Friday May 7, 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.

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


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German aviation minister Hermann Göring ordered work rushed on the LZ 130 LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II, which was to have been the sister ship of the Hindenburg.

United StatesThe U.S. Congress passed neutrality legislation permitting the sale of certain commodities (excluding munitions) while making it illegal for U.S. citizens to travel on belligerent ships.

Shall We Dance poster.jpgThe musical film Shall We Dance starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers was released. This film introduced the famous George and Ira Gershwin songs “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” and “They Can’t Take That Away from Me“.

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The Mirror, 1937
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A Royal Navy submarine emerges from the Thames in front of Tower Bridge on its way to St Katharine’s Dock
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The Amarillo Globe May 7, 1937

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