Wednesday November 11, 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.

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Armistice Day!  Stayed in bed until after 10 – Saw “The Ghost Goes West” with Lenore, Alyce Claire, Harriet P. and Evelyn Auyele.  Letter from Mary Jo and Dit yesterday.  No letter from Ty-Ty since I came back from Albuquerque!

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

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President Roosevelt and General Pershing lead the nation in observing Armistice Day

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The British Royal Commission arrives in Palestine: in uniforms; Lord Peel (right)

The Peel Commission arrived in Palestine to investigate the causes of the recent Arab unrest and recommend solutions.

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Joseph Goebbels





Joseph Goebbels banned art criticism in Germany and declared that only “art reporting” would be allowed from now on.

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Victor Emmanuel III

President Roosevelt sent birthday greetings to Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, but only addressed him as the “king of Italy” and avoided his new additional title of “emperor of Ethiopia”





Chicago Daily Tribune November 11, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune November 11, 1936

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