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Bertha Mauks (1900 - 1978)

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Bertha Mauks
1900 - 1978
Born
March 25, 1900
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January 1978
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Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44144
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Bertha Mauks was born on March 25, 1900. She died in January 1978 at age 77. We know that Bertha Mauks had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44144.
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Bertha Mauks died in January 1978 at 77 years of age. She was born on March 25, 1900. We are unaware of information about Bertha's family. We know that Bertha Mauks had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44144.
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In 1900, in the year that Bertha Mauks was born, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1911, Bertha was merely 11 years old when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1944, at the age of 44 years old, Bertha was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1951, when she was 51 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1978, in the year of Bertha Mauks's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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