Daily Archives: November 11, 2015

Sunday November 10, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)

Rode around and went to the show with Lenore and Harriet – Saw “I live my life”   with Joan Crawford and Brian Aherne – very good!  Armistice Service in the evening with Sentator Hatch as speaker.  Lenore and I were together and she spent the night with me. More fun!


Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:

The Springfield Leader & Press began a campaign to assure Springfield children that Santa really does exist.

Henry Ford tries to take a wind mill from Cape Cod.  Residents accuse him of mill-knapping.


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The original Pančevo Bridge opened in Yugoslavia in the presence of Regent Prince Paul.




‘J. Peress’ dive suit, Tritonia, explored the Lusitania wreck . Jim Jarrett was Peress’s chief Preparing-to-Explore-the-Wreck-of-the-Lusitania-3-620x909diver and made this dive to 312 feet. This suit was a precursor to the “Jim” suit, named for Jim Jarrett.

Chicago Sunday Tribune Nov 10, 1935
Chicago Sunday Tribune Nov 10, 1935