Monday May 27, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more)0-years-ago. Click here to read more)

Fooled around in morning – She practiced late and read over the will she made up. Class day exercises in the afternoon.  Went to town afterwards with Sally Heitman,  Zella, Bob and Janalle Hardgrove are nice.  His mother, dad and brother Jack were there too.  A full house!  Dit, Harold and I slept across the street.  Called home that night to tell Ty-Ty not to come and Dit would go home with us after the graduation.

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

Clovis Evening News Journal Clovis, NM May 27, 1935
Clovis Evening News Journal Clovis, NM May 27, 1935

Today is known as “Black Monday” in New Deal history after the Supreme Court strikes down a basic part of Roosevelt’s program of recovery and reform.

Miriam Hopkins is on the cover of Time.

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