Saturday August 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.

No post today:

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

On the campaign trail, President Franklin D. Roosevelt enjoys a chat with farmer Henry Wilbur, his wife and daughter, Darleen, as he tours the dust bowl areas

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A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

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Leon Trotsky

The Soviet government demanded that Norway expel Trotsky, accusing him of breaking his pledge to not engage in counter-revolutionary activities.


Nationalists captured Oropesa.

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Spainish Flag

The Franco regime proclaimed that the pre-Republican red and gold bicolour flag would be displayed in Nationalist-held territory

Chicago Daily Tribune August 29, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune August 29, 1936

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