Monday July 26, 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.


Cut the Educ. class because they visited another school. Came home to find letters from Arnold and Dit, bless her heart!  In the afternoon, letters from Ty-Ty, Jonathon and Mary Jo – Wonder what Dad will say!  Never have thought that he wanted me to be married – not just to Arnold, perhaps, but to anyone! Found out that there was a earthquake (very small) here last night between 9:30 and 10. Maybe that’s why I felt a little dizzy when I got out of the boat at Xo –

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

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The Orizaba earthquake occurred in eastern Mexico, killing at least 34 people.

Coat of arms of El Salvador El Salvador quit the League of Nations.

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Japanese troops march into the Zhengyangmen gate in Beiping after capturing the city

The Langfang Incident and Guanganmen Incident occurred in China.

The Prince of Japan is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Boys at the Deutschorst Country Club, a recreational gathering place of the Bund, outside of Sellersville, Pennsylvania

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Nazi party sympathizers
Chicago Daily Tribune July 26, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune July 26, 1937

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