The 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.
First letter from Mary Jo in Greencastle and she is properly thrilled! So glad!
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today
News reporters and cameramen covering the Salinas lettuce workers’ strike have equipped themselves with gas masks after suffering the effects of tear gas the previous day.
The first issue of the Barcelona newspaper was published Juventud Comunista (Communist Youth)
Gerald Caldwell from Jensen, Utah, participated in the bronc riding competition at the 1936 Vernal Rodeo
Construction continues to remove bench seating in Yankee stadium.
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 17, 1936
No Post today. She is teaching 8th grade in Roswell NM and is playing the organ at church. She should be perfectly happy but is not. More adventures to come. We will find out where she will spend Thanksgiving and with whom.
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
Detroit Tigers won the American League pennant, their first in 25 years, when the New York Yankees were eliminated by losing to the Boston Red Sox 5-0. The game also proved to be Babe Ruth‘s last at Yankee Stadium; he drew a walk in the first inning and was replaced by a pinch-runner
Chicago Daily Tribune Sept 24, 1934