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Barbara Shaw (born 1875)

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Barbara Salome (Zimpher) Shaw
1875
Born
January 19, 1875
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Barbara Salome (Zimpher) Shaw was born on January 19, 1875. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Barbara Shaw.
Updated: January 23, 2013
Biography ID: 452992

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Barbara Salome (Zimpher) Shaw, 1902 Ohio
Barbara Salome (Zimpher) Shaw, wife of James Newton Shaw of Anna, Ohio, in 1902 (at their farm).
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James Newton Shaw Family, Ohio 1934
James Newton Shaw's family in Sidney Ohio in 1934 - includes his sisters Mary Elizabeth and Leucinda Shaw. In this photo: Mabel Marie Brookhart, Betty Brookhart, Jimmy Shaw, Lois O. Shaw, Ada Oneta Brookhart, Nelson Wildermuth, Mabel Wildermuth, Leucinda "Lula" Shaw , Mary Elizabeth "Liz" Shaw, Bernard Brookhart, Roy "Dutch" Wildermuth, Ernie Shaw, Barbara Shaw, and James Newton "Newt" Shaw.
People in photo include: Jimmy Shaw, Lois O. Shaw, and Mabel Wildermuth
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In 1875, in the year that Barbara Shaw was born, on February 18th, the Mason County War, also called the Hoodoo War, began. In central Texas, a German-American mob broke into a jail with a battering ram and lynched two suspected cattle rustlers. Thus began a year of vigilante "justice."

In 1913, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1947, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1973, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1999, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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