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Abbott, Edith

Kathleen Banks Nutter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work; Education. 1489 words.

Abbott, Edith (26 September 1876–28 July 1957), social reformer, social work educator, and author, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and first...

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Clay, Rotha Mary (1878–1961), historian and social worker

Nicholas Orme.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Education; History. 863 words.

Clay, Rotha Mary (1878–1961), historian and social worker, was born at the vicarage, Child's Hill, Hendon, Middlesex, on 17 September 1878, one of twelve children of John Harden Clay...

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de Schweinitz, Karl

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work; Education. 1336 words.

de Schweinitz, Karl (26 November 1887–20 April 1975), social worker and educator, was born in Northfield, Minnesota, the son of Paul Robert de Schweinitz, a clergyman, and Mary Catherine...

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Grant, Clara Ellen (1867–1949), headmistress and settlement worker

Elizabeth J. Morse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1309 words.

Grant, Clara Ellen (1867–1949), headmistress and settlement worker, was born on 21 June 1867 in Chapmanslade, Corsley, near Warminster, Wiltshire, the second of at least nine children of...

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Hay, Harry

Craig M. Loftin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education. 1333 words.

Hay, Harry (07 April 1912–24 October 2002), gay rights pioneer, was born Henry Hay, Jr., in Worthing, Sussex, England, to wealthy American parents, Henry Hay, Sr., and Margaret Neall. His...

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Jones [née Savage], Kathleen [Kay] (1922–2010), historian and scholar of social policy

Andrew Scull.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Social Work; History. 1078 words.

Jones [née Savage], Kathleen [Kay] (1922–2010), historian and scholar of social policy, was born on 7 April 1922 at the Royal Free Hospital, St Pancras, London, the daughter of William...

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Kohler, Max James

Eric L. Goldstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1249 words.

Kohler, Max James (22 May 1871–24 July 1934), jurist, historian, and Jewish communal worker, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Kaufmann Kohler and Johanna Einhorn. His parents were...

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Mansell, James Lawson [Jim] (1952–2012), social scientist and campaigner for the rights of people with learning disabilities

Terry Philpot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1047 words.

Mansell, James Lawson [Jim] (1952–2012), social scientist and campaigner for the rights of people with learning disabilities, was born on 2 September 1952 at Stone Park Hospital, Beckenham,...

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Mess, Henry Adolphus (1884–1944), social worker and sociologist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Social Work. 853 words.

Mess, Henry Adolphus (1884–1944), social worker and sociologist, was born on 9 June 1884 at 10 Grayling Terrace, Stoke Newington, London, the son of Henry Adolphus Mess, a commercial clerk,...

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