Siam: Kenneth Met Face to Face With a Black Panther

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Siam: Kenneth Met Face to Face With a Black Panther


The hospital was built on low pillars, and Kenneth needed to get the cartwheels that were under it. He went under it at night with his flashlight, and suddenly came face to face with a black panther. He thought he was dead, but eventually realized the animal was encased in a sort of trap. Its head was out but it could not move. Kenneth got the cartwheels and crouched out.


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)


January 1, 1930


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Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata


Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)



Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 55, clip 10


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam: Kenneth Met Face to Face With a Black Panther,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 28, 2020,