Bertha Schwartz (1902 - 1986)

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz

Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz

Yetta (Schwartz) Newman

Yetta (Schwartz) Newman

Ellen May Schwartz and Luiz Simas

Ellen May Schwartz and Luiz Simas

Liza and Ellen May Schwartz

Liza and Ellen May Schwartz

Michael and Ellen May Schwartz

Michael and Ellen May Schwartz

Ellen May Schwartz

Ellen May Schwartz

Ellen May Schwartz

Ellen May Schwartz

Dorothy Fields and Arthur Schwartz

Dorothy Fields and Arthur Schwartz

Judit Schwartz

Judit Schwartz

Rachel Schwartz, France

Rachel Schwartz, France

Rachel Schwartz

Rachel Schwartz

Sidney Schwartz

Sidney Schwartz

Blanche & Lochiel Trusty

Blanche & Lochiel Trusty

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Blanche Lucille (Blakemore) Fahrenhorst-Schwartz-Trusty Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz Yetta (Schwartz) Newman Ellen May Schwartz and Luiz Simas

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1902 - In the year that Bertha Schwartz was born, about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

1912 - She was just 10 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1973 - She was 71 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

1980 - She was 78 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1986 - In the year of Bertha Schwartz's passing, 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.

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Bertha Schwartz died in April 1986 at 83 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was born on December 29, 1902. There is no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Schwartz had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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