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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: P37-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Saddle bronc rider   Type: Print
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Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Phil Yoder. I rode pickup for him. HEC Phill Yoder on Nigger Eye at American Legions 1st Annual Rodeo July 4-5-6 1922 at Scotch Bluffs, NEB. Photo by C.F. Smith [back] Photo by C.F. Smith Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Phil Yoder was a very "stylish" rider, had the real "grace" that top bronc riders are known for showing. I met him at this Legion-sponsored rodeo at Scottsbluff in 1922. HEC
Misc Info: Group of people on fence and in front of fence in background. Man on saddle bronc bucking horse in foreground.
Subject: Saddle bronc rider
rodeo
Phill Yoder
Nigger Eye (horse)
American Legions First Annual Rodeo
Scotch Bluffs, Nebraska
C.F. Smith photo
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Other: Photo has tape on back bottom. Tape is over F. Smith    

CallNo: P397-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Don Bell   Type: Print
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Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] DON BELL ON DEILS BIG BROTHER To Harry Don Bell [back] [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [stamped several times] ; 72
Misc Info: Photo is of a man riding a Saddle Bronc. The horses head is down and he is coming down on his front legs. His back legs are still touching the ground. There is a crowd behind a fence. Some are standing on top of something. Others are standing on ground. There are 2 or 3 men in the corral by the fence. There is a shadow of horse and rider under and to right of horse.
Subject: Saddle Bronc riding
Cowboys
Rodeo
Crowd
Fence
Corral
Deils Big Brother [horse]
Horse
Don Bell
Harry E. Chrisman
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P395
P396
P398
P399
Other: Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P39-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Saddle bronc and rider   Type: Print
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Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Lie Kingham on "Watch Me" Northe Platte, Nebr. (Doubleday) [back] Billie Kingham on "Watch Me" North Platte, Nebr. © Doubleday no date
Misc Info: picture of saddle bronc coming out of chute; 1 man behind gate, 3 men and 1 horse and rider to right of gate. Shadow of head and hat in chute.
Subject: saddle bronc
cowboy
rodeo
bucking chutes
Billie Kingham
horse
Watch Me (horse)
North Platte, Nebr.
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P41-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Bucking saddle bronc   Type: Print
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Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] A nice gentle saddle pony?", Glendive roundup. [can read top of letters in next line] "Copyright 1916 [by] Doubleday" [back] "A nice, gentle saddle pony?" Glendive, Mont. Roundup © 1916 by Doubleday.
Misc Info: Man falling off of saddle bronc. Man has the number 22 on the back of his shirt. Fence, people and horses in background.
Subject: Saddle bronc
rodeo
cowboy
horse
Doubleday photo
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