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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: N13-F2a2  
Descriptive Title: Betty Herian, Mayme Stroud and Anna Herian   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 3 3/8"   Condition: very good
Text: 8 9 Kodak Safety Film Kodak Safety Film Betty Herian, Mayme Stroud, Anna Herian (Van [Corven])
Misc Info: Three women dressed in western attire stand in front of grandstands with people; perhaps at a rodeo; automobile in background at left.
Subject: Betty Herian
Mayme Stroud
Anna Herian
Van Corven
western attire
women
rodeo
grandstands
sign
people automobile 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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Other: This negative was in an envelope with other negatives.    

CallNo: N17-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Rose Smith on "Diggs" at Pendleton, Ore., roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1918   Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Rose Smith on "Diggs" Pendleton Round-up "D.F.P.Co.Inc." [sign] nd-up Pendleton, Oregon 1918 90692
Misc Info: woman rides saddlebronc during rodoe; large grandstands full of people in background
Subject: Rose Smith
"Diggs"
Pendleton Roundup
Pendleton, Oregon
D.F.P.Co.Inc.
saddlebronc
rodeo
sign grandstands
rodeo arena woman cowboy fence
spectators
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CallNo: N1-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Chester Byers at Pendleton, Oregon, roundup   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: 11 10 Kodak Safety Kodak Safety Chester Byers Roping Pendleton, Oregon (copyright R.R. Doubleday)
Misc Info: cowboy pulls steer during roping contest; grandstands full of people
Subject: Chester Byers
roping
Pendleton Roundup
Pendelton, Oregon
R.R. Doubleday
cowboy horse
steer rope rodeo rodeo arena
Kodak fence
sign grandstands
spectators
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CallNo: N27-E1a5  
Descriptive Title: Henry Warren at Pendleton, Oregon, rodeo   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1913   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/6"   Condition: very good
Text: No. 47-A Henry Warren Copyright 1913 by W.S. Bowma sign - Pendleton 90688
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc; another cowboy on ground in front of horse; grandstands in background.
Subject: Henry Warren
W.S. Bowma
cowboys
saddlebronc
bucking horse
grandstands
sign
Pendleton, Oregon
spectators
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CallNo: N6-F1b  
Descriptive Title: Col. Idaho Bill   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 1/2 x 3 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: Col. Idaho Bill D.F.P. Co. [sign] Frontier Days Contest Not a wild west [....?]
Misc Info: Man dressed in Buffalo Bill clothes stands in front of Frontier Days sign
Subject: Col. Idaho Bill
D.F.P.Co.
Frontier Days
fence
sign
hat
fringed coat
chaps cowboy boots
Buffalo Bill Wild West Show
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CallNo: NC1-E1a3  
Descriptive Title: Skeeter Humble at Mesquite, Texas, rodeo   Type: Newspaper Clipping
Date of Origin: May 1, 1972   Provenance:
Size: 4 7/8 x 6 1/2"   Condition: very good
Text: [side 1] May 1, 1972 17 [caption under photo] Arizona's Skeeter Humble is still up there somewhere during this action at the weekly rodeo in Mesquite, Texas. The bronc is Storm Cloud of the Pete Gay Mesquite string and he's raining it all this particular night. (McShan Photo) [side 2] "Herr Obergruppenfuehrer Eric von Ringtail" is shown in action at the Shrine Club Rodeo in Ardmore, Okla., early in April. Dennis Reiners, the 1970 world champion saddle bronc rider now making his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., drew Big Enough of the Billy Minick bronc bunch. (Long Photo)
Misc Info: Clipping from unknown newspaper - photo of horse and cowboy rider - horse is up in air; back photo of cowboy on bucking saddlebronc.
Subject: Skeeter Humble
Storm Cloud (horse)
Rodeo Sports News
Mesquite, Texas cowboy horse
Pete Gay Mesquite
McShan "Big Enough" Billy Minick Long rodeo arena
rodeo Dennis Reiners saddlebronc Scottsdale, AZ
rodeo arena cowboy horse
signs grandstands spectators Arizona
Eric Von Ringtail Shrine Club Rodeo Ardmore, Ok
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CallNo: P118-F2a2  
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Descriptive Title: Betty Herian, Mayme Stroud and Anna Herian   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1917   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 4 15/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Betty Herian, Mayme Stroud, Anna Herian (Van Corven) [back] Alliance, Nebr. 1917 L to R: Betty Herian, Mayme Stroud, Anna Herian. Photo by Van Corven
Misc Info: Three women pose in front of grandstands or platform; might be at a rodeo. There are people behind them standing on grandstand or platform. There is an automobile in far left back.
Subject: Betty Herian
Mayme Stroud
Anna Herian
Van Corven
Alliance, Nebraska
rodeo
fence
sign
people
automobile grandstands
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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
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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: P378-F2a  
Descriptive Title: Harry and Catherine Chrisman at a book signing in Meade, KS   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1974   Provenance:
Size: 5 x 7 1/16"   Condition: excellent
Text: [no text on photo]
Misc Info: Photo is of a group of people. Harry Chrisman is sitting down. Catherine Chrisman is leaning over the table shaking a woman's hand. There is another lady standing behind Harry. There is a man and woman sitting down to the left of Catherine. They are around a table. Harry is signing a book.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
women
book signing
Meade, KS
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p 27L A Photo has tape on top front. Photo is stained on front right and bottom. The back is stained brown.    

CallNo: P381-F2a  
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Descriptive Title: Harry and Catherine Chrisman at a book signing in Meade, KS   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1974   Provenance:
Size: 5 1/16 x 7 1/16   Condition: excellent
Text: [front] Harry Cathy [Edith] McNaughton Mrs. Clay Begsley (Ray's Cafe - Liberal, Ks.)
Misc Info: Photo is of Harry Chrisman sitting at a table. He is shaking a woman's hand. The woman is standing. Next to her is a boy and elderly man. Catherine Chrisman is sitting on a wood bench. There is an elderly woman sitting to her left.
Subject: Harry Chrisman
Catherine Chrisman
women
book signing
Meade, KS
E.W. McNaghton
Mrs. Clay Begsley.
Ray's cafe - Liberal, KS
Scrapbook
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Other: Plastic sleeve has a notation 71 p 27 B Photo has tape on left and right sides, and top front. Photo is stained on front and back.    

CallNo: PC18-E1a2  
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Descriptive Title: Turk Greenough at Sheridan, Wyoming, rodeo   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin: 1939 or 1940   Provenance:possibly Western Horsemen magazine
Size: 2 7/8 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [back] The Western Horseman Sep 1979; Postcard; Place Stamp Here; Correspondence; Address; This is Turk Greenough taken in Sheridan Wyo. Rodeo in either '39 or '40. Photo from Jack Bailey, Cheyenne (1989) (brand symbol - fancy B over half-moon arc)
Misc Info: Cowboy rides saddlebronc at rodeo; cowboys watch
Subject: Turk Greenough
Sheridan, Wyoming
rodeo
wood corrals
Western Horseman
cowboys in background
spectators gate sign
saddlebronc
Jack Bailey
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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CallNo: PC33-F1b  
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Descriptive Title: Myron Goodwin   Type: Postcard
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2   Condition: good
Text: [front] signs say "Arkansaw Traveler" and "Home or Bust." [back] Post Card; Place Stamp Here; Correspondence Here; Name and Address Here; Myron Goodwin
Misc Info: No correspondence; single traveler in goat-pulled wagon. Signs say "Arkansaw Traveler" and "Home or Bust"
Subject: Myron Goodwin
one-passenger wagon
goat
luggage
crumbling building or mine
hand-made signs on wagons
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