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Saturday January 25, 1936

diary 2The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary,  written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago.  Click here to read more)

Lanora spent last night with me -We shopped a little.  I bought and sent home some towels.  Got “The Young Mrs. Meigs” by E. Corbett from the library yesterday.  Felt woozey all day. No supper

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

42nd Governor of New York

Al Smith announced in a radio address that due to his opposition to the New Deal, he would not be supporting Roosevelt in the 1936 election campaign as he had in 1932.

Caudillo of Spain


General Francisco Franco was selected as Spain’s representative to attend the funeral of George V



A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker

Chicago Daily Tribune January 25, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune January 25, 1936