Monday October 26, 1936

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.diary 2

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


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Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin responded to rumors that he was dead by releasing a handwritten note that read: “I know from reports of the foreign press that I long ago abandoned this sinful world and moved into the other world. As one cannot doubt such foreign press dispatches unless he wants to be expelled from the list of civilized people, I request you to believe them and don’t disturb me in the calm of the other world. With respect, J. Stalin



Thomas Perran Jr is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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The first electric generator at Hoover Dam went into full operation

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Chicago Daily Tribune October 26, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune October 26, 1936

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