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Saturday March 13, 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


Image result for march 13, 1937Joe Petrali  riding a specially built streamlined Harley-Davidson in Daytona Beach,  he set a new one-mile motorcycle speed record of 136.183 mph. That record would hold for 11 years.


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The National Labor Relations Board issued a ruling in the Remington Rand strike, finding that Remington Rand committed acts of deceit, economic warfare and union breaking. The company was ordered to reinstate all strikers with back pay and recognize the union, but owner James Rand, Jr. refused and the strike continued.

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One of the few tank-vs.-tank engagements of the Spanish Civil War was fought near Trijueque when some Republican T-26s destroyed five Italian-made CV 3/35 tankettes and severely damaged two more

A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker Magazine

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Image result for march 13, 1937Amelia Earhart takes the $80,000 flying laboratory on a trial run over San Francisco Bay prepping for her around-the-world flight





Image result for march 13, 1937In Washington D.C., Albert Pike is using a stereoscope on a pair of photographs to bring out the relief and locate objects for a map;





Chicago Daily Tribune March 13, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 13, 1937