Sarah Perkins (1865 - 1941)

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Wakefield County Borough,
Civilian War Dead

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Regiment: Civilian War Dead

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H. M. Perkins

H. M. Perkins

Victor R Moore and family

Victor R Moore and family

Victor Moore and Myrtle Perkins

Victor Moore and Myrtle Perkins

35th Fighter Squadron Party

35th Fighter Squadron Party

Sheridan School, NY

Sheridan School, NY

Mary Pearl Perkins-Bishop

Mary Pearl Perkins-Bishop

Loren Bishop family

Loren Bishop family

Marion and Eva Lee

Marion and Eva Lee

Deborah Jean Cheney Perkins

Deborah Jean Cheney Perkins

Helen & Jerry Perkins, Jessie Sloan

Helen & Jerry Perkins, Jessie Sloan

Monte Perkins

Monte Perkins

Ruth E Perkins

Ruth E Perkins

Crawford Perkins

Crawford Perkins

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Billy J Perkins gravesite H. M. Perkins Victor R Moore and family Victor Moore and Myrtle Perkins

Timeline

1865 - In the year that Sarah Perkins was born, on March 4th, President Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for a second term. A little over a month later, he would be assassinated by a Confederate sympathizer - 4 days after the surrender of Lee at Appomattox, which had effectively ended the Civil War.

1932 - At the age of 67 years old, Sarah was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1937 - At the age of 72 years old, Sarah was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1938 - She was 73 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

1941 - In the year of Sarah Perkins's passing, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

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Sarah Perkins passed away on July 8, 1941 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was buried in Wakefield County Borough, Civilian War Dead. She was born around 1865. We are unaware of information about Sarah's surviving family.

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