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1908 Ford produces Model T
1913 Edison invents movies w/sound
1914 - 1919 World War I
1929 The Great Depression begins
1939 - 1945 World War II
1867 Alaska Territory purchased
1869 Transcontinental Railroad complete
1879 Edison invents phono/light bulb
1898 Spanish-American War
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1803 Louisiana Territory Purchased
1805 Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
1812 - 1814 War of 1812 with Britain
1846 War w/Mexico,Calif & NM acquired
1861 - 1865 Civil War, North vs. South
 Aaron Brand
 b.1870
 d.1958
 Morris Brand
 b.1895 New York City
 d.1942
 Simon Hilf
 b.1850
 d.1894
 Dora Hilf
 b.1870 Poland
 d.1937
 Benjamin Skweres
 b.1808
 d.1869
 Ella Skweres
 b.1850
 d.1924
 Rose 
 b.1809
 d.1892