|Collection Name||Kaplan University|
|Title||Diploma, Lincoln Business School, Frank H. Roehl|
|Date||March 15, 1901|
|Scope & Content||
A framed diploma from the Lincoln Business College printed in black ink on white paper with an ornate border around the outside of the diploma. reads, "Lincoln Business College; Lincoln, Nebraska". Below this is an image of a woman in a gown with a laurel in her right hand. To her right is a Native American man sitting with a rifle and a scene with a prairie and bison behind him. To the woman's right is another woman in a dress sitting with a scythe at her feet and a scene with cattle and a small town at her back. Above all three figures is a small bank of clouds. The diploma declares that Frank H. Roehl is deemed an "Intelligent and Competent Accountant". The diploma has been signed by the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer and is dated March 15, 1901. In the lower left corner of the diploma is a circular gold seal with jagged edges and two crossed ribbons behind it. At the bottom of the page the diploma reads, "Gast"? "St. Louis".
The frame is made of wood with the portion closest to the center painted gold. On the front of the frame is a piece of glass. The back of the frame has a piece of cardboard secured by partially hammered in nails. A wire strung across the back of the frame between two screw eyes allows the diploma to be hung.