Wednesday September 11, 1935

(This is entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)

No post today:

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

Approximately¬†¬†100 workers started clearing and grading land on Pack Murphy’s farm, beginning the Blue Ridge Parkway’s initial 12.5-mile-stretchfrom the Virginia-North Carolina border south to Cumberland Knob.






British Foreign Secretary Samuel Hoare spoke before the League of Nations Assembly, affirming Britain’s dedication to the League but asserting that it was conditional on its fellow members doing their share.


In Nuremberg, Adolf Hitler laid the foundation stone for the construction of a new Congress Hall that would accommodate 60,000 people.

 This building would never be completed.

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 11, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 11, 1935

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