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Thursday June 10, 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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Image result for hamburg plan june 10,1937Nazi Germany announced an ambitious 15-year development plan for the city of Hamburg that would see the construction of a 60-story skyscraper and a suspension bridge across the Elbe.

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Rick (left) and Wes (right)

The Boston Red Sox traded the future Baseball Hall of Famer Rick Ferrell, his brother Wes and Mel Almada to the Washington Senators in exchange for Ben Chapman and Bobo Newsom

The Michigan Union Annex opened in Ann Arbor, Mi.

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Hooverville, Shanty Town in Seattle Washington. The Great Depression

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 10, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 10, 1937

Wednesday May 19, 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 press in Nazi Germany demanded that the Vatican publicly repudiate the Archbishop of Chicago George Mundelein for his remarks. “The cardinal insulted not only the head of the German state and its ministers but the entire German nation”, an editorial in Der Angriff stated. “We make the Catholic church responsible if the speech evokes a new wave of anti-German agitation, and we ask the Vatican if it intends to tolerate this speech without protest.”

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King Victor Emmanuel III and Queen Elena of Italy made an official visit to Budapest.

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Angry about being called for a balk during the sixth inning of a game against the New York Giants, Dizzy Dean of the St. Louis Cardinals began throwing at Giants batters in the top of the ninth. When Dean went to cover first base on a bunt by Jimmy Ripple, the two got into a fistfight that started a bench-clearing brawl

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Italy celebrates birth of Empire: Musselini, King Victor Emmanuel
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Chicago Daily Tribune May 19 1937

Tuesday April 20, 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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On Budget Day in the United Kingdom, Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain raised income and business taxes to achieve a small projected surplus of £282,000.

 

 

 

In Berlin, Hitler reviewed 14,000 troops parading in honour of his 48th birthday. Albert Speer presented Hitler with renderings and a first model of the Volkshalle.

B’nai B’rith was banned in Nazi Germany because of individual members spreading “communist propaganda”.

Gee Walker of the Detroit Tigers hit for the cycle during a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians. He is the only player to ever hit for the cycle on Opening Day.

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune April 20, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune April 20, 1937

Monday April 19, 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.

 Sent applications with pictures to Amarillo, Tucson, Las Vegas Nevada, Colorado Springs, Flagstaff and Albuquerque! Hope for some luck!

 

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aGeneralissimo Francisco Franco unified the Falangists and Carlists into a single party called the Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional Sindicalista.

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The Non-Intervention Committee agreed to establish patrols of Spain’s coasts. The patrols were authorized to determine the destination of vessels but not to carry out search and seizure operations. Germany and Italy were to monitor Republican ships while Britain and France would monitor the Nationalists. This scheme proved to be ineffective since the Germans could use ships flying the Panamanian or Liberian flags and unload their cargo in Portugal with the complicity of authorities there.

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Anthony Eden told the House of Commons that the government would investigate reports that poison gas had been shipped from Germany to Spain.

 

 

Walter Young of Canada won the Boston Marathon

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Image result for april 19, 1937President Roosevelt opens the baseball season.

The “Heater from Van Meter” is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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The Chicago Daily Tribune April 19, 1937

 

Sunday August 23, 1936

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17-year old Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians became the youngest player to pitch a complete game victory in the major leagues, defeating the St. Louis Browns 4-1. Feller struck out 15 batters

Two influential figures in non-intervention: the British Neville Chamberlain (left) and the French Léon Blum (right)

The Soviet Union announced acceptance of the French non-intervention plan

 

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Chicago Sunday Tribune August 23, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune August 23, 1936

Wednesday April 29, 1936

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The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

“Midsummer Night’s Dream” was well worth the 40 cents.  Lucy Mae walked back with the Klyngs, Alyce Claire and me.   Didn’t see Harriet.  Bought Ty-Ty a pink dress and hat yesterday.  Seems I owe everyone in town.

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Austria sent troops to its German border, fearing invasion.

The first professional baseball game in Japan took place. Nagoya defeated Dai Tokyo 8-5.

Detroit Tigers star Hank Greenberg suffered a season-ending wrist fracture in a collision at first base with Jake Powell. Without their best hitter, the Tigers’ hopes of repeating as World Series champions were dashed

 

The funeral of Egyptian King Faud

Chicago Daily Tribune April 29, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune April 29, 1936

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Tuesday March 31, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more.

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The Hindenburg began its first transatlantic crossing

Italians won the Battle of Maychew and achieved complete victory on Ethiopia’s northern front.

Construction continues on the San Francisco Bay Bridge

Baseball returns to downtown Seattle

 

Syria: History of politics and conflict (1920 - 2013)Riot broke out in Damascus after some nationalists were banished to the desert near Dier- El- zor for allegedly fomenting trouble. As a result a general strike was declared which spread to other parts of Syria.

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune March 31, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune March 31, 1936

Wednesday February 5, 1936

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Letter from Dit confirms any suspicions.  Teachers Meeting by department but as usual nothing results!  Visited with Charlotte afterwards

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Modern Times poster.jpgThe Charlie Chaplin silent comedy film Modern Times premiered at the Rivoli Theatre on Broadway. Police were on hand to push back the thousands of moviegoers who turned out to get a glimpse of the gala premiere.

The Japan Occupational Baseball League was established

Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 5, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 5, 1936