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Monday May 24, 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


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

Janis Rudsutak
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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.



Image result for may 24, 1937A close-up view of new electro-matic vehicle actuated traffic signals at the corner of Queen and George Streets in Brisbane, Australia.
Men set up speakers to amplify the switching on ceremony



Image result for may 24, 1937The Archbishop of Canterbury is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine. 








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