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This collection contains the diaries of Alfred M. North, a High School and Junior College teacher of the early 20th century from Riverside, California. The diaries consist of a short daily entry, focusing on North's school work, his daily life, his family, and his thoughts on current local and national issues. The collection also includes an essay by North's daughter Mary North Shimkin, describing the North's Lime Street neighborhood and the other families that lived there around the 1920s.
Alfred Myron North was born in Kansas on June 9, 1873. After attending Pacific University in Oregon, he eventually settled in Riverside, California with his wife Manta and their three children. He worked as an ecomonics and history teacher at the Riverside Polytechnic High School and Riverside Junior College, which shared a school building and instructors. He passed away in 1936 after battling an illness.
3.38 linear feet (3 boxes)
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