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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: C2-J2  
Descriptive Title: A Rancher's treasure find   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"   Condition: 
Text: A Ranchers Treasure Find - T.J. McMillan, Milburn, Nebraska rancher, while digging post holes near an old corral, unearthed the heart-shaped branding iron shown above, hanging on the old log cabin wall. The corral had been used many years before on the Rankin Ranch for branding horses. The old iron proved to be the Heart Brand of the famous Olive Brothers, who had ranched in that area in 1877. The iron had been buried for 80 years. The author offered McMillan $100.00 for his relic but hte rancher would not sell. Photo by author. (sentence underlined)
Misc Info: Has picture with it.
Subject: Branding iron
T.J. McMillan
Milburn, Nebraska
ranchers
log cabin
corral
Rankin Ranch
1877
Olive Brothers
heart brand relics
  Related to:  P127-J2
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CallNo: C3-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Death Valley Treasures   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2"   Condition: 
Text: Death Valley Treasures - The real treasures to be found in Death Valley today by a thirsty tourist or TH'er is a drink of cool water at the hospitable Furnace Creek Ranch. The "treasures" that Death Valley Scotty found somewhere in the vicinity have never been located again. Most folks believe that Scotty's eastern friend supplied the money that built the fabulous desert (word crossed out, with arc under and above) retreat of the old desert rat. The author is shown before the ranch buildings as he crossed the valley last summer. Photo by author. (sentence underlined)
Misc Info: Picture goes with it.
Subject: Death Valley
Furnace Creek Ranch
Harry E. Chrisman
ranches
  Related to:  P128-A5a
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CallNo: C5-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Map description by Irvin Green   Type: Comments
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5   Condition: fair
Text: [front] no 1 turned back; The above map was sketched by Irvin Green, now 81 years old, old "No Man's Land" cowboy, to show the position of his father's ranch house on the Palo Duro Creek. The old and mysterious Red Rock of the Palo Duro is shown, northwest of the Green ranch home. The small map (inset_ may help to locate the area on the Oklahoma panhandle state map. Mr. Green lives at Lisle, Illinois today.
Misc Info: 
Subject: Irvin Green
"No Man's Land"
cowboy
Ranch house
Palo Duro Creek
Red Rock
Oklahoma Panhandle
Lisle, Illinois
  Related to:  P131-A5a
M1-A5a
E2-A5a
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CallNo: E11-  
Descriptive Title: Hitch Ranch negative envelope   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4.25 x 9.5"   Condition: good
Text: {Return address on envelope} Southwest daily Times Post Office Box 889 Liberal, Kansas Harry E. Chrisman; {hand writing} Hitch Ranch Negatives & Pala Dura
Misc Info: 
Subject: hitch ranch negatives
Southwest Daily Times
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CallNo: E25  
Descriptive Title: Butchering on Custer Ranch   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: good
Text: Butchering day on Custer Ranch on Cimarron R.
Misc Info: Negative was in this negative envelope which says: Butchering day on Custer Ranch on Cimarron R. Negative envelope was in a mat/frame which says: Butchering on Custer Ranch - Cimarron River
Subject: Butchering
Custer Ranch
Billy Custer
Cattle
Cimarron River
Kansas
  Related to:  P439
N211
M/F11
Other:    

CallNo: E2-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Photo envelope green and white   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7"   Condition: fair
Text: "IRV STEELE RANCH HQ on Palo Duro," "Loul D. [?] 748 BC," 1 (circled), 10, 97; Black Drug Co. #1 214-16 North Kansas Liberal, Kansas; Authorized MID-CO PHOTO DEALER ... [back] $2.00 for 8 x 10 - 80 (cents symbol); 1.50 for 5 x 7 - 50 (cents symbol); picture of a child holding 2 fish ...
Misc Info: Envelope is dark green and white with No 409 printed in red.
Subject: ranch
Irv Steele Ranch Headquarters
Palo Duro
envelope
  Related to:  P131-A5a
M1-A5a
C5-A5a
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CallNo: E9-  
Descriptive Title: Envelope to Harry Chrisman   Type: Envelope
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 6" x 8.25"   Condition: excellent
Text: Marion Eldridge, Sr. Old rock house on Hardesty Ranch "No Mans Land" Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver Colo. 80215. Make 2 5x7" copies of each. Bill me as usual. Do not bend
Misc Info: Market basket Photo co. Third class mail on envelope. Can't read part because of the writing.
Subject: No Man's Land
Marion Eldridge, Sr.
Old Rock House on Hardesty Ranch
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CallNo: L3-F1a  
Descriptive Title: Letter about Mildred Douglas Chrisman   Type: Letter
Date of Origin: April 16, 1982   Provenance:
Size: 5 7/8 x 8 5/16"   Condition: good
Text: April 16, 1982 Dear Don: On this day, 1943, my old Dad died at Scottsbluff, Nebr. where he had lived for many years, since 1920 ... Be sure to return photo and negative when through with them. Yours, Mark [back] xter A World Economic Service Putnam Avenue, P.O. Box 2200 Connecticut 06836 [postage stamp] Cutchogue NY P.B. Meter 3317229 U.S. Postage .10 9 (9 underlined)
Misc Info: Response to L2-F1a; letter to unknown person from unknown person; all typed except for signature - on some type of business paper.
Subject: Mildred Douglas Chrisman
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Wyomin
Montana
ranchers
horsemen
draft horses
rodeo photos
California
  Related to:  L2-F1a
L4-Fb5
Other:    

CallNo: M/F11  
Descriptive Title: Butchering on Custer Ranch   Type: Matting - Frame
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size:    Condition: very good
Text: Butchering on Custer Ranch - Cimarron River
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope which says: Butchering day on Custer Ranch on Cimarron R. Negative envelope was in this mat/frame which says: Butchering on Custer Ranch - Cimarron River
Subject: Butchering
Custer Ranch
Billy Custer
Cattle
Kansas
Cimarron River
  Related to:  P439
N211
E25
Other:    

CallNo: N109-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Sod House at Secoro's Ranch in Beaver County, Oklahoma   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: Sod House at Secoro's Ranch Beaver Co. Okla. No. 11 [on sides of negative] Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Sod house with trees around it. There are a couple of barrels in the picture, one up by the house and one in the yard. There is a fence on the right side of the picture. Might be a sheet hanging over fence.
Subject: Secoro's Ranch
sod house
Beaver County, Oklahoma
trees
fence
barrel
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CallNo: N200-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 5   Condition: excellent
Text: Kodak safety film; 1 A
Misc Info: Negative is of a ruined building on the plains. There is brush or grass in the front. Wood or something is in the grass in the foreground. Possibly a piece of fence.
Subject: Ranch house
ruins
  Related to:  P333
N201
P334
Other: N200 and N201 are on the same film strip. They appear to be of the same building, but at a different angle.    

CallNo: N201-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 5   Condition: excellent
Text: Kodak safety film Kodak; 2
Misc Info: Negative is of a ruined building on the plains. There is brush or grass in the foreground. Wood or something is in the grass in the foreground. Possibly a piece of fence.
Subject: ranch house
ruins
  Related to:  P333
P334
N200
Other: N200 and N201 are on same film strip. They appear to be the same thing but from slightly different angle.    

CallNo: N205-A3p  
Descriptive Title: Billy Custer and Lee Larrabee   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 11/16   Condition: excellent
Text: 
Misc Info: Negative was in a negative envelope with: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher - Store keeper 2. Lee Larrabee, clerk (later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it. This negative envelope was in a mat/frame with: 1. Billy Custer, Rancher and Store Owner (derby hat) 2. Lee Larrabee, Store clerk, later prominent businessman at Liberal, Ks. written on it.
Subject: Billy Custer
Lee Larrabee
Store owner
Rancher
Liberal, Kansas
Horses
Wagon
Building
Store
  Related to:  P442
E21
M/F5
Other: Negative is a picture of 2 men in a wagon pulled by 1 or 2 horses. There is a big building in the background.    

CallNo: N211-D1a3  
Descriptive Title: Butchering on Custer Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 1 3/4   Condition: excellent
Text: 
Misc Info: Negative shows a cow carcass hung up with the stomachs on the ground. There are 3 men, 1 woman and 1 child standing behind the A frame.
Subject: Butchering
Custer Ranch
Cimarron River
Billy Custer
Kansas
1888
  Related to:  P439
M/F11
E25
Other: Negative was in a negative envelope which says: Butchering day on Custer Ranch on Cimarron R. Negative envelope was in a mat/frame which says: Butchering on Custer Ranch - Cimarron River    

CallNo: N61-A5a  
Descriptive Title: Round-Up on Goodnight Ranch, Clark Co., Kansas   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 5/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 9; G10; Kodak Safety Film; Kodak Safety Film; Round-up on Goodnight Ranch Clark Co., Kas. "Day Photo"
Misc Info: Cowboys on horses in front of cattle herd; on the plains; two wagons, both with tops.
Subject: Goodnight Ranch
roundup
Clark County, Kansas
Day
Kodak
plains
cowboys
cow herd
cows
wagons horses
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CallNo: N63-5a  
Descriptive Title: Smith ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak safety film; 1A
Misc Info: Picture is of a ranch with a white fence, cows and trees. There is a pasture in the foreground.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
horses
cows
fence
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N64-5a  
Descriptive Title: Smith ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 2B
Misc Info: Picture is of a ranch with 2 buildings, white fence, trees and patture in foreground.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
horses
cows
fence
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N65-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of a boy   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: 
Text: Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Picture is of a young boy in far ground with trees behind him. There are rocks on the ground in front of him.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children
Kodak Safety Film
horses cows trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N66-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of a boy standing on a rock   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 4C
Misc Info: Picture is of a boy standing on a rock with a line of rocks on ground in front of him. Trees in background. Fence on the side of him.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls
Kodak Safety Film
trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N67-5a  
Descriptive Title: 2 girls on horseback negative   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 7E
Misc Info: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. Both horses are looking at camera.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls
Kodak Safety Film
horses cows trees fence boy oxen
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N68-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of open range with a fence   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 5"   Condition: good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 8F
Misc Info: Picture is of open range with a fence in middle of picture. Trees in background and to the side.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
1876
Adobe Walls Trail
trees
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N69-5a  
Descriptive Title: Negative of open range with trees   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Kodak Safety Film; 9
Misc Info: Picture is of open range with trees and shadows.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
trees
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other:    

CallNo: N72-B2a  
Descriptive Title: Jim Hagan's wagon at J.J. Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Jim Hagan's Wagons "J.J. Ranch" Day photo; No 7; A; Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Wagon loaded with supplies at left; 3 cowboys around wagon and camp; group of horses at right; livestock of some kind in background.
Subject: Jim Hagan
wagon
horses
plains
supplies
cowboys
J.J. Ranch
Day
camp
post livestock Kodak
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CallNo: N79-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr.   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: 9 10 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Man stands at right with one hand on horse's saddle; horse is at left with head looking forward.
Subject: Marion Eldridge Sr.
foreman
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
man
horse
saddle
cowboy hat coat
boots
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P207-F1b
Other:    

CallNo: N80-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: 11 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile trees
car windmill
Kodak Safety Film
  Related to:  P208-A2b11
Other:    

CallNo: P10-F2a4  
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Descriptive Title: Sharp's Creek Fishing Trip   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/8 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Sharps Creek at Fulkersons Bernard Lemert (with light colored vest and pole) Mrs. Fulkerson (above him) / Mr. Fulkerson (with mustach, white shirt, black vest) / Aunt Betty Lemert? (Beside Mr. Fulkerson) Cowboy (?) / Bernard was foreman of Crooked L operation in strip, headquarters at Fulkersons. [stamp] Harry Chrisman, Lane D. Apt. 77, Blue Bonnet Courts, Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: There are 2 children and 1 woman who are not mentioned on the back.
Subject: Sharp's Creek
fishing
geese
Bernard Lemert
ranches
Crooked L
horses
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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
  Related to: 
Other: Photo has tape tear on top back.    

CallNo: P127-J2  
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Descriptive Title: Heart branding iron   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: [back] 1 - 5 x 7 Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Picture of side of a log cabin with heart branding iron and section of what looks like a deer antler on wall.
Subject: Branding iron
T.J. McMillan
Milburn, Nebraska
ranchers
log cabin
corral
Rankin Ranch
1877
Olive Brothers
heart brand relics
  Related to:  C2-J2
Other: Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P128-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Furnace Creek Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Furnace Creek Ranch [back] Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry standing in front of the entrance to Furnace Creek Ranch. There are rock pillars holding up the sign.
Subject: Furnace Creek Ranch
Death Valley
ranches
Harry E. Chrisman
  Related to:  C3-A5a
Other: Typed comment goes with picture. Photo has tape on back top.    

CallNo: P131-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Window   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: [front] (red lines and x's) [back] No 3
Misc Info: Picture is of a window looking outside. Looks like a dirt road, 2 fields and a row of trees.
Subject: Ranch house
stone house
window
scenic view
Palo Duro Creek
Red Rock
Palo Duro
Irvin Green
No Man's Land
Oklahoma Panhandle Lisle, Illinois
  Related to:  M1-A5a
C5-A5a
E2-A5a
Other: Photo has tape tear mark on bottom back. Photo has a paperclip stain on top, left back.    

CallNo: P137-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cook on the Warpath   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/2   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] 'The Cook on the Warpath in Oklahoma All rights reserved; T.R. McQuillan, Guymon, OKLA. - (--D [brand symbol] Wagon -. This photographic view shows a cowboy having some fun with the cook. [back] Anchor D wagon
Misc Info: Picture of a cowboy grabbing a bottle off the chuckwagon and the cook is threatening him with a long piece of wood.
Subject: chuckwagon
Anchor D Ranch
cooks
cowboys
horses
open range
Oklahoma
Guymon, Oklahoma
T.R. McQuillan
  Related to:  N120
Other:    

CallNo: P138-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Hardesty Quartercircle S Ranch Roundup Crew   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 3/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Pan Handle Oklahoma; MAN LAND; - 8 1/2 (arrow pointing right) (brand symbol) [back] Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215. [note] "I expect some of the Hungate's are in this photo." "The Hardesty Quartercircle S ranch roundup crew. Col. R.J. Hardesty and Ed Hardesty of Dodge City, Kansas, were the principals. The ranch operated, according to Marion W. Eldridge from whom this photo was obtained, from the late 1800s to 1897. His father Marion W. Eldridge, Sr., was foreman from 1892 to 1897. The sr Eldridge then acquired the ranch headquarters site, 160 acres, which his heirs still own (1966). In the photo above, to the right in long coat, man believed to be Col. Hardesty.
Misc Info: Picture of a large group of men with horses on the open range. Photo has brand symbol in bottom right.
Subject: Roundup
Hardesty Ranch
Col. R.J. Hardesty
Ed Hardesty
Dodge City, Kansas
Marion W. Eldrige
Hungates
Panhandle, Oklahoma
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Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P140-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp of: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Plains
field
open range
cattle trail
Ogalalla Trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
  Related to:  P141-H1e
P142-H1e
Other:    

CallNo: P141-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the Old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture is taken in 1957. Picture is of open field.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp of: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Ogalalla Cattle Trail
plains
field
open range
cattle trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
  Related to:  P140-H1e
P142-H1e
Other:    

CallNo: P142-H1e  
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Descriptive Title: Ogalalla Cattle Trail   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1957   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 8   Condition: good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] Three views of the old Texas Cattle Trail (Ogalalla Trail) as it winds over hills in Lane County, Kansas, just before crossing the middle fork of Walnut Creek about 2 miles northwest of old Olive Horse Ranch site. Trail is 60 to 100 feet in width, individual trails worn into tough [?] from 6 inches to 1 1/2 feet in depth. Little or no sage brush grows on old trail, making it easy to see. Vegetation is different on Trail from surroundings. Picture taken in 1957. Picture is of open field has a car in it.
Misc Info: 3 different pictures connected together. Has stamp: Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas
Subject: Ogalalla Cattle Trail
plains
fields
open range
cattle trail
Lane County, Kansas
Walnut Creek
Olive Horse Ranch
car
  Related to:  P140-H1e
P141-H1e
Other:    

CallNo: P152-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, b, 4, C, 5, D, 6, &E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
9 pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a ranch with a white fence, cows, trees. There is a pasture in the foregound. A is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P153-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5, D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a ranch with 2 buildings, white fence, trees, pasture in foreground. 2 is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P154-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a young boy in far ground with trees behind him. There are rocks on the ground in front of him.    

CallNo: P155-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are nine pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
Rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of a boy standing on a rock with a line of rocks on ground in front of him. Trees in background. Fence on the side of him. 4c is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P156-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses walking along a fence line with a rock line on the ground to the side of them. 5D is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P157-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. One horse's head is looking to the side. Trees in background. 6 is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P158-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of 2 young girls on horses standing still. Both horses are looking at camera. 7E is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P159-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, B, 4, C, 5 D, 6, 7E, 8F, 9. [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trial in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
Nine pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of open range with a fence in middle of picture. Trees in background and to the side. 8F is on side of picture.    

CallNo: P160-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Smith Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 8 1/16 x 10   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film; A, 2, b, 4, C, 5, D, 6, &E, 8F, 9 [back] Smith Ranch Sharp's Creek Okla Rocks were base of old ox corral of Bartholomew on Adobe Walls Trail in 1876.
Misc Info: There are 9 pictures on 1 sheet of photo paper. There is writing on the back. Each picture has a number.
Subject: Smith Ranch
Sharp's Creek, Oklahoma
Ox corral
Bartholomew
Adobe Walls Trail
1876
rocks
children girls horses cows trees fence boy oxen
Kodak Safety Film
9 pictures on one sheet
  Related to:  P152-5a through P160-5a
C7-F1b
N58-F2a3
N59-F2a3
N63-5a through N69-5a
Other: Picture is of open plains. Has a tree hanging down from the top. There is a shadow on the ground from the tree. Picture has a 9 on the left side of it.    

CallNo: P162-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: J.P. Olive Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1960's   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [back] J.P. Olive Ranch in decline, 1960s.
Misc Info: Picture of a rundown building with tree on left side.
Subject: J.P. Olive
ranch
Olive ranch
1960s
Ruins
Tree
Stone
Brick
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P166-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Chrisman sitting down in front of run down building   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1960   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] at old J.P. Olive Ranch, north of Utica, Kans. 1960; [four symbols or parts of letters]
Misc Info: Picture is of Chrisman sitting down in front of a run-down building. There is a window behind him.
Subject: J.P. Olive Ranch
J.P. Olive
Utica, Kansas
building
trees
Ruins
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P167-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Big building behind fence   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1962   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Ox ranch NE of Guymon, Okla. Photo about 1962; completely gone now 1983.
Misc Info: Picture is of stone building in open field with wire fence in the front of it.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Guymon, Oklahoma
1962
1983
Ruins
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P178-5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [back] 4 x 4 1/2 Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] A No Man's Land Ranch in 1887 The Merchant Ranch, 22 miles south of Liberal, Kansas. Mrs. Henry Merchant is in the buggy, her husband sits his horse beside the rig. Henry Merchant later operated a livery stable in Liberal in a building that was constructed by Charles Hancock. Photo from author's collection. [Photo from author's collection. is underlined]
Misc Info: Picture is of a ranch. Has a building with cows and horses in front of it. There is a buggy with a woman in it and 2 men on horseback. Looks like picture was torn or cut on bottom right corner. Then it looks like the original picture was placed on some kind of wood to take this picture.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Liberal, Kansas
Mrs. Henry Merchant
Henry Merchant
No Man's Land Ranch
1887
livery stable
Charles Hancock
  Related to: 
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

CallNo: P207-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr.   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: Marion Eldridge, Sr., Foreman on Hardesty Ranch Okla. Panhandle
Misc Info: Man stands at right with one hand on horse's saddle; horse is at left with head looking forward. Photo has tape on back middle.
Subject: Marion Eldridge Sr.
foreman
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
man
horse
saddle
cowboy hat
coat
boots
  Related to:  N79-F1b
Other:    

CallNo: P208-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old Rock House on Hardesy Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: good
Text: Old Rock House on Hardesty Ranch Okla. Panhandle NW 1/4, Sec. 23, in Twp.[Turp.] 1, North of Range 19, East of Cimarron Meridian.
Misc Info: House on plains; automobile beside house; windmill right behind house. Photo has tape on top left back.
Subject: Old Rock House
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
Cimarron Meridian
plains
ranch
house
automobile
trees
car windmill
  Related to:  N80-A2b11
Other:    

CallNo: P213-H1d1  
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Descriptive Title: Chrisman sitting on a fallen tree   Type: Print
Date of Origin: June 30, 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Kodak Safety Film [back] June 30, 1962; Harry E. Chrisman at Harwood Ranch; + 4 1/2; July 2 (crossed out); June 30, 1962 [note 1] Order form from Johnson Publishing Co. 839 Pearl Street P.O. Box 990 Boulder, Colorado. #4240. [note 2] 14 ems; site of old Harwood Ranch; The author is shown near the spring at the old Harwood Ranch, one of the first in Seward County. The location was known as Harwoodville, and the county's first news-paper was published there, "The Prairie Owl." The Harwoodville post office was established there on July 27, 1885, the office moving to Fargo Springs and taking on the name of that village on December 22, 1885. W.I. Harwood, Dodge City cattleman "with range west of the Adobe Walls Trail," was the principal. His brand was a Circle Cross L connected. (Photo [underlined] by xxxxxxx courtesy the author [by xxxx crossed out; courtesy the author underlined and crossed out]. From Harry E. Chrisman June 30, 1962 Make cut about 1/2 page wide across page. [back] "They killed Jed Smith"
Misc Info: There is a photocopy of this photo with the same number. Photo has tape mark on bottom back.
Subject: Harwood Ranch
Spring
Seward County
Harwoodville
A Prairie Owl newspaper
Harwoodville post office
July 27, 1885 December 22, 1885
Fargo Springs
W.I. Harwood
Dodge City cattleman
  Related to: 
Other:    

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
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P23-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Marion Eldridge, Sr. with horse   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:personal collection
Size: 4 7/8 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] Marion Eldridge, Sr. Oklahoma Panhandle Foreman of Hardesty Ranch (brand symbol drawn (S on it's side with s down) Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Eldridge standing next to horse with his hand on saddle. Picture is fuzzy.
Subject: Marion Eldridge
Oklahoma Panhandle
Hardesty Ranch
Brand
horses
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P24-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Jim Hagan's Wagon   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:Day photo No. 7
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [front] DAY PHOTO NO 7 JIM HAGAN'S WAGON "JJ" RANCH
Misc Info: Cow herd in background, string of horses tethered, wagon with 2 men standing next to it and 1 man bending down.
Subject: Jim Hagan
wagon
JJ Ranch
horses
cowboys
Doubleday photos
  Related to: 
Other:    

CallNo: P28-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: JJ Outfit   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] No 13 (enclosed in box) Day Photo (underlined) Changing mounts "JJ" outfit [On note] 11 (circled) The "noon change" of mounts by the JJ cow-boys, southwest Kansas. Photo by Day. (underlined) [back] 11 [11 is circled]; Return to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; [photo has pencil lines drawn on back]
Misc Info: 5 men standing by horses, 1 man sitting on a horse. 1 horse ready to be saddled about 18 horses in pic.
Subject: JJ Ranch
cowboys
horses
open range
  Related to: 
Other: Photo has tape on back top.    

CallNo: P317-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Merchant Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1893   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: excellent
Text: [back of photo] Merchant Ranch 23 Mi[les] So[uth] Liberal 1893
Misc Info: Photo is of a herd of cattle with loose horses. There is a woman in a buggy with a horse attached to it. There is a man on a horse directly behind the buggy. There is another man on a horse standing behind the buggy in the background. There is a building in the far right background. There is a wagon amongst the cattle in the left background. There is a windmill in the middle background. There is a line of brush or trees in the far background. There is a tall solid wooden fence or gate in the left foreground.
Subject: Merchant Ranch
Horses
Cattle
Cows
Calves
Horse drawn buggy
Building
House
Horse and rider
  Related to:  P312
P313
P315
P316
P314
P318
Other: Photo looks like a photo of a picture. There is wood showing in the bottom right corner. Like the photo was placed on it to take a picture of a picture.    

CallNo: P318-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Portrait of Alec Foltz   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880-1895   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [front] photo has red lines around man [back] Alex Foltz Return to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note taped to back of photo] Alec Foltz Foltz was the foreman and wagon boss on the roundups in the mid Eighties for the Crooked L Ranch on Crooked Creek. He was a Texas man by birth and rubbed stirrups on the roundups with Jim Herron when a very young man. Photo courtesy Mrs. John King, xxxxxxxxx daughter. [photo courtesy Mrs. John King, xxxxxxxxx daughter is underlined]
Misc Info: Photo is of a man. He is in a suit and tie. Can see him from ribs up.
Subject: Alec Foltz
man
early settler
Alex Foltz
Jim Herron
Crooked L Ranch
Crooked Creek
Foreman
Mrs. John King
  Related to:  P312-A2b11
P313
P315-F2b5
P316-F2b1
P317-A5a
P314-A5a
Other: Photo has tape on top back.    

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: P330-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: January 1955   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 3/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] JAN 55 [back] [stamp] KODAK VELOX PAPER
Misc Info: Platic sleeve has notation 56-61 p2 Envelope
Subject: Sod house
Ranch house
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P328
P329
Other:    

CallNo: P331-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Shady Lawn   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 3/4   Condition: poor
Text: [back] Old OX Ranch Home [Old OX Ranch Home crossed out] Error - This was "Shady Lawn" - East of OX Ranch 800 [circled] 230 [circled] 2 Col [?] [Time]
Misc Info: Photo is of a building with a doorway showing. There are trees behind and in front of building. There is a flower or plant with balls of fuzzies on it in the foreground.
Subject: House
Shady Lawn
Ox Ranch
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P332
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p2. Envelope Top of photo is torn.    

CallNo: P332-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Shady Lawn   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 9/16 x 3 11/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [back] Old [insert symbol] OX Ranch house [Old Ranch house crossed out] Error between Liberal and Guymon - north of Rock Island tracks. [Rock Island tracks underlined] this is "Shady Lawn 1 mile East of Old OX Ranch HEC Picture NO. 2 [Picture NO. 2 crossed out]
Misc Info: Photo is of a building with either 3 long windows or 3 doors showing. The roof is in decay. There are tree limbs in the foreground and trees in the background. There are bushes with fuzzy circle flowers or weeds on them.
Subject: Shady Lawn
Ox Ranch
Liberal, Kansas
Guymon, Oklahoma
Rock Island tracks
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P331
Other: Plastic sleeve has a 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: P335-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: old ranch house   Type: Print
Date of Origin: May 1962   Provenance:
Size: 2 5/16 x 2 1/4   Condition: good
Text: [back] 1962 May
Misc Info: Photo is of a ruined building. There is a stone or rock wall with a window in it. To the left of that is another standing wood wall. Next to the wood wall is more wood walls that have fallen. There is a pile of wood pieces laying in the brush in the front left corner of photo.
Subject: Building
Ruins
House
Ranch
Scrapbook
Envelope
  Related to:  P334
P333
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p.2RB Photo has tape on right side front.    

CallNo: P337-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: [front] Only Ruins Remain - On OX Ranch
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a building in ruins on ground. There are hills or buttes in the background. In far background is a windmill. To right of building is a tree. There are rocks or stones and wood on the ground.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ruins
Buttes
Open plains
Trees
Rock
Wood
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p. 2-A 2nd Photo has tape on top front.    

CallNo: P338-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: [front] Near Guymon, Okla.
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of rock or stone wall in foreground. There is a wood box in bottom right corner. Tree in top right corner. Open plains in background with a line of trees.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ruins
Guymon, Oklahoma
Wood
Rocks
Trees
  Related to:  P336
P337
P339
P340
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A 3[?] 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: P340-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 3/16   Condition: good
Text: [back] This taken by Bob Hedrick [ob Hed underlined] Old OX Ranch H.Q. Guymon, Okla [mon, O underlined] We went to OX Hq in spring of 1958 + took pix. This view is back of Ranch house, looking south toward river. HEC
Misc Info: Photo is taken looking out a window or doorway. There are stones or rock wall on both sides of window or doorway. There is a wood brace with more rocks above the window or doorway. The photo is of building that is framed by wall picture was taken through. The building is rock or stone with a roof. There is a fence in front of building. On back right side of building is a white thing that appears to run behind and longer than building. White thing has the shape of a propane tank. This has a slender bush or tree in front of it on the right side of building.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Building
Stone
Rock
Headquarters
Guymon, Oklahoma
Ranch house
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P336
P337
P338
P339
Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 2-A Photo has tape on top and bottom front.    

CallNo: P348-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Wreck of old ranch SE of Fargo Springs   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 4 1/2   Condition: fair
Text: [back] Wreck [wreck underlined twice] of old ranch build southeast of Fargo Springs 2 miles. 3 Col time 750 [750 is circled] [+ or x] 240 [240 is circled]
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 buildings that have caved in. Small building on the left is behind a wood fence. The roof is bowed in. The building on the right has one wall standing. The rest is the roof on the ground. Looks like a round stock tank with a barrel in it, in the far right bottom corner. Photo has yellow glue stain covering the back.
Subject: Gurney Ranch
Ranch
Ruins
Fargo Springs
Building
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has notation 56-61 p 6-A Gurney Ranch    

CallNo: P35-A5f  
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Descriptive Title: Old Rock House   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 15/16 x 7 1/8   Condition: very good
Text: [back] The Old Rock House 29 [on] Hardesty Ranch Okla Panhandle NW 1/4, Sec. 23, in TWP 1, North of Range 19, E. of Cimarron Meridian Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: house with car in front, windmill to the left and tree to left of windmill.
Subject: Rock house
Hardesty Ranch
Oklahoma Panhandle
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CallNo: P361-A2b11  
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Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] This is all that remains of the Ox Ranch. Photo by Elias Caudell, 1980
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a pile of stones or rocks on the ground. It is the ruins of Ox Ranch. They seem to be in an open area. There are big hills behind the pile of stones. Photo has tape on top front.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ranch
Stones
Ruins
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P362
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 62-64 p 34 1 [1 is circled]    

CallNo: P362-A2b11  
Descriptive Title: Ox Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1980   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 4 7/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [no text on photo]
Misc Info: Photo is in color. Photo is of a pile of stones or rocks. It is the ruins of Ox Ranch. There are a line of trees in the background. There is a hill or mountain behind the trees in the distance.
Subject: Ox Ranch
Ranch
Stones
Rock
Ruins
Scrapbook
  Related to:  P361
Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 62-64 p 34 2 [2 is circled]    

CallNo: P439-D1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Butchering on Custer Ranch Cimarron River   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1888   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] X [back] X ; Return Photo To [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 ; [stamp] THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK [note] Q. I have heard a cow has more than one stomach. Is this true? A. Yes. This is shown in the photo above where Billy Custer and his wife and baby watch their butchers dress out a beef on their ranch on the Cimarron River, in Kansas, about 1888. The stomachs (plural) are shown in the front center of the picture. The liver and heart are in the pan. Photo courtesy Paul Custer, son.
Misc Info: Photo is of four men standing next to a carcass that is being dressed. The carcass is in an A-frame to support it. There is a pan in very front with organs in it. The stomachs are on the ground. There is a lady and young girl child standing behind the men. There is a fence behind them.
Subject: Billy Custer
Butchering
butcher day
ranchers
Cimarron River
Paul Custer
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Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P440-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone and cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880s   Provenance:
Size: 4 3/4 x 7   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Crop ; "Doc" Hagadone [photo has red lines and x's] [back] III [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS [HARRY E. CHRISMAN LANE D, APT. 74 BLUEBONNET COURTS LIBERAL, KANSAS is crossed out] ; Return to - [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 50 [50 is crossed out] ; 49% ; 189 ; 150 18 ____ 132 3426 [note] "A Friendly Game along the Cattle Trail" This old photograph shows "Doc" Frank Hagadone, half-brother of Cy Hagadone, old Olive ranch foreman for Olive Brothers in the 1880s. The men are enjoying a friendly card game and a drink along the cattle trail. The time appears to be the late Eighties and no others in the photograph are identified. "Doc" Hagadone was familiarly known by many Texas and Montana cowboys, having ridden the trails as a cowboy many years. Cy Hagadone ranched in Nebraska in his later years. Cy passing on to his reward at Lexington (Old Plum Creek) not many years ago. Photo courtesy Mrs. George Hledik, Roundup, Mont., daughter of "Doc" Frank Hagadone. [Photo courtesy Mrs. George Hledik, Roundup, Mont., daughter of "Doc" Frank Hagadone. is underlined] Return Photo to [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of 5 men sitting on the ground playing cards. There are 3 saddled horses behind them. Three of the men are drinking out of bottles. There is open range behind them.
Subject: Cy Hagadone
cowboys
horses
card playing
prairie
Frank Hagadone
Doc Frank Hagadone
Olive Ranch
Mrs. George Hledik
  Related to:  P441-D1a2
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P441-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Cy Hagadone and cowboys   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1880s   Provenance:
Size: 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] "Doc" Hagadone ; III [back] III ; on pg. 62 ; 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] [note] Job Name Ohio Univ Job No. 43044 Page 62 Half-Tone [check mark] 65% 12-5 ; THIS PAPER MANUFACTURED BY KODAK
Misc Info: Photo is of five men sitting on the ground playing cards. Three of the men are drinking from bottles. There are three saddled horses behind the men. They are in an open range.
Subject:
horses
cowboys
card players
prairie
Cy Hagadone
Olive Ranch
Mrs. George Hledik
  Related to:  P440-D1a2
Other: "The 1000 Most Asked Questions about the American West"    

CallNo: P51-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Steer Roping   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7   Condition: good
Text: [front of picture] (part of a letter) n Kirkpatrick, 70 year old cowboy, in action. "Old John" Kirkpatrick, Cody, Wyo (Ranch on Skull Creek). He was my guide to ranches on Clark's Fork of Yellowstone in 1934. [F1. Hiscock - phc ?] [back] credit Denver Public Library Western History Department Photo by - Reproduction of print is subject to use fee order #03632 (underlined) Notice this material may be protected by copyright law (Title 17 U.S. Code) [This note on back was x'd out] I have the original of this and copies thereof so do not need okay from Denver Library HEC Credit photo by Hiscock, Cody, Wyo Cowboys (prints). Return to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [note] Q. Where did John Kirkpatrick, the cowboy who was a model once for a sculptor, live? A. Old John Kirkpatrick, shown above at age 70 while steer-roping, lived on his little ranch on Skull Creek, near Cody, Wyoming. "Old John," as everyone called him, was once, in 1934, a guide, to the ranches on the Clark's Fork of the Yellow-stone when the author was buying horses in that area. Riding a week with this Old Oklahoma-Texas cowboy as my guide, was an education in "wrangling wild horses." --- Photo (insert mark) by Hiscock, Cody, Wyoming in author's collection.
Misc Info: Man on horse running and roping a cow. They are in a corral. Mountains in background with a bridge.
Subject: John Kirkpatrick
cow cattle
horses
Cody, Wyoming
ranches
Skull Creek
Clark's Fork
Yellowstone
cowboy
Hiscock photo
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CallNo: P55-D1a3  
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Descriptive Title: Branding a cow   Type: Print
Date of Origin: ca. 1880   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 6 1/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] #30 Branding on the Plains. [back] Branding on the JJ Ranch, No Man's Land - circa 1880. Photo by R.W. Day Pioneer Photographer. Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas.
Misc Info: 3 men holding a cow, 1 branding the cow. 1 standing up watching and 1 man catching another cow. Cow herd in the background.
Subject: Branding
cowboys
cows
brand
plains
JJ Ranch
No Man's Land
R.W. Day Photo
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CallNo: P66-D1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Round up on Goodnight Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 9/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Round up on Goodnight Ranch Clark Co. Kas. "Day Photo" [Day photo is underlined] No. 28 [No. 28 is underlined]
Misc Info: 6 men on horseback, 2 children on horseback, 1 2-horse buggy; 1 single-horse buggy; herd of cows in background, on open range.
Subject: Roundup
cowboys
cattle
horses
buggies
open range
Goodnight Ranch
Clark Co., Kansas
Day photo
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CallNo: P68-A5a  
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Descriptive Title: Fred Taintor Ranch   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5 1/8 x 7 5/8   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Fred Taintor Ranch No Man's Land.
Misc Info: House with bare trees and fences. Has 2 chimneys.
Subject: Fred Taintor
ranch
No Man's Land
house
trees
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CallNo: P76-A2b8  
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Descriptive Title: House at Old Ox Ranch, Guymon, Okla.   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1959   Provenance:private collection - Chrisman Collection
Size: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2   Condition: fair
Text: [back] This is a Kodacolor Print made by Kodak. Week of Oct. 11-58 RF ; Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 - Please! [front of note] The Sisters' House at Ox Ranch Guymon, Okla. Photo by Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 1959 [back of note] The Sisters' House Here is the house where Edna and Emanuela stayed when they would visit at the old OX Ranch house in the summertime when the place was operated by Jimmy McQuillan. This picture was taken recently, 1959, the old walls are starting to crumble, the shingles are all about gone from the roof. A lone buffalo skull lies in the foreground, adding to its ancient granduer. Yellow Rabbit Bush and yucca stalks dot the foreground. 1991-house totally gone [1991-house totally gone is enclosed in a box] Taken 1959
Misc Info: color photo; Ox Ranch house, crumbling walls and roof, buffalo skull in front; sits on plains near Guymon, Okla.
Subject: Sisters' house
Ox Ranch
Guymon, Oklahoma
Edna and Emanuela
Jimmy McQuillan
yellow Rabbit Bush
yucca stalks
buffalo skull
fence
Kodak Kodacolor print
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Other: Photo has tape on right side, top, and bottom front. Photo has rip covered with tape on top front. Photo has tape mark on top back.    

CallNo: PC25-A5f2  
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Descriptive Title: Ranch house 6 miles south of Gering, Nebraska   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: July 1909   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Ranch 6 mi south Gering, Neb. [back] Post Card; Correspondence Here. Name and Address Here; Our old home 6 mi so. Gering, Nebr. All well and hope you are the same. c/o Dock Messenger; Mr. A.M. Pattison; St. John Kansas; [stamp] series 1902 United States of America; 1706 Franklin Postage One Cent 1706 [cancellation stamp] GERING July 7 8 am 1909 NEB (circled) The Old Ranch (written sideways)
Misc Info: Old wooden house, 2 chimneys, sits on the plains
Subject: ranch house
trees
Gering, Nebraska
Dock Messenger
Mr. A.M. Pattison
St. John, Kansas
1-cent stamp
cancellation stamp
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