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Wednesday July 28, 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.

Nice classes – visited an “Escuela hagar” kind of a day nursery near school.  Also a laboratory and distributing place for milk for places of charity, clinics, other day nurseries, etc.  In the afternoon Luz Maria Image resultand I went to see “Knight without Armor” or “El Amor Naces del Odio” with Robert Donat and Marlene Dietrich. Very good.  We started to go yesterday but it rained and hailed so hard that we decided against it.

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

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Harold Davidson

The infamous defrocked English priest Harold Davidson was mauled by a lion at the Skegness Amusement Park. He died two days later.

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Northern Ireland was struck by a wave of bombings in reaction to the one-day visit of the King and Queen of England

Chicago Daily Tribune July 28, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune July 28, 1937

Sunday September 2, 1934

Ate dinner and spent the afternoon with Mrs. J.C. Martens.

1934 Pontiac
1934 Pontiac

We tried a Pontiac  while discussing Mexico City.

She went down for the “inauguration of Rubio Ortiz” – I think.


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Here’s a look at what else happened 80-years-ago today.

Limerick and Dublin played to a draw in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final. A rematch was held on September 28

Chicago Sunday Tribune Jan 2, 1934
Chicago Sunday Tribune Jan 2, 1934