Saturday December 26, 1936

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

Back to Van Horn- Many cards there waiting for us and I had a letter from Carsey,  He wants me to go on Thursday instead of Friday. Dad doesn’t seem to object as I thought he would.

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

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In New York, the first contingent of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade secretly departed aboard the Normandie to fight for the Republicans in Spain.


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George Orwell arrived in Barcelona with the intention of writing journalistic reports for the foreign press, but what he saw inspired him to join a leftist militia to fight against fascism. Orwell later collected his experiences into the book Homage to Catalonia

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

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Chicago Daily  Tribune December 26, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune December 26, 1936

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