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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: P197-F2f7  
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Descriptive Title: Kansas National Guard   Type: Print
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Size: 5 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] 2 = 2nd signature; KNG at Hugoton; 1888; Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215; Please credit the Kansas State Historical Society, Topeka; Reduce to 4 1/4 x 2 1/2" [note] Copy A-2; The Second Regiment, Kansas National Guard, which was ordered to Hugoton to disarm the Hugoton and Woodsdale factions during the Stevens County seat war in 1888. Photo courtesy Kansas Historical Society. [Photo courtesy Kansas Historical Society is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a line of people in the KS Nat. Guard. There is an officer standing in front of them. Buldings and 2 flags behind the line.
Subject: National Guard
Kansas
Hugoton, Kansas
1888
Stevens County Seat War
Hugoton Factions
Woodsdale Factions
Kansas Historical Society
Second Regiment
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P198-A2f  
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Descriptive Title: St. Nicholas Hotel, Vorhees, Kansas   Type: Print
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Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: [back] St. Nicholas Hotel Vorhees, Kansas (west of Liberal) circa 1887-88; This structure razed and re-built as home south of Liberal 2 miles by Chas. Wright pioneer Beaver Co. Okla atty and cattleman; Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215. [note] Copy B-2 St. Nicholas Hotel, Vorhees, Kansas This old structure saw some of the fighting of the Stevens County county-seat war. It was razed and re-built as the home of Charles Wright, pioneer attorney and cattleman of Beaver County, Oklahoma, south of Liberal, Kansas two miles. Photo courtesy the late Burris Wright. [Photo courtesy the late Burris Wright is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a 2-story hotel with people standing in front of it. There are 2 saddle horses 1 with rider on it. 1 buggy with people in it and 1 team of horses.
Subject: St. Nicholas Hotel
Vorhees, Kansas
Charles Wright
Pioneer attorney
cattleman
Beaver County, Oklahoma
Burris Wright
Liberal, Kansas
Stevens County Seat War
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.