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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: N124-D1a3  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys bringin calves in to brand   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: No. 2 Cow Boy's Delight. Binging Calves to brand. [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film G10
Misc Info: Two cowboys on horseback pull calves behind them with a rope. The calves are fighting the rope. There is a large herd of cattle behind the cowboys and one calf off to the right.
Subject: cowboys
cattle herd
  Related to:  P59

CallNo: P179-D1e  
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Descriptive Title: Buffalo - catalo herd   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Reduce to 4 1/2 x 3" deep; CJ Jones Buffalo + catalo herd; Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215; Please credit the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka. [note] Copy L Charles J. (Buffalo) Jones' catalo-buffalo herd at Garden City, Kansas. Jones caught his calves from the remnant of the once great Southern Herd of buffalo, crossing the buffalo heifers with domestic bulls. The hybrid he named 'catalo.' Photo courtesy Kansas Historical Society. [Photo courtesy Kansas Historical Society. is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a herd of buffalo (Catalo). They are behind a fence with some on a hill and some in foreground.
Subject: catalo
Buffalo Jones
Charles J. Jones
Kansas Historical Society
domestic bulls
Garden City, Kansas
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P317-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1893   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] Merchant Ranch 23 Mi[les] So[uth] Liberal 1893
Misc Info: Photo is of a herd of cattle with loose horses. There is a woman in a buggy with a horse attached to it. There is a man on a horse directly behind the buggy. There is another man on a horse standing behind the buggy in the background. There is a building in the far right background. There is a wagon amongst the cattle in the left background. There is a windmill in the middle background. There is a line of brush or trees in the far background. There is a tall solid wooden fence or gate in the left foreground.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Horse drawn buggy
Horse and rider
  Related to:  P312
Other: Photo looks like a photo of a picture. There is wood showing in the bottom right corner. Like the photo was placed on it to take a picture of a picture.    

CallNo: P59-D1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Cowboys bringing calves to brand   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [on picture] No. 2. Cow Boy's Delight. Bringing Calves to brand.
Misc Info: Cattle herd in background. 2 cowboys on horses, each has a calf roped and they are walking towards camera.
Subject: Cowboys
cow herd
open range
  Related to:  N124