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: P176-A1a

Description: Liberal, Kansas

Date of origin:

Type: Print

Size: 3 7/16 x 4 15/16

Condition: Very Good


[front] — 10 days old — Liberal, Kansas – April, 1888
[back] Return photo to Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215
[note] Liberal, Kansas “Boom Town.” Age 10 Days. Looking north from the railroad, a tent and shack city had begun. By 1988, a modest little [little is crossed out] city of 16,000, the “Queen of the Southwest” as her residents call her. Photo courtesy the late Lee Larrabee. [Photo courtesy the late Lee Larrabee. is underlined]


Miscellaneous Info.:

Picture is of a small town with tents and shacks.

Other Info.: Photo has tape on top back.

Related to:

Subject: April 1888, boom town, Lee Larrabee, Liberal Kansas, tents,