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Wednesday March 18, 1936

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

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

Pittsburgh was without electricity and at least 57 were dead as flood waters in the region reached an all-time high of 46 feet.

The Soviet Union and Turkey extended their treaty of friendship and mutual assistance for another 10 years.

Portrait of a middle-aged man with short grey hair and a stern expression. He wears a dark military uniform, with a swastika on one arm. He is seated with his hands on a table with several papers on it, holding a pen.
Reich Minister for Foreign Affairs

German envoy Joachim von Ribbentrop and a large entourage arrived in London ahead of a League of Nations council meeting on the Rhineland dispute.


There is flooding in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and other parts of New England as well

The Wyoming Valley Mill in Northumberland, New Hampshire
Chicago Daily Tribune March 18, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune March 18, 1936