1940-09-19 00:00:00

Frida writes Galka Shayer on St. Luke’s Hospital stationary.  She says she has no tumor nor TB, but a kidney infection and feels better than last week.  Still hasn’t seen the fresco. She says Rivera feels better here than in Mexico because of its lousy attitude.

Order of Eastern Star Day (Masonic) at GGIE.

1940-09-15 00:00:00

Frida sends a long letter on St. Luke's Hospital stationary to Anita Brenner telling her about medical problems and her relationship with Diego.

Mexican Independence Day. “Mexican Art in Review” at the Palace Of Fine Arts on Treasure Island. (SF Chron, p.16) [Rivera represented by two big nudes, “Landscape”, and “Lupe Marin.”  Orozco, Kahlo, O’Gorman, Siqueiros, Izquierdo, Castellanos, Lozano, Castillo, also.]

1940-09-10 00:00:00

Look articles “The Hitler Nobody Knows” and “Will There Be A U.S.-Russian Alliance?”

“Dies To Probe Link of Bund and Klan”

 “Willkie, Ford Confer; 1st Major Talk Monday” (SF Exam, p.4)

[“One policeman on duty with Willkie said that Ford, whose visit was surrounded with secrecy, wore a red, white, and blue Willkie button during the conference.”]

1940-09-09 00:00:00

Editorials on saving the Covarrubias murals and on “No Strikes in War Industries”.  (SF Exam, p.6)

From St. Luke’s Hospital Frida sent a letter to her niece. (Archivo Isolda P. Kahlo in "Frida, El Circulo de Los Afectos" by Luis-Martin Lozano.)

1940-09-08 00:00:00

Rivera interview: “Art on Treasure Island,” (SF Chron)

“Nazis Deny Financing Red Militia in Mexico” (SF Exam, 9.9.40) [deny statement by Elliott Roosevelt, FDR’s son, that Germany has financed a “Red Militia” of 200,000.  Any danger that confronts this country doesn’t lie all the way across the ocean.” This had been one of Rivera’s main contentions.]