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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: N194-F2b3  
Descriptive Title: Enclosed building on wheels with flowers and people on it   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: A building or small, enclosed house is on top of wheels like a wagon. The building has a roof, door and windows. The bottom part of the building is made of brick. There are several people in the building: a man with a child sitting on his lap and a woman behind in the door, two people in the first window, a person in the second and third windows, and a man in a suit standing beside the wagon. There are flowers and vines around the doorway and windows on the wagon. There are names written at the bottom of the negative, but it's cut off and can't be read.
Subject: building
wagon
wheels
flowers
vines
people
men
women
children
Hancock
  Related to:  P523
P495
P276
P543
Other: There is a sign to the right in the negative that says "Own Your" and the initials CE. Not sure if this is hand-written or part of the original photo.    

CallNo: P282-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Flory (Mook) Dunlap   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 x 4   Condition: good
Text: [no content on front or back]
Misc Info: Photo is of an elderly woman standing in front of flowers. There is a building behind her.
Subject: Flory Mook Dunlap
Flowers
Building
Trees
  Related to:  P277
P278
P279
P280
P281
P283
P284
P285
P286- to P290-
Other: Photo has glue tear spots all over back.    

CallNo: P311-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Taylor Family   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back] L to R: Charlene Taylor Mrs. Chas. Taylor Charles Taylor Miss Grace Taylor Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 women and 1 man standing in front of a table. The table has a centerpiece of a wagon. Looks like wagon is made of food. Wheels look like donuts. There is the number 50 on the right side of the wagon. There is a platter of donuts on the right of the wagon, napkins in front of wagon, flowers to the left of wagon, and glasses to the left of wagon. There are pictures on the wall behind and above the people.
Subject: Taylor family
Charlene Taylor
Charles Taylor
Mrs. Charles Taylor
Grace Taylor
Liberal, Kansas
Wedding anniversary
50th
Photographs
Flowers
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Other: Photo is wrinkled on the sides. Right side of photo is torn.    

CallNo: P323-H1c3  
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Descriptive Title: May Jackson's Grave   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1954   Provenance:
Size: 3 3/16 x 4 11/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] May Jackson Grave Liberal, Kansas Taken 1954 Return to Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 BBC Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Photo is of a gravesite in a cemetary. There are headstones in the background and one in the foreground. There are trees, flowers, and bushes.
Subject: May Jackson
Grave
Gravesite
Cemetary
Trees
Flowers
Bushes
Scrapbook
Liberal, Kansas
Envelope
  Related to:  P324
Other: Notation on clear plastic sleeve: 56-61 p 2 Envelope    

CallNo: PC10-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Dover, Delaware celebrations   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1963   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Delaware's colonial glories are annually brought to the attention of the public through three events. Dover Days is marked each first Saturday in May. A Day in Old New Castle falls on the third Saturday in May. Odessa Day is the second Sunday in October. For information write, Delaware State Development Department, Dover, Delaware. D-48 Photo courtesy Delaware State Development Department. Pub & copyrighted 1963 by KEN-DEL PRODUCTIONS, Inc. 515 Shipley St., Wilmington, Del. Post Card. Place Stamp Here. 73014
Misc Info: Girl in colonial-style dress stands by tree; two others talk on porch of brick home.
Subject: Colonial-dressed women
Dover, Delaware
Dover Day
A Day in Old New Castle
Odessa Day
Delaware State Development Department
flowers trees brick home sidewalk brick porch
porch railing
Wilmington, Delaware
Ken-Del Productions
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CallNo: PC11-A5b  
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Descriptive Title: Memorial Library, Liberal Kansas   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kennedy photo [back] Memorial Library, located in Cooper Park on U.S. Highways 54 & 83 in downtown Liberal. The World's only Book Front Library. Books of all classifications and the Best Seller's List are always available. We invite you to come to visit us. Distributed by Kennedy Studios, Liberal, Kansas. Genuine Curteich - Chicago "C.T. Art - Colortone" Post Card (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.) Post Card; Place Stamp Here. 6C-H82
Misc Info: Color post card; no correspondence; book front of Memorial Library in Liberal, KS. Statue of Liberty replica in park.
Subject: Memorial Library
Liberal, Kansas
Cooper Park
book front
Curteich-Chicago
Kennedy Studio
trees shrubs street light sidewalk
Statue of Liberty replica
statue base and planter
flowers
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CallNo: PC42-A5b  
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Descriptive Title: Memorial Library with statue of liberty   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: 
Text: [front] Memorial Library on book front. Kennedy photo in right bottom corner [back] Memorial Library, located in Cooper Park on U.S. Highways 54 and 83 in downtown Liberal. The Worlds only Book Front library. Books of all classifications and the Best Sellers list are always available. We invite you to come to visit us. Distributed by Kennedy Studio, Liberal, Kansas. Post Card
Misc Info: Color picture of small library with book front. Statue of liberty in star planter with flowers. Bushes, trees and a pole.
Subject: Liberal Memorial Library
Statue of Liberty
Book front
flowers
Kennedy Studio
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CallNo: PC43-A5b  
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Descriptive Title: Memorial Library with statue of liberty   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: 
Text: [front] Memorial Library on book front. Kennedy photo in right bottom corner. [back] Memorial Library, located in Cooper Park on U.S. Highways 54 and 83 in downtown Liberal. The Worlds only Book Front library. Books of all classifications and the Best Sellers list are always available. We invite you to come to visit us. Distributed by Kennedy Studio, Liberal, Kansas. Post Card
Misc Info: Color picture of small library with book front. Statue of liberty in star planter with flowers. Bushes, trees and a pole.
Subject: Liberal Memorial Library
Statue of Liberty
Book front
flowers
Kennedy Studio
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