Sunday March 1, 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.


Dad’s Birthday!

Wore my new coat to S.S. and church. Slept nearly all afternoon and evening. I must be getting sleeping sickness.   Woke at 6 and did the usual weekly wash and ironing.  Went to back to sleep!

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

German Minister of Postal Affairs Paul Freiherr von Eltz-Rübenach opened the first videophone conversation.




The Hoover Dam is Complete.  More than 5,000 people were employed by six Companies to construct the dam. Construction began in 1931 and over 100 workers died.

The SS California strike began in San Pedro, California.

Legislative elections were held in Argentina. The National Democratic Party remained the largest faction with 55 of 158 seats.

Chicago Sunday Tribune March 1, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune March 1, 1936


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