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Thursday June 4, 1936

diary 2The 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.

No Post today

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

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Léon Blum

Léon Blum became Prime Minister of France. Blum immediately had a crisis on his hands when a wave of strikes across the country took on the character of a general strike.

In Mińsk Mazowiecki, Poland, a total of 50 Jews were reported wounded after several days of anti-Semitic rioting.  A synagogue and many Jewish homes and shops were set ablaze during the riots

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41st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Chicago Daily Tribune June 4, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune June 4, 1936