|Scope & Content||
Leon H. Riddle diary, typed and bound in black binder 10/10/1913-7/30/1916; 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. This volume begins with the wedding of son Karl, and near the end, the wedding of son Kenyon. In addition to the town and business affairs, weather, social activities and politics, there are entries on the progression from their onset to end of the text of WWI and the Mexican engagement.
|Year Range from||1913.0|
|Year Range to||1916.0|
|Title||L.H. Riddle Diary 10/10/1913-7/30/1916|
|Collection||John Kenyon Riddle Collection|
Riddle, Leon H.
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Lexicon sub-category||Documentary Artifact|