Monday February 24, 1936

diary 2The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more


The new teacher is here to take Mr. Sprinkle’s place .  A Mr. Gilbert who might be said to resemble Carsey in a seedy vague sort of way.  He majored in Geology & graduated about 10-years-ago but looks as though he was just out.   Read more of “While Rome Burns” Quite Good-

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

A new Time Magazine

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Anthony Eden addressed the House of Commons for the first time as Foreign Secretary. He responded to criticism of the League of Nations failing to impose oil sanctions on Italy by explaining that oil was “a sanction like any other and must be judged by the same criterion, whether its imposition will help stop the war.



In the final week of February a thaw finally came to the nation. Temperatures rose above freezing for the first time in up to eleven weeks

Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 24, 1936 pg 6
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 24, 1936 pg 6
Chicago Daily Tribune  Feb 24, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 24, 1936

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