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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: D9-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Old Cowboy Ed Wright on horse   Type: Document
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/4 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: about the author Ed Wright in my opinion ... [copy of document attached]
Misc Info: Has picture of Ed Wright on a horse. It was from a book dust jacket. Was in manila envelope. There are three of these.
Subject: cowboys
Ed Wright
rodeo clown
pardners
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Wyoming buckaroo
Barnum and Bailey Circus T. Joe Cahill
Gene Fowler Red Fenwick Denver Post
All-Round Wold Championship Plano, Illinois
Duarte, California horse trainer
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C6-F2f1
E6-F2f1
NC6-F2f1
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CallNo: N22-F1a  
Descriptive Title: Prairie Rose at Cheyenne Frontier Days   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Prairie Rose Cheyenne Frontier ) 90689
Misc Info: Woman dressed in western attire stands beside a horse with saddle; full-body picture
Subject: Prairie Rose
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne, Wyoming
horse
saddle
cowboy boots
cowboy hat
woman
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CallNo: N4-F2a4  
Descriptive Title: Donna Card, Lorena Tricky, Mabel Strickland and Indians at Cheyenne Frontier Days   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 6 Kodak safety film Kodak safety film Doubleday (7) Donna Card Lorena Tricky Mabel Strickland and their Indian friends Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Misc Info: Three women stand with 2 indians and 1 indian child
Subject: Donna Card
Lorena Tricky
Mabel Strickland
Indians
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne Wyoming
Doubleday
fence
Kodak
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CallNo: NC6-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Ridin' the Range   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: April 27, 1975   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 13"   Condition: 
Text: The Sunday Denver Post April 27, 1975 24 * Ridin' the Range Cowboy Ed: 'No job for a kid' with Red Fenwick...
Misc Info: Was in manila envelope.
Subject: cowboys
Ed Wright
Denver Post
Red Fenwick The Representative
T-Joe Cahill Gene Fowler Duke Lee Billy Killem
Dick Hornbuckle rodeo
Cheyenne Frontier Days Wyoming State Fair
National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK
Gus Nylen J.H. Strickland Billy Bran
Valley Center, CA Plano, Ill Douglas, Wyo.
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C6-F2f1
E6-F2f1
L9-F2f1
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CallNo: P108-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Prairie Rose   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Prairie Rose, Cheyenne Frontier Days © D.F.P.Co., Inc. For her death see tape on Goldie (Griffith) Cameron, Nederland, Colorado. Killed at Cheyenne, Wyo., Frontier Days. Dr. Palin says she froze in blizzard near Cheyenne.
Misc Info: Woman stands beside horse; she's dressed in western outfit, with boots, pantaloon-like pants, vest and cowboy hat.
Subject: Prairie Rose
horse
saddle
cowboy hat
Goldie (Griffith) Cameron
woman cowboy
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Cheyenne, Wyoming
D.F.P.Co. Inc.
Nederland, Colorado Dr. Palin blizzard
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CallNo: P122-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Bonnie Grey on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: Ca. 1922   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Bonnie Grey on King Tut jumping Au[to]. Doubleday [back] Bonnie Grey on "King Tut jumping over an Auto (Hudson Touring) © Doubleday. Re: Cheyenne Frontier Days. No Date (circa 1922) Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Newspaper clipping: After that day's rodeo was over, I exercised horses, cleaned stalls and finally made the big time. Hugh and Mabel Strickland were there along with Bonnie Gray, all trick riders, and I helped with their prize horses. I don't recall whether it was that year or later, but at one time, as part of her act, Bonnie jumped her horse, King Tut, over an open touring car (convertible) loaded with dignitaries. Terrible Tumble Red stretches the rawhide pretty thin here: At the end of the jump, Bonnie missed a stirrup and was thrown. Her leather skirt caught on the saddlehorn and, in plain view of the audience, she was peeled naked as the hub caps on the car she'd just jumped. That year, Mable Strickland won The Denver Post Ladies'Relay Race. At the time, of course, I never realized that years later as a representative of that great newspaper, I was to put an end to that event for one valid reason: There wasn't a lady in it. The riders all had whiskers--and wore snoods packed with horse hair. Since that time we've sponsored the wild horse race. And you can bet there's no women in it. The lib movement hasn't gone that far. On my first visit the rodeo lasted only four days. I rode home on a Burlington freight train. This year, starting next Saturday afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, the biggest, wildest, most exciting rodeo in the world will run nine days. And I'll get up there for a day at least --somehow or other. Red Fenwick Fenwick Denver Post 7-18-71
Misc Info: Newspaper article attached by Red Fenwick Denver Post 7-18-71
Subject: Bonnie Grey
King Tut
Trick riding
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Doubleday photo
Hudson touring auto
Denver Post
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Other: Photo has tape on top back and left back.    

CallNo: P45-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Indians and women   Type: Print
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Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] [?] card, Lorena Tricky, Mable Strickland and [??] - Cheyenne Frontier Days. [back] Left: Donna Card 2nd: Indian (Sioux) unknown 3rd: Lorena Tricky, star rider 4th: Indian (unknown) 5th: Mable Strickland 6th: Indian boy (unknown) Cheyenne Frontier Days © Doubleday No date
Misc Info: Picture of 3 women, 2 adult male Indians and one Indian boy.
Subject: Indian men and white women
boy
Donna Card
Sioux Indian
Lorena Tricky
Mable Strickland
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Doubleday photo
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