Tilda Adams (1909 - 1980)

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Bigfork, Flathead County, Montana

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Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Sammie Adams

Sammie Adams

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

The Adams Family

The Adams Family

Brian Adams

Brian Adams

Mose Adams

Mose Adams

John and Abigail Adams

John and Abigail Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

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Mabel Elsie Pate Adams Hattie Sainsbury Border Card Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

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1909 - In the year that Tilda Adams was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

1930 - She was 21 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1946 - By the time she was 37 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

1965 - By the time she was 56 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1980 - In the year of Tilda Adams's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Tilda Adams passed away in November 1980 at 71 years old. There is no known cause of death for Tilda. She was born on February 9, 1909. We have no information about Tilda's surviving family. We know that Tilda Adams had been residing in Bigfork, Flathead County, Montana.

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