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: P509-B1a3

Description: Small Rig Trailer

Date of origin: 1933

Type: Print

Size: 8 1/16

Condition: Fair


[front] PT 64146 19 CALIFORNIA 35 [license plate]
[back] Small Rig. L – 10 ft. W. 5 ft closed – Extended 9 ft. Ht – 48″ – New 38″ Body. 14″ Body to Ground Kitchen Cabinets Ice Box. Sink [O]Water Stove Lights Curtains Spring Mate Single Rig 2 Bed – 30″ x 6″ft 4″ Double [rig] 1 [bed] 42″ x 6 ft 4″ Spring filled mattresses Closets + drawer space Weight – 1100 lbs – Small equipped [Weight] 1[2]00 [lbs] Large – Price $600.00 Masonite exterior – Wood + steel frame Painted any color ; L [L is circled] ; Return to HARRY E. CHRISMAN 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
[note] This Small Rig trailer, built by Hancock, sold at $600. It was 10′ x 5′ (closed) and extended to 9 foot. width. It had Kitchen cabinets, ice box, sink, stove, lights, spring mattresses on [?] double and [?] single beds. Weighed 1100 lbs, masonite exterior, wood and steel frame. Built in 1933. Photo courtesy Hancock Family. [Photo courtesy Hancock Family. is underlined]


Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of a man standing next to a trailer that is behind an automobile. He is standing with his hands in his back pockets. There are two huge ornate buildings in the background. There is a street lamp visable.

Other Info.: Photo is torn on top. Photo has tape and tape tears on back. Photo is stained on back. Note has tape on top front.

Related to: P510-B1a3 (Hancock trailer),

Subject: Hancock, Trailer,