|Title||Envelope, The Lincoln Star|
|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.|
|Makers mark||"THE LINCOLN STAR Nebraska's Best Newspaper"|
Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
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|