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Tuesday May 25, 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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Carsey called me from Andrews about going home by there. I’ve decided to go to Broomsfield with Alyce Claire and have him come up there and take me to Midland to see Ben!  I wanted to tallk to him so badly but was afraid to talk over 3 min-

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The Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne (International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life) opened in Paris.

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Mickey Cochran

Detroit Tigers star Mickey Cochrane suffered a career-ending, near-fatal injury when he was hit by a beanball pitched by Bump Hadley of the New York Yankees.

An editorial in Mussolini’s Il Popolo d’Italia warned the Jews of Italy to cease making criticisms of Germany, because such opposition was “irreconcilable with the friendship that binds us to Germany and which has objectives far more vast and fundamental than the Jewish question.

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The Steam locomotive ‘Coronation’ being cheered by workers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune May 25, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 25, 1937

Thursday April 22, 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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Benito Mussolini hosted Austrian Chancellor Kurt Schuschnigg in Venice. Mussolini explained that since the Rome-Berlin Axis had been formed, Schuschnigg could no longer count on Italian military support if Hitler made a move against Austria

 

Chicago Daily Tribune April 22, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune April 22, 1937

Thursday March 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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New London School explosion: A natural gas explosion destroyed a school in New London, Texas and killed at least 295 people. It remains the worst school disaster in American history.

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Arabs in Tripoli presented Mussolini with the “Sword of Islam” to symbolize his leadership and present him as a protector of the Muslim faith. A famous propaganda photo depicts Mussolini on horseback raising this sword above his head.

Republicans took Brihuega

BYGONE - 031717Just 36 days after the Mississippi River stood at a record 48.7 feet in Memphis on Feb. 10, the Chisca sat on a sandbar near Tunica

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Inside the Hindenburg Airship. Interior corridor of the passenger cabin.

 

 

 

 

 

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Amelia Earhart wears a lei upon arrival at Wheeler Field, Oahu, from California

Chicago Daily Tribune March 18, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 18, 1937

Wednesday March 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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Pope Pius XI issued the encyclical Mit brennender Sorge, condemning breaches of the Reichskonkordat by the Nazi regime in Germany.

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Airport Journals

German and Italian POWs who fought for the Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War were interviewed in Valencia by a correspondent of the British newspaper The Times. The captured fighters confirmed they were regular soldiers of their country’s army and not civilian volunteers.

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Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini sailed for Libya to conduct an inspection tour and review the Italian fleet.

 

 

 

Jersey Airport opened in the Channel Islands.

 

 

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New Army Bomber arrives at Bolling Field. Washington

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune March 10, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 10, 1937

Monday February 22, 1937 (Holiday!)

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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Shopped a little – Went to Juarez with Jaime – Got some guaraches. Ate lunch with Virginia. Left at one for Roswell!  Arrived Roswell usual time. No excitement anywhere!   Brought punkin’s picture back with me – everybody raves over it!

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Benito Mussolini

Mussolini decreed that any native chieftain or officer who opposed Italian colonial troops, even in territory as yet unoccupied, would be put to death

The Nizam of Hyderabad is on the cover of this weeks Time magazine.

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It’s Derby Day at Santa Anna

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Ecker Hill, Utah during the first US Ski Jumping Championship

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Chicago Daily Tribune February 22, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 22, 1937

Saturday February 6, 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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The Battle of Jarama began.

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Benito Mussolini‘s 20-year-old son Vittorio married Orsola Buvoli in Rome. About 1,000 people stood in the rain outside the church to view the comings and goings

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

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New York’s Central Park is covered in snow

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Learning to type and write shorthand
Chicago Daily Tribune February 6, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 6, 1937

Saturday January 23, 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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Stalin (left) pictured with Rykov, Kamenev and Zinoviev in 1925. He would have the three men in the picture shot during his show trials.

The second Moscow Trial began. 17 lesser communist leaders known as the Anti-Soviet Trotskyist Center were charged with an anti-Stalin conspiracy.

 

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The entire Japanese cabinet resigned due to a split between military leaders and anti-military political parties in the National Diet who thought that the army had too much influence over the government

 

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Italian dictator Benito MUSSOLINI, bare-chested, gets ready to ski with his son Romano

A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker Magazine

 

 

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Lima, Ohio during the great flood of 1937

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Chicago Daily Tribune January 23, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 23, 1937

Sunday November 1, 1936

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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Started home about 9:30 – Picked up Charlotte at Dick and Thelma’s. Stopped at Marioite to see Gomez and at Estancia for lunch with Mrs. Annie Dean – Lovely people.  Got home before seven

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Speaking to a crowd in Milan, Benito Mussolini coins the name “Axis” for Italy and its allies when he states that the “line between Rome and Berlin is not a partition but rather an axis around which all European states…can also collaborate.”

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Television available int he US today.

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Chicago Sunday Tribune November 1, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune November 1, 1936

Monday July 27, 1936

diary 2The 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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FDR accepts the Democratic nomination for president

 

The Siege of Cuartel de Loyola ended in Republican victory.

Mussolini decided to send 12 bomber planes and other equipment to aid the Nationalists

 

Dr. Leroy Minor is on the cover of Time Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Hindenburg over the Northern Section of  Olympic Village

German soldiers dive in full field equipment in a pre-game show at Olympic swimming trials at Halberstadt
Chicago Daily Tribune July 27, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune July 27, 1936

Saturday May 9, 1936

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.

diary 2To the dentist again for a filling.  Heard that Miss Perry got a ring from Mr. Adkin after the Grade Program Thursday night !  Congratulations!

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Benito Mussolini announced the annexation of Ethiopia and proclaimed Italian East Africa in a triumphant speech from the balcony of the Palazzo Venezia. He declared a resurgent Roman empire and asked the assembled crowd, “Will you be worthy of it?” The crowd answered with a cry of “Si!”

Police in Thessaloniki fired on a crowd staging a general strike against the government of Ioannis Metaxas. 30 were killed and hundreds wounded.

The Hindenburg dumps water before landing in Lakehurst, New Jersey

The Hindenburg arrived at Lakehurst, New Jersey in a record time of 61 hours and 39 minutes

 

 

 

 

Police lineup in Los Angeles, California

 

 

 

After months of their debut on Rudy Vallee’s program, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy broadcast their own show on NBC

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune May 9, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune May 9, 1936