Daily Archives: February 7, 2016

Friday February 7, 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


Got Asylum by Seabrook from the library.   Read it in one night and enjoyed it. Aylce Claire went to Tatum though she hadn’t planned to until last night. No word from Jaime yet about opera.




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


The last inmates in Welfare Island, widely considered the worst prison in the United States, were transferred to Rikers Island so the old prison could be razed and replaced with a park and hospital


An American Airline passenger plane hits a snow bank in New York during take-off.

Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 7, 1936 pg 8
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 7, 1936 pg 8










The results of Men’s and Women’s downhill skiing at the 1936 Winter Olympics

Medal table

 Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Germany 2 2 0 4
2 France 0 0 1 1
3 Norway 0 0 1 1


Popeye gets a shave

Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 7, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 7, 1936