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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: N144-D1b  
Descriptive Title: Longhorn cattle viewed through a vehicle's windshield   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 7/16 x 2 3/8   Condition: very good
Text: [on side of negative] Kodak Safety Film A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Misc Info: A small herd of longhorn cattle walk or run across the pasture or plains. A large tree in the foreground, to the right side. More trees and hills in the background. The photo was taken from the windshield of a vehicle, because the hood of the vehicle is visible in the photo. The road the vehicle is traveling on is also visible. A box drawn in red pencil is around the cattle, cutting out the vehicle's hood.
Subject: longhorn cattle
trees
hills
vehicle
dirt road
pasture
plains
Kodak
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CallNo: P78-I2  
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Descriptive Title: Jack rabbit roundup   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1935   Provenance:private collection - Lee Larrabee
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 9/16   Condition: good
Text: [front] Photo by C.A. Smith - 1935 [back] 3 [3 is circled] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [address is stamped twice] Harry E. Chrisman LANE D, APT 74 LIBERAL, KANSAS [address is stamped once] [note] 3 [3 is circled] Picture No. 3 When the slat (fence) gate is closed behind them, the men and boys enter pen and club frightened animals to death. The woman in pen with club is mopping up on jacks that have been beaten and stunned but are still alive. Thousands of dead jackrabbits litter the ground over an area of fifty to seventy-five yards in the Pen. - Photos courtesy Lee Larrabee.
Misc Info: Photo is of dead and stunned jackrabbits in pen; people clubbing rabbits while people in background watch.
Subject: jack rabbits
people with clubs
slat gate or fence
Lee Larrabee
vehicles
men
boys
woman
pen
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P123
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P552
P553
Other: Photo has tape on top back and a paperclip stain on top right corner.    

CallNo: P82-E1a4  
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Descriptive Title: Myrtle Cox on   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1918   Provenance:
Size: 4 x 4 15/16   Condition: very good
Text: [front] MYRTLE COX TAMING "DUTCH ANNE" OGALLALA RO (part of the letter "u") COPYRIGHT 1918, D.F.P.CO., INC. [back] Myrtle Cox taming "Dutch Anne" Ogallaala, Nebr. Round-up - 1918 © By Doubleday (D.F.P.Co., Inc.)
Misc Info: Photo is of a woman riding a saddlebronc at rodeo. Appears to be in an open area. There is something unclear in the background. Looks like a copy because letters on front are cut off.
Subject: Myrtle Cox
Dutch Anne
Ogallala Roundup
Ogallala, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co., Inc.
Doubleday
rodeo
saddlebronc
plains
trees vehicles spectators buidlings
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Other: copy or reproduction    

CallNo: P92-E1a6  
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Descriptive Title: Bareback riding at Alliance Rodeo   Type: Print
Date of Origin: 1923   Provenance:
Size: 4 1/8 x 5   Condition: very good
Text: [front] Bareback riding Alliance Rodeo (Doubleday) 1923(?) [back] 1
Misc Info: Cowboy rides bareback at rodeo; other cowboys on horses stand by; vehicles lined up behind fence.
Subject: Alliance Rodeo
bareback
Doubleday
cowboys
horses
fence
rodeo arena
vehicles
windmill
buildings
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