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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: M/F13  
Descriptive Title: Hancock wedding day mat/frame   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin: 1956   Provenance:
Size: 7 3/8 x 9 3/8"   Condition: good
Text: [front] C [C is circled] ; Our 61st Wedding Day May first 1956 Charles E and Lottie Grace Hancock 10419 Mills Ave Whittier Calif [back] Do Not Mark Photo! [Has three address stamps, one is the Liberal address but is unreadable. It is stamped over with the Denver address.] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: This is the mat/frame photo P512 was in. M/F has tape and tape tear mark on back. Note that was taped on is with P512.
Subject: Hancock wedding day
Charles E. Hancock
Lottie Grace Hancock
May 1, 1956
1956
61st wedding day
  Related to:  P512
Other:    

CallNo: N34-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Stagecoach race at Pendleton, Oregon, roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Stagecoach race Pendleton Roundup (Doubleday) 90676
Misc Info: Two stagecoaches, pulled by teams of horses, race down track; man with arms raised in background; grandstands full of people.
Subject: stagecoaches
horses
cowboys
race
Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton, Oregon
rodeo
rodeo arena
track fence
grandstands spectators Doubleday
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CallNo: P100-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Stagecoach race at Pendleton Roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Stagecoach race Pendleton Round-up. (Doubleday)
Misc Info: Two stagecoaches race along track; grandstands in background are full.
Subject: stagecoaches
race
Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton
Doubleday
rodeo
rodeo arena
track
grandstands
spectators cowboys horses telephone poles tree
  Related to: 
Other: copy    

CallNo: P276-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Hancock family in trailer   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Charles Ed Hancock, Boy Charles Hancock, Mildred Hancock (Schmidt) daughter, Pauline Hancock (Franklin), Clarence E.(Bud)Hancock, Mrs. Lottie Grace Hancock, Merna Hanock (Morris), and the elderly man who bought the house ; Charles E. Hancock, Sr., Son Charles E., Mildred, Pauline, Clarence E.(Bud), Lottie Grace, Merna. Elderly man bought the house. ; This House insured by Griffith & Baughman ; [sign] OWN YOU[R] ; LET HANCOCK BUILD ; EASY TERMS [SUNNYSIDE ADDITION] PHONE [?]
Misc Info: Photo is of a family sitting in a trailer house. There are flowers and leaves decorating it. There is a sign on the front. There are wheels on the bottom of it. There are houses in the background. There is an elderly man standing on the right. There is a sign to the right of man. Sign is hard to read.
Subject: Charles Ed Hancock, Sr.
.Charles E. Hancock, Jr.
Mildred Hancock
Pauline Hancock
Clarence E. Hancock
Lottie Grace Hancock
Merna Hancock
Trailer
Houses
  Related to:  P495
E31
N194
P523
P543
Other: There are two copies of this photo. The original is P495    

CallNo: P311-F2b5  
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Descriptive Title: Taylor Family   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [back] L to R: Charlene Taylor Mrs. Chas. Taylor Charles Taylor Miss Grace Taylor Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Photo is of 3 women and 1 man standing in front of a table. The table has a centerpiece of a wagon. Looks like wagon is made of food. Wheels look like donuts. There is the number 50 on the right side of the wagon. There is a platter of donuts on the right of the wagon, napkins in front of wagon, flowers to the left of wagon, and glasses to the left of wagon. There are pictures on the wall behind and above the people.
Subject: Taylor family
Charlene Taylor
Charles Taylor
Mrs. Charles Taylor
Grace Taylor
Liberal, Kansas
Wedding anniversary
50th
Photographs
Flowers
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Other: Photo is wrinkled on the sides. Right side of photo is torn.    

CallNo: P483-B13  
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Descriptive Title: Travel Trailer   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 3/8 x 4 15/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] CRH ; This is trailer Mr + Mrs Hancock took on Canadian trip ; 00[?]0 ; Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] A 14-foot [insert symbol] with Concertina Sides Mobile Home built in the 1930's and used for a Canadian trip by Charles E. and Lottie Grace Hancock. Photo courtesy of the Hancock family. [Photo courtesy of the Hancock family is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is of a travel trailer with side pulled out. There is the back of an automobile in front of trailer. There are trees on the left and behind it.
Subject: Travel trailer
house
automobile
Canada
trees
Hancock
Charles E. Hancock
Lottie Grace Hancock
Concertina mobile home
  Related to:  P482-B13
Other: Photo has paperclip mark on left top front. Photo has a staple mark on left side. Photo has tape and tape tear mark on top back. Photo is yellowed on back.    

CallNo: P495-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Charles Hancock and Family in a trailer house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1917   Provenance:
Size: 7 3/8 x 10   Condition: poor
Text: [front of photo] Charles Ed Hancock, Boy Charles Hancock, Mildred Hancock (Schmidt) daughter, Pauline Hancock (Franklin), Clarence E.(Bud)Hancock, Mrs. Lottie Grace Hancock, Merna Hanock (Morris), and the elderly man who bought the house ; [there is a line and x's across the top front of photo] [in photo] This House insured by Griffith & Baughman ; [sign] OWN YOU[R] ; LET HANCOCK BUILD ; EASY TERMS [SUNNYSIDE ADDITION] PHONE [?] [front of cardboard the photo is mounted on] Reduce to 9 x 5 1/2" ; This is how this "trailer house" was pulled ; [has an arrow pointing down] ; Charles E. Hancock, Sr., Son Charles E., Mildred, Pauline, Clarence E.(Bud), Lottie Grace, Merna. Elderly man bought the house. [back of cardboard mount] Charles Edward Hancock and family March-October 1917 ; Sign on front door reads : "This House Insured By Griffith + Baughman ; Sign on top of house reads: "Hancock The Home Builder" ; Negative [with arrow pointing down to left] ; Return Photo to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; 1988 1914 ---- 74
Misc Info: Photo is of a family sitting in a trailer house. There are flowers and leaves decorating it. There is a sign on the front. There are wheels on the bottom of it. There are houses in the background. There is an elderly man standing on the right. There is a sign to the right of man. Sign is hard to read.
Subject: Charles E. Hancock , Sr.
family
trailer house
house
Mildred Hancock
Pauline Hancock
Clarence E. Hancock
Lottie Grace Hancock
Merna Hancock
Charles E. Hancock, Jr.
  Related to:  P276 (2 copies)
P523-F2a4
N194-F2a4.
E31
P543
Other: Had envelope E31 and negative N194 taped to back. Envelope says Negs of Hancock + prints. There were two 5x7 prints of original photo in envelope.    

CallNo: P521-F1a  
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Descriptive Title: Lottie Grace Hancock   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1890s   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] H L Stiles STUDIO EXTRA FINISH CLARENCE, Mo. [back] H. L. Stiles Special attention given to all kinds of Portraiture in Crayon, Ink and Water Color. NONE BUT FIRST-CLASS WORK ALLOWED TO LEAVE MY STUDIO. ; 693 ; Mr Chrisman it would pain me very much to lose these pictures, we were school mate a Boy and a Girl Miss Lottie Grace Grapewine who became sweet hearts and then in 1895 became man and wife and then sweet hearts for 65 married lide happy years to gather ; Reduce Photo to 3 1/4 x 3 1/2 ; [There is 1 Liberal address stamp that is stamped over with the Denver address. The Denver address is stamped twice.] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Lottie Grace Grapewine, xxxxx age 16, who was to become Mrs. Charles Edward Hancock. Lottie Grace was the youngest daughter of Edmond and Sophia (Greiner) Grapewine and lived on a farm near Clarence, Missouri at the time she met Charles. She was "the loveliest girl in the neighborhood," old timers say. Photo courtesy Charles E. Hancock Sr. [Photo courtesy Charles E. Hancock Sr. is underlined] 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 [job form] Job #302760H Ref # 2 .27/1.19 Page #144A B HT [HT is circled] Shoot at 100%
Misc Info: Photo is a portrait of a woman. She is turned to the left in profile. She has her hair up and is wearing a necklace. Can see just below her neck.
Subject: Lottie Grace Hancock
Lottie Grace Grapewine
Edmond Grapewine
Sophia Greiner Grapewine
Charles E. Hancock, Sr.
Clarence, Missouri
  Related to:  P519-
P520-
Other: Photo has red lines on both sides in the front. Photo is mounted on a thick piece of cardboard. Photo is worn on edges. The left front corner has a bend crease. Back of photo is stained. Back has a picture of a woman with long flowing hair. There is a rose above her. There is a circle with a star in it. The star has a face. Back of photo is also worn. Note has tape on top. Job form has tape residue on back top.