Sylwika Dermer (1926 - 1941)

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Sylwika Dermer
1926 - 1941
Born
January 16, 1926
Chernivtsi, Oblast De Chernivtsi Ucrânia 58000
Death
October 22, 1941
Transnístria Moldávia
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Sylwika Dermer was born on January 16, 1926 in Chernivtsi, Oblast De Chernivtsi Ucrânia. She died on October 22, 1941 in Transnístria at age 15.
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Sylwika Dermer was born on in Chernivtsi, Oblast De Chernivtsi Ucrânia 58000
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Sylwika Dermer passed away on October 22, 1941 in Transnístria at 15 years old. She was buried in Odessa massacre Site, Odes'ka Ukraine. She was born on January 16, 1926 in Chernivtsi, Oblast De Chernivtsi Ucrânia. We have no information about Sylwika's family or relationships.

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In 1926, in the year that Sylwika Dermer was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1930, at the age of just 4 years old, Sylwika was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1939, by the time she was just 13 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1941, in the year of Sylwika Dermer's passing, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

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