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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: N14-E1a1  
Descriptive Title: Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" at Norton, Kansas, rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1921   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" Norton, Kans. Copyright 1921 (R.R. Doubleday) 10 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Cowboy is thrown from longhorned bull at rodeo; horses, cowboys, and spectators line the fence; other cowboys on horses at far left
Subject: Tommie Douglas
Norton, Kansas
R.R. Doubleday
fence buildings trees
longhorned bull
bull riding
horses rodeo rodeo arena
spectators Kodak
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CallNo: P36-E1a1  
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Descriptive Title: Bull rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" copyright 1921 (R.R. Doubleday) Norton, Kans. [back] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" Bucking steer Norton, Kansas ©1921 R.R. Doubleday "Teddy" was purchased in 1917 from the 101 Ranch in Oklahoma. Four seconds was the longest any rider ever stayed on his back. In 1920 at Madison Square Garden they offered a (insert symbol)large prize to anyone staying aboard a full five minutes. No takers.
Misc Info: Trees in far back then fence with people on it and in front of it. 3 horses with riders; 2 horses tied to fence. 1 cowboy being thrown off of a longhorn.
Subject: Bull rider
Tommie Douglas
Teddy (bull)
Norton, Kansas
Doubleday photo
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