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: P212-A1a

Description: Beaver, Oklahoma Main Street

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 8 x 10 1/8

Condition: Good


[front] (arrow pointing left) 24 pics (arrow pointing right) Main St. Beaver, OK; 1893; [back] (arrow pointing left) 24 picts (arrow pointing right); [‘rgs]; 41 1/2; Billy Olive, son of J.P. (Print) Olive, was bushwacked from behind the smaller building at the left as he and “Lengthy” Halford rode up and tied their horses in front of large building at right of picture (Garrigue? General Store) HEC; Please return photo to – Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas


Miscellaneous Info.:

Picture is of Main St. in Beaver, OK 1893. Buildings look run down. There is brush in the street.
Photo has torn tape mark on top back.

Other Info.:

Related to: E26 (Negative envelope), M/F12 (Three large photos mat/frame),

Subject: 1893, Beaver City Oklahoma, Billy Olive, bushwacked, Garrigres General Store, J.P. (Print) Olive, Lengthy Halford, Main Street,