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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: C4-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: Descriptions of three pictures   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 7 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: Pic # 1 "Good neighbors help out at "Round Up Time" shown left to right are Dean Shade, Bob Mapes, Mac Johnson, Duncan Major, Clyde Taft, Bill Baker, Mrs. Duncan Major, Malcom Major and Jim Cooper ---- and all in LEVI'S! This picture is missing so far. (highlighted in yellow) Pic # 2 Left to right: Clyde Taft, Ethel Major and her (word crossed out with arcs above and below) husband Duncan Major take their seats in the buffalo grass for a noon lunch close by the chuckwagon. Pic #3 Ethel Major does a little old-fashioned wash-up before noon-day lunch on the round-up. These three photos courtesy of Lucille Crish, The Huerfans World. (sentence underlined)Walsenburg, Colorado. Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
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Subject: Round up time
pictures
Dean Shade
Bob Mapes
Mac Johnson
Duncan Major Clyde Taft chuckwagon Buffalo grass
Lucille Crish Bill Baker
Ethel Major
Malcom Major
Jim Cooper
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CallNo: N105-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: "JJ" Outfit Ready for the Trail   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: Ready for the Trail "JJ" Outfit Day Photo (underlined) No. 2 (enclosed in box) [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film H 11
Misc Info: 9 cowboys sit on horseback looking at camera; one cowboy sits on top of chuckwagon, which is being pulled by two teams of horses. Looks like there is a cattle herd in the background. There might be a wagon-wheel rut in the foreground of the picture.
Subject: JJ Outfit
cowboys
horses
chuckwagon
cattle
Day
Kodak
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CallNo: N110-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Cowboys eating around chuckwagon on round-up   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: #52 "Chuck" at the "Round Up" [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film 7E
Misc Info: Seven cowboys sit around chuckwagons for dinner. Pots and other supplies are on the ground beside them. There are two wagons in the picture, one on the left and one on the right. A team of horses is still attached to the one on the right. Might be a herd of cattle in the background.
Subject: cowboys
chuckwagon
wagon
horses
plains
supplies
Kodak
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CallNo: N120-D1a2  
Descriptive Title: The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on negative] The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma [bottom of negative] All Rights Reserved T.R. McQuillan, GUYMON, OKLA. [on right side of negative] This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [very bottom] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: The cook is holidng a long stick or rod like he's going to throw it at the cowboy, who is crouching at left of photo. Cowboy is holding what looks like a bottle. There is a chuckwagon in the background, and pots and other supplies on its shelves. There is a horse beside the cowboy and another horse behind the cook.
Subject: cook
cowboys
chuckwagon
horses
supplies
Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
Guymon, Oklahoma
pans
plate bottle
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CallNo: N60-F2fc  
Descriptive Title: Don Bons at Dinner - chuckwagon dinner   Type: Negative
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Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Don Bons at dinner No. 9 (enclosed in box) J.J. Outfit Photo by R.W. Day Dory [Kay?] (enclosed in box) 8; F; Kodak Safety Film; Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Cowboys sit in front of chuckwagon eating; 9 cowboys; chuckwagon loaded with supplies at right; cows in background
Subject: Don Bons
J.J. Outfit
R.W. Day
Dory
Kodak
cowboys
chuckwagon
cows
plains food
eating utensils
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CallNo: P129-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Lunch on a Roundup   Type: Print
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Size:  3 3/8 x 4 1/4   Condition: fair
Text: [back] 2 [2 is circled] Food tastes; L. Clyde Taft, Ethel Major and her husband, Duncan, at lunch near chuckwagon on Roundup. Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 F 505731
Misc Info: Picture of 2 men and 1 woman sitting down eating lunch. 1 horse saddled in background and 3 cows.
Subject: Cowboys
chuckwagon
horses
cows
buffalo grass
  Related to:  C4-D1a2
Other: Picture has 2 staple marks in top left corner.    

CallNo: P137-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cook on the Warpath   Type: Print
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Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] 'The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma All rights reserved; T.R. McQuillan, Guymon, OKLA. - (--D [brand symbol] Wagon -. This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [back] Anchor D wagon
Misc Info: Picture of a cowboy grabbing a bottle off the chuckwagon and the cook is threatening him with a long piece of wood.
Subject: chuckwagon
Anchor D Ranch
cooks
cowboys
horses
open range
Oklahoma
Guymon, Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
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CallNo: PC23-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Chuck wagons at roundup   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1878   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Chuck wagons at Roundup, Early days of the west, 1878 No. A-25 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Several cowboys sit at campsite and eat. Chuckwagons in background.
Subject: Cowboys sitting eating
chuckwagons
dishes
saddles
blankets
plains
trees
campsite
round-up Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas
early west Multakrom Post Card Co.
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CallNo: PC31-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Roundup - possibly cattle   Type: Postcard
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Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Round Up Scene [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Cowboys sit around campfire during a roundup.
Subject: cowboys
horses
chuckwagon
plains
ponds
campfire
campsite
cattle
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