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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: P176-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Liberal, Kansas   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 7/16 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] -- 10 days old -- Liberal, Kansas - April, 1888 [back] Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Liberal, Kansas "Boom Town." Age 10 Days. Looking north from the railroad, a tent and shack city had begun. By 1988, a modest little [little is crossed out] city of 16,000, the "Queen of the Southwest" as her residents call her. Photo courtesy the late Lee Larrabee. [Photo courtesy the late Lee Larrabee. is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a small town with tents and shacks.
Subject: Liberal, Kansas
April 1888
boom town
tents
Lee Larrabee
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.