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Monday January 20, 1936

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

Alyce Claire has come – came about 8 – with the news that they had moved Joyce to Lubbock.  My 8th sections at school are as mixed up!  And I can’t find a decent group in the whole school. Met the new teacher Mr. Sprinkle who has a family.  At 7 Charlotte Klyng, Alyce Claire, Lucy Mae Crome and I went to see “Rose of the Rancho” I like Gladys Swarthout. Then we didn’t  have sense enough to go home so we tripped over to the Princess and saw Myrna Loy in “Whipsaw” with Spencer Tracy.  Rather Good. Finished grading (5) papers and slept with Alyce Claire rather than put new sheets on my bed at that time of night!  Surely do seem to require lots of sleep lately

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

Full-length portrait in oils of George VKing George V of England dies at Sandringham House at five minutes to midnight after a four-day bronchial illness

J. Pierpont Morgan is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

The First Battle of Tembien began on Ethiopia’s northern front.

A general strike began in Syria.1936 Syrian general strike.jpeg





Blizzards, tornado’s and hurricanes – Oh my!  The nation is cold.

Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 20, 1936 pg 3
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 20, 1936 pg 3
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 20, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Jan 20, 1936