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Monday August 30, 1937

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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No post today:

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

Joe Louis retained boxing’s World Heavyweight Championship with a 15-round decision over Tommy Farr at Yankee Stadium.

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The Russian freighter Timiryazev was torpedoed and sunk near Dellys. All 30 crew were rescued by a fishing boat.

Eberhard von Stohrer was appointed the new German ambassador to the Spanish Nationalist government

The Japanese Minister of the Navy on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Chicago Daily Tribune August 30, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune August 30, 1937

Saturday May 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.

No Post today.

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

 

Image result for may 22,  1937 soviet union north poleThe Soviet Union claimed the North Pole as its territory.

 

 

 

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post

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Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky

Soviet military leader Mikhail Tukhachevsky was arrested and charged with conspiring against the government and spying for Nazi Germany

“The Rocket” @ Ocean View Amusement Park Norfolk,Va

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 22, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune May 22, 1937