Gertrude Kelley

(1894 - 1983)

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Gertrude Kelley
1894 - 1983
Born
August 8, 1894
Death
May 1983
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Lone Tree, Johnson County, Iowa 52755
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Gertrude Kelley was born on August 8, 1894. She died in May 1983 at age 88. We know that Gertrude Kelley had been residing in Lone Tree, Johnson County, Iowa 52755.
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Gertrude Kelley passed away in May 1983 at age 88. She was born on August 8, 1894. We have no information about Gertrude's family or relationships. We know that Gertrude Kelley had been residing in Lone Tree, Johnson County, Iowa 52755.

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In 1894, in the year that Gertrude Kelley was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1912, Gertrude was 18 years old when New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1943, at the age of 49 years old, Gertrude was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1957, by the time she was 63 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1983, in the year of Gertrude Kelley's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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