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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: P203-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Tepee in front of houses   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] V.A. Kear builder of sod town; 2 miles east of Dighton, Kansas; Return to Harry C; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Picture is of 4 buildings with a tepee in front of them. There are 3 cars, 1 wagon, 1 buggy, 1 windmill and 1 American flag. Photo has stains on back.
Subject: Tepee
V.A. Kear
sod town
Dighton, Kansas
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CallNo: P276-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Hancock family in trailer   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Charles Ed Hancock, Boy Charles Hancock, Mildred Hancock (Schmidt) daughter, Pauline Hancock (Franklin), Clarence E.(Bud)Hancock, Mrs. Lottie Grace Hancock, Merna Hanock (Morris), and the elderly man who bought the house ; Charles E. Hancock, Sr., Son Charles E., Mildred, Pauline, Clarence E.(Bud), Lottie Grace, Merna. Elderly man bought the house. ; This House insured by Griffith & Baughman ; [sign] OWN YOU[R] ; LET HANCOCK BUILD ; EASY TERMS [SUNNYSIDE ADDITION] PHONE [?]
Misc Info: Photo is of a family sitting in a trailer house. There are flowers and leaves decorating it. There is a sign on the front. There are wheels on the bottom of it. There are houses in the background. There is an elderly man standing on the right. There is a sign to the right of man. Sign is hard to read.
Subject: Charles Ed Hancock, Sr.
.Charles E. Hancock, Jr.
Mildred Hancock
Pauline Hancock
Clarence E. Hancock
Lottie Grace Hancock
Merna Hancock
  Related to:  P495
Other: There are two copies of this photo. The original is P495    

CallNo: P303-A5e  
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Descriptive Title: Fort Sam at Houston, Texas   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1917   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/16 x 4   Condition: very good
Text: [stamped on front of photo] Copyrighted by C.W. Henningsen, San Antonio, Texas. [back of photo] Part of Ft. Sam, Houston, Texas 1917
Misc Info: Buildings, automobiles and houses in the background of a town scene. There is a line of automobiles and trucks in the forefront of the photo, and visible are the tops of several buildings, possibly bunkers. Large houses are in the background.
Subject: Fort Sam
Houston, Texas
telephone poles
C.W. Henningsen
San Antonio, Texas
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CallNo: P80-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Sacajawea Memorial Ceremony   Type: Print
Date of Origin: February 25, 1970   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/8 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [front] [?] Sacagawea Memorial tablet. Three Forks, Mont., Oct. 2, 1914 [back] Frame No. 22 Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Feb. 25 1970
Misc Info: Photo is of a crowd gathering around marker in Three Forks, Mont. Train is coming through town in background. There are automobiles and horse drawn carriages in the photo. Buildings and electric or phone poles are visable.
Subject: Sacajawea Memorial Marker
gathered crowd
Three Forks, Montana
telephone poles
houses train mountains
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