Pflueger’s notes from meeting with Abbott about the design for the mural crates. [Get panels out vertically and try to use lumber at the Fine Arts building. Per my calculations a crated large panel weighs about 3 tons!]
John Lennon born in Liverpool as the war rages.
Junior League’s Water Follies at Fairmont Plunge features Helen Crlenkovich, (SF Chron, 9.27.40)
Pope Pius XII denounces women for bowing to the “tyranny of fashion.” (Chronology of the 20th C.)
Sometime while she is in the hospital, Diego will bring over Heinz Berggruen, who was acting as Diego's interpreter and driver. Frida and Heinz will have a short affair, which keeps her occupied while Diego finishes the mural.
Last day of the GGIE. Dudley Carter will sign chips from “Goddess” to the delight of fairgoers. (Carter files in Posner).
“Goddess of the Forest is finished in just 30 days. Mural funds are held up because of protests. (SF Chron)
Japan joins the Axis pact.
FDR halts sales of steel and iron exports to Japan.
In San Francisco Paulette Goddard is the principle guest at a cocktail party that also honored Irene de Bohus, (SF Chron, and 9.27.40)