Monday March 23, 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.


Hinkle answered my letter.   I shall talk to Mr. Morris before Board Meeting,  Mr. Morris was re-elected!  Hooray!

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

Cots set up in gym.Cots set up in Pratt Gymnasium, Amhurst College –  Amhurst, Mass,  to house victims of the Great Flood.




Isaiah Bowman, President of John Hopkin’s Univeristy,  is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

Mussolini created the National Council of Guilds, representing 23 professional corporations. All large private industries in the country were nationalized.

Flag of the ICRC.svgThe League of Nations Committee of Thirteen called upon the International Committee of the Red Cross to supply any information it could offer regarding accusations of Italian troops using poison gas in Ethiopia. The Red Cross denied the request, explaining that the “neutrality which the International Red Cross Committee is bound to observe makes it necessary for the Committee to exercise very great discretion


Chicago Daily Tribune March 23, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune March 23, 1936

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