Friday October 9, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, bydiary 2Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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


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Boulder Dam began generating electricity and Tens of thousands of people jammed the parade route on Broadway in Los Angeles as the street became ablaze with light


The European committee on neutrality in the Spanish Civil War met in London with representatives of 27 nations present. Many accusations were flung back and forth but no concrete proposals on how to resolve them were offered, and the meeting adjourned with no date set for another meeting.

The flag of the International Brigades

650 fighters of the International Brigades arrived at Alicante.

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Hindenburg over The Travelers Tower Hartford, Conn
Chicago Daily Tribune October 9, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune October 9, 1936

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