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Sunday October 17, 1937

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

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United Air Lines Douglas DC-3 crashed at Haydens Peak, Wyoming in adverse weather, killing all 19 aboard

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German police arrive in Sudetenland in August 1937

Rioting broke out in TepliceCzechoslovakia between members of the Sudeten German Party and police.

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Japanese forces occupied Baotou

 

The Dairy show is underway in London

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Friday September 24, 1937

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

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Chinese soldiers at the Battle of Pingxing Pass

The Battle of Pingxingguan began.

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Japanese soldiers stand atop the ruins of a brick wall and deliver a rousing banzai cheer

The Japanese occupied Baoding.

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This is the first day for  CBS to own Electronic Television Cameras.

Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 24, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 24, 1937

Friday September 3, 1937

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Congress of Industrial Organizations leader John L. Lewis gave a radio address broadcast across the United States in which he attacked the Roosevelt Administration for professing impartiality in the country’s labor disputes instead of supporting the workers. Lewis brought up the prospect of creating a farmer-labor third party movement.

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Another Soviet merchant ship, the Blagoev, was attacked near Greece and sunk in the Mediterranean.

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Chicago Daily Tribune Sept, 3, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept, 3, 1937

 

Alice Marble competes in  the U.S. National Championships—now known as the U.S. Open

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Saturday August 21, 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.

 

diary 2Got to Dallas at 8 a.m. after practically no sleep on the bus.  Went to a 12th St. to get car to go after bags.  Rode around, saw “We Willie Image resultWinkie” & “Toast of New York” – Arnold very sleepy, after supper went to see Earnest Kimman Image result(?)

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The Sino-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact was signed.

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Villacarriedo fell to the Nationalist

A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker

 

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Image result for august 21, 1937The deadly Blackwater Fire continues to burn in Wyoming

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune August 21, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune August 21, 1937

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 ...

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

Saturday August 7, 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 Japanese began to evacuate their concession at Hankou, citing “the steadily growing tension and a desire to percent an incident likely to aggravate the general situation.”

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Chicago Daily Tribune August 7, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune August 7, 1937

 

Wednesday July 7, 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.

Met Carsey, Marta, Betty and Emma Lou at school at 12:00 – Skipped my 12 o’clock class and went with them to San Juan flower market and to lunch. Wire from Dad (time?) saying he hadn’t heard from me –  I wired him a note. Saw “Regards al Sol” with Carsey – They changed 2nd act from Colonial Maya to Mining – Very Good

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Japanese forces bombarding Wanping, 1937

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident occurred in China, marking the beginning of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

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Peel Commission

The Peel Commission published a report on the situation in Mandatory Palestine, recommending an end to the British mandate and that the territory be partitioned into an Arab state and a Jewish state.

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The American League defeated the National League 8-3 in the 5th Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C..

Chicago Daily Tribune July 7, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune July 7, 1937