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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.  
CallNo: P114-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: High jumping horse at Alliance, Nebraska   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] High jumping horse, Alliance, Nebr. (Van Graven Photo)
Misc Info: Horse with woman rider jumps over bar held by two men at a rodeo event. There is the front of an automobile which is next to an open building.
Subject: jumping horse
Alliance, Nebraska
Van Graven
fence posts
woman rider
jumping bar
spectators rodeo rodeo arena wooden fence
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Other: copy    

CallNo: P69-H1g  
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Descriptive Title: Southwest Kansas Plains   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1930s   Provenance:Chrisman collection
Size: 4 1/16 x 4 7/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] "Soil bank land" [back note] Dust Bowl Land The vast southwest grazing lands commenced moving in ernest in the 1930s. Where no effort was made to hold it, many areas blew away, exposing the sandstone basement. Only (crossed out) By following the advice of the old cattlemen, regrassing the area and leaving it for grazing pasture land, saved(crossed out) many valuable acres were saved for the future. Photo taken in southwest Kansas by author.
Misc Info: Wooden fence posts, fencing wire on plains. Sand or dirt has blown to drift at foot of posts.
Subject: Southwest Kansas plains
fence posts
fencing wire
sand or dirt
soil bank land
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Other: Photo has glue spots across top back.    

CallNo: PC16-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cliff Lonacre at Sheridan, Wyoming, rodeo   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:possibly Western Horsemen magazine
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Cliff Lonacre on "Nigger Bull" Sheridan, Wyoming. Rodeo (Doubleday) [back] The Western Horsemen Sep. 1979; Postcard; Correspondence; Address; Cliff Lonacre on Nigger Bill, Sheridan, Wyo. Rodeo. Photo by Doubleday From Jack Bailey (brand symbol - fancy B over half-moon arc) Cheyenne 1989
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo while spectators and other cowboys look on.
Subject: Cliff Lonacre
horse - Nigger Bill
Sheridan, Wyoming
Jack Bailey
Cheyenne, Wyoming saddlebronc Western Horseman
spectators cowboys on horses
fence posts
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