Daily Archives: September 17, 2016

Thursday September 17, 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.

First letter from Mary Jo in Greencastle and she is properly thrilled!  So glad!

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

News reporters and cameramen covering the Salinas lettuce workers’ strike have equipped themselves with gas masks after suffering the effects of tear gas the previous day.


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Juventud Comunista (JCI newspaper) poster.jpgThe first issue of the Barcelona newspaper Juventud Comunista (Communist Youth) was published

September 17, 1936 - Silas Gerald Caldwell
Gerald Caldwell from Jensen, Utah, participated in the bronc riding competition at the 1936 Vernal Rodeo

Construction continues to remove bench seating in Yankee stadium.

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Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 17, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 17, 1936