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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

Sunday May 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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3,840 children evacuated from the Spanish Civil War arrived in Southampton.

Logo of the Fourth InternationalLeon Trotsky outlined a Fourth International to oppose Joseph Stalin

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Leon Trotsky
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Pigeon release at the Arc de Triomphe. Paris

Image result for john d rockefellerJohn Davison Rockefeller Sr.  passed away. He was an American oil industry business magnate and philanthropist. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person in modern history.

 

Chicago Daily Tribune May 23, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 23, 1937

 

Sunday October 18, 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 2

Played for church.  Wolfe’s took me, Lavorna and Lenore for a ride to Hondo – Beautiful

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1936 Cansiglio earthquake is located in ItalyThe Cansiglio earthquake in northeast Italy killed 19 people.

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Rayos y Centellas

Nationalists captured Illescas, Toledo.

The Sunday Referee somewhat broke the self-censorship policy of the British press by writing that “within the last day or so rumors from abroad have grown that the king is to marry before next May. If that were so, postponement (of his coronation) would be inevitable.

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The Robinson Monument was dedicated in Gardiner Maine

 

 

.A Roller-Skating Event To Mark The Inauguration Of The New Lay Out Of Pereire Square In Paris

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Chicago Sunday Tribune October 18, 1936
Chicago Sunday Tribune October 18, 1936

Friday October 16, 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, bydiary 2Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

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The Siege of Oviedo ended in Nationalist victory.

Newspaper proprieter Lord Beaverbrook called on King Edward VIII and declared he would help enforce a voluntary media blackout on the king’s relationship with Mrs. Simpson.

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Rumors of King Edward’s relationship with Mrs. Simpson spread throughout England as the odds of Edward actually marrying her began to be weighed in the foreign press.American newspapers began disappearing from British newsstands without explanation. However, foreign magazines delivered to subscribers through the mail were arriving untouched.

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Paris went dark for one hour starting at 9:30 p.m. so a mock bombing raid could be conducted

Chicago Daily Tribune October 16, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune October 16, 1936

Friday September 4, 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.

I went to Educ. Meeting at El Paso High.  Dr Leonard was very good!  M.J. left for Van Horn.  Dit goes to hospital at one P.M.

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Image result for september 4, 1936 Louise Thaden becomes the first woman to win the prestigious coast

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Francisco Largo Caballero became the 66th Prime Minister of Spain. An announcement explained that “because of the length of the civil war, the government believed it advisable to resign to make way for a government embracing all parties comprising the Popular Front.”

 

 

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The Battle of Irún ended with the Nationalist capture of the city.

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In Paris, 100,000 pro-Republican demonstrators held a march calling on the French government to lift its arms embargo against Spain

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept, 4, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept, 4, 1936

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