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Monday July 5, 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 Battle of Albarracín began.

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Hormel Foods Corporation began selling the canned meat product Spam

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Pennsylvania Gov. George Earle is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Chicago Daily Tribune July 5, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune July 5, 1937

Friday May 28, 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.

Woke up about 9:30 – Slept at Mrs. Burl Greyton’s at the camp – Carsey came over and we ate lunch there and left for Midland.  Fairly good road. Saw films at Ben’s and saw a show. Saw Toolen’s at supper. Told them to tell Dad I’d be home tomorrow.  Ben’s children are darlings.  Named for their parents , They are Bennie and Little Dorothy

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The government of Germany–then under the control of Adolf Hitler,  formed a new state-owned automobile company, then known as Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH. Later that year, it was renamed simply Volkswagenwerk.

 

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
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Neville Chamberlain became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom when Stanley Baldwin retired. Chamberlain signalled an intention to continue Baldwin’s policies by making very few changes to the cabinet.

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In the final act of the Baldwin government, the London Gazette announced that Wallis Warfield would not be elevated to royal status upon her marriage to the Duke of Windsor, and would only be entitled to be addressed in the forms appropriate to a woman who was married to a duke but was not of royal blood. The ruling also applied to any children she might have with the Duke

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On this day in 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, while seated in the Oval Office, pressed a golden telegraph button to ceremonially open the Golden Gate Bridge to vehicular traffic.

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 28 , 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 28 , 1937

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday May 11,1937

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.

Took my home room to Bottomless Lakes – Mrs Roney helped chaperone them.   They went swimming and motor-boating – Good time.

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LBJ and President FDR, meet with Governor James Allred  in Galveston

 

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The Chicago Daily Tribune May 11, 937
The Chicago Daily Tribune May 11, 937

Monday May 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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Frozen food came to Britain when frozen asparagus went on sale for the first time

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Derby favorites are on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Image result for may 10, 1937Monroe, North  Carolina celebrates the Confederate Memorial Day

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Pres Franklin Roosevelt Smokes Cigarette and Fishing During Vacation on Gulf of Mexico

 

More than 5,000,000 gallons of water was pumped into a five-story brick building iin Detroit,  before a 5-alarm fire was brought under control

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 10, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 10, 1937

Monday May 3, 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 Hindenburg departed from Frankfurt, Germany, on the evening of May 3, 1937, on the first of 10 round trips between Europe and the United States that were scheduled for its second year of commercial service.

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Six days of civil violence known as the May Days began in Catalonia.

Actors Billy and Bobby Mauch are on the cover of this weeks Time magazine

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt goes fishins at Port Aransas

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 3, 1937

Thursday April 29, 1937

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Image result for april 29, 1937 Ed Stanley drove the golden rivet to mark the completion of the $35 million Golden Gate Bridge

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The Irish Brigade fighting in Spain announced it was disbanding.

 

The Franco regime claimed that Guernica had been destroyed by communist demolition teams

 

 

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At Weybridge, K7721, the ninth production Wellesley is photographed

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Chicago Daily Tribune April 29,1937
Chicago Daily Tribune April 29,1937

Tuesday March 9, 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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President Franklin D. Roosevelt holds a fireside chat about the Court-packing scandal

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Chief of German Police in the Reich Ministry of the Interior

Heinrich Himmler ordered the arrest of “professional criminals” who had committed two or more crimes but were now free after serving their sentences. Over the next few days some 2,000 people were arrested without charges and sent to concentration camp

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune March 9, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 9, 1937

Monday February 15, 1937

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Wonthaggi, Australia

 

An underground explosion in a coal mine in Wonthaggi, Australia killed thirteen men.

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11 were reported dead in flooding around southern Los Angeles

His eminence Dennis Joseph Dougherty is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Victims of the Ohio River Flood line up for food.

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The last Opel bicycle is produced
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Chicago Daily Tribune February 15, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 15, 1937

Tuesday February 9, 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 Ohio River is now below flood stage but the clean-up has just begin –

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A dead horse is lodged in a tree.
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Louisville, Ky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A United Air Lines passenger plane crashed into San Francisco Bay with the loss of all 11 people aboard. It was the first aviation accident to involve a Douglas DC-3

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The transport plane is shown being raised after the crash

Image result for february 89, 1937A photo is snapped of Neville Chamberlain, British Prime Minister, leaving St, James Palace

 

This political cartoon was featured in the Brooklyn Citizen. 

 

Mardi Gras underway in New Orleans

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A view of crowd-packed Canal Street during the parade of floats
Chicago Daily Tribune February 9, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 9, 1937

Wednesday February 3, 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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In the wake of the Ohio River Flood, President Roosevelt presented a request to Congress for almost $3 billion for flood control improvements.

 

The Battle of Málaga began.

 

 

 

 

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The 33rd International Eucharistic Congress opened in Manila, Philippines. It was the first eucharistic congress held in Asia.

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The old Federal Building in Portland where men are waiting to help with snow shoveling.
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 3, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 3, 1937