Daily Archives: January 8, 2017

Friday January 8, 1937

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, diary 2by 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.

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Mar Cantábrico

President Roosevelt signed an amendment to the Neutrality Act to establish an embargo on the shipment of weapons to Spain. His signature came too late to stop the vessel Mar Cantabrico, which had already left New York with just such a cargo.


In Seatle a crowded municipal streetcar plunges from the Spokane Street trestle over West Seattle’s Avalon Ravine, killing two passengers and injuring 59.

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The Seattle Daily Times January 8,1937





Chicago Daily Tribune January 8, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 8, 1937