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: P69-H1g

Description: Southwest Kansas Plains

Date of origin: 1930s

Type: Print

Size: 4 1/16 x 4 7/8

Condition: Very Good


[back] “Soil bank land”
[back note] Dust Bowl Land The vast southwest grazing lands commenced moving in ernest in the 1930s. Where no effort was made to hold it, many areas blew away, exposing the sandstone basement. Only (crossed out) By following the advice of the old cattlemen, regrassing the area and leaving it for grazing pasture land, saved(crossed out) many valuable acres were saved for the future. Photo taken in southwest Kansas by author.

Provenance: Chrisman collection

Miscellaneous Info.:

Wooden fence posts, fencing wire on plains. Sand or dirt has blown to drift at foot of posts.

Other Info.: Photo has glue spots across top back.

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Subject: fence posts, fencing wire, pasture, sand or dirt, soil bank land, Southwest Kansas plains, tumbleweeds,