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Tuesday October 12, 1937

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

 

Sent Mary Jo my wine evening dress. It is cold today.

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

France and Yugoslavia extended their mutual assistance pact of 1927 for an additional five years.

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a fireside chat on the topic of legislation to be recommended to Congress.

The Duke of Windsor continues his visit to Germany. Speaking with Joseph Goebbels 

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Image result for october 12, 1937 The Mercury, a seaplane, is mounted on the Maia, a flying-boat. The former is designed to take off from the Maia whilst in the air. A view of the two components of the Mayo composite aircraft in position at Messrs. Short Brothers yard at Rochester, Kent, England

 

The Brady Shoot-out took place in Bangor, Maine. Two members of the Brady Gang were killed. The third apprehended.

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Monday October 11, 1937

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

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Arnold ate lunch with me.  We got my picture proofs.  He selected his and met Mrs. Morris.  I almost wept when he left but I couldn’t go to school that way!  Surely, hated to see him off without me! How is it that I love him now so much more than just last week, but I do! Charlotte missed school and we went to see her and stayed for the  “usual” coffee and home-made bread. Delicious!

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

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The Duke of Windsor and his wife began a visit to Nazi Germany, arriving in Berlin by train from Paris. The duke was taken on a tour of a factory by German Labour Front leader Robert Ley.

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Charles Lindbergh and wife Anne began their second visit to Nazi Germany. Over the next two weeks Colonel Lindbergh would be shown the Focke-WulfHenschel and Daimler-Benz factories and permitted to examine the Dornier Do 17 bomber and Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided Ex parte Levitt.

Justice William O Douglas is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

Image result for october 11, 1937The U.S. Supreme Court decided Ex parte Levitt.

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Monday March 8, 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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Here’ s what else was happening 80-years-ago today

 

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The Battle of Guadalajara began.

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The steamship Mar Cantabrico, carrying war materiel from the United States to the Spanish Republic, was intercepted in the Bay of Biscay by the Nationalists who shot 26 members of the crew.

Coat of Arms of Edward, Duke of Windsor.svgThe title of Duke of Windsor was created for the former king Edward.  His brother George Vi is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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March 8, 1937-Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a heart attack at 34 Howie Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a heart attack at 34 after breaking his leg January 28, 1937

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Taxi Cab drivers strike in Chicago

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Men of the London Stock Exchange,
Chicago Daily Tribune March 8, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 8, 1937