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Tuesday February 25, 1936

diary 2The 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.


Telegram from Dad saying he will be here at seven on the bus.  That evening we went to Burdette’s and rode by Velma’s but I knew she wasn’t home

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

The Sun is back  – now the work begins to clear away the snow in the Mid-West.

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Tin Pan Alley

Artists from Tin Pan Alley such as Rudy Vallée, George Gershwin and Irving Berlin came to Washington to fight a bill affecting the copyrighting of popular songs


The first in its class of life boats…the Coast Guard 36-Foot Motor Lifeboat Underway in Cleveland

Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 25, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune Feb 25, 1936

The British Foreign Secretary warns of the possibility of a second World War.