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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: P16-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Burris Wright   Type: Print
Date of Origin: about 1950   Provenance:personal collection
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Al - Finally run into your old side kick Burris Wright when his wife wasn't around - Happy New Year Frank Locke. Property of [stamp] Harry E. Chrisman, Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas / Photo B, Frank Locke Dodge City circa 1946 [back note taped on] Burris Wright (old Cimarron and Arizona Cowboy) Liberal, Kansas (See "Lost Trails of the Cimarron" for his story). Picture taken by Frank Locke of [Lara] Locke Hotel Dodge City, about 1950. Locke sent this picture of Wright to Al Olive, Dodge City, with the following inscription on the back: "Al -- Finally run into your old sidekick Burris Wright when his wife wasn't around -- Happy New Year Frank Locke" Burris told Harry E. Chrisman that when Frank Locke showed him a picture of Al Olive and asked if he knew him he replied, "Hell yes, he was our old Cookie on the roundup."
Misc Info: Photo is of an elderly man. His shoulder and head are showing. He is in a suit and tie.
Subject: Burris Wright
Frank Locke
Dodge City
Al Olive
cowboys
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Other: Photo has tape tear mark on top and tape with a note on bottom.