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Wednesday June 16, 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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Tourist Camp, Van Horn, Tx

Mary Jo arrived today. Saw May Winkler for first time. She doesn’t come around much now.  Mary Jo excited about loosing waitress job.  Jonathon is working at Camp El Royale.

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

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Workers’ Party of Marxist Unification

Spanish Prime Minister Juan Negrín banned POUM.

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Andres Nin

Andrés Nin and other leaders were arrested; Nin soon disappeared mysteriously and was presumed murdered by Soviet agents

Germany and Italy rejoined neutral ship patrols around Spain


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Historical Times – Tumblr

Boy Scouts examine their boots after a 800 mile hike to attend the first Boy Scout Jamboree


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Women in Aerospace History




Amelia Earhart’s Lockheed Electra 10E Special,NR16020, being serviced at Karachi, India

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Part of the large crowd at the dedication of Harlem River Houses in Manhattan

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 16, 1937