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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: L15-  
Descriptive Title: Letter from Miss Lemert   Type: Letter
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 5.5 x 8.5"   Condition: good
Text: Man had a "shell" (saddle) looked like something that bad few stolen from the Indians. He arrived for Penny Brothers. Caught big steer that had broken [rank] several times from the thoroughbred herd. Steer made hard run and Texas man's riata ass tried first. Jerked the old flat tree clean out of saddle, left cowboy looking mighty foolish. Miss J[can't read} Bernard Lemert
Misc Info: Text is very hard to read. Penmanship is very poor and the age of the document doesn't help.
Subject:
saddles
Cowboys
steer
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CallNo: N107-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: JJ Camp at Arkalon, Kansas   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: "The Remuda" "JJ" Camp Arkalon Kas No. 6 (enclosed in box) [on sides of negative] B 1 Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Three cowboys unsaddle horses. Large herd of horses fenced in.
Subject: JJ camp
cowboys
horses
saddles
plains
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CallNo: N62-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Changing mounts - J.J. Outfit   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/8"   Condition: very good
Text: 2; 8; Kodak; No. 13 (enclosed in box) Day Photo (underlined) Changing mounts J.J. Outfit
Misc Info: Cowboys change horses; several horses, three to four cowboys on plains; tent or other shelter to right
Subject: cowboys
horses
J.J. Outfit
Day
plains
saddles
ropes
tent
Kodak
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CallNo: N99-F2f1  
Descriptive Title: Two cowboys on horseback   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 1/2   Condition: very good
Text: [upside down and backward on negative] JAPAN [on sides of negative] C 4 Kodak Safety Film
Misc Info: Two men on horseback face each other. They are in front of a large group of trees.
Subject: cowboys
horses
saddles
men
trees
Kodak
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CallNo: P291-F2a1  
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Descriptive Title: Harry Chrisman and Glen Love   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1925   Provenance:
Size: 8 x 10   Condition: good
Text: [front] DO NOT USE THIS USE THIS PIC CROP AS SHOWN [there are red lines and x's on photo [back] Glenn Love - Harry Chrisman 1925 Harry's horse is named Old Dan. Old Dan and I made many trips after horses, mules and cattle 25 to 60 miles in length, once I was on & with him in an 18-hour stretch moving cattle from north of Mitchell to Wild Cat Hills, near Joe Duckworth place. A hard trip, you can bet! He was a fine horse, rugged, but good for roping and cutting, too. He was part American Bred saddler, Dad said, I brought 55 head wild horses from Sioux County to Scotts Bluff, Nbr in one day - a trip of 65 miles. 15 15 Reduce to 4 1/4 x 4 3/4 [numbers circled] [there are lines and boxes drawn on back] Please Return Photo To [stamp] HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
Misc Info: Photo is of 2 men standing next to their horses. There are trees behind them and buildings to the right behind them.
Subject: Chrisman
men
horses
saddles
Love
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P307
Other: 2 copies one copy has no text on the back. Have an envelope with copy 2 photo in it.    

CallNo: P86-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Buddy Timmons on Jack Dempsey   Type: Print
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 4 1 16 x 5 1/16"   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Buddy Timmons on Jack Dempsey ( © R.R. Doubleday)
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo while other men watch
Subject: Buddy Timmons
Jack Dempsey (horse)
R.R. Doubleday
saddlebronc
cowboys
spectators
stands
saddles
rodeo
rodeo arena
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CallNo: PC23-F2f1  
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Descriptive Title: Chuck wagons at roundup   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1878   Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] Chuck wagons at Roundup, Early days of the west, 1878 No. A-25 [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Made in U.S.A.; Correspondence; Address; Hetzel Photos, Dodge City, Kansas; Multakrom Post Card Co.
Misc Info: Several cowboys sit at campsite and eat. Chuckwagons in background.
Subject: Cowboys sitting eating
chuckwagons
dishes
saddles
blankets
plains
trees
campsite
round-up Hetzel Photos Dodge City, Kansas
early west Multakrom Post Card Co.
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