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Elizabeth Greenwade (1910 - 1984)

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Elizabeth Greenwade
1910 - 1984
Born
March 17, 1910
Death
February 1984
Last Known Residence
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19146
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Elizabeth Greenwade of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania was born on March 17, 1910, and died at age 73 years old in February 1984.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 26385591

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Elizabeth Greenwade passed away at age 73 years old in February 1984. Elizabeth Greenwade of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania was born on March 17, 1910.

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1910 - 1984 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Elizabeth Greenwade was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1932, she was 22 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1961, Elizabeth was 51 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1978, when she was 68 years old, 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.

In 1984, in the year of Elizabeth Greenwade's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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