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Catalog Number 8073-167
Title Envelope, The Lincoln Star
Object Name Envelope
Description 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.
Date 1927
Material Paper, Ink
Makers mark "THE LINCOLN STAR Nebraska's Best Newspaper"
Height (in) 3.875
Width (in) 8.938
People Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
History The Lincoln Star eventually became the Lincoln Journal Star. The paper was originally printed as the Nebraska Commonwealth in 1867 and continues to be published.

Dr. Richard Tanner was also known as "Diamond Dick," who lived from 1869-1943 and enjoyed a career as a showman in wild west shows.
Credit line Dr. Richard Tanner (Heirs), Norfolk (Madison), Nebraska
Collection Tanner, Dr. Richard