Monday June 29, 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

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

Papst Pius XI. 1JS.jpgPope Pius XI promulgated the papal encyclical Vigilanti cura on the subject of motion pictures. “Since … the cinema is in reality a sort of object lesson which, for good or for evil, teaches the majority of men more effectively than abstract reasoning, it must be elevated to conformity with the aims of a Christian conscience and saved from depraving and demoralizing effects”, the pontiff wrote.

The Merchant Marine Act was enacted, creating the United States Maritime Commission.


Sir Samuel Hoare is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

A dinner party at the Waldorf Astoria in New York where RCA Licensees saw a demonstration of  high definition television (343 lines) from a transmitter on top of the Empire State Building

A worker distributing blocks of ice for the Pure Ice company during the Great American  heatwave of 1936.  Etowah, Tennessee recorded at temo of 110°




Chicago Daily Tribune June 29, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune June 29, 1936

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