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


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

Sunday September 30, 1934

Went to Hagerman for 2nd Sunday meeting of the League –  Hazel Hanson and “Shorty” Miller were there through not together – I went with Johnston’s!

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

President Roosevelt has his 6th Fireside Chat – tonight’s topic Government and Capitalism.

The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the National League pennant on the final day of the season when the New York Giants were eliminated by losing to the Brooklyn Dodgers 8-5 in ten innings.

Babe Ruth played his final game as a Yankee, going 0-for-3 at Griffith Stadium in Washington during a 5-3 loss to the Senators.

A new Popeye hits the big screen  Axe me Another

and Today was the day to Fall Back for Daylight Savings Time.