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Thursday February 18, 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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USS Wyoming

6 U.S. Marines were killed and 10 injured in a shell explosion aboard the battleship USS Wyoming during military exercises off the coast of San Clemente Island.

Manuel Campo and Mary Astor

Film actress Mary Astor and film editor Manuel del Campo were married in Yuma, Arizona

Image result for february 18, 1937Young women learn how to charge an enemy with rifles and bayonets at their high school in Tokyo





Chicago Daily Tribune February 8, 1937
Chicago Daily Tribune February 8, 1937