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Wednesday December 30, 1936

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.

Leave El Paso at one- got to Roswell at 7

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




At 8 p.m. one of the first sit-down strikes in the United States began as autoworkers occupied the General Motors Fisher Body Plant Number One in Flint, Michigan

The famous debate between Jack Benny and Fred Allen over a violin was started.

Chicago Daily Tribune December 30, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune December 30, 1936