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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: N18-E1a3  
Descriptive Title: Brown on "One Step" at Rock Ford, Colo. rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Brown on "One Step" cky Ford, Colo. pyright 1921 R.R. Doubleday) 90682
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bucking horse at rodeo; horse is on its hind legs, leaning to the left
Subject: Brown
"One Step"
Rocky Ford, Colorado
R.R. Doubleday
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CallNo: NC9-H1d1  
Descriptive Title: Can Seward County "Afford" a fine museum?   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: 3-18-61   Provenance:
Size: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4"   Condition: fair
Text: Can Seward County "Afford" a fine museum? It has been wisely said that man's concepts necessarily rise ahead of his achievements... Chrisman hand wrote "This ad by HEC 3-18-61"
Misc Info: Has a form to clip off to mail with a contribution.
Subject: Seward County
Seward County Historical Society
Southwest Daily Times
Liberal, Kansas
Harry E. Chrisman
Fred J. Hill James Yoxall
Oliver S. Brown Robert W. Baughman
Lewis C. Eyman
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CallNo: P192-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Main Street in Garden City, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 13/16 x 4 13/16   Condition: fair
Text: [front] [?] Main Street - The; A616 [back] Main St. Garden City 1916 year we landed in the town. An uncle had been there since 1905 in Real Estate Biz. Photo from Ottis B. Zirkle P.O. Box 102 Brownton, W.Va.; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas.
Misc Info: Picture is of a main street with cars parked in front of the store fronts. There are street lamps.
Subject: Garden City, Kansas
Main Street
store fronts
Ottis B. Zirkle
Brownton, West Virginia
Street scene
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CallNo: P89-E1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Jack Brown on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Brown on "One Step" Y FORD, Colo. right, 1921, R.R. Doubleday) [back] Jack Brown clowning on "One Step" Rocky Ford Colo. 1921 © Doubleday 10
Misc Info: Cowboy on bucking horse [can't tell if saddle or bareback]. The horse is facing camera and leaning to the left. One back hoof is on ground. Rider has right arm up. There is a line of something in the background. Trees and buildings?
Subject: Jack Brown
Rocky Ford, Colorado
R.R. Doubleday
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