Maude R Brooks (1896 - 1992)

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Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon

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Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943

Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943

Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr

Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr

Walter Wiliam Durman

Walter Wiliam Durman

Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Karl Brooks

Ann Watts Brooks

Ann Watts Brooks

Anthony Wayne Brooks

Anthony Wayne Brooks

Natalie Burton

Natalie Burton

Victor Everel Brooks

Victor Everel Brooks

Merrill T Brooks

Merrill T Brooks

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Clare L Brooks Dobodura Air Field Nov 1943 Una Merkel, Phyllis Brooks, MSGT. James A Fazzi Sr Walter Wiliam Durman

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1896 - In the year that Maude R Brooks was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

1902 - She was just 6 years old when the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

1915 - By the time she was 19 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1941 - When she was 45 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1992 - In the year of Maude R Brooks's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Maude R Brooks passed away on May 12, 1992 at 95 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on December 3, 1896. We have no information about Maude's surviving family. We know that Maude R Brooks had been residing in Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon.

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