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Saturday April 24, 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.

Take Mary Frances shopping. I  bought shoes – no hat anywhere for me!  M. F. bought a Mexican chair, some huaraches and glassware!  Saw Jonathon-

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

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From left to right, Gustav Stresemann, Austen Chamberlain and Aristide Briand during the Locarno negotiations

Britain and France allowed Belgium to withdraw from the security obligations of the Locarno Treaties.

Nationalist-controlled parts of Spain adopted the fascist salute except in the armed forces.

CBBC 2016 logo.svgThe BBC Television program For the Children first aired.



A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker magazine

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Image result for april 24, 1937The first government “greener pastures” migration started  from northeastern Colorado irrigated lands. More than 100 families were to be moved from “Dust Bowl” lands to the federal project in an effort to provide relief from the Great Depression.



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The Chicago Daily Tribune April 24, 1937