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Friday October 15, 1937

diary 2The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster

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The Montreux Convention Regarding the Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt went into effect.

Datong (red) in Shanxi (orange)The Japanese puppet state known as the North Shanxi Autonomous Government was installed in Datong.

Image result for OCTOBER 15, 1937The Boeing XB-15 takes off for the first                                               time.

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The Ernest Hemingway novel To Have and Have Not was published.

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The musical drama film Heidi starring Shirley Temple and Jean Hersholt was released.

 

Popeye is playing football

 

 

 

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Thursday August 19, 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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Got to Loredo – the customs men hardly looked at my bags.  Then an air conditioned car to San Antonio!  And a room at St. Anthony!

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Japanese infantrymen advance with rifles and grenades in the Peking sector in China

Japanese infantrymen advance with rifles and ...

Portugal severed diplomatic relations with Czechoslovakia over a broken armaments contract. Czechoslovakia broke the contract because it suspected Portugal of funneling the arms to the Nationalists in Spain.

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Nazi Germany restricted Jewish booksellers to only selling books by Jewish authors to Jewish customers

 

 

Erieville, NY gets a new fire truck

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Library of Congress.

The WPA Theatre production of “Power,” in San Francisco.    “Power” was a play that explored the issue of public vs. private control of energy.

A new Popeye.

Chicago Daily Tribune August 19, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune August 19, 1937

Friday June 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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Ty-Ty’s birthday but we are all waiting until the kids come from El Paso over the week-end.  Had a letter from Carsey in which he says if I come back by Laredo he’ll meet me there and bring me home!  Can’t think of anything nicer!  Will I?!!

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Nationalists captured the Santo Domingo hills northeast of Bilbao after a week-long assault and surrounded the city completely.

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Achille Starace

Secretary of the National Fascist Party Achille Starace made it mandatory for all members of the party to subscribe to Mussolini’s newspaper, Il Popolo d’Italia.

Nearly 2000 Cigar workers in Detroit go on strike

 

 

 

 

 

Popeye goes to the Night Club.

Chicago Daily Tribune June 18, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 18, 1937

Friday March 26, 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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Judge William H. Hastie, dean of the Howard University Law School, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War, ca. 1941 - NARA - 535835.tifWilliam H. Hastie was confirmed as judge of the Federal District Court in the Virgin Islands, becoming the first African-American federal magistrate in U.S. history

 

 

Image result for march 26, 1937In Crystal City Texas  the  Spinach industry installed a statue of the iconic cartoon character ‘Popeye’, leaving the fictitious beefy guy’s fans delighted.

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune March 26, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 26, 1937

 

Friday March 19, 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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41 women were arrested at a Woolworths in Manhattan after crossing their arms and refusing to work.  The strikers are seeking a 40-hour week for $20 pay,

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Emblem of the Holy SeePope Pius XI promulgated the anti-communist encyclical Divini Redemptoris.

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Royal Mail won the Grand National horse race

Popeye is artistic

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Chicago Daily Tribune March 19, 1937

Friday March 5, 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.

Stayed home to get rid of cold for good and all. Hope  I succeeded! Carsey Wrote.
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The Battle of Cape Machichaco was fought, resulting in a Nationalist victory.

Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista flag.svgThe Communist Party of Spain demanded that POUM be eliminated.

 

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Ferenc Szálasi

The Hungarian government revealed a plot by the National Socialist Party and arrested its leader Ferenc Szálasi.

Chicago Daily Tribune March 6, 1937 pg 4
Chicago Daily Tribune March 6, 1937 pg 4

The U.S. Department of State officially apologized to the German government for Fiorello La Guardia’s remarks

 

 

 

 

Popeye becomes artistic

Chicago Daily Tribune March 5, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune March 5, 1937

Friday January 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.

Exams are over – Went to see Pete and Velma and get the waffle iron.  Pete is looking so much better!  We went to see “One in a Million” with the Olympic champion Sonja Henie.  She skates and dances One in a Million Posterbeautifully.   Lorene and I stayed to see it twice. I could easily go again! A letter from Carsey says he will be here the week-end of the 29th but he cant make it here this week-end to see the picture – Nevertheless I’ve had a silly feeling ever since the letter came that he would be here. Even though he has an appointment with some truckers on Saturday!  How foolish of me – and my mind tells me he won’t be here! Instead he called me about 8 and said he’d be over about noon tomorrow!!!

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41,000 people around Cincinnati were left homeless by the Ohio River flood. The business district of Pittsburgh and part of Louisville, Kentucky were also flooded out.

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Walt Disney received the National Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce at a banquet at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

 

Popeye washes windows

Chicago Daily Tribune January 22, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 22, 1937

Friday December 25, 1936

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.

Mary Jo and I fooled around in Juarez. Went to church, where service College Holiday Posterwas going on, and to the market. She got a gift or two!  That night we all saw “College Holiday“- Fair. Very good Christmas Day!

 

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The Xi’an Incident ended when Chiang Kai-shek was released.

A new Popeye he is In The Army Now

Chicago Daily Tribune December 25, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune December 25, 1936

Friday October 23, 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

Had one number at Assembly “The Weatherby’s Go to the Circus”  Dr. Image result for level crossing phyllis BottomeMacPherson(?) talked. Carlos Villescas  said I had the best assemblies. he is a nice Mexican boy. Sent review of Level Crossing by Phyllis Bottome (Private Worlds) Good story of kidnapping

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The Soviet Union informed the European committee of non-intervention in Spain that Russia would no longer be bound by the neutrality agreement. The note repeated the previous charge that Germany, Italy and Portugal had already violated the pact.

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Popeye holds the wire.

Chicago Daily Tribune October 23, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune October 23, 1936