Mrs. Dion's home in Wayne NE was once the home of the Neihardt family. The present bath room was J.N.'s bedroom.
Dear Mr. Neihardt,

Thank you so much for the nice letters and the copy of "Black Elk's Prayer" — we really appreciate it. I have showed it to many of our friends with great pride and they all agree that we should feel honored to have it and also to have your acquaintance. — I know you are such a busy man and the fact that you have acknowledged my letter makes it that much more treasured. —

We have enjoyed the newspaper write ups about you. — Especially the one in the Omaha World Herald before Easter about the Easter poem you wrote many years ago from a dream you had. —

You said you would send me a copy of your book as soon as you have a hard bound copy. We would just love it and I will gladly return to you all postage costs. —

I imagine you are busy on your autobiography. That must be quite an undertaking.

Our Nebraska weather is terrible windy, isn't it.—

Yours truly,

Lora Dion
Mrs. Dick Dion 208 East 5th Wayne, Nebraska 68787