When Russell Earl Oaks was born on 8 May 1890, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, William Alonzo Oaks, was 40 and his mother, Jane King Quick, was 32. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Asta Lund. He lived in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States for about 20 years and Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 July 1961, at the age of 71.
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment
The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.