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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: P36-E1a1  
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Descriptive Title: Bull rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" copyright 1921 (R.R. Doubleday) Norton, Kans. [back] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" Bucking steer Norton, Kansas ©1921 R.R. Doubleday "Teddy" was purchased in 1917 from the 101 Ranch in Oklahoma. Four seconds was the longest any rider ever stayed on his back. In 1920 at Madison Square Garden they offered a (insert symbol)large prize to anyone staying aboard a full five minutes. No takers.
Misc Info: Trees in far back then fence with people on it and in front of it. 3 horses with riders; 2 horses tied to fence. 1 cowboy being thrown off of a longhorn.
Subject: Bull rider
Bull
cowboys
Tommie Douglas
Teddy (bull)
Norton, Kansas
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P38-E1a  
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Descriptive Title: Bull rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [on picture] Twig thrown from Bovolopug Right 1922 R.R. Doubleday) [back] John Hartwig thrown from "Bovolopug" - photo by R.R. Doubleday 1919
Misc Info: High fence in background; man in midair off of bull. Bull is dark with white spot on forehead. Man's hair is sticking straight up.
Subject: Bull rider
Bull
cowboy
arena
Bovolopug (bull)
John Hartwig
Doubleday photo
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