Scope and Contents
In the 1920 diary, Hermann joins the Freemasons at Braden Lodge and quickly advances in rank there. There is the usual involvement in church activities; he volunteers to audit the church’s finances in advance of their application for an equity mortgage, and becomes involved in the Forward Movement. In May there is a city election and he notes that all but one councilman were ousted. Hermann recounts having his wisdom teeth pulled. In September he attends the State Fair and participates in a veteran’s reunion of “Company F.” He hears a speech from then Senator Warren G. Harding and in December he describes playing records on a phonograph.
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From the Collection: 0.25 Linear Feet
From the Collection: English