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Wednesday September 5, 1934

(No Post today) I’m sure she is overwhelmed with the first week of school activities.  We will soon find out where she will live and who she befriends.  Stay tuned!

Here is what else was happening 80-years-ago today.

The 8th Nuremberg Rally formally opened in Nazi Germany. Adolf Wagner read a proclamation written by Hitler which first established the concept of a “Thousand Year Reich”, declaring that the Nazi revolution was complete and there were to be no more revolutions in Germany for the next 1,000 years.

11,000 public transit workers went on strike in Tokyo, Japan



Now lets go back an entire century!   I found another article written by her father the Rev. JP Lancaster about the family’s adventures while living in Torreon, Mexico during the Mexican revolution.   See the Escape from Mexico page.  Elizabeth was 4 at this time, her mother Elsie was pregnant with Ditty – her third child.  **I am beginning to translate the article which is very hard to read.  Check back regular for updates.