|Scope & Content||
Leon H. Riddle diary, typed and bound in black binder 7/31/1916-12/16/1918; not the original handwritten diary. This is one several diaries or copies of diaries of his in this accession.
Leon H. Riddle (8/16/1864-1936), and sons Karl and Kenyon who grew up in Herington, Kansas, kept diaries describing weather, daily events, family, business, political and social activity; local, national and international events.
His work included real estate, insurance, loans and collections. He was involved in the affairs of Henrington, KS. In addition to the town and business affairs, weather, social activities and politics, there are entries on the progress of WWI to the armistice and the flu epidemic.
|Year Range from||1916.0|
|Year Range to||1918.0|
|Title||L.H. Riddle Diary 7/31/1916-12/16/1918|
|Collection||John Kenyon Riddle Collection|
Riddle, Leon H.
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|