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: P4-D1d

Description: Johnny O’Loughlin’s Oxen

Date of origin: Oct. 2, 1910

Type: Print

Size: 7 1/8 x 5

Condition: Very Good


[front] Johnny O’Loughlin, Hansford, about 1910. Weight 3800 lbs. [back note] Work oxen. John and Charles O’Loughlin were Hansford, Texas, ranchers. This picture is a rare one taken of Johnny O’Loughlin about 1910. The pair of oxen shown weighed 3,800 pounds. They were a fine work team, owned by O’Loughlin. Photo courtesy of Warren Zimmerman, Lawrence, Kansas. Former publisher, Guymon (Okla.) Herald. [back] Sat. Oct. 2, 1910. Chas. O’Loughlin left the original [pie] of opposite print with Warren Zimmerman at Guymon Herald Office, Guymon, Okla. The largest steer weighed at 1970. The team (the were [anvil] oxen) weighed 3,800. See Guymon Herald Oct. 6, 1910 for story. HEC Harry E. Chrisman Lane D. Apt. 74 Bluebonnet Courts Liberal, Kansas

Provenance: Guymon, Okla., Herald newspaper

Miscellaneous Info.:

In manila envelope. Picture of 2 oxen with a man standing next to them with his hand on the second oxen.

Other Info.: Stell’s old photos

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), P8-F1b (Montana Cowboy),

Subject: Estelle C. Laughlin, farm pens, Johnny O’ Loughlin, Oxen,