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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: D9-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Old Cowboy Ed Wright on horse   Type: Document
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/4 x 8"   Condition: 
Text: about the author Ed Wright in my opinion ... [copy of document attached]
Misc Info: Has picture of Ed Wright on a horse. It was from a book dust jacket. Was in manila envelope. There are three of these.
Subject: cowboys
Ed Wright
rodeo clown
pardners
Cheyenne Frontier Days
Wyoming buckaroo
Barnum and Bailey Circus T. Joe Cahill
Gene Fowler Red Fenwick Denver Post
All-Round Wold Championship Plano, Illinois
Duarte, California horse trainer
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P2-F2f1
D1-F2f1 through D9-F2f1
C6-F2f1
E6-F2f1
NC6-F2f1
L10-F2f1
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CallNo: N114-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: People beside their home built into a hill   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: A Home In The Hills No 23 Day Photo (underlined)
Misc Info: A sod house is built into the side of a hill. A man stands on top (?) of house with his horse and dog. A team of horses pulling a wagon looks like it is on top of another part of the house, while the woman is standing on the hill below the house.
Subject: home
Day
sod house
horses
wagon
dog
hill
scrub grass
man
woman
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CallNo: N131-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle running across plains   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/8 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box of red pencil is drawn around running cattle and part of the trees in the background.
Misc Info: Three longhorn cows are running across the open land. There are hills in the background and trees. One cow is standing still on the left. Visible is the cab of a vehicle, like someone took the photo from the windshield of a car. A box of red pencil is drawn around running cattle and part of the trees in the background.
Subject: longhorn cattle
plains
hills
trees
cab of automobile
Kodak
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CallNo: N132-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Herd of longhorn cattle   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: A herd of longhorn cattle are on the open plains. There are hills in the background, and one tree on the left. Two cows are in the foreground, one slightly farther back to the right, and the rest of the herd in the background. Visible is part of a vehicle's window, like someone took the photo from the window of a car. Also visible is the road or highway.
Subject: longhorn cattle
hills
tree
plains
window of automobile
road
highway
Kodak
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CallNo: N138-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle on pasture or plains   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the two middle cows.
Misc Info: Four longhorn cows walk through a pasture or the plains. There are hills in the background, and some trees. Possibly a small lake or pond in background also. Two of the cows are light colored, one is mostly dark and the other is multicolored. A box drawn in red pencil is around the two middle cows.
Subject: longhorn cattle
pasture
plains
hills
trees
lake
pond
Kodak
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CallNo: N139-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle on a pasture or on the plains   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the foremost light-colored cow and the darker one in the background.
Misc Info: Four longhorn cows walk through a pasture or on the plains. There are hills and trees in the background. Two cows are in the foreground (one is light colored and one multicolored) and two other cows are in the background (one is mostly dark with a light colored head and the other is light). Ribs are visible on the two closer cows. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the foremost light-colored cow and the darker one in the background.
Subject: longhorn cattle
plains
pasture
hills
trees
Kodak
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CallNo: N142-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle herd on the plains or in a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the herd of cattle.
Misc Info: A large herd of lonhorn cattle walk across the plains or in a pasture. There are at least 18 or 19 cows visible. There are hills in the background. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the herd of cattle.
Subject: longhorn cattle
plains
pasture
hills
Kodak
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CallNo: N143-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle herd on the plains or in a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around part of the herd and the hill.
Misc Info: Herd of longhorn cattle walking and grazing on the plains or in a pasture. There is a hill on the right side of the negative in the background. There are at least 17 cows visible. There is a box drawn in red pencil around part of the herd and the hill.
Subject: longhorn cattle
plains
pasture
hill
Kodak
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CallNo: N144-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle viewed through a vehicle's windshield   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Misc Info: A small herd of longhorn cattle walk or run across the pasture or plains. A large tree in the foreground, to the right side. More trees and hills in the background. The photo was taken from the windshield of a vehicle, because the hood of the vehicle is visible in the photo. The road the vehicle is traveling on is also visible. A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Subject: longhorn cattle
trees
hills
vehicle
dirt road
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N145-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Cattle grazing on the plains or in a pature   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the closest cattle in the middle of the negative.
Misc Info: A large herd of cattle, some longhorn, are grazing on the plains or in a pasture. There are a few trees in the far background, along with hills. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the closest cattle in the middle of the negative.
Subject: cattle
longhorn cattle
plains
pasture
hills
trees
Kodak
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CallNo: N146-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Cattle grazing on pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the closest cattle in the negative.
Misc Info: Herd of cattle graze on open pasture or plains. There are large hills in the background. There is at least one longhorn cow visible. A box drawn in red pencil is around the closest cattle in the negative.
Subject: cattle
longhorn cattle
pasture
plains
hills
grass
Kodak
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CallNo: N147-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the closest tree and the cattle surrounding the tree.
Misc Info: Large herd of cattle grazing on a pasture or on the plains. There are several trees and hills in the background. There are a few longhorned cows in the herd. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the closest tree and the cattle surrounding the tree.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cattle herd
pasture
plains
hills
trees
Kodak
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CallNo: N148-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the two closest cows.
Misc Info: Herd of cattle graze on a pasture. There are two longhorn cattle in the foreground of the negative while the rest of the herd are in the background. Also in the background are hills and trees. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the two closest cows.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cattle herd
hills
trees
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N149-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the one closest longhorn cow and it extends to the left edge of the negative.
Misc Info: Herd of longhorn cattle grazing on pasture or plains; one longhorn cow in foreground and the rest in the background. There are trees and hills in the far background. A box drawn in red pencil is around the one closest longhorn cow and it extends to the left edge of the negative.
Subject: cattle
longhorn cattle
trees
hills
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N150-D1b  
Descriptive Title: 7 longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on top of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the six closest cows.
Misc Info: 7 longhorn cattle are in the foreground of the negative, grazing on the pasture or plains. There might be another cow in the background. There are hills and trees in the far background, along with stakes for fencing. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the six closest cows.
Subject: cattle herd
longhorn cattle
fence
trees
hills
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: N151-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on top of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle and part of the background.
Misc Info: Eight longhorn cattle are grazing on a pasture or on the plains. There are trees and large hills in the background. A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle and part of the background.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cattle herd
pasture
plains
trees
hills
Kodak
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CallNo: N152-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on top of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the cattle.
Misc Info: Seven longhorn cattle graze on a pasture or in the plains. There are many trees and large hills in the background. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the cattle.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cattle herd
pasture
plains
trees
hills
Kodak
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CallNo: N153-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Cattle herd grazing on a pasture   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 5/8 x 2 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on top of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the left-most cattle in the negative.
Misc Info: A large herd of cattle are grazing on a pasture or on the plains. Some of the cattle look like longhorns. There is a sign on the right-hand side of the negative that says, "NO CARS PLE." There are trees, hills and a fence in the background. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the left-most cattle in the negative.
Subject: cattle herd
longhorn cattle
plains
pasture
hills
trees
fence
sign
Kodak
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N154
N155
N156
N157
Other: This negative was in an envelope with other negatives.    

CallNo: N154-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the majority of the cattle herd.
Misc Info: A herd of cattle, some longhorn, are grazing on a pasture or on the plains. There are hills in the background. There appears to be a road in the foreground of the photo. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the majority of the cattle herd.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cows
pasture
plains
hills
herd
road
Kodak
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N153
N155
N156
N157
Other: Negative N154 and N155 are attached on the same film strip. This negative was in an envelope with other negatives.    

CallNo: N155-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle grazing   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film There is a box drawn in red pencil around the majority of the herd.
Misc Info: A herd of longhorn cattle are grazing on a pasture or on the plains. There are hills in the background. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the majority of the herd.
Subject: longhorn cattle
cows
herd
hills
pasture
plains
Kodak
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N153
N154
N156
N157
Other: Negatives N154 and N155 are together on the same film strip. This negative was in an envelope with other negatives.    

CallNo: N16-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Bonnie Grey on "King Tut" jumps automobile   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 1 2 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film Bonnie Grey on King Tut jumping auto (Doubleday)
Misc Info: woman riding horse jumps automobile
Subject: Bonnie Grey
King Tut
automobile
Doubleday
woman horseback rider
horse fence
spectators hill rodeo
Kodak
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CallNo: N56-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Studnick on Phillip Rollins at Pendleton, Oregon, Roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: Studnick on "Phillip Rollins" Pendleton Round-Up (other writing cut off at bottom and can't read) 90670; film
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo; horse faces camera, with front legs in air; other cowboy on horse to right; cowboys on ground at left and in background; grandstands in background full of people
Subject: Studnick
"Phillip Rollins"
Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton
cowboys
horses
saddlebronc
rodeo
rodeo arena grandstands
spectators trees
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CallNo: N7-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Phill Yoder on "Nigger Eye" at Scotch Bluffs, Neb., rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: July 4-5-6 1922   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 8 7 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film Phil Yoder on Nigger Eye at American Legions 1st Annual Rodeo July 4-5-6 1922 at Scotch Bluffs, Neb. Photo by C.F. Smith
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc during rodeo; other cowboys and spectators along fence in background
Subject: Phill Yoder
Nigger Eye (horse)
American Legion
rodeo
rodeo arena
Scotch Bluffs, Nebraska
C.F. Smith
cowboys saddlebronc
fence spectators
trees Kodak
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CallNo: N82-J2  
Descriptive Title: Adobe Walls, Texas, Monument   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1929   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 7/8"   Condition: very good
Text: o Ansco Safety Film Dobe Walls, Texas
Misc Info: Adobe Walls monument surrounded by fence; people standing by fence; monument set off in the middle of plains.
Subject: Adobe Walls monument
Adobe Walls, Texas
plains
brush grass
fence
people
rocks
hills
Ansco Safety Film
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CallNo: N90-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Man standing on rolling plains area   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [on left side of negative] Kodak [on right side of negative] 2 B
Misc Info: Man stands alone on rolling plains which are covered with tall grasses and some bushes. The man is wearing a hat and dark clothing. He might have a mustache.
Subject: man
hills
tall grass
bushes
Kodak
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Other: Might have come from Jed Smith folder.    

CallNo: NC2-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Rodeo article about Ralph Doubleday's photos and photo examples   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: September 1989   Provenance:newspaper article by Chrisman
Size: 4 1/2 x 8"   Condition: very good
Text: [article] Working the early rodeo "I thoroughly enjoyed Willard Porter's "Shooting the Rodeo" (April 1989 TRUE WEST) ... An acquaintence of mine, Rusty Morse, of Arvada, Colorado, wrote in the Denver Post's Empire Magazine, August 6, 1978, that Doubleday was buried in an unmarked grave at Council Bluffs, Iowa, in his sister's plot. His casket, Morse wrote, bore a ten-gallon hat, the gift of his friend, movie star Tom Mix. - Harry E. Chrisman, 10245 W. 14th Avenue, Denver, Colorado, 80215. [caption under pictures] Harry Chrisman's photo collection includes R.R. Doubleday's photo of Bonnie Grey on King Tut at left. Though Doubleday photographed the Scottsbluff, Nebraska, rodeo in 1922, the only photos of that event that Chrisman has found so far were taken by C.F. Smith, such as the one of Phil Yoder at right.
Misc Info: Clipping of article by Chrisman about Ralph Doubleday and his rodeo photos. Two rodeo pictures, one by Doubleday and the other by C.F. Smith.
Subject: Ralph Doubleday photos Council Bluffs, Iowa rodeo
Willard Porter Denver Post's Empire Magazine
"Shooting the Rodeo" rodeo arena automobile cowboy
True West Tom Mix Harry Chrisman Denver, Colorado
Scottsbluff, Nebraska C.F. Smith Ralph Stephenmier
Phil Yoder American Legion Roy Rasch Bonnie Grey
George Woodward Forres "Cowboy" Richardson
Ed Wright Pinky Gist "King Tut" horses fence gate
rodeo clown Rusty Morse Arvada, Colorado
spectators trees Phillip T. Smith, DVM
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CallNo: NC6-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Ridin' the Range   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: April 27, 1975   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 13"   Condition: 
Text: The Sunday Denver Post April 27, 1975 24 * Ridin' the Range Cowboy Ed: 'No job for a kid' with Red Fenwick...
Misc Info: Was in manila envelope.
Subject: cowboys
Ed Wright
Denver Post
Red Fenwick The Representative
T-Joe Cahill Gene Fowler Duke Lee Billy Killem
Dick Hornbuckle rodeo
Cheyenne Frontier Days Wyoming State Fair
National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK
Gus Nylen J.H. Strickland Billy Bran
Valley Center, CA Plano, Ill Douglas, Wyo.
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P2-F2f1
D1-F2f1 through D9-F2f1
C6-F2f1
E6-F2f1
L9-F2f1
L10-F2f1
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CallNo: NC9-H1d1  
Descriptive Title: Can Seward County "Afford" a fine museum?   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: 3-18-61   Provenance:
Size: 9 1/2 x 13 3/4"   Condition: fair
Text: Can Seward County "Afford" a fine museum? It has been wisely said that man's concepts necessarily rise ahead of his achievements... Chrisman hand wrote "This ad by HEC 3-18-61"
Misc Info: Has a form to clip off to mail with a contribution.
Subject: Seward County
museum
Seward County Historical Society
Kansas
Southwest Daily Times
Liberal, Kansas
Harry E. Chrisman
Fred J. Hill James Yoxall
Oliver S. Brown Robert W. Baughman
Lewis C. Eyman
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CallNo: P101-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Mable Strickland roping at Pendleton Roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
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
roping
Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton
horse
steer
rodeo
rodeo arena
grandstands
spectators fence trees hill flag
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CallNo: P121-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: 6 horse freight wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Brother Walter Hill Freight Wagon 6-horse hitch pulling wagon and "trail" Courtesy Paul Custer, now of [Thermopolis], Wyo Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Walter Hill of the Custer Ranch driving a 6-horse hitch to his freight wagon. Supplemental horse and cattle feed was freighted in the winter to the ranches on the Cimarron from Arkalon, Fargo Springs, Springfield and, later, from Liberal. Note the lantern on the step on side. Many hauls extended far into the night. Photo courtesy Paul Custer (sentence underlined).
Misc Info: 6 horse team with wagon + 2nd wagon (feed bags in 2nd) attached. Man on seat looking at camera holding whip. Big building with fence.
Subject: Freight wagon
horse teams
Walter Hill
Custer Ranch
Cimarron, Kansas
Arkalon, Kansas
Fargo Springs, Kansas
feed
Springfield, Kansas
Liberal, Kansas Paul Custer photo
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Other: Photo has tape tear on top back.    

CallNo: P165-A3j  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman searching for treasure   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1965   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Treasure hunting with metal detector at Armstrong Crossing of Smokey Hill River, 1960. This was the old rock stable that housed the stage horses at the Armstrong Crossing and Post office. HEC circa 1965
Misc Info: Picture of Chrisman with a metal detector by a crumbling wall.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Treasure hunting
Armstrong Crossing
Metal detector
Smokey Hill River
Stable
Post Office
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CallNo: P182-A3f  
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Descriptive Title: Commercial Hotel   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Broomcorn Corner Liberal Ks.; Pennell & Dunlap Real Estate; Commerical Hotel [back] The Commercial Hotel (on corner of Kansas Ave at Railroad St. ("Trail Street") Pennell & Dunlap - Real Estate looking toward "Quality Hill" West; circa 1900; Harry E. Chrisman Return; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Picture is of a street scene with wagons full of broomcorn. There is a hotel on right side and real estate building in the middle.
Subject: Commercial Hotel
Broomcorn Corner
Liberal, Kansas
Pennell and Dunlap Real Estate
Quality Hill
Kansas Avenue
Trail Street
Railroad Street
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CallNo: P209-J2  
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Descriptive Title: Adobe Walls, Texas, Monument   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1929   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 4 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Dobe Walls, Texas [back] Adobe Walls Taken 1929 Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74, Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Adobe Walls monument surrounded by fence; people standing by fence; monument set off in the middle of plains.
Subject: Adobe Walls monument
plains
Adobe Walls, Texas
brush grass
fence
people
rocks
hills
  Related to:  N82-J2
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CallNo: P215-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Man with a metal detector   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 11/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] 2 Kodak Safety Film [back] Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas; Allen Nichols Olive Ranch [note] Nichols locates the root celler at the old Olive Ranch with his metal detector. Allen Nichols soon locates the root celler beneath the kitchen floor at the old Olive Ranch on the Smoky Hill River in Kansas. Photo by Author. (sentence underlined)
Misc Info: Picture is of a man bending down holding a metal detector. There are beams in front of him and a stone or rock wall behind him. Photo has tape on top front.
Subject: Olive Ranch
Allen Nichols
metal detector
root cellar
kitchen floor
Smoky Hill River
Kansas
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CallNo: P309-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Book signing   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1969   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: L to R: Forbes Parkhill _______________; May Co. Agnes Wright Spring Harry E. Chrisman Catherine A. Chrisman (back to camera) [stamp] Tom Masamori Photos 2010 LAMAR 237-3041 DENVER, COLORADO 80214 Taken at May D[+]7 during book autograph party Feb. 1969
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 women and 2 men sitting at a circular table. There are bookshelfs in the background and magazines on a table in the foreground. Harry is holding a book in his hands. Looks like a bookstore. There are people standing in the background.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
Book signing
Agnes Wright Spring
Forbes Parkhill
Tom Masamori photos
May Co.
February 1969
Autograph party
  Related to:  P310
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CallNo: P310-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Book signing   Type: Print
Date of Origin: February 1969   Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Left to Right: Forbes Parkhill Mrs. Forbes Parkhill (just showing) Catherine Chrisman __________________, May Company Agnes Wright Spring Harry E. Chrisman [stamp] Tom Masamori Photos 2010 LAMAR 237-3041 DENVER, COLORADO 80214 Taken at MAY D & F DURING AUTOGRAPH PARTY FOR AGNES' Colorado Charley [Colorado Charley underlined] book and FORBES' Donna Madixxa [Donna Madixxa underlined] Febr 1969
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 women and 2 men sitting at a circular table. All are facing the camera. There are bookshelves in the background filled with books and a table with magazines in the right foreground. There is a lady standing with her back facing the camera in the right background. Looks like a bookstore.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
Forbes Parkhill
May Company
Agnes Wright Spring
May D & F
Autograph party
Book signing
Colorado Charley
Donna Madixxa
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CallNo: P322-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Fargo Springs School   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 1/4   Condition: good
Text: [front] FARGO SPRINGS SCHOOL APR 1955 [back] Bernard Lemert "Aunt Betty" Lemert Catherine Chrisman 1955
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 women and 1 man standing on a hill. There are rocks or bricks in the foreground. There is a car behind the hill and another front end of a car on the right side.
Subject: Fargo Springs School
Bernard Lemert
Betty Lemert
Aunt Betty
Catherine Chrisman
Automobiles
Hill
Rocks
Open plains
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P321
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 56-61 p. 1R-C Scrapbook Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P328-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: September 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 3/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] SEP '55 [back] Pic 2 Eight months later, Sept '55 sod walls had crumpled letting roof down onto ruin. Picture No. 8 [Picture No. 8 crossed out] Old Ranch house south [south crossed out] north of Smoky Hill River, west of Monuments (Pyramids) [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a crumbling sod house. There is one section left standing and it has a window in it. The rest is touching the ground. Is on the open plains.
Subject: Sod house
Ranch house
Smoky Hill River
Monuments
Pyramids
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P329
P330
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 P2 Envelope Photo has tear in left top corner.    

CallNo: P329-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: January 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 5 3/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] JAN 55 [back] Pic 1 In Jan 1955, old walls [old walls underlined twice] of ranch house on high land south of Smoky Hill River on U.S. 83 still stood. [still stood underlined] Old well in left foreground is nearly filled in by Cave-in and debris. Picture No. 7 [Picture No. 7 crossed out] 2 Col time 833 [833 circled] 160 [160 circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of an old sod house. There is a window on the right side. Walls on the left are starting to seperate.
Subject: Sod house
Ranch house
Smoky Hill River
U.S. 83 [highway]
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P328
P330
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p2 Envelope    

CallNo: P333-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: August 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/16 x 3 5/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Old Ranch house in decay. Aug. 1961 Smoky Hill River [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a building falling apart. There is one rock wall still standing. The rest appears to be wood and in tilting. There is a beam on the top that is holding one wall up. This beam is also attached to the rock wall.
Subject: Ranch house
Ruins
Brush
Open plains
Scrapbook
Envelope
Smoky Hill River
  Related to:  N200
N201
P334
P335
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p2 Envelope Photo has tape on right top back.    

CallNo: P334-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: August 1961   Provenance:
Size: 3 5/16 x 3 1/4   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Aug 1961 Aug 1961 [on tape] [back] [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Photo is of a decaying building. There is a pile of wood in the brush in front of building. Building has a stone or brick wall that is still standing. On the stone wall is a beam that runs across to a wood wall that is being held up by beam. On the left of house is walls that have fallen.
Subject: Ranch house
ruins
Smoky Hill River
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  N200
P333
N201
P335
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2 R-A Photo has tape on right side front.    

CallNo: P336-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox ranch (ruins)   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] PHOTO OF "THE SISTERS HOUSE Ra[?] [Ra crossed out] Taken March 1980 By Elias Candell
Misc Info: Photo is in color of a ruined building in the open plains. Looks like buttes in the background. There are a few trees in back and to right side of building.
Subject: Ruins
Sisters house
Elias Candell
Hills
Open plains
Trees
Building
Scrapbook
Tub
  Related to:  P337
P338
P339
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Tub Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P339-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox ranch (ruins)   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [no text on photo]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a ruined building. There is wood and rocks strewn about. There are 2 trees in the back and left side of ruins. There is a barbed wire fence in front of ruins. There is brush around ruins and hills in the background.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ruins
Wood
Rocks
Trees
Open plains
Hills
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
P337
P338
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Bottom Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P37-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Saddle bronc rider   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Phil Yoder. I rode pickup for him. HEC Phill Yoder on Nigger Eye at American Legions 1st Annual Rodeo July 4-5-6 1922 at Scotch Bluffs, NEB. Photo by C.F. Smith [back] Photo by C.F. Smith Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 Phil Yoder was a very "stylish" rider, had the real "grace" that top bronc riders are known for showing. I met him at this Legion-sponsored rodeo at Scottsbluff in 1922. HEC
Misc Info: Group of people on fence and in front of fence in background. Man on saddle bronc bucking horse in foreground.
Subject: Saddle bronc rider
rodeo
Phill Yoder
Nigger Eye (horse)
American Legions First Annual Rodeo
Scotch Bluffs, Nebraska
C.F. Smith photo
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CallNo: P398-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Don Bell   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] To Harry Don Bell Ft Worth Texas [back] 72
Misc Info: Photo is of a man getting thrown from a bucking bull. The man is sliding off towards the camera. The bull's head is down. Can not see the bull's feet. There is a rig and bucking strap on the bull. There are tall wood pens behind the bull. There are 2 men standing next to the pens. One man's arm is resting on wood.
Subject: Bull riding
Rodeo
Corral
Cattle
Bulls
Cowboys
Don Hill
Harry Chrisman
  Related to:  P394
P395
P396
P397
P399
Other: There is tape on top front of photo. There is a tape tear mark on the top right front side.    

CallNo: P403-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman and Mabel Rogers' Cousin   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 7/8   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Mabel Rogers' cousin and Harry. He dies within a few years later. 1934 Camp Hills, Ala. [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of two men with arms interlocked. They are facing the camera. The photographer's shadow is in photo. There is a tree behind them.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
men
Camp Hills, Alabama
Cousin
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Other: Harry Chrisman is the one on the right. The cousin is wearing glasses.    

CallNo: P404-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: Harry E. Chrisman Camp Hill, Ala 1934 [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry Chrisman standing in front of a tree. There is a house in the background. He is in a suit and tie.
Subject: Harry E. Chrisman
Camp Hill, Alabama
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CallNo: P406-F1ab  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman and Mabel Rogers   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Harry and Mabel Rogers Camp Hill 1934. I was 28 then. [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of a man and woman with arms interlocked. They are standing in front of bushes and/or trees. Man is holding a box behind his back. Man is in suit and tie. Woman is in an overcoat.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Mabel Rogers
Camp Hill, Alabama
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CallNo: P407-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman at Camp Hill with cotton bales   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Harry at Camp Hill. Cotton Bale April 1934 [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of a man standing next to cotton bales. His left hand is resting on top of the cotton bales. There is a brick wall on the right of cotton bales. There are buildings behind him.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Cotton
Cotton bales
Brick wall
Buildings
Poles
Camp Hill, Alabama
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CallNo: P408-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman at Camp Hill, AL   Type: Print
Date of Origin: April 1934   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Harry E. Chrisman at Camp Hill, Ala April 1934 [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry Chrisman standing next to a tree. His right hand is holding on to the leaves of tree. There are 2 shadows of people on the ground in front of him. There is a wall behind him. Behind the wall is a tree. He is wearing a suit and tie.
Subject: Harry E. Chrisman
Camp HIll, Alabama
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CallNo: P409-F1ab  
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Descriptive Title: Sam Heraldson and his   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 13/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Other guests at the Rogers Hotel: Sam Heraldson and his "wife." Sam worked with a Washington, D. C. ring that took cars and re-sold them to unsuspecting buyers. The FBI came to Camp Hill one day looking for Sam. He had left for Florida the day before. A few days later I went to Bay Minette, Ala. to finish up some business there. My friend the Veterinarian at Camp Hill said some of the folks there said, "Yes, Chrisman and the Heraldson's are probably on a beach in Florida now!" Ha! What suspicious people we have in this land. [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of a man and woman standing on the porch of a building. There are steps directly in front of them.
Subject: Sam Heraldson
Wife
Rogers Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Automobiles
FBI
Florida
Camp Hill, Alabama
Bay Minette, Alabama
Veterinarian
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CallNo: P428-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1900s   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] CREDIT DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY WESTERN HISTORY DEPARTMENT PHOTO BY McClure, Denver Colo. [McClure, Denver Colo. is underlined] REPRODUCTION OF PRINT IS SUBJECT TO USE FEE ORDER # 03632 [03632 is underlined] NOTICE THIS MATERIAL MAY BE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT LAW (TITLE 17 U.S. CODE) Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 is circled] p. 178 #3 [save] for VII Cowboys (prints) F30325 [job form] CMP 1006 Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page 178 Half-Tone [check mark] 65 % 5 -52
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 men on horseback. They are in the plains with hills behind them. There is a herd of cattle in the right background.
Subject: cowboys
horses
men
ropes
plains
hills
brush
Cattle
  Related to:  P429-
P430-
Other: [PHOTOS FROM "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"] Photo has tape on bottom back.    

CallNo: P527-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Photograph of drawing, horses and wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Thomas Connell [back] Reduce to 2 1/2" x 1 3/4" ; Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; [there is a square drawn on the back] ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [yellow sticky note] Front Flap .16 [.16 is underlined twice] 42%
Misc Info: Photo is of a drawing. The drawing is of a wagon being pulled by two horses. There is a man driving the horses and there is cargo in the back of the wagon. There is a barbed wire fence on the hill above the wagon. There are hills in the background and brush in the foreground.
Subject: Horse-drawn wagon
Prairie
Horses
Brush
Fence
Hills
Thomas Connell
Man
Cargo
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Other: Photo has tape on back covering the address stamp. Yellow sticky note has tape on back.    

CallNo: P57-D1b  
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Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Cache, Okla Photo by [2 stamps] Harry E. Chrisman / Harry E. Ch Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Court Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: 11 longhorn cattle on open range with hills behind them.
Subject: Longhorn cattle
open range
hills
Cache, Oklahoma
Harry Chrisman photo
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CallNo: P94-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Ralph R. Doubleday - rodeo photographer   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1941   Provenance:private collection - Dr. Phillip T. Smith
Size: 4 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Ralph [insert symbol] R. Doubleday famous rodeo photographer circa 1941 Courtesy of Dr. Phillip T. Smith 1830 Alderson Ave., Billings, Mont. [checkmark with a line drawn through it] 910 [checkmark]
Misc Info: Individual man, posed picture from head to thigh; he's wearing a cowboy hat, shirt, belt, and tie.
Subject: Ralph R. Doubleday
rodeo
photographer
Dr. Phillip T. Smith
Billings, Montana
trees
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CallNo: PC19-B2a  
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Descriptive Title: Jas. Carr's teams   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] 22. Jas. Carr's teams 148 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Teams of mules stand in line from stream to rocky hill; teams pulling wagons (possibly loaded wiht rock?)
Subject: Jas. Carr's teams
teams of mules stream
brush
rocky hill
wagons
rocks
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CallNo: PC1-C2c  
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Descriptive Title: Two train engines wreck   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: April 19, 1922   Provenance:private collection - O.B. Wimmer
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: fair
Text: [back] Correspondence Place Stamp Here Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215; Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [back note 1] These are the engines that were in the wreck between Kismet and Plains, Kans., killing both engineers, Phillip Frick and Charles Wideman. In the year April 19 - 1922 out of the two crews of 5 men. Each their is only one man still alive he is Tom Shook who lives in Pratt, Ks. now retired. [back note 2] On the reverse of this photo, my friend, O.B. Wimmer wrote: "These are the two engines in the wreck between Kismet and Plains, Kansas. Both engineers, Phillip Frick and Charles Weideman were killed. Date was April 19, 1922. Of the two crews, only Tom Shook is still living - now at Pratt, Kansas." - Photo courtesy O.B. Wimmer. (sentence underlined) 10 (circled) 24 (circled) 77%
Misc Info: Two train engines collided - note one engine is No. 1230 T18
Subject: two train engines
Kismet, Kansas
Plains, Kansas
Phillip Frick
Charles Weideman
engine number 1230 T18
O.B. Wimmer
train wreck
Tom Shook
Pratt, Kansas
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CallNo: PC28-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Front Street south of railroad tracks   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: fair
Text: [front] Rawling - Front St. south of railroad tracks. 119 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D., Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Location unknown unless Rawling is the name of a town; no correspondence; street scene with store fronts. Cozy saloon, the Alamo and [south side saloon?]
Subject: Front Street
The Alamo
Cozy Saloon
dirt street
brush
poles
hills in background
Rawling
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CallNo: PC36-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Roundup at Saratoga, Wyoming   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Round Up Saratoga, Wyo. 103 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Address; Harry E. Chrisman Lane D., Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: No correspondence; cowboys make camp on plains during cattle roundup.
Subject: cowboys
horses
wagons
tents
stream
plains
cattle
Saratoga, Wyoming
round up
hills
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