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Thursday June 17, 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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A state funeral was held in Germany for 31 victims of the May 29 Deutschland incident.

Cuban band Orquesta Casino de la Playa record “Bruca maniguá“, Arsenio Rodríguez‘s first hit.

Image result for june 17, 1937Severe flooding  in Hot Springs, SD along the Fall River

 

 

 

Cornerstone1The cornerstone is place at the state capitol in Salem, Oregon

Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan with their Lockheed Electra 10E, NR16020, at Calcutta

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 17, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 17, 1937

Wednesday June 16, 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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Tourist Camp, Van Horn, Tx

Mary Jo arrived today. Saw May Winkler for first time. She doesn’t come around much now.  Mary Jo excited about loosing waitress job.  Jonathon is working at Camp El Royale.

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

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Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification

Spanish Prime Minister Juan Negrín banned POUM.

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Andres Nin

Andrés Nin and other leaders were arrested; Nin soon disappeared mysteriously and was presumed murdered by Soviet agents

Germany and Italy rejoined neutral ship patrols around Spain

 

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Boy Scouts examine their boots after a 800 mile hike to attend the first Boy Scout Jamboree

 

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Women in Aerospace History

 

 

 

Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra 10E Special,NR16020, being serviced at Karachi, India

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Part of the large crowd at the dedication of Harlem River Houses in Manhattan

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 16, 1937

 

 

 

 

Monday June 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.

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Nationalists captured Las Arenas, cutting Bilbao off from the sea.

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The Irish Parliament was dissolved and new elections called for July 1.

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William Aberhart’s first cabinet, pictured with him in 1935, remained intact until late in 1936. By August 1937, four of its eight members had resigned or been fired.

The Social Credit backbenchers’ revolt in Alberta came to an end when Premier William Aberhart finally got a budget passed in the legislature by a vote of 40-7

 

A mill worker, in a black suit, is shown fighting with pickets who seek to prevent his entering the Cambria plant of the Bethlehem Steel Company at Johnstown, Pennsylvania.Steel mill worker fighting to cross a picket line outside the Cambria Steel Mill, Johnstown, Pa

Paul van Zeeland is on the Cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Fred Noonan and a group of locals pose for photographs with the Electra at Assab, Eritrea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune June 14, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 14, 1937

Friday June 11, 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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The secret Moscow trial known as the Case of Trotskyist Anti-Soviet Military Organization began.

Image result for june 11, 1937Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan begin the 13th leg of their trip from France.

 

 

Chicago  Daily Tribune June 11,1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 11,1937