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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?!!

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

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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