Thursday June 24, 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


Paul Robeson made an important speech on the Spanish Civil War at the Royal Albert Hall in London during a benefit to raise funds for Basque refugee children. “There is no standing above the conflict on Olympian heights. There are no impartial observers”, Robeson said. “The liberation of Spain from the oppression of fascist reactionaries is not a private matter of the Spaniards, but the common cause of all advanced and progressive humanity.”

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The 8th imperial Conference

The 8th Imperial Conference ended.

Flag of Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein added a crown to its national flag so it would no longer be identical to the flag of Haiti.

Image result for june 24, 1937Tennis Franjo Kukuljevi in Wimbledon

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Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra 10E Special, NR16020, being fueled at Batavia (now, Jakarta), Java, Dutch East Indie
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Chicago Daily Tribune June 24, 1937

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