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Catalog Number 8073-164
Title Envelope, Hotel Yancey, Grand Island
Object Name Envelope
Description 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"
Date 1928
Material Paper, Ink
Height (in) 3.688
Width (in) 6.5
People Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
History 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.

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/publish/publicat/timeline/diamond-dick-tanner.htm

Construction on the Hotel Yancey was completed in 1917.
Credit line Dr. Richard Tanner (Heirs), Norfolk (Madison), Nebraska
Collection Tanner, Dr. Richard