or prairie out the window. According to the envelopes the negatives were found in, the window is in the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro.
Subject: Irvin Green home
Palo Duro
vacant home
stone home
prairie
plains
window
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
P540
P541
Other: Negatives N176 and N177 are on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N187-F2f8  
Descriptive Title: Man standing in front of counter at office   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 11/16   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Man is standing in front of a counter in an office or other building. He is holding what looks like a folded newspaper under his arm. There is a large window with small square glass in the background. There is a counter in front of him, with two cardboard boxes on it. There are drawers on the other side of the counter, facing the camera. The man is wearing glasses and a white button-down shirt.
Subject: man
counter
office
square windows
doorway
newspaper
boxes
Southwest Daily Times office
  Related to:  E16
N186
Other: Since Chrisman worked at the Southwest Daily Times, could this be the newspaper office in Liberal? The glass squares look like the same ones in the current building.
   

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: P500-A4  
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Descriptive Title: Glass blowing   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] A ; B ; C ; D ; E ; F [all letters are circled and boxed in white] [back] Reduce to 4 1/4 x 5" ; Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; PITTSBURGH PLATE GLASS CO. PUBLIC RELATIONS DEPT. PITTSBURGH 22. PA. NEGATIVE NUMBER 4237-22 [4237-22 is underlined] [note] Copy L-2 [Copy L-2 is underlined] ; The [insert mark] secret experiments conducted at Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, before the turn of the century by American Window Glass Company in which C. E. Hancock participated, convinced many that sheet glass could be drawn flat from the melting tank. By 1918, Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company engineers had explored this process thoroughly and had built the machine to draw the glass vertically [vertically is underlined] from the melting tank rather than to draw it horizontally. Like thick, viscous, molasses the molten glass clings to the "bait," flat steel bars the width of the sheet to be drawn, at the bottom of the machine. [insert mark] This cutaway photo view shows the molten sheet [insert mark] as it is fed from the bait into a series of rollers that move the solid sheet upwards. This is the Pennvernon Process. (a) conveyor belt moves (b) molten glass to [? is crossed out] (c) where it takes the "bait" and (d) the rollers gently raise the cooling sheet to (e) observation floor and on to (f) the cut-off floor where it is cut into sheets (g) [(g) is crossed out] and automatically placed on conveyor line. Photo coutesty Pittsburg Plate Glass Co. [Photo coutesty Pittsburg Plate Glass Co. is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is of a cutaway section of a machine. There are two men working. There are letters circled with a white box around them. This aids in reading the note and telling which each process is in the picture.
Subject: glass blowing
Charles Hancock
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
American Window Glass Company
Pittsburg Plate Glass Company
Plate glass
Pennvernon Process
  Related to:  P499-
Other: Photo has tape and tape tear marks on top back. Photo is wrinkled on sides. Note has tape on top.    

CallNo: P540-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman stands in front of Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 5/8 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] KODAK SAFETY FILM ; 6 ; [5?] [back] H.E.C. in photo ; Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS ; X ; X
Misc Info: Harry Chrisman stands in front of old, stone home. He is standing on the small cement porch. The home is two-story. According to the envelope the negatives came in, it is the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Irvin Green home
stone home
Palo Duro
boarded windows
vacant home
porch
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
N176
N177
Other: P540 and P541 are together on the same photo paper.