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Friday August 31, 1934

Left Van Horn at 3:45 A.M after a hectic day of packing.  Saw Copenhavers and lost my money but Junior lent me enough to get to Roswell – Very nice trip over.  Did not deliver Mrs. Ballard’s polvera*  in the scramble . Mrs. Burdette me- 

*spanish dictionary

What else was happening 80-years-ago-today.

The college All-star football game between the best college players and the Chicago Bears was played at Soldier Field in Chicago.


The German press office announced that 65,000 Jews had emigrated from Germany since Hitler became chancellor on January 30, 1933. 21,000 of them had gone to France, 10,000 to Palestine, 8,000 to Poland and 4,000 to Czecheslovakia.

The Nightmare of 1934 painting was vandalized by an illegal immigrant who set it on fire because he found it offensive to the Roosevelt family.

Chicago Daily Tribune Aug 31, 1934
Chicago Daily Tribune Aug 31, 1934