JaneBoomer

timeline for Developmental Psychology biography project

Life Events

Birth

July 25, 1939

Dad promoted/transferred

1941

Father depressed

September 1944 - 1950

Sister born

September, 1944

Mother dies

September, 1944

Sister sent to live with friends

January 1945

Move with father into grandmother's home

January 1945

Father sick with meningitis-loses hearing

1950 - 1951

Leaves grandmother's home to go to college

September 1957

Met future husband

May 1959

Fiancee drafted-joined National Guard

1961

Moved home to work and save money for marriage

June 1961

Married

August 24, 1962

Quits working to stay home with baby

March 1966

First daughter born

May 13, 1966

Second daughter born

May 8, 1969

Returns to work part time

1977

Daughter--mental illness

1987 - 1990

Both daughters launched

1991

First grandson born

April, 2003

Second grandson born

August, 2005

Locale

Astoria

1938 - 1941

Portland-NE

1941 - September, 1957

various rental houses, then moved into grandma's house w dad

Corvallis-college

September 1957 - June 1961

Portland

June 1961 - 2013

Historical

WWII

1938 - 1945

Naval Expansion Act

May 17, 1938

Naval Expansion Act
The U.S. Congress passes the Naval Expansion Act giving President Franklin D. Roosevelt one billion dollars to enlarge the navy.
Tue, 17 May 1938

1950s- Organization Man, limited opportunities for women

1950 - 1960

Vietnam war, hippies, drugs, protests, rock & roll, feminism

1960 - 1970

Swinging 70s- women's iib

1970 - 1975

Recesion

1975 - 1977