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Accession number 2003/005
Catalog Number 2003/005.036
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.

Box 6.
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
People Kelsey, Harry
Riddle, Dorothy
Riddle, Harriet
Riddle, Karl
Riddle, Kathryn
Riddle, Kenyon
Riddle, Leon H.
Riddle, Louise
Search Terms 55th Street, 619 (West Palm Beach)
Bachman's Band
Bank failures
Boca Raton
Boom and Bust of 1920s
Boynton Beach
Colonial Estates
Coral Gables
Cranes Nest Park, 320 (West Palm Beach)
Diary
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)
Hurricane-1926
Hurricanes
Kaye Street, 725 (West Palm Beach)
Kelsey City
Kingsley Building, Lake View Street
L. H. Riddle, Realtor
Lake Drive, 212 (Palm Beach ?)
Lake Worth Casino
Mango Promenade, 318 (West Palm Beach)
Miami
New Jersey Avenue, 716 (West Palm Beach)
Newark Avenue, 728 (West Palm Beach)
Pahokee
Paramount Theatre
Pioneer Hardware and Furniture
Plymouth Road, 433 (West Palm Beach)
Real Eight Company
Real Estate
Realtor
Riddle Engineering Co.
Seminole Sun Dance
Vessella Band
West Palm Beach
Subjects Banks & Banking
Buildings
Business & Industry
Cities
History
Real Estate
Subdivisions
Weather
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify