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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.

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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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Sunday September 26, 1937

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British District Commissioner for the Galilee Lewis Yelland Andrews and his bodyguard were gunned down in Nazareth.

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The Storstrøm Bridge, one of the longest in Europe, was inaugurated in Denmark by King Christian X.

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Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler watch military exercises in Mecklenburg

 

 

 

 

 

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 President Franklin D. Roosevelt stops to admire the Lower Falls in Yellowstone Canyon

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Sunday Tribune Sept 26, 1937
Chicago Sunday Tribune Sept 26, 1937

Thursday September 23, 1937

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

Letter from Arnold asking about Lavora’s car as though he really wants it!  Sure thrills me – Plan to go to El Paso with Arnold in our car on Oct 8th. Got paid Wednesday and I discovered I owe Mr. Morris for room rent for May! Blush, Blush!

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The New York Yankees won the American League pennant when the Detroit Tigers were eliminated in a 4–3 loss to the Boston Red Sox.

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Benito Mussolini‘s second son Vittorio arrived in the United States to study filmmaking methods in Hollywood with the producer Hal Roach.

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Jack O’Brien one of the few confirmed participants on the show

 

The professional wrestling event known as the EMLL 4th Anniversary Show took place in Mexico City.

Chicago Daily Tribune September 23, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune September 23, 1937

Friday September 17, 1937

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

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The Battle of Santander ended in a decisive Nationalist victory.

The Nyon agreement was expanded to include aircraft as legitimate targets for reprisal attacks by patrol ships.

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The Abraham Lincoln head on the Mount Rushmore sculpture was dedicated.

FDR speaks  about Constitution Day

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Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 17, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 17, 1937

Saturday September 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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President Roosevelt gave a press conference in New York vowing he would do everything possible “to keep us out of war.”

A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker Magazine

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Chicago Daily Tribune September 11, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune September 11, 1937

 

Bette Cooper of New Jersey won the 11th Miss America beauty pageant.Image result for Bette Cooper

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