Bernell Sawyer (born 1904)

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Monroe County, Florida

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Grammar School

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Semiskilled Construction Occupations, N.e.c.

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Military serial#: 34404786
Enlisted: October 3, 1942 in Cp Blanding Florida
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Negro, Citizen

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June R. (Winkler) Sawyer

June R. (Winkler) Sawyer

Family of Gasper Sawyer

Family of Gasper Sawyer

Katherine Sawyer

Katherine Sawyer

The Real Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain’s Inspiration

The Real Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain’s Inspiration

Ethel - Sawyer Family

Ethel - Sawyer Family

Leslie Allen Sawyer

Leslie Allen Sawyer

Doris Martha Sawyer

Doris Martha Sawyer

Vera Lillian (Wheeler) Sawyer

Vera Lillian (Wheeler) Sawyer

Unknown Sawyers?

Unknown Sawyers?

Unknown Sawyers?

Unknown Sawyers?

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

Mary & Elsie, Florence A. Merriam High School photo

SAWYER BOY'S AND WIVE'S

SAWYER BOY'S AND WIVE'S

ROBERT THOMAS SAWYER

ROBERT THOMAS SAWYER

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June R. (Winkler) Sawyer Family of Gasper Sawyer Katherine Sawyer The Real Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain’s Inspiration

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In 1907, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1947, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1967, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1986, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1995, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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