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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: P163-H1f  
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Descriptive Title: Fargo Springs   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/16 x 2 3/16   Condition: very good
Text: [note] Site of old Fargo Springs, the town. Now a ghost site, this area [this area crossed out] Here was once the [the crossed out] thriving town of Fargo Springs, Kans. [of Fargo Springs, Kans. crossed out] In the distance a half mile is the tree-shaded line marking the Cimarron, near which flowed the great spring where Jed Smith met his death at the hands of the Comanches. Photo by author [Photo by author is underlined; author is crossed out] Harry E. Chrisman
Misc Info: Picture is of open plains with a road. Man is standing off from road. Note is glued to photo.
Subject: Fargo Springs
town
ghost site
Cimarron River
Jed Smith
Comanches
Harry E. Chrisman
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CallNo: P214-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Robert Evans at Fargo Springs site   Type: Print
Date of Origin: June 30, 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] Bob Evans at Fargo Springs June 30, 1962. Copy of Picture [front] Bob Evans (Liberal) says this was Wagon [D] or [B]ody Springs [?]. Order slip from Johnson Publishing Co. 839 Pearl Street P.O. Box 990 Boulder, Colorado. #4240. [note] Old Fargo Springs? Robert Evans, son of pioneers who lived in the Fargo Springs region since boyhood, stands on the location where he heard the old Fargo xxxx Spring was located. This location is a mile to the northeast of the old town site of Fargo Springs. (Photo by author (author crossed out) Harry E. Chrisman.) 14 [ems] (straight line drawn) Make cut about 1/2 page wide (across page). "Today's News Today" (crossed out) [back] They killed Jed Smith
Misc Info: Picture is of a man standing in an open area with brush and hills behind him. Photo has tear on back top. There is a copy of this photo.
Subject: Fargo Springs
Robert Evans
Wagon Body Springs
June 30, 1962
pioneers
Jed Smith
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