March 11, 1927: “a bottomless pit”

Friday the eleventh
A beautiful day. Never tell me friday is unlucky. My check came today. If I could only keep it, but it will be gone before I have hardly looked at it. It’s like dropping money in a bottomless pit.


NOTES + EXPLANATIONS

Well she perked up for a minute there, but brought it back down to earth pretty quickly. Below earth, actually, to the “bottomless pit” of financial despair that is her family.


On this day in history:March 11, 1927 (Friday)

The first armored car robbery was committed by Paul Jaworski and the Flatheads Gang near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The gang set off explosions to disable two cars that were transporting cash for the payroll for the Terminal Coal Company, and escaped with more than $104,000.

In New York City, the Roxy Theater was opened by Samuel Roxy Rothafel. With 5,920 seats, it was the largest cinema built up to that time.

(source: Wiki)


ORIGINAL DIARY PAGES:

1927.03.09-11 - Annie F Morris diary


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