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Catalog Number RG1345.PH
Object Name Collection, Photograph
Collection Name RG1345 Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
Title Richard Jerome Tanner
Description Richard Jerome Tanner was a Wild West show target shooter, and later, a physician in Norfolk, Nebraska. This collection relates primarily to people and events on the frontiers of Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, and the Dakotas and to Tanner's medical work.

This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives dating from 1865-1945, mostly the 1920s-1930s. Included are photographs of well-known frontier figures, such as William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody, Christopher (Kit) Carson, R.W. (Deadwood Dick) Clarke, and many others. Images of Native Americans and of cowboy activities are included. The collection contains images of period entertainments, such as circuses and Wild West shows, and various travel destinations, such as Mexico and California. Photographs of Tanner and his family are also included.
Date 1865-1945
Date Range from 1865
Date Range to 1945
People North, Luther Hedden, 1846-1935
Allen, Mary (Jester)
Balch, Charles T. "Cherokee Charley"
Blake, Herbert Cody
Bruce, Robert
Carver, William Frank "Doc," 1851-1927
Clark, Richard W. "Deadwood Dick"
Sheldon, Addison Erwin, 1861-1943
Stefan, Karl, 1884-1951
Thorp, Raymond W., 1896-1966
Weekes, Marie O'Donnell, 1881-1951
Smeltzer, Robert H. "Buckskin Bob"
McClellan, J.T.
McLaury, H.F.
Pardoe, John Alfred "Diamond Jack," 1860-
Pearson, Barney R. "Idaho Bill", 1868-1942
Randolph, Charles D. "Buckskin Bill"
Reckmeyer, Clarence
Reimers, Marx
Cook, James C.
Dahlman, James Charles, 1856-1930
Dalton, Emmett
Jenks, George Charles, 1850-1929
Key, Romulus S.
Landon, Philip R. "Parson Bob," 1846-1933
Lillie, Gordon William "Pawnee Bill", 1860-1942
Subjects Dime novels
Physicians--Nebraska--United States Army--7th Cavalry
Patent medicines
Wild West shows