|Object Name||File Folder|
|Scope & Content||
File Folder 1 with photocopies of Leon H. Riddle handwritten diary 7/20/1922-8/9/1928.
See Object ID 2003.005.011 for original handwritten diary.
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.
In addition, this text begins with the family's arrival in West Palm Beach, FL where son Karl and family were already. Many pages are difficult to read. He describes building and furnishing of their homes, loss of Karl's election, local politics, plans to open the Riddle Engineering office, Kenyon's arrival, many transactions in his real estate business, the real estate development going on in Palm Beach County to Miami, bank failures, the July 1926 and Great Miami hurricane, September 1926 and August 1928.
|Year Range from||1922|
|Year Range to||1928|
|Title||Leon H. Riddle diary, photocopies 7/20/1922-8/9/1928|
|Collection||John Kenyon Riddle Collection|
Riddle, Leon H.
55th Street, 619 (West Palm Beach)
Boom and Bust of 1920s
Cranes Nest Park, 320 (West Palm Beach)
Dobbins Street, 710 (West Palm Beach)
Evelyn Avenue, 618 (West Palm Beach)
Florida Avenue, 1511 (West Palm Beach)
Florida Avenue, 1613 (West Palm Beach)
Grand View Heights
Guaranty Building, 705 (West Palm Beach)
Kaye Street, 725 (West Palm Beach)
Kingsley Building, Lake View Street
L. H. Riddle, Realtor
Lake Drive, 212 (Palm Beach ?)
Lake Worth Casino
Mango Promenade, 318 (West Palm Beach)
New Jersey Avenue, 716 (West Palm Beach)
Newark Avenue, 728 (West Palm Beach)
Pioneer Hardware and Furniture
Plymouth Road, 433 (West Palm Beach)
Real Eight Company
Riddle Engineering Co.
Seminole Sun Dance
West Palm Beach
Banks & Banking
Business & Industry
|Lexicon category||10: Unclassifiable Artifacts|
|Lexicon sub-category||Need to Classify|