Friday May 14, 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.

Came home dead and slept and hour.  Went riding with Velma later.  She certainly has her troubles and she was brimming over with them. Tonight is the night of the dance at Seminole!  Alyce Claire left right after school.

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

The 8th Imperial Conference began in London.

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1937 Imperial Conference
Governor Winship (left) meeting with Virgin Islands governor Lawrence W. Cramer (standing) and Senator Millard Tydings,

The Governor of Puerto Rico Blanton Winship signed a bill providing for sterilization of the insane and the establishment of a eugenics board

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German Board of Inquiry at Lakehurst, NJ investigating the Hindenburg accident
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Young actors Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland arrive at a movie premiere
Chicago Daily Tribune May 14, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 14, 1937

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