Ruth Bartlett (1893 - 1989)

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Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii

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Roy Bartlett

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Elizabeth M. Bartlett

Elizabeth M. Bartlett

Henry Bartlett

Henry Bartlett

Trumon Carlton Bartlett II

Trumon Carlton Bartlett II

Louise Bartlett

Louise Bartlett

Louise Bartlett

Louise Bartlett

Melissa Bartlett

Melissa Bartlett

Aura Bartlett Beebe

Aura Bartlett Beebe

Shirley Ann (Bartlett) Hokanson, California

Shirley Ann (Bartlett) Hokanson, California

Betty Jean Bartlett, Nebraska

Betty Jean Bartlett, Nebraska

Betty Jean Bartlett, Nebraska

Betty Jean Bartlett, Nebraska

Destiny N. (Bartlett) Anspach

Destiny N. (Bartlett) Anspach

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Pamela Louise (Parnin) Bartlett Roy Bartlett Mrs. Bartlett Elizabeth M. Bartlett

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1893 - In the year that Ruth Bartlett was born, on February 1st, Thomas Edison's motion picture studio on his laboratory grounds in West Orange New Jersey was completed. The studio was called "Black Maria" and the first movie made and viewed in it was of 3 people pretending to be blacksmiths.

1923 - She was 30 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

1931 - Ruth was 38 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1983 - When she was 90 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1989 - In the year of Ruth Bartlett's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Ruth Bartlett died on June 3, 1989 at age 96. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on May 26, 1893. We have no information about Ruth's family. We know that Ruth Bartlett had been residing in Kaneohe, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

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