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: C13-F1b

Description: Caption from photo of Ed A. Woeckener

Date of origin: 1915

Type: Comments

Size: 4 3/8 x 2 3/8

Condition: Good


Eddie Woeckener, one of America’s leading Circus Bandmasters, from 1913 to 1950, who met with tragedy when his sweetheart, May Jackson, took her life in a fit of jealousy in October, 1915, while the circus played at Liberal. Photo courtesy Ed A. Woeckener


Miscellaneous Info.:

Caption to photo P227-F1b

Other Info.:

Related to: P225-H1c (May Jackson – gravestone), P226-F1a (Photo of May Jackson), P227-F1b (Ed A. Woeckener),

Subject: Ed A. Woeckener,