Will Bond (1873 - 1965)

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Ruth Williams

Ruth Williams

Gene Largent and Pug Bond

Gene Largent and Pug Bond

Simmons girls 1937

Simmons girls 1937

Peet Stock Remedy Company- 1928

Peet Stock Remedy Company- 1928

Alvin Bond

Alvin Bond

Allen Bond, Arkansas or Lewallyn Sweeten, KY

Allen Bond, Arkansas or Lewallyn Sweeten, KY

J.J. Bond's OK Quick Shoe Repair Shop

J.J. Bond's OK Quick Shoe Repair Shop

Civil War Photo of unknown Bond

Civil War Photo of unknown Bond

Ernest & Eliza Bond

Ernest & Eliza Bond

Ernest Boyd Bond Jr

Ernest Boyd Bond Jr

Luther H Bond Children

Luther H Bond Children

Mr. and Mrs. Issac Marion Bond  day  they wed.

Mr. and Mrs. Issac Marion Bond day they wed.

Benjamin Franklin Wadsworth and Nora Viola Bond

Benjamin Franklin Wadsworth and Nora Viola Bond

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Benjamin & Nora (Bond) Wadsworth, Nevada Ruth Williams Gene Largent and Pug Bond Simmons girls 1937

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1873 - In the year that Will Bond was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

1893 - Will was 20 years old when 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.

1921 - At the age of 48 years old, Will was alive when on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1933 - Will was 60 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1965 - In the year of Will Bond's passing, 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.

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Will Bond died in September 1965 at age 92. No cause of death has been listed for Will. He was born on January 15, 1873. We have no information about Will's immediate family. We know that Will Bond had been residing in Tennessee.

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