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

 

Image result for hamburg plan june 10,1937Nazi Germany announced an ambitious 15-year development plan for the city of Hamburg that would see the construction of a 60-story skyscraper and a suspension bridge across the Elbe.

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Rick (left) and Wes (right)

The Boston Red Sox traded the future Baseball Hall of Famer Rick Ferrell, his brother Wes and Mel Almada to the Washington Senators in exchange for Ben Chapman and Bobo Newsom

The Michigan Union Annex opened in Ann Arbor, Mi.

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Hooverville, Shanty Town in Seattle Washington. The Great Depression

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 10, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 10, 1937

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

 

Sunday April 18, 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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John Lewis

 

CIO logo.gifPremier Hepburn threatened to pass legislation to keep the Congress of Industrial Organizations out of Ontario, telling its head John L. Lewis that “he and his gang will never get their greedy paws on Ontario as long as I’m prime minister.”

 

Image result for april 18, 1937Women cooking at the NYA camp in Zarah. Kansas, as the Great Depression continues.

 

 

 

Its opening day at Fenway Park

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New York Sunday News April 18, 1937