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: P255-F2j1

Description: Sam Robinson Posse

Date of origin: September 1965

Type: Print

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/16



[front] SEPT 1965 [Has numbers 1 through 5 circled above each rider] [Has 3 red x’s on bottom of photo crossing out words written there]
[back] 1[circled] Sam Robinson 2 [circled] Grant Childress 3[circled] ______ Childress, Grant’s brother 4[circled] Bert Noble 5[circled] Harry Lee ; Make 4 1/4 X 2 3/4″ [underline] Copy G-2 [??]9C Credit Jack Best, North Platte Nebr. [credit and Platte were written on over a piece of tape that has come loose]
[note taped onto photo all sides] L to R: Sam Robinson, Childress brothers, Bert Noble and Harry Lee. John Carson coll. [lined out] [2 bottom sides of tape have the top 1/2 of dit and Pl There is also an arrow pointing to John Carson coll. which is lined out]
[on note taped to photo] Sam Robinson and his posse at the time of the Hay Meadow Massacree. 1. Sam Robinson. 2. Grant Childress. 3. Grant Childress’ brother. 4. Bert Noble. 5. Harry Lee. Photo courtesy Jack Best. Copy G-2
[note] Job # 302760H Ref # 21 .16/1.50 …


Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of 5 men on horseback with rifles or shotguns. Looks like a picture of a newspaper article. There is columned text below the photo and to the left side.

Other Info.: Photo has a square of yellow tape marks on back.

Related to:

Subject: Childress, cowboys, guns, Hay Meadow Massacree, horses, Lee, Noble, posse, Sam Robinson,