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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: C18  
Descriptive Title: Advertising copy paper   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: fair
Text: On back: Plastics *Larabee Home (on move-Pic by Joe Cannon) *Palo Duro Red Rock *Green Stone House * On front: Southwest Daily Times - Advertising Copy Paper; One Column, Two Columns, Three Columns, Four Columns, Five Columns; One Column, Two Columns, Three Columns, Four Columns, Five Columns, Six Columns, Seven Columns, Eight Columns; 1 inch, 2 inches, 3 inches, 4 inches, 5 inches, 6 inches, 7 inches, 8 inches, 9 inches, 10 inches, 11 inches, 12 inches, 13 inches, 14 inches, 15 inches.
Misc Info: This paper had 4 plastic negatives in it.
Subject: Larrabee home
Green Stone house
Palo Duro
Red Rock
Plastics
Southwest Daily Times
Advertising copy paper
  Related to:  N215
N216
N217
N218
Other:    

CallNo: E23  
Descriptive Title: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: "Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone" 3 circled; 1 V copy = 1 - 5x7 Crop as shown. written on it.
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with: "Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone" 3 circled; 1 V copy = 1 - 5x7 Crop as shown. written on it. This negative envelope was in a mat/frame with Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone R. written on it.
Subject: Indian camp
Cheyenne
tepees
Yellowstone
  Related to:  P447
P448
M/F7
N207
Other:    

CallNo: M/F7  
Descriptive Title: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: On front: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone R.
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with: "Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone" 3 circled; 1 V copy = 1 - 5x7 Crop as shown. written on it. This negative envelope was in this mat/frame with Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone R. written on it.
Subject: Indian camp
Cheyenne
tepees
Yellowstone
  Related to:  P447
P448
N207
E23
Other:    

CallNo: M1-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Map of Oklahoma - hand drawn   Type: 
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/2 x 5 3/4"   Condition: fair
Text: [front] Irvin Green, 2-27-61; Hi-way 54/64, Beaver River, Guymon, Coldwater, Hardesty, Duro - Palo Duro, Okla. 3, Boyd, Balco, Gray, Lone Rock, Pa's Stone House, Red Rock.
Misc Info: There is a small map in the left bottom corner.
Subject: Palo Duro Lone Rock
stone house
Irvin Green
Guymon, Oklahoma
Hardesty, Oklahoma
Red Rock
Beaver River
Coldwater, Oklahoma Balco, Oklahoma
Boyd, Oklahoma
Gray Oklahoma, Hiway 54/64
  Related to:  P131-A5a
C5-A5a
E2-A5a
Other:    

CallNo: N176-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman stands in front of Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [from back of original photo]H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Harry Chrisman stands in front of old, stone home. He is standing on the small cement porch. The home is two-story. According to the envelope the negatives came in, it is the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Irvin Green home
stone home
Palo Duro
boarded windows
vacant home
porch
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
P540
P541
Other: Negatives N176 and N177 are on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N177-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Looking out the window of the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [from back of original photo] H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: A small window in a room in a house. The view is looking out the window, while the rest of the room inside is dark. Can see the plains or prairie out the window. According to the envelopes the negatives were found in, the window is in the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro.
Subject: Irvin Green home
Palo Duro
vacant home
stone home
prairie
plains
window
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
P540
P541
Other: Negatives N176 and N177 are on the same film strip.    

CallNo: N190-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Irvin Green Home on the Palo Duro   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Two-story house set off in background of photo. It is either stone or rock. It has a chimney at the top, and several windows. This is either a side or back view of the house, because no door is visible. The home is vacant or abandoned. There is open grassland around the home.
Subject: Irvin Green
Palo Duro
rock home
stone home
Oklahoma Panhandle
two-story home
chimney
  Related to:  E16
N191
Other: Found in an envelope with other negatives. According to the envelope, the house is the Irvin Green Home on the Palo Duro.    

CallNo: N191-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Irvin Green Home on the Palo Duro in the Oklahoma Panhandle   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: 
Misc Info: Two-story home in background. A tall fencepost in the foreground, and a barbed-wire fence (which is falling down) in front of the house. The house is either vacant or abandoned. It is either rock or stone. There is a chimeny on the top and several windows. Also something in between the windows, looks like plywood or boards of some type. Open grassland around the house.
Subject: Irvin Green
Palo Duro
Oklahoma Panhandle
rock home
stone home
two-story home
chimney
windows
posts
barbed wire fencing
  Related to:  E16
N191
Other: Found in envelope with other negatives. According to the envelope, this is the Irvin Green Home on the Palo Duro.    

CallNo: N207-A2a12  
Descriptive Title: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 13/16 x 2 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: On negative: E YELLOWSTONE 143 164
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with: "Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone" 3 circled; 1 V copy = 1 - 5x7 Crop as shown. written on it. This negative envelope was in a mat/frame with Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone R. written on it.
Subject: Indian camp
Cheyenne
Yellowstone
Tepees
Plains
Teepee
  Related to:  P447
P448
E23
M/F7
Other: Negative is of teepees on the plains.    

CallNo: N216-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Green Stone house   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 3/8 x 4 5/16   Condition: poor
Text: In red barely legible: The old Green Ranch House
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: Green Stone house
People
Building
Fence
  Related to:  C18
N215
N217
N218
Other: This is in very poor condition. It is hard to see the picture. There is a house and 1 or 2 people standing in front of the house. There is a possible fence also.    

CallNo: N218-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Map of Oklahoma - hand drawn   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 7/16 x 5 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Irvin Green, 2-27-61; Hi-way 54/64, Beaver River, Guymon, Coldwater, Hardesty, Duro - Palo Duro, Okla. 3, Boyd, Balco, Gray, Lone Rock, Pa's Stone House, Red Rock.
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: Palo Duro Lone Rock
Stone house
Irvin Green
Guymon, Oklahoma
Hardesty, Oklahoma
Red Rock
Beaver River
Coldwater, Oklahoma Balco, Oklahoma
Boyd, Oklahoma
Gray Oklahoma, Hiway 54/64
  Related to:  C18
N215
N216
N217
M1
P131
C5
E2
Other: Plastic negative is of a map of Oklahoma.    

CallNo: N23-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Jim Wilkes on "Tombstone Maude" at Ogallala Roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1918   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Jim Wilkes on "Tombstone Maude" Ogallala Round-Up - copyright D.F.P.Co.Inc. [1918] 90695
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bareback at rodeo; 2 cowboys on horses stand in background to the left.
Subject: Jim Wilkes
"Tombstone Maude"
Ogallala Roundup
Ogallala, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.Inc.
cowboys
horses
bareback grandstands fence trees
rodeo
rodeo arena
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P131-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Window   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: [front] (red lines and x's) [back] No 3
Misc Info: Picture is of a window looking outside. Looks like a dirt road, 2 fields and a row of trees.
Subject: Ranch house
stone house
window
scenic view
Palo Duro Creek
Red Rock
Palo Duro
Irvin Green
No Man's Land
Oklahoma Panhandle Lisle, Illinois
  Related to:  M1-A5a
C5-A5a
E2-A5a
Other: Photo has tape tear mark on bottom back. Photo has a paperclip stain on top, left back.    

CallNo: P147-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Edison's Moving Pictures Phonograph   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 3/8/68   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] In picture Edison's moving pictures and phonograph [on picture] (2) SSP30 MAR 28; E30 [back] Frame No. Copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Jan (marked out) ? (marked out) 1969 Mar. 8, 1968; photo of J.R. Tolman, taken 1902 at Stone Hall, Redington, Nebraska by Craig Gilman. Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note front] Caption for story - Rigs similar to this one traveled the western lands, bringing the new moving pictures and sounds from the Edison Phonograph to the farms and ranches. Courtesty [insert mark] Joseph Fairfield Foto Bridgeport, Nebr. [note back] Firs amatour journal personalized jo SEARCHING T bound same. but deluxe From 1949 on the Pacific Norhwest. Whidby Island, BC wleshere. Person are my own publi Search lights. lo NOSEARCHOGHTS were set you can hav 10 issues of THE ( 10 issues no 3 th? A packet of Nos. (Nos 1-11n EVening Lamps. LAS
Misc Info: Picture is of a man standing in front of a wagon with 2 horses. He is standing by a phonograph and other equipment. Picture was in a manila envelope.
Subject: Edison's phonograph
wagon
horses
J.R. Tolman
Craig Gilman
Stone Hall
Redington, Nebraska
  Related to:  E4-F1
P7-F2f1
P8-F1b
P4-D1d
P5-F2f1
P6-F2f1
P144-F1b
P145-F1b; P146-F1b; P147-F1b; P148-F1b; P149-F1b
P150-A2b11; P151-A3p; L7-F1ab; L8-F1b
Other: Photo has tape on top back. Back of photo is stained.    

CallNo: P162-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: J.P. Olive Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1960's   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [back] J.P. Olive Ranch in decline, 1960s.
Misc Info: Picture of a rundown building with tree on left side.
Subject: J.P. Olive
ranch
Olive ranch
1960s
Ruins
Tree
Stone
Brick
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Other:    

CallNo: P225-H1c  
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Descriptive Title: May Jackson - gravestone   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1915   Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10 1/8   Condition: good
Text: [Front] MAY JACKSON 1897-1915 DOWNS FITZGERALD [has red box around Jackson grave stone with x's around it [Back] Reduce to 2" wide, 1" deep (stone only) Copy D-3 May Jackson grave in Liberal, KS. Cemetery Return to Harry Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Comment note C11: The new gravestone erected over May Jackson's grave in the Liberal, Kansas, cemetery by popular subscription of the people of the area. No gift was allowed to exceed 25¢ Sonny Jones, local memorial supplier, supervised the design and placement. Photo by Joe Cannon. This comment was taped to back of P225. Photo has tape on back top.
Subject: gravestone
cemetery
band master
May Jackson
Ed A. Woeckener
  Related to:  P226-F1a
P227-F1b
C11-H1c
Other:    

CallNo: P251-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Memorial stone to Joseph Smalley   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: good
Text: {inscription on stone} 1852 Rock Island Lines 1922 Seventieth anniversary October tenth The memorial ther planted hearby is dedicated by the rock island in affectionate memory of Joseph B. Smalley who by his industry courage and loyalty through every vicissitude signally aided in the development of the Chicago Rock Island & Pacific Railway into a great transportation system devoted to the public service
Misc Info: Photo is of a memorial stone with a plaque on it. This is in a open field with flowers around it.
Subject: Rock Island Lines
Memorial stone
Joseph B. Smalley
  Related to:  P254-
N159
N160
Other:    

CallNo: P324-H1c3  
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Descriptive Title: May Jackson's Grave   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1954   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/8 x 4 5/8   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] May Jackson 1915 [on headstone] [back] Mag - Unforgotten Circus Girl - May 29 - Page 5 750[or 780] [circled] 240 [circled] Picture NO. 6 [crossed out] May Jackson Grave [Grave underlined twice] Liberal, Kansas 1954 Return To: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt 74, BBC Liberal, Kansas 3 col [underlined] [?] Hutch Herald: This pic used in Denver Post May 29-'55 [circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of May Jackson grave stone. There are hands touching the flowers behind stone. Left hand has ring on ring finger and a watch. There is a shadow of a person's head with a hat on.
Subject: May Jackson
Grave stone
Circus girl
Hutchinson Herald
Denver Post
Liberal, Kansas
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P323
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation: 56-61 p 2 Envelope    

CallNo: P340-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 3/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] This taken by Bob Hedrick [ob Hed underlined] Old OX Ranch H.Q. Guymon, Okla [mon, O underlined] We went to OX Hq in spring of 1958 + took pix. This view is back of Ranch house, looking south toward river. HEC
Misc Info: Photo is taken looking out a window or doorway. There are stones or rock wall on both sides of window or doorway. There is a wood brace with more rocks above the window or doorway. The photo is of building that is framed by wall picture was taken through. The building is rock or stone with a roof. There is a fence in front of building. On back right side of building is a white thing that appears to run behind and longer than building. White thing has the shape of a propane tank. This has a slender bush or tree in front of it on the right side of building.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Building
Stone
Rock
Headquarters
Guymon, Oklahoma
Ranch house
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
P337
P338
P339
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P341-H1h  
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Descriptive Title: Monte Casino   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 1 7/8 x 3 9/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] MONTE CASINO SITE WHERE THE BENEDICTINES LABORED TO ESTABLISH A MONASTERY MAY TO NOVEMBER 1876 ERECTED BY THE CLARK COUNTY COUNCIL OF [?] MAY 1940 1876 [back] Monte [top half on monte is cut off] Casina [Casina crossed out] Casino Marker 1 col time 100 [ 100 is circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of a tall marker with 3 white crosses on the top. There is an inscription under the crosses. Under the inscription is a white stone with fancy numbers 1876 in it.
Subject: Monte Casino
Marker
Crosses
Stone
Rocks
Scrapbook
Monastery
Mesa
  Related to:  P342
P344
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 3-A Photo has yellow stains on back.    

CallNo: P344-H1h  
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Descriptive Title: Monte Casino   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 X 3 5/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] Marker of Old Monte Casino location
Misc Info: Photo is of a stone marker with 3 white crosses on the top. Photo is looking up a hill at marker. Back of photo has yellow glue marks covering the back.
Subject: Monte Casino
Monastery
Mesa
Crosses
Stone
Marker
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P341
P342
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 3-A 3 [3 is circled]    

CallNo: P352-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Green Stone House   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] The Green Stone House March 1980 Photo by Elias Caudell Lakewood, Colo
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a two story stone house. There are windows visible on two sides of house. The front has a door. There is a chimney on the roof. Looks like its on a open plain.
Subject: Stone house
Building
Elias Caudell photo
Lakewood, Colorado
Open plains
Windows
Door
Scrapbook
  Related to: 
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 24-A Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P361-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] This is all that remains of the Ox Ranch. Photo by Elias Caudell, 1980
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a pile of stones or rocks on the ground. It is the ruins of Ox Ranch. They seem to be in an open area. There are big hills behind the pile of stones. Photo has tape on top front.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ranch
Stones
Ruins
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P362
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 62-64 p 34 1 [1 is circled]    

CallNo: P362-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [no text on photo]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a pile of stones or rocks. It is the ruins of Ox Ranch. There are a line of trees in the background. There is a hill or mountain behind the trees in the distance.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ranch
Stones
Rock
Ruins
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P361
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 62-64 p 34 2 [2 is circled]    

CallNo: P422-F1c  
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Descriptive Title: Rita Herron   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1909   Provenance:
Size: 1 13/16 X 3 13/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] Rita Herron Mrs. M. E. Fly took this picture in Tombstone - 1909 [1909 is crossed out] [Note] Rita Herron (later Mrs. Jake McGrew of Superior, Ariz.) Photo taken by Mrs. Fly, Tombstone, about 1909.
Misc Info: Photo is a portrait of a little girl. She has bows in her hair and is wearing a pretty dress. She is holding flowers. She is standing.
Subject: Rita Herron
girl
Tombstone, AZ
Mrs. Jack McGrew
Superior, Arizona
Mrs. Fly
  Related to:  P423-
P424-
P425-
P426-
Other: Jim Herron's daughter.    

CallNo: P447-A2a12  
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Descriptive Title: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone River   Type: Print
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] YELLOWSTONE 164 143 VI VI [one of the VI is crossed out] XII [XII is crossed out] [back] XII ; VI [XII and one VI is crossed out] VI ; on pg. 130 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK ; Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return Photo To HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] [note] Page 130 ; Half-Tone [check mark] ; 93% ; 11-10
Misc Info: Photo is of a tepee village. There are mountains in the background.
Subject: Indian camp
yellowstone river
tepees
  Related to:  PC52-A2a12
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P459-H1c2  
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Descriptive Title: Mitchell and Ketchum Graves   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10 1/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] Mitchell and Ketchum graves. Custer County, Nebraska
Misc Info: Photo is of a large marker with smaller markers on each side. They are at the base of a hill. There is a tree on the left side.
Subject: Mitchell and Ketchum Graves
Gravestones
trees
prairie
Custer County, Nebraska
  Related to:  P460-H1c2
Other:    

CallNo: P460-H1c2  
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Descriptive Title: Mitchell and Ketchum Graves   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1964   Provenance:
Size: 8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Scene of hanging (trees center, top) and temporary burial of Mitchell and Ketchum, cow rustlers, Custer County, Nebr. On Christ Estergard farm near Calloway, Nebr. Photo 1964.
Misc Info: Photo is of a tall marker with 2 smaller markers on each side. Photo is from behind markers. There are many trees and hills in background.
Subject: Mitchell and Ketchum graves
gravestones
prairie
trees
Cow rustlers
Calloway, Nebraska
Custer County, Nebraska
Hanging
  Related to:  P459-H1c2
Other: Photo has a small circle stain on back.    

CallNo: P51-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Steer Roping   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [front of picture] (part of a letter) n Kirkpatrick, 70 year old cowboy, in action. "Old John" Kirkpatrick, Cody, Wyo (Ranch on Skull Creek). He was my guide to ranches on Clark's Fork of Yellowstone in 1934. [F1. Hiscock - phc ?] [back] credit Denver Public Library Western History Department Photo by - Reproduction of print is subject to use fee order #03632 (underlined) Notice this material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code) [This note on back was x'd out] I have the original of this and copies thereof so do not need okay from Denver Library HEC Credit photo by Hiscock, Cody, Wyo Cowboys (prints). Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Q. Where did John Kirkpatrick, the cowboy who was a model once for a sculptor, live? A. Old John Kirkpatrick, shown above at age 70 while steer-roping, lived on his little ranch on Skull Creek, near Cody, Wyoming. "Old John," as everyone called him, was once, in 1934, a guide, to the ranches on the Clark's Fork of the Yellow-stone when the author was buying horses in that area. Riding a week with this Old Oklahoma-Texas cowboy as my guide, was an education in "wrangling wild horses." --- Photo (insert mark) by Hiscock, Cody, Wyoming in author's collection.
Misc Info: Man on horse running and roping a cow. They are in a corral. Mountains in background with a bridge.
Subject: John Kirkpatrick
cow cattle
horses
Cody, Wyoming
ranches
Skull Creek
Clark's Fork
Yellowstone
cowboy
Hiscock photo
  Related to: 
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P539-H1c3  
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Descriptive Title: Butcher gravestone   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1968   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] BUTCHER IN MEMORY OF A LOVING FATHER SOLOMON D. 1856-1927 ; MARRIED MAY 16 1882 [MARRIED MAY 16 1882 is in a heart] ; MOTHER LILLIE M. 1858-1915 ; S.D. PHOTOGRAPHER AND AUTHOR OF PIONEER HISTORY OF CUSTER COUNTY LILLIE DEVOTED WIFE AND ABLE ASSISTANT [back] 5 ; A KODAK PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a graveyard. Photo is focused on the Butcher gravestone. There are more gravestones. One gravestone is Parker. There are trees in the background.
Subject: Butcher gravestone
cemetery
Solomon D. Butcher
Lillie M. Butcher
Author
Pioneer History of Custer County
Photographer
Parker gravestone
  Related to:  P535-
P536-
P537-
P538-
Other: Lynn Butcher had this gravestone erected over his parents' graves in 1968. Part of the photo is coming off in the top right or it has white out on it. Photo is stained on the back.    

CallNo: P540-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman stands in front of Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 5/8 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] KODAK SAFETY FILM ; 6 ; [5?] [back] H.E.C. in photo ; Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS ; X ; X
Misc Info: Harry Chrisman stands in front of old, stone home. He is standing on the small cement porch. The home is two-story. According to the envelope the negatives came in, it is the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro in the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Irvin Green home
stone home
Palo Duro
boarded windows
vacant home
porch
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
N176
N177
Other: P540 and P541 are together on the same photo paper.    

CallNo: P541-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Looking out the window of the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 5/8 x 5 1/16"   Condition: very good
Text: [front] KODAK SAFETY FILM ; 6 ; [?] [back] H.E.C. in photo/ Old Green home - stone house - on Palo Duro, Okla Panhandle [two address stamps] Harry E. Chrisman/ Lane D, Apt. 74/ Bluebonnet Courts/ Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: A small window in a room in a house. The view is looking out the window, while the rest of the room inside is dark. Can see the plains or prairie out the window. According to the envelopes the negatives were found in, the window is in the Irvin Green home on the Palo Duro.
Subject: Irvin Green home
Palo Duro
vacant home
stone home
prairie
plains
window
Oklahoma Panhandle
  Related to:  E16
N176
N177
Other: Photos P540 and P541 are together on the same photo paper.    

CallNo: P61-H1g  
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Descriptive Title: Stone fence post   Type: Print
Date of Origin: July 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/8   Condition: fair
Text: [front] 2 1/4 Return photo, please! [back] Old stone fence posts still serve their purpose in Hodgeman and Ness Counties, Kansas. July 1955. Lack of timber on Great Plains brought about the use of "bell rock" for posts. "Bell rock" is a limestone rock that breaks suitably for use as posts or building stone and has a peculiar ring when struck with a hammer. Gate post-photo taken July 1955. [back note] For Sure!!! Return this photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 A-40 90% 22-7
Misc Info: Stone fence post with barbed wire stands on the plains of Hodgeman or Ness County, Kansas
Subject: Stone fence post
barbed wire
plains
Hodgeman County, Kansas
Ness County, Kansas
bell rock
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Other: Photo has tape on left bottom front. Photo has yellowed tape on right bottom back.    

CallNo: P64-H1b  
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Descriptive Title: Red River, Texas marker   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:private collection - Chrisman Collection
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [back] Marker at site of Doan's Store at "Red River Crossing." The names and brands of many old friends of the Olives are etched into the granite stone of this marker. Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74, Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas Note (brand symbol) "chain C" of 1876. [back note] Marker at Doan's Crossing of Red River, Texas. At the ford and cattle crossing of Red River, at Doan's Crossing, this stone marker is erected in memory of the trail drivers of Texas. The Olive Brothers crossed here with many herds from Texas and many of the names of their neighbors of the trail are shown engraved on the stone. - Photo by author (underlined). [marker in photo - brand symbols accompany names] C.F. Doan HVS; D.R. Fant; A.S. Ross; Millet; John Camp; C.T. Word; J.C. Sumner; EPH Harrold; T.D. Bugbee; J.K. Payne; W.B. Worsham; Richard King; Doc Burnett; M.A. Withers; T.M. Hobsen; Newman Bros.; John R. Blocker; Hindes & Oden; Shanghai Pierce; C.T. Herring; R.L. Castlebury; S.B. Burnett; St. Andrew Myers; C.W. Word; R.B. Masterson; Geo. Littlefield; Mrs. Amanda Burks; J.G. Ayers; J.R. Ross; Millett & Irvin; Ellison & Deweese; J. Doan; Lot Adams; J.H. Watts; Jim Reed; Mrs. Rabb; W.S. Ikard; J.R. Sumner; Bill Butler; B.L. Crouch; W.H. Meyers; John T. Lytle; Meyer Halff; Ike T. Pryob; Jim Ellison; W.H. Wheeler; Charley Neal; J.P. Hamilton; Thomas O'Connor; C.C. Slaughter; Eddleman Bros.; Lee & Reynolds; Lee Kokernot; Bud Matthews; Lytle & Schreiner; Mitchell & Presnall; Nutter & Neville; D. Waggoner & son; Adair & Goodnigh; Gudden, Warren & Sanborn; S.B. Scoville 7LX
Misc Info: Stone marker at Red River, Texas lists names of trail drivers and their brands.
Subject: stone marker
Red River, Texas
engraved names
livestock brands
Doan's store
Olive family
Doan's Crossing
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Other: Photo has tape and tape tear marks on left back.    

CallNo: P84-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Jim Wilkes on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1918   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [front] Jim Wilkes on "Tombstone Maude," Ogallala Round-Up. - Copyright © Doubleday, F.P.Co., Inc.) 1918 Ogalalla, Neb. [back] 6
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo; three cowboys on horses stand in background. Pic looks like a copy because words on front are cut off.
Subject: Jim Wilkes
Tombstone Maude
Ogallala Roundup
Ogallala, Nebraska
Doubleday
F.P.Co., Inc.
rodeo
rodeo arena
grandstands
spectators cowboys on horses saddlebronc
  Related to: 
Other: Copy or reproduction    

CallNo: PC52-A2a12  
Descriptive Title: Cheyenne Indian Camp on Yellowstone River   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: unknown   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Crop as shown ; [has red lines and x's on photo] ; CHEYENNE ViLLAGE ON THE YELLOWSTONE ; 164 ; 143 [back] POST CARD ; PLACE STAMP HERE ; ADRESS ; [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Denver address is stamped twice, one is over the Liberal address stamp] ; HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS
Misc Info: Postcard photo is of an indian village. There are several tepees and a few racks with things hanging on them.
Subject: Indian camp
Yellowstone River
tepees
  Related to:  P447-A2a12
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