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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: D10-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Sam Robinson   Type: Document
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/2 x 5 1/4"   Condition: good
Text: [front of picture] Sam Robinson; 2 1/2 x 3 1/4"; Replace P-207 Rainey's No Mans Land [back] Feet of his wife who, ... (text from a book) [note] Copy E-2; Sam Robinson, the murdering marshal of Hugoton, Kansas. Robinson was chiefly responsible for the murders of the four men at Wild Horse Lake in No Man's Land, July 25, 1888. Photo courtesy No Man's Land, by George Rainey, Enid, 1937.
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Subject: Sam Robinson
Hugoton, Kansas
Wild Horse Lake
"No Man's Land" (book)
July 25, 1888
George Rainey
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CallNo: N138-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle on pasture or plains   Type: Negative
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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
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CallNo: N140-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle herd on the plains or in a pasture   Type: Negative
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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 foremost 6 cows.
Misc Info: At least 10 longhorn cows on the plains or in a pasture. There are several closer to the camera and more in the background. There are hills, trees and possibly a pond or lake in the background. The cattle are of various colors. There is a box drawn in red pencil around the foremost 6 cows.
Subject: longhorn cattle
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CallNo: N94-F2a1  
Descriptive Title: Group of Liberal men at Griffith and Baughman Headquarters   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: ca. 1920-1923   Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 7/16   Condition: very good
Text: [sign above men] INSURANCE (downward pointing arrow); [other sign above men] ?? Headquarters; Sales . Exchanges . rentals . Insurance; The "Easy Terms" People; Griggith & Baughman. [front of original photo] Griffith & Baughman 209 N. Kansas, Liberal, Kansas "The Easy Terms People" [back of original photo] John W. Baughman extreme right, standing back of man with cane. [note on back of original photo] Charles Hancock identified these Liberal men as some he had worked with during his Liberal years. Identified by Numbers are: 1. Bill Lampe; 2. Lee Larrabee; 3. Bruce Creel; 4. Al Blake; 5. Verne Griffith; 6. Earl Cooper; 7. Jason Hubbard; 8. Bill Antrim; 9. Ralph Colvin; 10. Joe Fuest; 11. Charles Taylor; 12. Mr. Romer; 13. John George; 14. Either H. Scandrett or C.D. Gasaway; 15. Bob Evans; 16. J.W. Bauersfield; 17. Brice Keating; 18. John Baughman; 21. Dr. George Smith. About 1920-1923. [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Group of business-looking men sitting in front of store front; signs hanging overhead. Most of the men are wearing suites, coats and hats.
Subject: Liberal men
Griffith & Baughman Headquarters in Liberal
insurance; John Baughman; Dr. George Smith
Charles Hancock; Jason Hubbard; Bill Antrim
Bill Lampe; Ralph Colvin; Joe Fuest
Lee Larrabee; Charles Taylor; Mr. Romer
Bruce Creel; John George; H. Scandrett
Al Blake; C.D. Gasaway; Bob Evans
Verne Griffith; J.W. Bauersfield; Brice Keating
Earl Cooper; John Riney; Ray Millman
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Other: Two negatives from the same photo. Both numbered N94. Copy 2 is 2 7/16 by 2 1/2.    

CallNo: P352-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Green Stone House   Type: Print
Date of Origin: March 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] The Green Stone House March 1980 Photo by Elias Caudell Lakewood, Colo
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a two story stone house. There are windows visible on two sides of house. The front has a door. There is a chimney on the roof. Looks like its on a open plain.
Subject: Stone house
Elias Caudell photo
Lakewood, Colorado
Open plains
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Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 24-A Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: PC34-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Four women in bathing suits   Type: Postcard
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Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Beautiful Bathing Beauties, Out in the West No. A-31 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Four women in bathing suits beside a lake. Men in boat on lake.
Subject: women in bathing suits
Hetzel Photos
Dodge City, Kansas
men in boat
Multakrom Post Card Co.
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