Bertha J Schirmann (1910 - 1988)

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Bertha J Schirmann
1910 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha J Schirmann was born on March 2, 1910. She died on January 13, 1988 at 77 years old. We know that Bertha J Schirmann had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri 63129.

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Bertha J Schirmann passed away on January 13, 1988 at 77 years old. She was born on March 2, 1910. There is no information about Bertha's immediate family. We know that Bertha J Schirmann had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri 63129.
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In 1910, in the year that Bertha J Schirmann was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1930, by the time she was 20 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1947, she was 37 years old when 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 1969, at the age of 59 years old, Bertha was alive when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1988, in the year of Bertha J Schirmann's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Norman Schirmann
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Sultan, Washington
L O Schirmann
Mar 24, 1913 - Feb 24, 1994
Arcata, CA
Bertha E Schirmann
Oct 26, 1912 - Jun 17, 2001
Tacoma, WA
Faye Schirmann
Jan 23, 1913 - September 1982
Tulelake, California
Heidi C Schirmann
Oct 22, 1957 - Sep 3, 2008
Farmington, MO
Charles Schirmann
around 1889 - Sep 2, 1936
Eva Schirmann
around 1869 - Aug 16, 1937
Kunig'nda Schirmann
around 1811 - Jul 18, 1895
Margaret Schirmann
around 1895 - Jun 8, 1944

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