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Friday January 29, 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.


1937 Flood pontoon bridge Louisville KY

The Flood edition of newspaper carries names of refugees, giving home address and current locations.   Some stores re-open and some power is restored in Louisville, Ky.


Photograph showing the ocean and a ship at some distance. The ocean has small waves disturbing the surface. The ship's upper deck is nearly flat, and the ship is quite  long compared to the deck's height above the ocean surface. There is a superstructure above the deck that is located somewhat forward of the middle. There is a wake of water at the ship's bow.

The Japanese aircraft carrier Sōryū entered service.

Image result for january 29, 1937 wikiThe drama film The Good Earth, based on the novel of the same name by Pearl S. Buck, premiered in Los Angeles





Chicago Daily Tribune January 29, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune January 29, 1937