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Tuesday October 5, 1937

diary 2The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster

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


In Chicago, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the Quarantine Speech, describing war as a “contagion” and calling for an international “quarantine” of aggressor nations.

The Ben-Gurion letter was written by David Ben-Gurion, then head of the Jewish Agency for Israel, providing insight into his reaction to the Peel Commission.Image result for october 5, 1937

Thousands attended the opening of the Outer Drive Bridge in Chicago





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