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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.
Elizabeth A. Lambert, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
Elizabeth A. Lambert, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
Find more of your family story
As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.