Emma Schiffmann (1888 - 1980)

Emma Schiffmann
1888 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Emma Schiffmann was born on August 4, 1888. She died in October 1980 at 92 years of age. We know that Emma Schiffmann had been residing in Claremont, Los Angeles County, California 91711.

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Emma Schiffmann passed away in October 1980 at 92 years of age. She was born on August 4, 1888. We are unaware of information about Emma's surviving family. We know that Emma Schiffmann had been residing in Claremont, Los Angeles County, California 91711.
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In 1888, in the year that Emma Schiffmann was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1898, Emma was just 10 years old when on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1905, she was 17 years old when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1957, Emma was 69 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1980, in the year of Emma Schiffmann's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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