Friday April 23, 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.

Mary Frances, Alyce Claire, Charlotte and I start west – take Charlotte as far as Tulie – we go to Dit’s in El Paso

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

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The Oshawa Strike ended when General Motors gave in to most of the strikers’ demands, though the company still refused to recognize the United Automobile Workers union.

The Madrid Defense Council was dissolved.Image result for Madrid Defense Council

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Ferenc Szálasi

In Hungary, Ferenc Szálasi was sentenced to three months in prison and prohibited from holding office for three years for inciting people against the state as well as against Jews.

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Roosevelt Stadium opened in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Image result for april 23, 1937Charles Hurley throws out the first ball as Boston Red Sox manager Joe Cronin and New York Yankees manager Joe McCarthy watch

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89’er Day Parade in Oklahoma City, OK






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The Chicago Daily Tribune April 23, 1937



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