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Saturday December 21, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more)

Bought music – Left Roswell with Bernard.   Mrs. J the boy for El Paso.   Ate lunch in Alamagordo.  The mts were beautiful – trees covered with snow.  Got to El Paso about 3.  Went to a show and left on bus for Van Horn about 8.   Home at 12

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

Future site of the St. Louis Arch








Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the order to approve the memorial, The Arch,  allocating the 82-acre area of exactly where the city of St. Louis began, as our country’s ” FIRST National Historic Site.”

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

The New Yorker Cover - December 21, 1935 Premium Giclee Print


Anthony Eden informed Prime Minister Baldwin that Turkey, Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia would aid Britain in the event of war with Italy.

Nazi Germany forced Jewish doctors to resign from private hospitals

Chicago Daily Sun Dec 21, 1935
Chicago Daily Sun Dec 21, 1935