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William Riley Hurst diary, 1973-1974

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 15
Scope and Contents William expresses his distate with the British royalty. He loans money to some Navajos to help them buy heating equipment for the winter. He helps bail a young man out of jail whom he believes was framed for selling drugs to a minor. He expresses frustration with Congress and writes of Nixon's impeachment.
Dates: 1973-1974

William Riley Hurst diary, 1974 May-September

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 16
Scope and Contents William writes of his loyalty to President Nixon regardless of the press's portrayal of him. He records some business advice. He becomes interested in panning for gold. He continues to suffer from insomnia and physical pain. He writes of a big drunken fight that broke out among some local boys and refuses to help bail the arrested one out of jail. He tells a local boy that he will pay for his mission if he chooses to go. William continues to struggle with depression.
Dates: 1974 May-September

William Riley Hurst diary, 1974-1975

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 17
Scope and Contents William expresses his political feelings surrounding President Ford's election. The city's Navajos go away temporarily to have their own election and William writes of a sense of emptiness without them around. He writes of his struggles to keep his store up to par with local expectations, especially in the midst of mental and physical trials. He tells of some drug-related conflicts and arrests in the city. He writes of his debts and debilitating financial stress.
Dates: 1974-1975

William Riley Hurst diary, 1975 April-December

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8812 Item 18
Scope and Contents William writes of his parenting methods and challenges. He writes about his debt and how he deals with it. He records his interactions with and feelings about his friends and neighbors. William and his wife take their daughter Heather to the emergency room because of troubles with her disability. William considers bringing his son-in-law Wayne into his business as a partner but feels anxiety about it. William becomes very ill both physically and emotionally and ends up getting X-rays taken at...
Dates: 1975 April-December