Thursday January 28, 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.

No post today.

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


A man lies in a bed with his left leg raised by a pulley.
After breaking his leg, Morenz was unable to move from his hospital bed.

In a National Hockey League game between the Montreal Canadiens and Chicago Black Hawks, Canadiens star Howie Morenz caught his skate in the boards and broke four bones in his leg. Morenz was hospitalized and would die five weeks later from a blood clot




The Great Ohio River Flood continues the  river crested in Huntington nearly 20 feet above flood stage.

Nobody living between Huntington and Parkersburg had ever seen anything like the 1937 flood, which was brought on by melting snow and 19 straight days of rain.
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flood waters rising










Tents are set up for those fleeing the flood waters

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Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs is in production.












Chicago Daily Tribune January 28, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 28, 1937

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