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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: 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: P312-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant home   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] One of the first houses in Liberal. The home of Mrs. Hattie Merchant who is shown before the building.
Misc Info: 2 copies of this photo exist. Copy 2 has no writing on it.
Subject: Merchant
Hattie Merchant
Liberal, Kansas
Building
House
Home
Bushes
Chimney
Rocking chair
Windows
  Related to:  P313
P314
P315
P316
P317
P318
Other: Copy 2 photo is of a woman standing in front of a house. The house has two chimneys, 3 windows showing, and 1 door showing. There is a rocking chair and a regular chair on the porch. There is some kind of table with a cloth over it and flowers on it. Looks like some kind of garden to the left of woman. Garden has some kind of chicken wire fence around it.    

CallNo: P463-A2a11  
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Descriptive Title: Where my Antonia worked and lived   Type: Print
Date of Origin: November 1963   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] NOV 63 [back of photo] Where my Antonia worked + lived ; Red Cloud, Nebraska ; A KODAK PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a two-story home. There is a huge tree directly in front. There are people on the porch and in front of the house. Two men and two women. There is a bay window on the top floor behind the tree.
Subject: Willa Cather
House
People
Trees
Men
Women
Chimney
  Related to:  P461-
P462-
P464-
P465-
P466-
P467-
P468-
P469-
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CallNo: PC8-A2b9  
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Descriptive Title: The John Dickinson Mansion in Dover, Delaware   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1960   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] (copyright symbol) 1960 Ken-Del Productions [back] Dover, Del. - The John Dickinson Mansion, near Dover, was built in 1740. Purchased by Colonial Dames and presented to the state for restoration and to be used as a historic site. John Dickinson was "the Penman of the Revolution." No. DD77 Ektachrome by Ed Kennedy. Pub & copyrighted 1961 by Ken-Del Productions, Inc., 515 Shipley St., Wilmington, Del. Post Card. Place Stamp Here. 93045
Misc Info: Color postcard; no correspondence; mansion - brick on the right, middle section white siding and garage white siding. Circular walkway and trees in front.
Subject: John Dickinson Mansion
Dover, Delaware
Ed Kennedy
John Dickinson
trees picket fence walkway
chimneys Ken-Del Productions
Colonial Dames
Wilmington, Delaware
Ektachrome
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