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Wednesday June 23, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Kriegsmarine insignia casco.svgHitler sent the strongest units of the Kriegsmarine toward Valencia for a “demonstration” after dropping out of the international neutral ship patrol for the second time, since Britain and France refused to allow Germany to secure satisfaction for an alleged Spanish submarine attack on the cruiser Leipzig. Spain warned that it would fight back if any power shelled a Republican cit

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 23, 1937

Tuesday June 22, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

Went to El Paso, Pop, Ty-Ty and Mary Jo went on to Ruidoso.  I stayed at Dit’s – They plan to move!

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Joe Louis won boxing’s World Heavyweight Championship with an eighth-round knockout of James J. Braddock at Comiskey Park in Chicago

 

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Camille Chautemps

Camille Chautemps became Prime Minister of France for the third time.

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An espionage tribunal was established in the Spanish Republic with the primary task of putting members of POUM on trial

 

 

 

 

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Lil Abner
Chicago Daily Tribune June 22, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 22, 1937

Monday June 21, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Leon Blum

Léon Blum resigned as Prime Minister of France when the Senate refused to give him special powers to deal with the country’s financial crisis.

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Ohio Governor Martin L. Davey ordered 4,500 National Guardsmen to Youngstown.

The Wimbledon Championships were televised for the first time, on BBC Television.

Dr Morris Fishbein is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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The Cole Bros Circus arrives in Montreal

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Buffalo is flooding.

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 21, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 21, 1937

 

Sunday June 20, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

Kids come today at 10 am Baby baptized. Jonathon has moved to ElTwo in a Crowd Poster Royale already! Saw “Two is a Crowd” with him and Mary Jo last night.  Letter from Mrs. Morris showing flood pictures

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Alexander Belyakov, Georgiy Baidukov and Valery Chkalov by their plane

A Soviet Tupolev ANT-25 aircraft flew over the North Pole and landed in Vancouver, Washington. The flight was made to test the prospects of trans-polar air travel.

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Racing driver Roy Eccles at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 1937 in Le Mans, France

 

 

 

 

 

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Chicago Sunday Tribune June 20, 1937

Saturday June 19, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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The Battle of Bilbao ended with the Nationalist capture of the city.

The Huesca Offensive ended in Republican failure.

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The Women’s day massacre occurred in Youngstown, Ohio.Image result for little steel strike june 19, 1937

Pennsylvania Governor George Howard Earle III declared martial law in Johnstown

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Freeport Journal Standard Newspaper Archives. June 19, 1937

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post magazine

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 19, 1937

Friday June 18, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Ty-Ty’s birthday but we are all waiting until the kids come from El Paso over the week-end.  Had a letter from Carsey in which he says if I come back by Laredo he’ll meet me there and bring me home!  Can’t think of anything nicer!  Will I?!!

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Nationalists captured the Santo Domingo hills northeast of Bilbao after a week-long assault and surrounded the city completely.

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Achille Starace

Secretary of the National Fascist Party Achille Starace made it mandatory for all members of the party to subscribe to Mussolini’s newspaper, Il Popolo d’Italia.

Nearly 2000 Cigar workers in Detroit go on strike

 

 

 

 

 

Popeye goes to the Night Club.

Chicago Daily Tribune June 18, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 18, 1937

Thursday June 17, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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A state funeral was held in Germany for 31 victims of the May 29 Deutschland incident.

Cuban band Orquesta Casino de la Playa record “Bruca maniguá“, Arsenio Rodríguez‘s first hit.

Image result for june 17, 1937Severe flooding  in Hot Springs, SD along the Fall River

 

 

 

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Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan with their Lockheed Electra 10E, NR16020, at Calcutta

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 17, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 17, 1937

Wednesday June 16, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Tourist Camp, Van Horn, Tx

Mary Jo arrived today. Saw May Winkler for first time. She doesn’t come around much now.  Mary Jo excited about loosing waitress job.  Jonathon is working at Camp El Royale.

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Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification

Spanish Prime Minister Juan Negrín banned POUM.

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Andres Nin

Andrés Nin and other leaders were arrested; Nin soon disappeared mysteriously and was presumed murdered by Soviet agents

Germany and Italy rejoined neutral ship patrols around Spain

 

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Boy Scouts examine their boots after a 800 mile hike to attend the first Boy Scout Jamboree

 

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Women in Aerospace History

 

 

 

Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra 10E Special,NR16020, being serviced at Karachi, India

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Part of the large crowd at the dedication of Harlem River Houses in Manhattan

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 16, 1937

 

 

 

 

Tuesday June 15, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Switzerland recognized the Italian conquest of Ethiopia

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Texaco Test Car: 1937 high-resolution photo

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 15, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 15, 1937

Monday June 14, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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Nationalists captured Las Arenas, cutting Bilbao off from the sea.

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The Irish Parliament was dissolved and new elections called for July 1.

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William Aberhart’s first cabinet, pictured with him in 1935, remained intact until late in 1936. By August 1937, four of its eight members had resigned or been fired.

The Social Credit backbenchers’ revolt in Alberta came to an end when Premier William Aberhart finally got a budget passed in the legislature by a vote of 40-7

 

A mill worker, in a black suit, is shown fighting with pickets who seek to prevent his entering the Cambria plant of the Bethlehem Steel Company at Johnstown, Pennsylvania.Steel mill worker fighting to cross a picket line outside the Cambria Steel Mill, Johnstown, Pa

Paul van Zeeland is on the Cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Fred Noonan and a group of locals pose for photographs with the Electra at Assab, Eritrea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune June 14, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 14, 1937