The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by 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
Pope Pius XI promulgated the papal encyclical Vigilanti cura on the subject of motion pictures. “Since … the cinema is in reality a sort of object lesson which, for good or for evil, teaches the majority of men more effectively than abstract reasoning, it must be elevated to conformity with the aims of a Christian conscience and saved from depraving and demoralizing effects”, the pontiff wrote.
A dinner party at the Waldorf Astoria in New York where RCA Licensees saw a demonstration of high definition television (343 lines) from a transmitter on top of the Empire State Building
A worker distributing blocks of ice for the Pure Ice company during the Great American heatwave of 1936. Etowah, Tennessee recorded at temo of 110°