Sunday April 26, 1936

diary 2

The 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.

Harold and Jaime work today too.  We talked until time for lunch.  Ate at Watter’s then I had to meet Lenora at the Aunt Joyce’s.  Left El Paso about 2 P.M. Got home at 8 – Ate supper and so to bed!

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

Pennsy train #NL-1 derailed about 25 cars in downtown Plymouth, Indiana.  Luckily, no one was injured.

Legislative elections were held in France, with run-off elections to be held the following week. The left-wing coalition known as the Popular Front did even better than expected and looked poised to take power.


The final Italian drive on the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, immortalized in Fascist propaganda as the March of the Iron Will, began.


The third annual Rose Sunday was observed by 20,000 people at the Morcom Rose Garden in Oakland, California to view the blooms and hear a concert.

KKK Members march in the Memorial Day Parade in Atlanta, Ga. The parade was held in memorial of the Confederate dead

Chicago Sunday Tribune April 26, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune April 26, 1936

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