Chrisman Collection

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.


Call No: P13-F1b

Description: Bernard Lemert roping

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 5 x 7 1/16

Condition: Very Good


[back] He was a real cowboy – no fake. HEC Brand was L. [stamp] Harry Chrisman Lane D, Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas [note glued on back] Bernard Lemert, late of Liberal, Kansas. Bernard was an old cowboy, foreman of the Crooked L ranch holdings on Sharp’s Creek, No Man’s Land, in 1888-1892. He was inspector for the Southwest Cattleman’s Assn for years. Here, on visit to Crooked L in 1957, Bernard roped the photographer. Astride horse in back is McNaughten, co-owner with Batman [horse] of present Crooked L, Meade, Kans. Bernard rode on roundup of 1884, wrote story of it.


Miscellaneous Info.:

Picture is of man roping the photographer. There is another man behind him on a horse. They are in an open field.

Other Info.: Photo has tape on top back.

Related to:

Subject: Bernard Lemert, cowboys, horses, Mr. McNaughten, roping,