Wednesday January 27, 1937

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.

Letter from Carsey saying he has the flu and won’t be able to come next Saturday – Darn!  I surely hope it isn’t serious but I am disappointed in his not being able to come – At the meeting tonight Mr. Deaton asked me to be a chairman .  Report card day. My room averages were low!

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

The great Ohio River Flood of 1937 continues the river gauge reached 57 feet (17 m) in the Louisville area, setting a new record. Seventy percent of the city was under water at that time

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The engineer looks out over a 10 mile pond of the Ohio River
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St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church – Cincinnati, Ohio









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Greta Garbo 1935

The 1935 salaries of Hollywood movie stars were made public as part of a Congressional study on salaries paid by corporations. Greta Garbo topped the list at $332,500 ($5,824,987.41 in 2016 with inflation,) followed by Wallace Beery ($278,749), Joan Crawford ($241,403), William Powell ($238,750) and Clark Gable ($211,553).


The Duke of Norfolk married Lavinia Mary Strutt at Brompton Oratory in London. 5,000 women jostled each other and fought police outside the venue in an effort to get a glimpse of the proceedings

Chicago Daily Tribune  January 27, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 27, 1937

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