Daily Archives: July 15, 2016

Wednesday July 15, 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

Went down with Harold and took boots to be repaired.  Bought 2 dresses at sale and stayed in town until nearly noon.  Bought pattern – peach material for dress.   Rained in the afternoon.

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

The Olympic athletes sailed for Germany. They spent over a week crossing the Atlantic on the S.S. Manhattan


The League of Nations lifted sanctions against Italy.


5 died in political and labour disorders across Spain. The government made 150 arrests.




Chicago Daily Tribune July 15, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune July 15, 1936