Daisy P Skinner (1911 - 2006)

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Marianna, Jackson County, Florida

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Minnie Ann Alice (Amelang) Skinner

Minnie Ann Alice (Amelang) Skinner

Martha Beatrice (Amelang) Skinner

Martha Beatrice (Amelang) Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner's book, Paris '90

Cornelia Otis Skinner's book, Paris '90

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Otis Skinner

Otis Skinner

Otis Skinner

Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner's book.

Cornelia Otis Skinner's book.

Otis Skinner Blodgett

Otis Skinner Blodgett

Cornelia Skinner and Emily Kimbrough

Cornelia Skinner and Emily Kimbrough

Cornelia Skinner with others

Cornelia Skinner with others

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Cornelia Otis Skinner

Alden Sanford Blodget gravesite

Alden Sanford Blodget gravesite

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Cornelia Otis Skinner Minnie Ann Alice (Amelang) Skinner Martha Beatrice (Amelang) Skinner Cornelia Otis Skinner's book, Paris '90

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1911 - In the year that Daisy P Skinner was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

1924 - At the age of only 13 years old, Daisy was alive when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

1974 - Daisy was 63 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

1990 - When she was 79 years old, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

1996 - When she was 85 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Daisy P Skinner passed away on March 10, 2006 at age 94. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on September 18, 1911. There is no information about Daisy's family. We know that Daisy P Skinner had been residing in Marianna, Jackson County, Florida.

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