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: P144-F1b

Description: J.R. Tolman with Edison Phonograph

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 3 1/2 x 5

Condition: Very Good


[front] (1) MAR 28 P30; E67; 4 1/2; “Battle ships sunk forts captured Armies on the run war between Russia and Japan; See moving pictures hear the lecture”
[back] Photo of J.R. Tolman, taken in 1902 at Stove Hall, Redington, Nebr. by Craig Gilman, photographer. Frame No. – 26A copied Fairfield Foto Film Date Mar 8 1968 Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
[taped note front] Caption for story Combining the new Edison Phonograph with film clips from the Russo-Japanese War provided exciting entertainment for rural people in the first decade of the century. — Courtesy [insert symbol] Joseph Fairfield Foto. Bridgeport, Nebr.
[taped note back] The Worke Cloister 3 or 4. L a novlist paid for o for collec THE SNARK RHW OOEKWE miniature and asking THE SEAS(half of a letter) large cloi item askin The snark – loose half dozen For Feb 3


Miscellaneous Info.:

Picture of a man behind phonograph with other equipment next to him with 2 signs. Picture was in manila envelope.

Other Info.: Photo has tape on top back.

Related to: E4-F1 (Stell’s old photos manila envelope), L7-F1ab (Letter to Estelle C. Laughlin), L8-F1b (Letter to Joe Fairchild from Chrisman), P144-F1b (J.R. Tolman with Edison Phonograph), P145-F1b (Abraham Lincoln), P146-F1b (2 cent stamp), P147-F1b (Edison’s Moving Pictures Phonograph), P148-F1b (Ulysses S. Grant), P149-F1b (Abraham Lincoln), P150-A2b11 (Pattison Log Homestead Gering, Nebraska), P151-A3p (Man writing at desk – cartoon), P4-D1d (Johnny O’Loughlin’s Oxen), P5-F2f1 (Montana Cowboys), P6-F2f1 (Montana Cowboys), P7-F2f1 (Montana Cowboys),

Subject: Craig Gilman, Edison phonograph, J.R. Tolman, Redington Nebraska, Stove Hall,