|Scope & Content||
Original handwritten diary of Leon Riddle covering 11/25/1932 to 11/5/1935.This is one of five handwritten diaries of his in this accession. While the cover says 11/25/1932-11/5/1935, the information actually covers 11/27/1932-11/4/1935.
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.
This text continues his life in West Palm Beach, Florida describing many social activities, Great Depression, death of Addison Mizner for whom Riddle Engineering had done work, weather and baseball, papaya business and business done by Riddle & Yetter, sale of the furnishings of the Royal Poinciana Hotel
See object ID 2003/005.037, section 2 for a typewritten bound transcription to compare the text for this time period and object ID 2003/005.040 for photocopies of the diary.
|Year Range from||1932|
|Year Range to||1935|
|Title||Leon Riddle Diary Nov 25 1932 to Nov 5 1935|
|Collection||John Kenyon Riddle Collection|
Riddle, Leon H.
Riddle & Yetter
Royal Poinciana Hotel
Seminole Sun Dance
West Palm Beach
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|