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Barber, Jesse Max

Ralph E. Luker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1245 words.

Barber, Jesse Max (05 July 1878–23 September 1949), African-American journalist, dentist, and civil rights activist, was born in Blackstock, South Carolina, the son of Jesse Max Barber and...

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Bayne, Thomas

Chandra M. Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Dentistry; Medical Dentistry; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1197 words.

Bayne, Thomas (1824–1889), dentist and politician, was born into slavery in North Carolina and was known as Samuel Nixon before his escape from bondage in 1855. He was sold several times...

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Fox, Joseph

R. A. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Dentistry; Medical Dentistry. 1129 words.

Fox, Joseph (1775–1816), dental surgeon and philanthropist, the only son of Joseph Fox (1733–1795), dentist, and his wife, Mary (b. 1751, d. before 1795), daughter of the Revd John Rogers,...

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