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Name Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
Othernames "Diamond Dick" Tanner
Born 1869
Spouse Tanner, Ruth (Goodman)
Deceased 1943

Associated Records

Image of RG0866.AM - RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924

RG0866.AM - RG0866 Colby, Leonard Wright, 1846-1924

This collection contains correspondence, 1889-1941, primarily to Leonard Colby. Letters seek favors, employment, and letters of reference. There is also material on Colby's life, particularly his years in the military and as a Nebraska State Senator. A story about Colby purchasing a horse from U.S. Grant is included.

Image of 8073-161 - Envelope, Great Pan-American Shows and European Menagerie

8073-161 - Envelope, Great Pan-American Shows and European Menagerie

White envelope addressed to "Dr. Richard Tanner" from "THE GREAT PAN-AMERICAN SHOWS". The envelope is postmarked March 15, 1925 and has a two cent George Washington stamp. The envelope has an elaborate design for the return address, including a lion encircled by a wreath and identifies A. L. Perry as the lessee and A. O. Perry as the manager. The design on the envelope is printed in orange and black ink. The back of the envelope is blank.

Image of 8073-152 - Pipe Bowl, Catlinite

8073-152 - Pipe Bowl, Catlinite

Pipe bowl; catlinite; T shaped with tapered, faceted anterior end. Catlinite is dark red, with pink flecks and a lightened patch of stone on one side of the bowl. Bowl is round in the cross section with blackened interior.

Image of 8073-162 - Envelope, Lyon Curio Store, Clinton, Nebraska

8073-162 - Envelope, Lyon Curio Store, Clinton, Nebraska

A yellow envelope addressed to "DR. RICHARD TANNER" from the "LYON CURIO STORE" with a red, two-cent, George Washington Stamp. The envelope features a large image of a Native American in the lower left-hand corner. The bottom of the envelope reads, "IF IT WAS MADE BY A SIOUX INDIAN -- WE HAVE IT!" The ink on the envelope is red with the exception of the portion addressing it to Dr. Tanner. The back is blank.

Image of 8073-163 - Envelope, Lyon Curio Store, Clinton, Nebraska

8073-163 - Envelope, Lyon Curio Store, Clinton, Nebraska

A yellow envelope addressed to "DR. RICHARD TANNER" from the "LYON CURIO STORE" with a red, two-cent, George Washington Stamp. The envelope features a large image of a Native American in the lower left-hand corner. The bottom of the envelope reads, "IF IT WAS MADE BY A SIOUX INDIAN -- WE HAVE IT!" The ink on the envelope is red with the exception of the portion addressing it to Dr. Tanner. The back is blank.

Image of 8073-164 - Envelope, Hotel Yancey, Grand Island

8073-164 - Envelope, Hotel Yancey, Grand Island

White envelope addressed to "Mr Richard Tanner" from the Hotel Yancey in Grand Island, Nebraska. The return address advertises the hotel as "FIRE PROOF" and an image of the hotel is on the left side of the front. The envelope is postmarked November 20, 1928 and has a two cent stamp with an image of George Washington. The back of the envelope has a small seal with a "Y" and an "H"

Image of 8073-165 - Envelope, Nebraska Printing Company

8073-165 - Envelope, Nebraska Printing Company

White envelope featuring an advertisement for the Nebraska Printing Company. The envelope is postmarked July 7, 1909 and addressed to Richard Tanner. Above this is an image of a carbon copy notepad printed in red. The envelope also has a brown, ten cent stamp featuring Daniel Webster from the 1902 series. Along the bottom edge are the words, "LOOSE LEAF DEVICES, BLANK BOOKS AND OFFICE STATIONARY".

Image of 8073-166 - Envelope, Perry Brothers Show, Inc.

8073-166 - Envelope, Perry Brothers Show, Inc.

A blue envelope addressed to "Dr. Richard Tanner" from the "Perry Brothers Show, Inc." The envelope is postmarked April 10, 1925 and has a red, two-cent George Washington stamp. The back of the envelope is blank.

Image of 8073-167 - Envelope, The Lincoln Star

8073-167 - Envelope, The Lincoln Star

White envelope addressed to "Dr. Richard Turner" from "THE LINCOLN STAR". On the left third of the envelope is an illustration, presumably of the building where the paper is printed. The envelope has a red, two-cent stamp of George Washington and is postmarked April 26, 1927. The back of the envelope is blank.

Image of 8073-168 - Envelope, Tanner Bros' Great United Railroad Shows

8073-168 - Envelope, Tanner Bros' Great United Railroad Shows

White envelope advertising the "TANNER BROS' GREAT UNITED RAILROAD SHOWS". In the upper left hand corner of the envelope is a rectangle featuring a clown standing between two oval frames, each containing a picture of a man. The letter is addressed to "DR. RICHARD JEROME, TANNER." The envelope features a two cent George Washington stamp. The back of the envelope is blank.

Image of 8073-169 - Envelope, Diamond Dick's Indian Root and Herb Tonic

8073-169 - Envelope, Diamond Dick's Indian Root and Herb Tonic

Yellow envelope advertising "DIAMOND DICK'S INDIAN Root and Herb Tonic". The envelope features an illustration of "CHIEF LONE STAR" and an image of Diamond Dick in the upper left and right corners respectively. The advertisement includes instructions on the use of the tonic and lists the price as fifty cents. All text and images are printed in black ink.

Image of 8073-170 - Envelope, Diamond Dick's Indian Root and Herb Tonic

8073-170 - Envelope, Diamond Dick's Indian Root and Herb Tonic

Yellow envelope advertising "DIAMOND DICK'S INDIAN Root and Herb Tonic". The envelope features an illustration of "CHIEF LONE STAR" and an image of Diamond Dick in the upper left and right corners respectively. The advertisement includes instructions on the use of the tonic and lists the price as fifty cents. All text and images are printed in black ink.

Image of 8073-76-(3) - Flier, Advertising Sitting Bull Postcard

8073-76-(3) - Flier, Advertising Sitting Bull Postcard

"Great Historical Post Card For Sale Here". Flier advertising Sitting Bull postcards sold by Richard Tanner.

Image of 8073-85 - Doll; Composition; Girl; Mary Jane

8073-85 - Doll; Composition; Girl; Mary Jane

Composition head with molded hair; eyes and mouth painted on. Body is newer--pink plastic arms and hands. The rest of the body is cotton. Wearing lace dress with silk sash and plastic flowers around collar. Lace pantaloons and silk stockings. Black oilcloth shoes.