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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: P36-E1a1  
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Descriptive Title: Bull rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" copyright 1921 (R.R. Doubleday) Norton, Kans. [back] Tommie Douglas thrown from "Teddy" Bucking steer Norton, Kansas ©1921 R.R. Doubleday "Teddy" was purchased in 1917 from the 101 Ranch in Oklahoma. Four seconds was the longest any rider ever stayed on his back. In 1920 at Madison Square Garden they offered a (insert symbol)large prize to anyone staying aboard a full five minutes. No takers.
Misc Info: Trees in far back then fence with people on it and in front of it. 3 horses with riders; 2 horses tied to fence. 1 cowboy being thrown off of a longhorn.
Subject: Bull rider
Bull
cowboys
Tommie Douglas
Teddy (bull)
Norton, Kansas
Doubleday photo
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CallNo: P40-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Bull rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1921   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [on picture] Ball on "Teddy" North Platte, Nebr., (Doubleday) [back] E.A. Ball on "Teddy" North Platte, Nebr. © Doubleday He stayed 3 seconds, then he and Teddy "parted company for life" as Ralph Doubleday told it. No date (circa 1921)
Misc Info: Picture of a man on a bucking bull in an open area.
Subject: Bull riding
bull
cowboy
Doubleday photo
Teddy (bull)
E.A. Ball
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