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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: N212-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Texas longhorns in Valentine, Nb game refuge   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: Negative has red lines with 4 x's.
Misc Info: This negative was in a negative envelope with two other negatives. The negative envelope was in a mat/frame. Negative envelope says: 1. Texas Longhorns (in Valentine, Nbr. game refuge) 2. Old Fort Union ruins 3. Harvesting wheat with header + header barges (wagons) 3 negatives Mat/frame says: Three Large Photos : 1. Texas Longhorns 2. Ruins at Old Fort Union, N. Mex. 3. Harvesting wheat with header.
Subject: Longhorns
Texas
Game Refuge
Valentine, Nebraska
Open range
Plains
Shrubs
  Related to:  N213
N214
E26
M/F12
P436
Other: Negative is of longhorn cattle.    

CallNo: N215-F1a  
Descriptive Title: Catherine Chrisman standing on top of a rock at Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 3/8   Condition: fair
Text: 
Misc Info: Labeled as Plastics. It looks like a negative but feels like plastic, smooth on one side and rough on the other. Was in a folded Southwest Daily Times advertising copy paper with 3 other plastics.
Subject: Catherine Chrisman
Palo Duro
Red rock
Open range
Wood logs
1960
  Related to:  P183
N169
C18
N216
N217
N218
Other: Is a picture of Catherine Chrisman standing on Palo Duro Red Rock.    

CallNo: P123-I2  
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Descriptive Title: Jack rabbit roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1935   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Photo by C.A. Smith - 1935 [back] 2 [2 is circled] Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas. [note] 2 [2 as circled] Picture No. 2. Frightened rabbits flee ahead of the rabbit drivers who pound on pans and shout to scare the rabbits ahead of them into pen.
Misc Info: Photo is of a lot of rabbits running. They are running so fast the photo is blurry in parts.
Subject: Jack rabbits
C.A Smith
rabbit drivers
open range
  Related to:  P77
P78
P257
P552
P553
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P124-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Wagon wheels   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Make 2 Col [cut] if used No 5 2 x 3" 1.7
Misc Info: Picture of 2 or 3 wagon wheels.
Subject: Wagon wheels
plains
open range
  Related to:  N171
Other: Photo has tape on right back and tape tear marks on bottom back.    

CallNo: P126-D1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Two cowboys branding a cow   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:Mrs. Frank Stefan, Liberal, KS
Size: 4 x 5 3/4   Condition: good
Text: [back] Reduce to 4 1/2" x 3"; 3 col ; Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [stamp appears 2 times]Harry E. Chrisman Liberal address stamp appears once but is hard to read. [note 1] Copy J Con Jackson, Famous bronc rider, and Lee Larrabee, old friend of Charles Hancock, [insert symbol] standing branding on the Cimarron River, 1895. Hancock, as a boy, rode on the roundup with these men [Hancock, as a boy, rode on the roundup with these men is crossed out] Photo courtesy Mrs. Frank Stefan, Liberal, Kansas [note 2] Job # 302760H Ref# 10 .12/1.57 Page# 144-EB HT (circled) Shoot at 81%
Misc Info: Picture of 2 men, 2 horses, 1 cow, 1 man bending over, 2nd man branding cow.
Subject: Branding
cowboys
cows
horses
Con Jackson
Lee Larrabee
Charles Hancock
Cimarron River
1895
open range
  Related to:  C1-A3hd
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P137-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cook on the Warpath   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] 'The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma All rights reserved; T.R. McQuillan, Guymon, OKLA. - (--D [brand symbol] Wagon -. This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [back] Anchor D wagon
Misc Info: Picture of a cowboy grabbing a bottle off the chuckwagon and the cook is threatening him with a long piece of wood.
Subject: chuckwagon
Anchor D Ranch
cooks
cowboys
horses
open range
Oklahoma
Guymon, Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
  Related to:  N120
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CallNo: P140-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp of: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Plains
field
open range
cattle trail
Ogalalla Trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
  Related to:  P141-H1e
P142-H1e
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CallNo: P141-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the Old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture is taken in 1957. Picture is of open field.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp of: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Ogalalla Cattle Trail
plains
field
open range
cattle trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
  Related to:  P140-H1e
P142-H1e
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CallNo: P142-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field has a car in it.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Ogalalla Cattle Trail
plains
fields
open range
cattle trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
car
  Related to:  P140-H1e
P141-H1e
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CallNo: P183-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Catherine Chrisman standing on top of a rock at Palo Duro   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] No 4 (2 stamps of:) Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; Return to.
Misc Info: Picture is of Catherine Chrisman on a huge rock with open range behind her.
Subject: Catherine A. Chrisman
Rock of Palo Duro
open range
wood logs
1960
  Related to:  N169
Other: Photo has tape tear marks on bottom back.    

CallNo: P186-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Fort Hays to Fort Dodge Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Fort Hays to Fort Dodge Trail; Photo by Robt Eagan Dodge City; N/E of Fort Dodge; 11A Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Picture is of open range with a fence in it. There are dark objects in the foreground.
Subject: Fort Hays Trail
Fort Dodge Trail
fence
open range
Fort Dodge
Robert Eagan
Dodge City, Kansas
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CallNo: P200-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cow lying down   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7"   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Fort Griffin; Photo by Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; (right pointing arrow) 45c.
Misc Info: Picture is of a longhorn cow with crooked horns, lying down with trees behind.
Subject: Longhorn cattle
cattle
open range
trees
Fort Griffin
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CallNo: P28-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: JJ Outfit   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] No 13 (enclosed in box) Day Photo (underlined) Changing mounts "JJ" outfit [On note] 11 (circled) The "noon change" of mounts by the JJ cow-boys, southwest Kansas. Photo by Day. (underlined) [back] 11 [11 is circled]; Return to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; [photo has pencil lines drawn on back]
Misc Info: 5 men standing by horses, 1 man sitting on a horse. 1 horse ready to be saddled about 18 horses in pic.
Subject: JJ Ranch
cowboys
horses
open range
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Other: Photo has tape on back top.    

CallNo: P46-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Sleeping cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] #31 Cow Boys "Bedroom."
Misc Info: 8 cowboys awake but lying down in front of wagon; 1 cowboy sitting up in front of wagon wheel. There is a dog laying with cowboy on the right.
Subject: cowboys
wagon
open range
sleeping
Dog
  Related to:  N118
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CallNo: P52-D1b  
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Descriptive Title: Longhorns on the move   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Liberal
Misc Info: Photo is of 5 longhorn cattle walking. There are scrub trees in background and one to the right of cattle. There are hills behind trees in background.
Subject: Longhorn cattle
trees
open range
mountains
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CallNo: P53-D1b  
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Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back of picture] This [used] on Kansas placemats ? © ; x
Misc Info: 7 longhorn cattle on an open range. There are hills behind the longhorns.
Subject: Longhorn cattle
open range
mountains
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CallNo: P56-D1b  
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Descriptive Title: Longhorns on open range   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Cache, Okla Photo by Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas [Has small red x in middle of back]
Misc Info: 2 longhorns walking on open range. 1 dark color, 1 light color with dark head and neck. Scrub trees and brush in background.
Subject: Longhorn
cattle
open range
brush
trees
Cache, Oklahoma
  Related to:  P22-D1b
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CallNo: P57-D1b  
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Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Cache, Okla Photo by [2 stamps] Harry E. Chrisman / Harry E. Ch Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Court Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: 11 longhorn cattle on open range with hills behind them.
Subject: Longhorn cattle
open range
hills
Cache, Oklahoma
Harry Chrisman photo
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CallNo: P59-D1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Cowboys bringing calves to brand   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [on picture] No. 2. Cow Boy's Delight. Bringing Calves to brand.
Misc Info: Cattle herd in background. 2 cowboys on horses, each has a calf roped and they are walking towards camera.
Subject: Cowboys
cow herd
branding
calves
open range
roping
horses
  Related to:  N124
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CallNo: P60-I1  
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Descriptive Title: Dogs killing coyote   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] No. 8. The Coyote's Finish.
Misc Info: 1 white, 1 greyish, 1 black dogs killing a coyote. 1 black dog looking away out towards field.
Subject: dogs
coyote
open range
  Related to:  N119
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CallNo: P66-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Round up on Goodnight Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Round up on Goodnight Ranch Clark Co. Kas. "Day Photo" [Day photo is underlined] No. 28 [No. 28 is underlined]
Misc Info: 6 men on horseback, 2 children on horseback, 1 2-horse buggy; 1 single-horse buggy; herd of cows in background, on open range.
Subject: Roundup
cowboys
cattle
horses
buggies
open range
Goodnight Ranch
Clark Co., Kansas
Day photo
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