Eleanor L Allen (1916 - 2007)

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Orange City, Volusia County, Florida

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Louis Nye and friends

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Joann Allen

Joann Allen

Dees Family

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Brian and Joann Allen

Brian and Joann Allen

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rosemary Wilson, Marty Allen, wife

Rotterdam Holland

Rotterdam Holland

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Splinter School 1910 Indiana

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine Graves

Mary Christine  Graves Hyman Allen

Mary Christine Graves Hyman Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Mr. Herry P. Allen

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Bemiss Elementary School, Washington

Jo Linda Allen

Jo Linda Allen

Charlie Allen gravesite

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Aiden C. Allen Louis Nye and friends Joann Allen Dees Family

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1916 - In the year that Eleanor L Allen was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

1939 - Eleanor was 23 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

1941 - At the age of 25 years old, Eleanor was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1981 - By the time she was 65 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1982 - She was 66 years old when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Eleanor L Allen died on February 11, 2007 at age 91. No cause of death has been entered for Eleanor. She was born on January 22, 1916. We have no information about Eleanor's family or relationships. We know that Eleanor L Allen had been residing in Orange City, Volusia County, Florida.

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