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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: D10-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Sam Robinson   Type: Document
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/2 x 5 1/4"   Condition: good
Text: [front of picture] Sam Robinson; 2 1/2 x 3 1/4"; Replace P-207 Rainey's No Mans Land [back] Feet of his wife who, ... (text from a book) [note] Copy E-2; Sam Robinson, the murdering marshal of Hugoton, Kansas. Robinson was chiefly responsible for the murders of the four men at Wild Horse Lake in No Man's Land, July 25, 1888. Photo courtesy No Man's Land, by George Rainey, Enid, 1937.
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Subject: Sam Robinson
marshal
Hugoton, Kansas
Wild Horse Lake
"No Man's Land" (book)
July 25, 1888
George Rainey
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CallNo: P255-F2j1  
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Descriptive Title: Sam Robinson Posse   Type: Print
Date of Origin: September 1965   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] SEPT 1965 [Has numbers 1 through 5 circled above each rider] [Has 3 red x's on bottom of photo crossing out words written there] [back] 1[circled] Sam Robinson 2 [circled] Grant Childress 3[circled] ______ Childress, Grant's brother 4[circled] Bert Noble 5[circled] Harry Lee ; Make 4 1/4 X 2 3/4" [underline] Copy G-2 [??]9C Credit Jack Best, North Platte Nebr. [credit and Platte were written on over a piece of tape that has come loose] [note taped onto photo all sides] L to R: Sam Robinson, Childress brothers, Bert Noble and Harry Lee. John Carson coll. [lined out] [2 bottom sides of tape have the top 1/2 of dit and Pl There is also an arrow pointing to John Carson coll. which is lined out] [on note taped to photo] Sam Robinson and his posse at the time of the Hay Meadow Massacree. 1. Sam Robinson. 2. Grant Childress. 3. Grant Childress' brother. 4. Bert Noble. 5. Harry Lee. Photo courtesy Jack Best. Copy G-2 [note] Job # 302760H Ref # 21 .16/1.50 ...
Misc Info: Photo is of 5 men on horseback with rifles or shotguns. Looks like a picture of a newspaper article. There is columned text below the photo and to the left side.
Subject: Sam Robinson
posse
cowboys
horses
guns
Childress
Hay Meadow Massacree
Noble
Lee
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Other: Photo has a square of yellow tape marks on back.