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Thursday February 11, 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.

No post today.

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


Image result for february 11, 1937The Flint sit-down strike ended when General Motors agreed to recognize the United Auto Workers.

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.
Joachim von Ribbentrop


Joachim von Ribbentrop formally presented the British Foreign Office with a demand for the return of Germany’s colonies.




Image result for cavalcade magazine  1937 epilepsyAn issue of the British weekly news magazine Cavalcade was banned for running an article referring to rumors of the king having suffered an attack of epilepsy.

Amelia Earhart

Aviator Amelia Earhart announced she would attempt to circumnavigate the globe as close to the equator as possible



Chicago Daily Tribune February 11, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 11, 1937