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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: N25-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud trick riding   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 9/16"   Condition: very good
Text: Leonard Stroud trick riding (D.F.P.Co.) 90691
Misc Info: cowboy does trick riding - he's got his legs in the air behind horse's head; his head is in the saddle; horse is running.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
trick riding
D.F.P.Co.
running horse
fence
wooden posts
cowboy
rodeo
rodeo arena
track
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CallNo: N28-E1a4  
Descriptive Title: Leonard Stroud trick riding at Alliance, Nebraska   Type: Negative
Date of Origin:    Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 11/16"   Condition: very good
Text: eonard Stroud going under neck of running horse Alliance, Nebr.) (D.F.P.Co.) 90700
Misc Info: Cowboy performs trick riding and goes under neck of horse; looks like he's reaching for the saddle.
Subject: Leonard Stroud
running horse
trick riding
Alliance, Nebraska
D.F.P.Co.
cowboy
rodeo
rodeo arena
track ladder
fence wooden posts
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CallNo: N45-E1a6  
Descriptive Title: Mable Strickland on "Chickasha"   Type: Negative
Date of Origin: 1923   Provenance:
Size: 2 3/4 x 3 5/8"   Condition: very good
Text: 90681; Mable Strickland on "Chickasha" (Copyright 1923, R.R. Doubleday)
Misc Info: woman rides saddlebronc at rodeo; horse's back legs in the air; horse and rider in front of gates; grandstands full of people
Subject: Mable Strickland
Chickasha
R.R. Doubleday
rodeo
rodeo arena
female cowboy
saddlebronc
wooden gates
wooden posts
grandstands spectators
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CallNo: P58-A1a  
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Descriptive Title: Tumbleweeds   Type: Print
Date of Origin: spring 1957   Provenance:private collection - Chrisman Collection
Size: 4 1/16 x 5   Condition: good
Text: [back] 40 [40 circled] Tumbleweeds move into town. Spring 1957 Liberal, Kansas Blue Bonnet Courts shown in picture Harry E. Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas [back note] 40 [40 circled] Note tumbleweeds atop telephone poles. Tumbleweeds moved into town and piled to rooftops in Blue Bonnet Courts, Liberal, Spring of 1957. You can image hitting 20-foot stacks of them in the railway cuts, with the engine doing 60 to 70 MPH! Photo from Chrisman Collection [sentence underlined]. 24 102%
Misc Info: Arrows on picture point to tumbleweeds in telephone wires. Tumbleweeds are stacked at back of Blue Bonnet Courts houses.
Subject: tumbleweeds
Liberal, Kansas
Blue Bonnet Courts
telephone poles
dirt street or alley
barrels
house
wooden posts
barrel lid
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