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Thursday March 4, 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.


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


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Der Angriff dedicated its entire front page to attacking Fiorello La Guardia, calling him a “scoundrel” and an “impudent Jew” who governed New York with “the terror of the revolvers and clubs of his gangster friends.” The German government directed its ambassador to Washington Hans Luther to make a formal protest against La Guardia’s remarks.

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The 9th Academy Awards were held in Los Angeles. The Great Ziegfeld won for Best Picture.

Chicago Daily Tribune March 4, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 4, 1937