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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: N24-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud does trick riding at Alliance, Neb., rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: onard Stroud going under neck of running horse Alliance, Nebr.) (D.F.P.Co.) 90617
Misc Info: Cowboy goes under neck of running horse; he's reaching for saddle
Subject: Leonard Stroud
running horse
Alliance, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.
saddle
trick riding
fence
ladder
posts
rodeo rodeo arena cowboy
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CallNo: N25-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud trick riding   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Leonard Stroud trick riding (D.F.P.Co.) 90691
Misc Info: cowboy does trick riding - he's got his legs in the air behind horse's head; his head is in the saddle; horse is running.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
trick riding
D.F.P.Co.
running horse
fence
wooden posts
cowboy
rodeo
rodeo arena
track
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CallNo: N28-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud trick riding at Alliance, Nebraska   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 11/16"   Condition: very good
Text: eonard Stroud going under neck of running horse Alliance, Nebr.) (D.F.P.Co.) 90700
Misc Info: Cowboy performs trick riding and goes under neck of horse; looks like he's reaching for the saddle.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
running horse
trick riding
Alliance, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.
cowboy
rodeo
rodeo arena
track ladder
fence wooden posts
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CallNo: P122-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Bonnie Grey on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: Ca. 1922   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Bonnie Grey on King Tut jumping Au[to]. Doubleday [back] Bonnie Grey on "King Tut jumping over an Auto (Hudson Touring) © Doubleday. Re: Cheyenne Frontier Days. No Date (circa 1922) Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Newspaper clipping: After that day's rodeo was over, I exercised horses, cleaned stalls and finally made the big time. Hugh and Mabel Strickland were there along with Bonnie Gray, all trick riders, and I helped with their prize horses. I don't recall whether it was that year or later, but at one time, as part of her act, Bonnie jumped her horse, King Tut, over an open touring car (convertible) loaded with dignitaries. Terrible Tumble Red stretches the rawhide pretty thin here: At the end of the jump, Bonnie missed a stirrup and was thrown. Her leather skirt caught on the saddlehorn and, in plain view of the audience, she was peeled naked as the hub caps on the car she'd just jumped. That year, Mable Strickland won The Denver Post Ladies'Relay Race. At the time, of course, I never realized that years later as a representative of that great newspaper, I was to put an end to that event for one valid reason: There wasn't a lady in it. The riders all had whiskers--and wore snoods packed with horse hair. Since that time we've sponsored the wild horse race. And you can bet there's no women in it. The lib movement hasn't gone that far. On my first visit the rodeo lasted only four days. I rode home on a Burlington freight train. This year, starting next Saturday afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, the biggest, wildest, most exciting rodeo in the world will run nine days. And I'll get up there for a day at least --somehow or other. Red Fenwick Fenwick Denver Post 7-18-71
Misc Info: Newspaper article attached by Red Fenwick Denver Post 7-18-71
Subject: Bonnie Grey
King Tut
Trick riding
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Doubleday photo
Hudson touring auto
Denver Post
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Other: Photo has tape on top back and left back.    

CallNo: P96-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud performs trick riding   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Leonard Stroud, trick riding (P.F.P.Co.)
Misc Info: Man does tricks on horseback; his head is in saddle and feet above horse's head as horse is running.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
trick riding
P.F.P.Co.
rodeo
rodeo arena
horse
fence
men
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CallNo: P98-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud performing trick riding at Alliance, Nebraska   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] onard Stroud going under neck of running horse, Alliance, Nebr. (D.F.P.Co.) Leonard Stroud
Misc Info: Man goes under neck of horse while horse is running; photo is a copy because part of words on front are cropped off.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
trick riding
horse
Alliance, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.
rodeo
rodeo arena
fence
ladder
  Related to:  P99
Other: copy    

CallNo: P99-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud performing trick riding at Alliance, Nebraska   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: Front: LE [written in pen] onard Stroud going under neck of running horse, Alliance, Nebr. (D.F.P.Co.) Leonard Stroud
Misc Info: Man goes under neck of horse while horse is running; photo is a copy because part of words on front are cropped off.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
trick riding
horse
Alliance, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.
rodeo
rodeo arena
fence
ladder
  Related to:  P98
Other: copy