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: P78-I2

Description: Jack rabbit roundup

Date of origin: 1935

Type: Print

Size: 3 1/2 x 5 9/16

Condition: Good


[front] Photo by C.A. Smith – 1935
[back] 3 [3 is circled] Harry E. Chrisman 10245 W. 14th Ave. Denver, Colo. 80215 [address is stamped twice] Harry E. Chrisman LANE D, APT 74 LIBERAL, KANSAS [address is stamped once]
[note] 3 [3 is circled] Picture No. 3 When the slat (fence) gate is closed behind them, the men and boys enter pen and club frightened animals to death. The woman in pen with club is mopping up on jacks that have been beaten and stunned but are still alive. Thousands of dead jackrabbits litter the ground over an area of fifty to seventy-five yards in the Pen. – Photos courtesy Lee Larrabee.

Provenance: private collection – Lee Larrabee

Miscellaneous Info.:

Photo is of dead and stunned jackrabbits in pen; people clubbing rabbits while people in background watch.

Other Info.: Photo has tape on top back and a paperclip stain on top right corner.

Related to: P123-I2 (Jack rabbit roundup), P257-I2 (Jack rabbit roundup), P552-I2 (Jack rabbit roundup), P553-I2 (Jack rabbit roundup), P77-I2 (Jack rabbit roundup),

Subject: jack rabbits, Lee Larrabee, people with clubs,