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.
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
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).