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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: P101-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Mable Strickland roping at Pendleton Roundup   Type: Print
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Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Mable Strickland roping Pendleton Roundup
Misc Info: Photo is of a woman with hands thrown up in air after roping steer at rodeo
Subject: Mable Strickland
Pendleton Roundup
rodeo arena
spectators fence trees hill flag
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CallNo: P106-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Pendleton Roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/16 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Pendleton Roundup (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Wide shot of Pendleton Roundup - shows rodeo arena, grandstands full of people, trees are in the background. Arena is full of horses with riders.
Subject: Pendleton Roundup
rodeo arena
fence grandstands spectators trees
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CallNo: P15-A3b1  
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Descriptive Title: Rock Island Railroad Depot   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1890s   Provenance:Private Collection -- Maurine and Crompton Tate
Size: 4 11/16 x 6 5/8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Don't mark photo! [back] Reduce photo to 4 x 2 3/4" [back note 1] Copy G-3 The Rock Island railway depot was one of the fine buildings in Liberal. A fine masonry building was at the east end, where the group stands. Photo courtesy Maurine and Crompton Tate. [back note 2] Harry: Crompton said to give his copy of the picture to the museum, too. Mrs. Watson Rogers at Rock Island (granddaughter of the McDermotts) said she might be able to identify some of the people from old pictures she has. -- Maurine Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [on building] Liberal Lunch, cigars and tobacco Hotel Lunch Lunchroom
Misc Info: Three men and seven women stand in front of Rock Island Depot in Liberal, KS.
Subject: Rock Island Railroad Depot
Liberal Kansas
men women
McDermott's Hotel Dining Room
Greer House
Maurine and Cromptom Tate
train tracks wooden deck flags
Depot fire cart
Mrs. Watson Rogers
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Other: Photo is on carboard mat/frame. Frame is 6 15/16 x 8 15/16"    

CallNo: P304-F2j2  
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Descriptive Title: Militia riding to break up striking miners at Ludlaw, Colorado   Type: Print
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Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [on back] militia used to break up (& kill some) striking miners at Ludlaw, Colorado. [left facing arrow] man at right supposed to have killed at least 2 miners and was head man of militia. [address sticker] W. Thayer collection, Box 2175, Wenatchee, Wash. 98801
Misc Info: Large group of men on horseback riding into a town. There is a street and buildings on the side. Man in front, on left, is carrying a flag. Most have on military uniform.
Subject: militia
Ludlaw, Colorado
W. Thayer
Wenatchee, Washington
street front
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