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Saturday February 1, 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)

Answered Old Boy H. M. Corning in Colo. Sps. with a filled -out application blank,  picture and 1 1/2 page letter.  Six cents will carry it more easily than 3 I think.  Notice from  Ins. Went to Martens, Mary, Alyce Claire and I, but we left early because I had to go by Mrs. Parker’s for my coat she was mending.  Played dominoes with Jackie

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

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

An appeal from Benito Mussolini to “the students of Europe” was published in Il Popolo d’Italia, claiming that Italy wanted peace in Europe but sanctions against the country would lead to a war for which Italy would not be responsible




The Santa Monica tunnel opened for the first time.




Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 1, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 1, 1936