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Saturday June 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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Nationalist forces enter the city

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

The Huesca Offensive ended in Republican failure.

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The Women’s day massacre occurred in Youngstown, Ohio.Image result for little steel strike june 19, 1937

Pennsylvania Governor George Howard Earle III declared martial law in Johnstown

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Freeport Journal Standard Newspaper Archives. June 19, 1937

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 19, 1937

Saturday June 12, 1937

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The Case of Trotskyist Anti-Soviet Military Organization ended swiftly with eight Soviet generals sentenced to be shot for treason.

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The Battle of Bilbao, Spanish Civil War

The Battle of Bilbao started as the Nationalists launched an assault for the city.

The Republicans launched the Huesca Offensive.

 

 

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Image result for Greater Texas & Pan-American Exposition 1937The Greater Texas & Pan-American Exposition opened in Dallas, Texas.

 

 

 

 

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 12, 1937

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday June 6, 1937

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The Segovia Offensive ended in Republican failure

Image result for june 6, 1937 A general strike by some 12,000 auto workers and others in Lansing, MI, shuts down the city for a month in what would become known as the city’s “Labor Holiday.”

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1937 COMMUNION CLASS HOLY ROSARY CHURCH

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Chicago Sunday Tribune June 6, 1937
Chicago Sunday Tribune June 6, 1937

Saturday June 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.

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French troops were rushed to the İskenderun region to control the rioting between Arabs and Turks

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The first motorized lifeboat in Cullercoats, England is put into service

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Lucchese mobsters James Plumeri aka Jimmy Doyle and Johnny Dioguardi aka Johnny Dio are handcuffed together leaving court.

Jockey Charley Kurtsinger guides War Admiral to the Triple Crown with a win at the Belmont Stakes.war-admiral

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chicago Daily Tribune June 5, 1937

Wednesday June 2, 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.

Sent special delivery to El Paso for Chiffon ruching.

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Rioting broke out around İskenderun and Antioch after the Syrian parliament refused to ratify the League of Nations‘ decision to make the İskenderun district autonomous.

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German War Minister Werner von Blomberg began a three-day visit to Italy to discuss German-Italian military ties.

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Dizzy Dean was suspended by National League President Ford Frick for referring to Frick and umpire George Barr “the two biggest crooks in baseball today.”

 

 

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Image result for june 2, 1937Fred Noonan and Amelia Earhart sit in the “Lockheed Electra”, the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

 

 

Chicago Daily Tribune June 2, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune June 2, 1937

Monday May 31, 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.

Quiet day – Sent Alyce Claire her two dresses she had packed in my bag.  Wrote her, Mary Jo, and the Mex train official in El Paso.  Saw Harry M. Says Roswell is damp but reports have been greatly exaggerated!

 

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Bombardment of Almería: German warships bombarded the city of Almería in retaliation for the Deutschland incident.

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The Republicans launched the Segovia Offensive.

 

Italy and Germany decided to withdraw from the non-intervention cordon around Spain.

The Dionne Quintuplets are on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine.

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Senjūrō Hayashi resigned as Prime Minister of Japan.

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Wilbur Shaw won the Indianapolis 500.

 

 

 

 

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Chicago Daily Tribune May 31, 1937

Monday May 24, 1937

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Republican warplanes bombed a patrol boat of the Italian Navy, killing several sailors.

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Eleanor Roosevelt visiting the Packhorse Library in West Liberty, KY,

Soviet politician Jānis Rudzutaks was arrested and accused of Trotskyism and espionage for Nazi Germany.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided Helvering v. Davis and Steward Machine Co. v. Davis.

 

 

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The Chicago Daily Tribune May 24, 1937
The Chicago Daily Tribune May 24, 1937

Sunday May 23, 1937

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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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Pigeon release at the Arc de Triomphe. Paris

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

 

Sunday May 16, 1937

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Nationalists came within seven miles of the Basque capital of Bilbao, pushing the Republicans out of the village of Gorocica.

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The “Cazadero (California)Cavalcade” occurred after railroad abandonment in 1933

Chicago Sunday Tribune May 16, 1937
Chicago Sunday Tribune May 16, 1937

Saturday May 8, 1937

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Italy recalled its news correspondents from London and banned all British newspapers except for the Daily Mail, The Observer and The Evening News. The move was believed to have been taken in reaction to the British press mocking the recent defeats of Italian troops in the Spanish Civil War.

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Challenge Cup logoWidnes defeated Keighley 18-5 in to win rugby’s Challenge Cup in front of 47,699 at Wembley Stadium.

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The Montreux Convention Regarding the Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt was concluded.

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The Chicago Daily Tribune May 8, 1937